Jessica Cardilo

52 Flips | 2 Magazines | 16 Likes | 43 Following | 9 Followers | @JessicaCardilo | A true dog person and madly in love with all pooches, I'm an enthusiastic blogger and love talking about how to make the world a happy place for dogs and their humans. I'm especially in love with all of the dog friendly cafes popping up). I love scoping out the healthiest dog food recipes, the best raw and grain free recipes for dogs and dog training tips. I'm always eager to share photos, contests and reviews for anything DOG!

Spring Cleaning for your Pets

Many dogs get full run of their human counterparts home - their bed and couch included. But even those regulated to the ground and their own pup beds …

Cleaning

Dog Food News: Taxing Pet Food?

The issue of taxation has recently been a hot topic in dog food news. The guidelines regarding which pet food is taxed and which is not has become a …

Pets

How to Prevent & Treat Your Dog's Dry, Cracked Paws

Whether your dog loves to play in the snow and wile away the winter hours outdoors, or hates the cold weather and wants go to back inside as quickly …

Skin Care

3 Reasons you Should Feed Your Dog Ginger

Raise your hand if you get a tummy ache and immediately reach for the saltine crackers and ginger ale? A time honored remedy for feeling nauseas, the …

Healthy Treats For Small Dogs

If you’re the pet parent of a miniature or toy dog, you know that finding doggy treats for small dogs that are easily chewable, yet still nutritious, …

My Dog Has Red, Itchy Skin & Bumps -- What is the problem?

by Cate Burnette, RVT<p>There are numerous reasons why your pooch has red, itchy skin. Allergies, parasites, and various microbes can be the source of …

Seven Quick Things You Can Do Right Now To Ease Your Dog's Itchy Skin

When your dog is itchy, it’s distressing for both of you. Wouldn’t it be great if there was something you could do to give him instant relief? Well, …

Pets

16 all-natural remedies to soothe your dog's itchy skin

Expensive clinic visits and high vet bills – not to mention all those costly allergy medications your vet can prescribe – may be the reason why you …

Make chicken bone broth for your allergic dog with these easy steps

You may have heard it isn’t safe to give your dog chicken bones (most cooked bones are hazardous for dogs because they can splinter and damage your …

Homemade Dry Dog Food Recipe: Puppy Muddy Buddies

If you love your dogs as much as we do, chances are you want to give them treats from time to time. And while your dog may love store bought treats, …

Are Giant Breed Dogs a Giant Responsibility?

There are big dogs, and then there are the giants. And let's face it, giant breeds aren't for everyone. Just because you might be a dog lover doesn't …

5 Tax Breaks Your Dog is Giving You

Dog lovers, it’s April - and you know what that means. Yes, showers for those May flowers but also… taxes. Now just breathe. We know taxes are a big, …

Personal Finance

Top Dog Food Blogs to Give Your Pet a Healthy and Happy Life

<b>Top Dog Food Blogs</b><p>Just as new parents speed-read through "What to Expect When You're Expecting" as they prepare to welcome their bundle of joy, dog …

Pets

Stop Your Puppy From Chewing On Your Shoes (And Everything Else Too)

<b>Puppies.</b> They're cute, adorable as heck, and as many people know, a lot of work. From the moment your new puppy comes home, they're learning where …

5 Signs Your Dog May Be Allergic to Grains | Best Grain Free Dog Food

If you’re the proud owner of a canine companion, chances are you’ve noticed that when it comes to nutrition, your little furry pal doesn’t …

High Tech Pet Products

If you consider yourself to be pretty tech savvy, often picking up the latest gizmos and gadgets created in order to make your life easier, it’s …

Five Reasons Why Donating Dog Food to a Shelter Makes a Difference

Here are five reasons why we think feeding shelter dogs makes a huge difference.<p>1. To Helping a Rescue Stay in ‘Business’<p>Not so fun fact: Villalobos …

5 Reasons You Should Adopt a German Shepherd

When looking to adopt a dog, you’ll likely spend time researching breeds and finding personality traits and physical traits that appeal to you and …

5 Reasons you Need to Brush your Dog's Teeth

Have you heard? February is national pet dental month - and with good reason! Taking care of your dog's teeth is one of the keys to a long and …

Pets

The Best Dog Food Blogs

When it comes to finding online advice on what to feed your dog, you only want to take tips from the best dog food blog out there. As dog owners, it …

Pets

Ten Toxic Foods You Shouldn't Give Your Pet

<b>Toxic Pet Foods</b><p>We all love our pets and want to make them happy. However, sometimes the best intentions can have unfortunate results. The good news …

Pets

A Brief History of Dog Rescue: How People Started Saving Man's Best Friend

The way people view pets has changed dramatically over time. Today, many pet owners are proud to pamper their fur babies with high-end grooming, …

Animal Rescue

Our Five Favorite Dog Hacks to Keep Your Bored Dog Busy

Have a bored dog on your hands? Here are five of our favorite dog hacks to keep a bored pup entertained and out of your hair!<p>1. Foster Parent Crafts …

Pets

Our Five Favorite Dog Hacks to Keep Your Bored Dog Busy

Have a bored dog on your hands? Here are five of our favorite dog hacks to keep a bored pup entertained and out of your hair!Read More

Hacking

Dog Treats 101: What Kind, When, and How Many

Admit it, you've never met a dog that didn't like treats. And who can blame them? Even we humans enjoy a tasty treat from time to time – even if our …

Flavors

10 Durable, Eco-Friendly Dog Toys for The Toughest Chewers

Some dogs are master destroyers. No matter what toy you give them, no matter how much you spend, it seems they tear it to shreds within minutes. Not …

Pets

10 Activities to Occupy your Puppy While You're at Work

Last week, we celebrated an especially fun “holiday,” National Puppy Day with a list of adoptable puppies from our donation partners. Whether you’ve …

Teach your dog to sit, stay or roll over in under 30 minutes

Want to teach your dog to sit? stay? How about roll over in under 30 minutes. Here's a really easy way to "bribe" your dog to do just about anything …

Overcoming Separation Anxiety Once and For All

We know it's hard to leave your dog and go to work everyday. Many of us would rather stay home with our best friend all day if we could, wouldn't we? …