Saratoga Dog Lovers Blog


Tommy 2-3yr Old Neutered Male Pit Mix

His name is Tommy. He is a 2-3yr old neutered male pit mix. He’s a sweet boy who has had a rough road to date. Tommy was a stray in Brooklyn, NY and picked up by animal control. From there he was brought to an overcrowded shelter and immediately put on the kill list since […]

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Benefits of Dog Kongs & Recipes

Ah, the Kong! Since the creation of the original Kong dog toy in the 1970s, humans and canines alike have found much to love about this ubiquitous rubber plaything. Whether you’re seeking solutions for chronic chewers, an aid for an anxious pooch, or simply a great gift for your best furry friend, a Kong just […]

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Sweet Jackson Is Looking For a Loving Home

Meet Jackson (DOB 7/28/14, neutered male, brownish tan terrier mix probably Rhodesian Ridgeback, UTD on vaccines, 90 pounds) Jackson’s dad loves him very much and has bonded with him, since rescuing him from the Virgin Islands.  However due to new work related circumstances, his dad is gone extended days and often several days at a […]

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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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