DogiZone Blog

Summer Dog Grooming Tips

August 7, 2019

Summertime is a Great Time to Groom Your Dog! Summer is a great time of the year for both dogs and people. With the hot weather, dogs may shed continually throughout the summer months, and this is true for both double coat and single coat pooches. It is a good idea to up your game…

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The Best Dog Life Jackets

July 22, 2019

The Best Dog Life Jackets If you are boating on any of the waterways in Maryland, including the Potomac River, Nanticoke River, or the Patapsco River flowing through the Inner Harbor of Baltimore and throughout the Patapsco Valley State Park, wearing a life jacket is an important safety issue for anyone in any type of…

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Boat Safety And Dog Life Jackets

June 10, 2019

Dogs are typically happy to go on any type of adventure that life takes them. Most dogs can be a great boating companion, but it does take some advanced training, some planning, and some safety gear to make sure you have any emergency situations covered before you leave the dock.  Getting your dog comfortable with…

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The Risk Of Ticks

May 7, 2019

Tick bites, including from the three most common species, are on the rise in the United States. This includes reported bites with both humans as well as dogs, and include bits from the blacklegged tick, also known as the deer tick, as well as the dog tick and Lone Star tick. Of these three, the…

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The Hidden Danger To Dogs In Spring Flowers

April 23, 2019

Spring is a welcome time of the year, with the cold days of winter in the past and the warmer days of summer just around the corner. Spring is also a time for a range of different wildflowers and garden flowers to start blooming and making the world around us look colorful.    If you…

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Leadership in Dog Training

April 2, 2019

Most dog owners have heard a dog trainer, a friend that owns a dog, or even their vet talk about ensuring they are the pack leader in the eyes of their pet. This is sometimes called being the “alpha,” and it simply means being the person your dog sees as being in charge. Leadership is…

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The Truth About Your Dog’s Nose

March 20, 2019

Today, dogs are used in a wide range of different types of jobs, offering superior performance to both people and machines. One of these areas where dogs really excel is in locating items by scent.  Dogs, and their ancestors the wolves, have long used their sense of smell for hunting wild game, but now their…

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Reading Dog Food Labels – Taking the Mystery Out Of the Process

March 6, 2019

Just like it is important to read the labels of the food purchase for yourself and your family, it is also important to become educated about what is in your dog’s food. As with human food, dog food labeling is required. Rules for dog food labeling and ingredients in dog food are regulated by the…

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