All posts by: Jake Hirshland

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December 31, 2019

What to Do If Your Dog Won’t Poop in the Snow

Like humans, some dogs struggle with the cold air and snow that winter brings. Small dogs may have extra difficulty with bathroom breaks in the winter. Smaller bodies retain heat less efficiently, and the height of the snow can make the actual act of the using the bathroom complicated or impossible. If your dog, small […]

Pet Care
October 29, 2019

How to Get a Stool Sample from Your Dog

At your dog’s annual check up, you will likely be asked to bring a stool sample for testing. These samples are primarily used to test for intestinal parasites, but are helpful in a variety of cases. Never taken a stool sample before? Follow these simple steps for the correct and hygienic delivery of the sample […]

Pet Care
September 30, 2019

How to Clean Up Runny Dog Poop

All dog owners have been there. Out on a walk, your pooch perches to do their business, and out comes something that seems impossible to clean. Diarrhea on a walk can be embarrassing, unsanitary, and bad for the environment. For these reasons, it’s important to be prepared with the tools and knowledge to properly clean […]

Health and Safety
September 5, 2019

What to Look For When Choosing Dog Poop Bags

Cleaning up dog poop is a necessary part of responsible dog ownership. Dog waste makes a mess of lawns, but also causes bacterial harm to grass, groundwater, and other animals. But while picking up poop is a must, what bag to use isn’t always an obvious decision. Here are some factors to consider when selecting […]

Health and Safety