Bad to the Bone? Here are 5 Ways to Encourage Good Behavior in Your Dog!

Bad to the Bone? Here are 5 Ways to Encourage Good Behavior in Your Dog!

Let’s face it: No matter how much you love your furry friend, it can’t always be fun and games with them. Well, maybe it can, but you’ll probably find yourself at one time or another wishing your dog had better manners.

Training can be hard, especially when your fur baby stares at you with those sad puppy dog eyes. When that happens, be careful not to fold like a lawn chair because most dogs are a quick study when it comes to knowing which of their behaviors earn rewards. 

October 05, 2021 — Maggie May
Frenchie Gives Back: Road Dogs & Rescue

Frenchie Gives Back: Road Dogs & Rescue

This September, we're hitting the road to show our support for our favorite four-legged friends! This month, a portion of our proceeds will go directly to Road Dogs And Rescue, a one-of-a-kind nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing bulldog breeds all over the country, with an emphasis on pups with medical considerations, seniors, and special needs puppies. 

September 27, 2021 — Maggie May
Boarding Your Dog For The First Time? Here's What You Need To Know

Boarding Your Dog For The First Time? Here's What You Need To Know

When you have to go out of town, boarding your dog is a great way to ensure they will have just as much fun as you do! While leaving behind a pet can be stressful and emotional for everyone involved – including your fur baby – it doesn’t have to be.

Here are some tips to make sure both of your vacations are as stress-free as possible! 

September 20, 2021 — Maggie May
5 Ways to Get Involved with Pet Owners in Your Community

5 Ways to Get Involved with Pet Owners in Your Community

Being a pet parent is pawsome! One of the many benefits of having a fur baby is they’re a great way to meet new people and make friends. Pets are the perfect ice-breaker.

From their friendly faces to their funny habits and mischievous antics, furry friends lighten the mood and provide common ground with fellow animal lovers. Here are 5 ways you can get involved with pet owners in your community. 

September 06, 2021 — Maggie May
Frenchie History Lesson: The Origin of the French Bulldog

Frenchie History Lesson: The Origin of the French Bulldog

Of course, we love all fur babies, but Frenchies hold a special place in our hearts -- hence the name Frenchie Bulldog. You may be surprised to learn our sweet squishy-faced pups are not really French -- well, not in origin at least. From bullfighters to lap warmers and beyond, here is how this adorable little bowling ball of a dog came to charm the world!

August 26, 2021 — Maggie May
How to Prepare Your Fur Baby for a New Baby

How to Prepare Your Fur Baby for a New Baby

So you’re having a baby. Congratulations!

Now it’s time to prepare for, well, your family’s world to be turned upside down -- that includes your dog’s world too. These changes can be disorienting, stressful, and -- in the words of our furry friends -- RUFF for your pet. Luckily there are some things you can do to make the transition a smooth one. 

August 17, 2021 — Maggie May
Signs It’s Time to Take Your Dog to the Vet

Signs It’s Time to Take Your Dog to the Vet

Itchy eyes, ignoring food, looking sad and tired -- we all know what you're thinking when your pup looks like this: "Is it time to take my dog to the vet?"

Typically, dogs don’t show clear signs of them feeling sick or in pain. This is a trait that served their wild ancestors well in helping them to hide sickness from predators, but it does pose a challenge for pet parents. The last thing you want is for your dog to get seriously sick because you did not recognize the warning signs! Here are some ways you can determine whether or not you should take your dog to the vet. 

August 09, 2021 — Maggie May
Frenchie Gives Back: Living With Pickles & The Farmily Foundation

Frenchie Gives Back: Living With Pickles & The Farmily Foundation

We're back with our August charity, and we've got a great one for you, Frenchie family -- or should we say "FARMily"?! 

The Farmily Foundation, run by Maddie Johnson of the @livingwithpickles Instagram sensation, is a rescue and rehabilitation program for farm animals. To date, Maddie and her "farmily" have rehabbed and rehomed more than 200 animals, including a rotation of foster puppies, a baby cow named Eric, and several llamas.

August 04, 2021 — Maggie May
How to Make Life Easier When You’re Allergic to the Pet You LOVE

How to Make Life Easier When You’re Allergic to the Pet You LOVE

All dog owners know your furry best friend can breathe fresh, joyful energy into your life. But, unfortunately, if you’re one of the 30% of people affected by pet allergies, they can also make it hard to...well, breathe. 

Thankfully, there are many solutions to allow allergy sufferers to keep their beloved pets while also successfully warding off those sniffles and sneezes. Here are five tips to reduce your allergies as a pet owner.

July 26, 2021 — Maggie May
10 Ways to Save Money as a Dog Owner 💸

10 Ways to Save Money as a Dog Owner 💸

We get it, being a dog owner is expensive. Between vet bills, dog food, toys, and boarding (not to mention hoodies, harnesses, and oh-so-adorable accessories), those credit card bills can pile up. But luckily, there are ways to save money as a pet parent without cutting corners.

Today, we're breaking down 10 ways you can save money as a dog owner while still giving your furry family member the best life, like, ever! 

July 22, 2021 — Maggie May
What's the Best Homemade Dog Food for my Pup? 🤔

What's the Best Homemade Dog Food for my Pup? 🤔

Rising pet food costs, empty carbs, picky eaters -- whatever your reason, you may be considering making the switch to homemade dog food. But what is the best homemade dog food recipe for your pup?

This quick guide takes a look at the basics of how to make dog food at home. We'll break down proper protein-to-flavor ratios and preparation, as well as what NOT to add to your pet's food. 

July 20, 2021 — Maggie May
Summer Vacay! 7 Tips for Road Tripping with your Dog

Summer Vacay! 7 Tips for Road Tripping with your Dog

It's officially summer vacation, which means it's time to hit the road! But for some pups, the idea of hours in the car is less of an adventure and more like a V-E-T trip. If you're looking to include your pup in your summer adventures but don't know how to make her comfortable in the car, here are 7 ways to roadtrip with your dog WITHOUT too much stress.

July 08, 2021 — Maggie May