Category: Local Dog Tips & Resources

Gardening Strategies That Lead To Success When Sharing Space And Life With Dogs

This summer I had the opportunity to help develop a garden for a Saratoga Dog Lover (https://jessecology.com/2014/07/a-new-secret-garden-in-saratoga-springs-ny/), and it forced me to think about gardening strategies that lead to success when sharing space and life with dogs. The dog at this Saratoga home is a rambunctious 9 month puppy. One challenge with sharing the property […]

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Safety Tips for Walking Your Dog at Night

A nighttime walk or jog with your dog (or dogs) in Saratoga Springs NY, is a wonderful time to bond and unwind with one another in the tranquility of the great outdoors! During the winter months, the short days make crisp walks in the dark inevitable. In the summer, mild temperatures and the melodic sound […]

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Pet SEO: Tips For Marketing Your Dog Business!

How is marketing your dog business in the Saratoga Springs NY region different from other types of businesses? If you have a new or established dog-related business in the Saratoga Springs, Albany and Upstate NY region, you have the perfect setting for success! Saratoga Springs is a dog-friendly city that welcomes our canine companions with […]

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Dog Lover’s Introduction to Safe Landscaping Practices

I remember a client from the first year I worked in the landscaping industry, in 2005. A shelf in her garage looked like an arsenal, every kind of pesticide, herbicide and poison the chemical companies made was there, and used liberally at the owner’s whim. Another detail I noticed about the property was how it […]

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6 Reasons to Adopt a Dog

Thinking of adding a new member to your family? Here are six reasons to adopt a dog from a local shelter or rescue organization. 1. You’ll Save a Life If more people chose to adopt, the number of euthanized animals would decrease dramatically. According to The Humane Society, about 2.7 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs – […]

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Pet-Friendly Things To Do In And Around Saratoga NY!

It’s no secret that Saratoga Springs, NY is a dog friendly town! Because many business owners and city locations provide easy access for dogs (yes, and cats!), it’s easy to find pet friendly things to do in and around The Spa City. If you live in Saratoga, you may already be familiar with some of these pet-friendly […]

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Top 10 Dog Safety Tips for Summer and Hot Weather

Beat the summer heat on a warm and sunny day. Follow these top 10 tips for keeping your dog safe on a hot day! 1. Don’t leave your dog in the car on a hot day Leaving a dog in the car on a hot day can be fatal. Temperatures rise quickly in cars and the […]

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Naming Your Puppy: Choosing The Perfect Puppy Name

Naming your puppy is an exercise in fun, but it’s also a big decision! Choosing the perfect puppy name for your newest family member can take some thought and planning. Here are a few suggestions when picking a name for your puppy that will suit him or her from puppyhood on: Length: The fewer syllables in your dogs name […]

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Hurricane & Severe Weather Preparation for Your Pet

As Hurricane Sandy bears down on our area, it is important for pet owners to take immediate steps to protect themselves and their pets before the storm makes landfall. Gather pet supplies now as it may be a few to several days before things return to normal after the storm. Below are a list of things […]

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