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…

Hiking LA: Our Top Picks

Dogs love routine but mixing it up every once in a while can be a great thing!  You can upgrade your walk around the neighborhood with an exciting new hike.  LA has so much to offer and diverse hikes are are all over the place!  Before you hit the trails make sure you’re ready to…

3 Ways To Make Walking Your Dog Easier

Do you ever see those dog owners walking down the street with their pup walking contently by the owner’s side? No pulling, no distractions, no bad behavior?  If you happen to be that owner this blog is not for you, but for the other 99% of us read on!  That image may seem unattainable or…

March Pet Of The Month: Cody!

Heeeyyy everybody!  My name is Cody but I also go by Dad’s best friend, sweet boy, handsome or good lookin’.  I think it’s pretty cool I’m the pet of the month for March because my last name is McNally (that’s gotta be Irish right?) and St. Patrick’s Day is coming up!  I don’t party that hard anymore though.  I’m 9…

Doggie Dental Care

dog teeth

There’s a lot to consider when making sure your dog is in good health.  Are they eating the right food?  Are they exercising enough?  Are they being stimulated and learning?  One thing most pet owners overlook is their dog’s dental hygiene.  It’s very easy to do- I know.  If I’m being totally honest before writing…

February Love Superlatives!

In December we introduced our Canine Companion LA superlatives (check out that story here) and this month we decided to focus on the love. February is the month of love so we chose some superlatives that follow along that thread: 1. Cutest Couple: Rocco and Carole. These two are famous for their love story. They…

Year Of The Dog!

A lot to celebrate this week! February 14th (wednesday) is Valentine’s Day so make sure you remember to get something for your special someone; whether that someone is furry or not.  February 16th (friday) is Chinese New Year!  The celebration for this day can last for over two weeks and takes many different forms.  This…