Saratoga Dog Lovers Blog


Spring Health Tips for Dog Owners in Upstate New York!

With April heralding the approach of warmer days ahead, you might be feeling eager to stow your winter gear and hit the grass with your furry friend in tow. Or perhaps you’re looking to celebrate spring with a bit of sprucing up around the home. Whatever your goals for the changing seasons, check out these […]

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Tips for Hiking with Your Dog in Cold Weather

There’s nothing better than enjoying a stroll through nature with your best furry friend in tow. And with four beautiful seasons to experience here in Upstate New York, there’s no reason why the fun should stop come wintertime. With our winter tips, you’ll be fully equipped for your next outing, so you can spend less […]

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Pet Tech: Get Trained in Pet First Aid and CPR

by Jennifer McDonald Recently, I completed my re-certification at the Pet Tech PetSaver CPR & First Aid class at Milton Manor Pet Spa & Resort. Pet Tech is the first international training center dedicated to CPR, First Aid & Care for dogs and cats. Twyla and Cassi, our class instructors did an amazing job of […]

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The Simple Dollar – Pet Cost Calculator

Pet ownership represents a large emotional – and financial – commitment. Whether you buy from a pet store or a breeder, adopt an animal from a shelter, or take in a stray, initial costs are just the beginning of the story. The Simple Dollar’s Pet Cost Calculator examines the different costs associated with pet ownership […]

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Tips for Owning a Dog in An Apartment

Owning a dog is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences in life. Ask any dog owner and they will tell you there are few relationships more rewarding than the bond you share with your beloved pup. That being said, it can be a daunting and stressful task finding suitable living arrangements for you […]

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Tips for Camping with Your Dog

Summertime means time to enjoy the outdoors! And for many of us, it’s the perfect time of year to go camping with our four-legged friends. There are plenty of great reasons to take your dog with you on your camping trip: Like you, your dog loves the great outdoors. Most dogs are great cuddlers, keeping you […]

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Not the Best Time to Adopt? Why Not Consider Volunteering?

You’re an animal lover, or at least a dog lover, otherwise, you probably wouldn’t be reading this post, right? Maybe you’re thinking of adopting a dog. But you just started school or a new job, or your significant other is allergic or just not ready to take on the responsibility of a dog. How can […]

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Things to Consider Before Bringing Home a Foster Dog

“Recently, I visited the Saratoga County Animal Shelter in the hopes of finding my “forever” dog to adopt. As I walked down the aisle, viewing one dog after the other and reading his or her story on the card attached to the glass wall separating me from the dogs, it struck me that I might be doing […]

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The Hyper Pup: Saratoga Dog Lovers Business Spotlight

Saratoga Dog Lovers business spotlight interview with Armando Morales from The Hyper Pup! Armando is a Saratoga dog trainer specializing in obedience and behavior modification. 1. How did you get into the dog training business? I have always been training and working with dogs in some capacity. Very early on I was either working with my personal […]

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How To Include Your Dog In Your Wedding

Tips on Putting the Woofs and the Wags in Your Wedding Day Festivities! Your dog is your best friend, one who’s been with you through thick and thin. It’s only natural that you’d want him to be there on your wedding day. But before you hurry out to buy the perfect canine tuxedo, take some time […]

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