THE DOG BLOG



Welcoming a New Dog into Your Home

Welcoming a new dog into your home can be an exciting time for your family! It can also be overwhelming--for you and for the new dog. But, with a little preparation, you can welcome your new pup with ease and with very few chewed-up shoes!

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Three Ways Your Dog Can Help Save the Planet

Can your dog save the planet? With your help, we think the answer is yes! Learn three ways you can live a more sustainable life with your dog, reduce your pup's carbon paw print and help make the world a better, happier, healthier place to live.

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Are Real Meat Dog Treats Better?

There's no question you want the best for your dog. And like any parent, you probably don't like being told that you might be doing something wrong. So we’ll break it to you gently: If you’re buying the big brand name dog treats, you should probably take a closer look at what you’re feeding your “children.” Most treats have additives that are unnecessary and potentially harmful. Even the main ingredient is usually just about anything and everything other than what a dog really needs—real meat. We started Honey I'm Home after spending months trying to find high-quality dog treats at corner grocery stores and on every corner of the Internet. We found plenty of treat options, and some are better...

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The Benefits Of Healthy Dog Treats

Positive reinforcement training means rewarding your dog for doing the right thing, and that usually means something tasty served up with a generous portion of praise. Indeed, when you’re training a dog, you’re not going to get very far without treats. You can also use treats to distract a puppy from destroying your leather shoes or your favorite chair. Some treats can even give your canine companion mental stimulation and entertainment when you have to leave him home alone for long periods. And if all that weren’t enough, treats can even help you keep your dog's pearly whites shining bright. Just like in humans, plaque and bacteria in your dog's mouth can turn to tartar, which can lead to painful,...

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9 Household Dangers for Dogs To Avoid So They Don't Get Sick!

  Your dog is part of your family. That’s why inadvertently causing your fuzzy family members harm because you weren’t aware of a common household danger would be unthinkable. Knowing there’s a problem is half the battle, then taking steps to eliminate the problem is the rest. Because it turns out the chances are pretty high that you have items in your kitchen or your backyard that are toxic or potentially dangerous to dogs. There’s good news, though: If you know what to look for, you can protect your four-legged friends. Danger-proof your home by identifying the dangers, then either eliminating them or ensuring they’re out-of-reach to curious little paws. Then you can rest easy, knowing that you’ve been the...

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