DogiZone Blog

Tips To Reduce Shedding In Your Hairy Canine Companions

By Andrew Fraser | Mar 1, 2021

Dogs, just like humans, shed hair on a continuous basis. Some dogs also have a heavy shed in the spring and fall, which is known as the seasonal shed. This seasonal shed can produce a massive amount of hair, particularly in the large and giant breeds with a double coat. It is impossible to stop…

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Tips For Keeping Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

By Andrew Fraser | Feb 8, 2021

February is Pet Dental Health Month and is celebrated and sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association, and we think it is a great way to show some love by keeping a dog’s teeth clean. At Dogizone, we celebrate pet dental health year-round, with our groomers able to offer grooming, teeth cleaning, and even nail…

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Top Three Dog Training Mistakes You Could Be Making

By Andrew Fraser | Feb 1, 2021

Training a puppy or a dog is not a one-time event. Just like people, dogs and puppies need practice throughout their life to stay familiar with what commands mean and what their owner expects. Training a puppy or a dog is often a series of wonderful achievements followed by frustration if the pet seems to…

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Dog Food And Nutrition: What’s In Your Bowl?

By Andrew Fraser | Jan 13, 2021

There is a lot of different information online about the best types of dog food. However, dogs, just like people, all have different needs. These nutritional needs for dogs vary based on age, health issues, and any type of allergies or sensitivities to ingredients a dog may have. Ideally, dog owners should avoid dog food…

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New Puppy For Christmas – Now What To Do?

By Andrew Fraser | Jan 3, 2021

Many people carefully consider their options and decide that the holiday season is a perfect time for a new puppy. This is often the most memorable gift for a child or a loved one. When it is planned out in advance, it is a wonderful option to add a new member to the family.  However,…

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The Best Christmas Gift Dog Treats For Your Special Fur Baby

By Andrew Fraser | Dec 15, 2020

Dogs are such a part of the family that many people plan to give their fur babies special Christmas dog treats. As food items are always appreciated by our four-legged family members, this is a popular choice. There are some healthy, nutritious, and safe treats to give dogs of all sizes and ages over the…

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Dog Boarding for the Holidays: Pros And Cons of Different Options

By Andrew Fraser | Dec 10, 2020

While the holiday season may be different this year, many families are still planning some type of family event where they need dog boarding. Whether you are planning to visit for a few days, or just take an overnight trip during the holidays, finding a way to take care of your dog is important for…

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Common Myths About Dog Grooming

By Andrew Fraser | Nov 22, 2020

Dogizone grooming services provide individualized attention to your pet and his or her coat, nails, ears, and even those pesky anal glands that occasionally need emptying. Working with a professional dog groomer makes the process easy for pet parents and pleasant and enjoyable for your dog. Unfortunately, many of our dog owners have read information…

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Training Puppies During The COVID-19 Quarantine

By Andrew Fraser | Nov 10, 2020

  One of the wonderful things that have happened during the COVID-19 quarantine and shutdown is a focus on emptying shelters across the city and in the surrounding areas. This has also been a great time for families and individuals considering adding a puppy to their family to bring home their new pet and spend…

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Celebrate National Pit Bull Awareness Day

By Andrew Fraser | Oct 26, 2020

One of the most maligned breeds of dogs in the world today is the Pit Bull. It is interesting to note that a Pit Bull is not a breed of dog, but rather a type of dog that includes many different “bully breeds.”  The Pit Bull type can be a combination of a variety of…

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Helping Your Dog Stay Healthy Through Weight Loss Programs

By Andrew Fraser | Oct 14, 2020

This year, Pet Obesity Awareness Day is October 14 so in celebration of this day, and to help pets that may have gained a pound or two over this COVID-19 crisis, setting up a dog weight loss programs and exercise for routine for your dog is a great way to get pets and people back…

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Budget-Friendly Dog Halloween Costume Ideas

By Andrew Fraser | Oct 6, 2020

While dogs may not be as excited about Halloween as their owners, they can get into the spirit of the holiday and learn to enjoy the attention they get in their fancy dog costumes. The key to having a dog feel good about wearing a costume is to make it a positive experience. Gradually desensitize…

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What You Need To Know About Pet Sitters and Dog DayCare

By Andrew Fraser | Sep 28, 2020

Pet owners have the added worry of finding pet sitters or dog daycare when they cannot be at home to care for their pets. This could be regular doggy daycare services to provide mental and physical stimulation for your pet on an ongoing basis, or it may be the need for a pet sitter or…

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Signs Of Hearing Problems In Dogs

By Andrew Fraser | Sep 21, 2020

Just like people, dogs can have changes in their ability to hear as they age. There are also a number of medical conditions, diseases, and injuries that can cause hearing problems for dogs. September 22-28 is Deaf Pet Awareness Week, and this is an ideal time to brush up on your understanding of the signs…

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Everything You Need To Know About Rabies

By Andrew Fraser | Sep 14, 2020

It may seem like rabies is no longer an issue in Rockville and throughout Montgomery County, but this is not the case. According to government reporting, there are about 40 animals a year that are tested and verified to have rabies. In most cases, the infected animals are not domestic, although there are occasionally cats…

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