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Making your dog walk fun!

Making Your Dog Walk Fun

Getting your dog’s daily exercise in can get repetitive and even boring, for not only you but also Pono. Changing up your usual routine and trying out some new fun ideas could be just what you and your pup need to make your walks better for both of you! Let Lani Pick the Initial Direction Switch […]

Communicating with your dog.

The Ways Your Dog Tries to Communicate with You

We’d like to think we can understand our dogs. But sometimes it can be hard to actually grasp our dog’s body language. While we obviously wish we could get our dogs to talk to us and tell us what they want, we can actually learn more through their body language. Our dog tries to communicate […]

Choosing a shampoo for your Dog

Choosing a Shampoo for Your Dog

You tend to share just about your whole house with your beloved pup, from the couch to the kitchen your four-legged friend calls your place home. But that doesn’t mean you should share everything with your dog, most importantly your shampoo. The shampoos we use to have silky, soft, and detangled locks are actually toxic […]

Fourth of July dog safety tips.

Fourth of July Dog Safety Tips

July Fourth is one of our favorite days of the year. What better way to celebrate the birth of our nation than with barbeques, family time, and of course, fireworks! But while we enjoy the bright bursts and loud booms of firework shows, our dogs may cower in terror or attempt to flee the loud […]

Dog saltwater side effects.

The Side Effects of Dogs Drinking Saltwater

When you live near a beach or ocean, we tend to take our dogs with us for a beach day pretty regularly. Playing on the beach can be a fun and different way to get our dog exercising and playing. However, our dogs are at risk for drinking saltwater at the beach, which can be […]

Helping your dog stay sharp.

Helping Your Senior Dog Stay Sharp

As your dog gets older, they can experience more issues, health wise and mentally. Just as humans can decline mentally as they get older, so can our four-legged friends. Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS) is the name for when dogs and cats start to deteriorate over time and in their elderly years. It can include anything […]

Spring health tips for dogs.

Spring Health Tips

Spring is here and while that can mean fun adventures, it can also mean health issues for you and your dog. While we love to watch our dogs have a great time, there are also a lot of issues that can come up. You need to be prepared for the health problems that may pop […]

Dogs fear of the vacuum.

Fear of the Vacuum

Vacuum cleaners terrify dogs.  Big or small, dogs generally are afraid of the “scary monster” that is known as “the vacuum.” Often times when they see the vacuum come out, they run away, bark, or hide. Good news: there is hope to fixing this problem! Teaching your dog to be accountable for their attention in the presence […]

Help your dog avoid aggressive dogs

Help Your Dog Avoid Aggressive Dogs

Many of us want our dogs to be social and generally be making new friends when appropriate. It’s one reason why we take our pups to dog parks and set up play dates! Usually when our dog interacts with another pup they have a chance to become friends. But not all dogs are friendly or […]

Importance of walking your dog.

Why Walking Your Dog is Important

There are many reasons why it is important to take your dog on their daily walks. It keeps them fit, induces relaxation, and most important keep them behaviorally in check. But did you know how much it helps you as well? Walking your dog not only has dozens of benefits for your dog, but it […]

Holiday Activities with your Dog in Hawaii.

Holiday Activities with Your Dog

When you have some time off from work for the Christmas holidays, it is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with your pup. With so much to do surrounding the holidays, we guarantee you can find some fun activities to do with your furry friend. Here are some ideas for you can do […]

Walking Your Dog at night in Hawaii.

Walking Your Dog at Night

With the season changing, the sun is going down earlier and earlier. This also means that your nighttime walks with your dog (or even your afternoon walks), will also be getting darker. Whether you live in town or on the quiet country roads, you still need to be mindful about safety for your dog when […]

Stand Up Paddle Boarding with your Dog.

Tips for Taking Your Dog on a SUP or Kayak

Finding new things to do with our dogs can be tough. We want to come up with unique, fun ways to be active and entertain our dogs! Maybe you’ve started to get bored of the regular walk or trip to the dog park. One way to get creative with an activity is taking your dog […]

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Paw Care

Taking care of our dogs is extremely important and something we all take time to do. But one thing we may forget about when we’re grooming and doing our routine with our dogs is their paws! Just like our feet need caring, dogs and their paws need to be pampered and attended to. It is […]

family ready for another dog

Is My Family Ready for Another Dog?

What is better than one amazing and loving dog? Two dogs of course! Well… sometimes. It can be really easy to let your emotions take over when deciding if you want to add another dog to your home. Whether you fall in love with a pup at a shelter or just want more furry friends […]

why is my dog drooling

Why Does My Dog Drool?

Many things our dogs do are the cutest. We love the way they run to us at the door or kiss us after a long day at work. One thing we don’t love is how much our dog’s drool. It can be gross or even frustrating to watch our dog slobber all over the new […]

Should My Dog Sleep on the Bed?

There are thousands of people in the world that let their dogs sleep with them in bed. How could you resist your furry friend cuddling up to you?  In a recent study, 42% of dog owners said they keep their pup in bed with them at night. It is hard to say no to our dogs, but […]

How to Leave Your Dog Alone

It is always hard to leave your dog. Whether it’s leaving for work or going to run errands, we always wish we could take our dogs along with us. The fact is, sometimes you just have to leave them by themselves. Of course they’ll miss you, but there are a few things you can do […]

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