Saratoga Dog Lovers Blog


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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No BonBons for Bowsers

Keep chocolate away from your dog. It’s almost here. That mid-winter holiday created by florists, jewelers and chocolatiers as an excuse for people to give roses, baubles and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates to their sweethearts. Those of us who love our dogs may also want to shower them with a special treat to mark the […]

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Benefits of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Dog

“Over the last year, I had issues with my black lab having allergies to I don’t know what! I tried prednisone, allergy pills and many other things to try to cure him. Then someone told me to start giving him organic apple cider vinegar, which has magically cured him. No more itchy, sensitive skin thanks to […]

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In 2017, Make a New Year’s Resolution for You and Your Pet!

For most of us, our pets are our family. We treat them with the same kind of loving care that we treat our children. For many, our pets are our children. Unfortunately, while the number of smokers is on the decline, one out of five pet owners smoke. And, while most of us are very […]

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Keeping Winter Wonderland Safe for Your Dog

By Maureen Werther Winter in the Northeast brings lots of changes to our region. Some of them are wonderful – a day inside baking, cuddling up by a cozy fire, sledding with your kids – and, depending on Old Man Winter, snow, ice, sleet and bone-chilling temperatures. Just like humans, dogs need to be prepared to […]

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Prevention and Treatment for Separation Anxiety in Dogs

A destructive dog is something many dog owners have experienced at one point or another. Dogs who bark or howl excessively, chew things that don’t belong to them or have frequent accidents inside the house can frustrate any pet parent. Though it may seem like your dog is purposely misbehaving, these symptoms are actually often […]

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Hydrotherapy for Dogs: Healing in Water

Hydrotherapy for humans has been around for centuries, and now it’s becoming a popular healing tool for dogs too! More vets are recommending hydrotherapy for dogs as an effective way to help treat joint disease, rehabilitate dogs after surgery, and help obese dogs lose weight. And many dog owners are using hydrotherapy as an alternative […]

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