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Partner Giveaway with Impact Dog Crates

We have partnered Impact Dog Crate to-do a giveaway. This weeks (11/3) Freebie Friday is going to be especially special because we are teaming up with our partners Impact Dog Crates to offer our followers the chance to win not only an Impact Dog Crate, but a Petchatz HD too!WHAT IS IMPACT DOG CRATES?Each Impact Dog Crate is made in the USA from American-made, high-quality aluminum and a powder coated finish, meaning it’s both durable, lightweight, and will help reflect heat away from your pup.HOW DO YOU ENTER?STEP 1- Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Make sure you [...]

What Happens when Dogs Get Lonely

Dogs are social animals, and they’re not meant to spend their days alone. They evolved in packs, and just like people, they need environmental stimulation. Of course, you’d love to play with your pet all day, but you have to work. Don’t feel bad--there are plenty of solutions! Read on to learn about the effects of loneliness on a dog’s physical health and emotional well-being, and what you can do about it. Whether your pet acts out or suffers in silence, there are signs to look for and steps you can take to solve the problem.Impaired DevelopmentPuppies and adolescent [...]

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Health Issues Associated With Lonely Dogs

When you decide to have a pet dog, you take on a huge responsibility. You have the responsibility for a new life, and you must take care of them since they cannot take care of themselves.Most people tend to forget the fact that dogs are living beings, too, and they can have the same problems that human beings do; but they cannot be verbal about it. Just like human beings have mental health issues, dogs may develop them, as well. These problems mostly arise when dogs have been left home alone all day at home. Since most people are [...]