4 Ways to Keep Your Dog Clean Between Grooming Appointments

If you began the season with a wash, brush-out, and haircut, you may quickly discover that the spring showers have wrecked your attempt to freshen up your pup, and maybe your entire house. Don’t worry, we’ve got some fantastic ideas to keep your dog feeling like they’ve just stepped out of Meadowlake’s salon until their…

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6 Tips on Boarding Your Pet During A Hurricane Evacutation

Hurricane season looks to be here or just around the corner in Houston. Since Hurricane Harvey in 2017, we’ve learned a lot, largely the hard way, about the necessity of disaster preparation for animals, especially our own pets. Unlike many other types of catastrophes, such as flash flooding and tornadoes, we usually have the benefit…

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Hot Pavement, Hot Cars, Hot Dogs: Protect Those Paws with These 4 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

During the summer, pavement, asphalt, wood, metal, sand, and vehicle surfaces can become extremely hot. These materials absorb the sun’s heat and can stay warm for hours after the sun has set. These surfaces can reach temperatures of more than 145 degrees Fahrenheit! In the Dog Days of Summer, Here Are Some Tips to Keep…

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What Can I Do To Calm My Dog Before A Grooming Appointment?

Dogs experience a variety of handling in their lifetimes. Most dogs will be hugged, have a child tug their tail, be restrained by a veterinarian, or have someone clip their nails. You can make all these situations less stressful by preparing your dog to be handled so it reacts calmly rather than with fear or…

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Preparing Your Dog For Summer Outings

Our dogs are a part of the family, so naturally we enjoy taking them out of the house with us. But before summer arrives and the patio outings pick back up, you need to be prepared. Here’s what responsible dog owners of party pups do to keep their dogs safe, well-mannered and happy in public.…

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How to get your dog familiar with a boarding facility

There are several ways to make the boarding facility you’ve chosen a familiar and favorite place for your pup. Read on for tips that will have your pup making new friends, trying different delicious treats, and enjoying their stay or visits time and time again! Tour the facility. Once you’ve booked your pup’s stay, take…

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Ways You Can Help Houston Pets In Need

Looking for ways to help your fellow Houstonians and their pets? We’ve compiled a list of places throughout the area taking in food donations and more! Check out the ways you can make a difference as our community rebounds from not only the unpredictable winter weather, but the continued effects of COVID-19.   Houston Humane…

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Why You Should Always Deshed Your Dog

From lavish curls to smooth sleek looks, a dog’s coat is more than just their way of showing off and looking good. For one, your dog’s coat is a great indicator of how their health is doing and their general state of well being. A coat that is too dull, or shedding too much could…

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5 Festive Pet-Proofing Tips for the Holidays

1. Secure The Holiday Tree The tree itself, as well as the surrounding Christmas decorations, can be dangerous and even deadly in some cases, according to vets and pet safety experts. Try placing the tree in a tall pot or up on a high pedestal to make it harder for pets to tip the tree…

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Wishbone Thinking: Six Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Dogs

With Thanksgiving plans being a bit more restrictive this year, we may find ourselves tempted to spoil our pets even more than we usually do. While some extra indulgences of pet safe treats are always ok, we must be mindful when it comes to human foods. Follow these tips to keep your pets healthy and…

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