Turkey Day Takeaways: How to Keep Your Pets Safe This Thanksgiving

Ah Thanksgiving… a time for giving thanks and, well… FOOD. But we mustn’t forget that the holidays can also cause some subtle mayhem and stress that may cause our furry friends to fall by the wayside. Such stressors like in-laws making their debut, feeling the pressure of hosting, and managing everyone’s different energies can keep…

Summer Fun With Your Pup

Summertime in Southern California is dreaded by many pet-owners and for good reason; prime walking time is very early or late, you have to be weary of over heating and your dog has energy to spare.  In a previous post (embed post here) we discussed how to exercise your pet indoors but here we have some ideas to…

How To Break Up A Dog Fight

Every dog owners’ worst nightmare is breaking up a fight that their dog is involved in.  Some of you may have experience in this situation but we hope that most of you don’t.  Dog fights are terrifying for everyone involved and can lead to serious damage for humans and canines.  In an ideal world everyone would pick up…

May Pet of the Month: Dudley!

Hi everyone, I’m Dudley!  Studley Dudley to some.  A little bit about me… My mom rescued me five years ago when I was just puppy (best day of my life) and we’ve been snuggle buddies ever since.  I can’t say no to a belly rub.  My favorite food is chicken YUM and sometimes I’ll have it with eggs and kale, yes I’m a…

The Dangers of Foxtails

As dog owners most of us have at least heard the word foxtails but beyond that what do we really know?  Sure you may have heard to stay away from them but what if you’re not exactly positive what they look like?  Most owners do not know the dangers of foxtails and how easily they…

Dog Friendly Workplaces

We are pretty lucky here at Canine Companion LA; dogs aren’t just tolerated in the workplace, they are required!  For everyone else that isn’t a dog walker or pet sitter leaving your dog while you go off to work in an office all day can be difficult.  Of course we are here to help and…

Springtime Pet Safety

Hip Hip Hooray springtime is here!  That beautiful Southern California weather is back and that means more time out and about!  This new season is exciting but also brings on new potential threats for our pets.  We put together a common list of things to be cautious of in the coming months:  Be careful with spring cleaning.  Unless your…

April Pet Of The Month: Pixie!

Pixie

Hi Hi Hi Hi!  I’m Pixie.  I’m so excited everybody wants to hear my story!  My parents rescued me in 2009 from Karma Dog Rescue.  I had a rough upbringing (I don’t like to think about that) and I was still pretty nervous.  My parents decided they liked me because I am so stinkin’ cute…

Odd Dog Behavior Decoded

Most dogs have some odd habits and most humans like to assign meaning to them- “Oh this means they love me”.  Sometimes you’re right and other times you can be way off.  We’ve seen lots of things over the years and here are some popular moves that we decided to break for you: 1.Running between…