Monthly Archives: May 2017

Are You a Dog Leader or Dog Lover? 5 Tips to Become the Pack Leader

Loving dogs and being able to lead them are very different things.  Some people believe that because their dog does not directly act out, he/she is obedient and respectful.  That is not always the case.  Dogs can act out in many ways, some of which can be hard to detect.  We hope every dog owner…

Is Your Pet Special?

special pets

Well, duh, of course your pet is special!  Hopefully it’s one of the major loves in your life!!!  But we give special a different meaning.  Keeping things in a positive light, “special” often means a pet having an issue or two, or more.  Here at Canine Companion LA we are accustomed to many different types of pets: all sizes,…

Vacay the Doggy Way: 4 PAWsome Dog Friendly Vacation Destinations

dog vacation

The peak travel season is quickly approaching!  We know as we’ve already received multiple bookings for pet care.  But, we also know that many of you love or would love to travel with your dogs!    We’ve done some digging and found 4 hot spots we think you and your fur-baby would love to checkout!  So this summer, pack your…

Top 5 Reasons to Toss Your Retractable Leash

Retractable leashes are a no-no

If you haven’t heard by now, retractable leashes are a very big no-no in the dog world. Thankfully, most of our Canine Companion LA pups use a 6-foot standard flat leash (or something similar) but there are many dog-owners who own retractable leashes still! While at the pet store it may be easy to grab the retractable and leash and think it’s great. It can give your…

May Pet of the Month: Larry!

HI There! My name is Ye Lady Larry from South El Lay, but you can call me Larry! I’m a seven-year-old female yellow lab and I don’t mean to toot my own horn but I’m pretty fabulous! I know what you’re thinking… Larry… a lady? Well, originally my name was Lady but my new parents…