Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For You

Small Business SaturdayWhy Small Business Saturday is Important For You

Small Business Saturday is a way to recognize small and local businesses throughout the U.S. By shopping at a small company, like dogIDs, you’ll receive superior customer service and products that hold higher value and quality than that of big box stores. [Read more…]

Celebrating Thankfulness For Our Dogs

This Thanksgiving, we’re especially thankful for our fans, customers, and their dogs. We asked people, “Why are you thankful for your pet?” and their beautiful responses are as follows:

8 - Mary Degon Pelletier, Angelina

Contest Winner, Mary P. “She has taught me the power of forgiveness, unconditional love & living in the moment.”

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Give The Best To Your Best Friend

Dogs are bed-hogging creatures that embarrass us in public and are a ton of work. But we wouldn’t trade them for the world!

As dog owners ourselves, we know how frustrating it can be to buy cheap products that break or wear out after moderate use. That’s why we created dogIDs. Our sole purpose is to improve the lives of dogs, and with our high quality products, you can improve the life of your dog too! Learn how here:

If you’re tired of being disappointed by big-name pet department stores, check out dogIDs. We truly believe in providing only the best for man’s best friend!

4 Reasons To Ditch Your Retractable Leash

4 Reasons to Ditch Your Retractable LeashWhile retractable leashes may seem like a way to make dog walks easier, you might want to take a second look. Below is a list of the top 4 reasons why we are absolutely, positively not in love with retractable leashes: [Read more…]

How To Win A Custom Pet Painting In 3 Minutes Or Less

How To Win a Custom Pet Painting in 3 Minutes or LessIt’s crazy to think that Thanksgiving is peeking around the corner! Here at dogIDs, we are especially thankful for the pets and their owners that make it possible for us to do what we do every day. As a token of our appreciation, we’d love to give you a chance to win a beautiful canvas portrait of your pet, valued at $200! [Read more…]

3 Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog Today

I wanted to come up with a couple of easy tricks dog owners could teach their dogs of any age. The tricks are “speak,” “play dead” and “roll over.” These aren’t necessarily the only ways to teach these commands, but hopefully they can help you brainstorm.

And let us know if your dog can do any fun tricks!

3 Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog Today
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5 Life Lessons Dogs Teach Us

As a pet owner, this Thanksgiving, once again I am thankful to have happy and healthy pets. I can’t imagine my life without furry companions in it.

When I sit back and think about the quirks of each of my pets, it’s really interesting to compare my cats to my dog. Captain is my old man cat and is cranky, lazy and finicky, albeit a cuddle bug at night. Little Girl is young at heart, rambunctious, a little crazy and always into something.

And then there’s Brick. He often sports his sad, gentle eyes during downtime, but mostly he is a happy dog.

Lessons Dogs Teach Us

Anything for an ear scratch! (Photo credit: Nichole Seitz Photography)

Dogs have it right, don’t they? Everything they do is their favorite thing.

With this in mind, I wanted to list the 5 life lessons we all can learn from dogs. [Read more…]

How to Choose the Right Dog Trainer

How to Choose the Right Dog TrainerHow did you go about choosing a trainer for your dog? Did you read reviews? Did you choose the trainer a friend recommended? Did you make your decision based on cost? We would love your feedback because choosing a trainer can be such an overwhelming process for new dog owners.

The following are some ideas from two professional trainers to hopefully help you make the best choice for your dog if you need help with training.

Also check out our post on common dog training mistakes.

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13 Dogs That Hate Monday More Than You Do

The first five days after the weekend are always the hardest. On the plus side, you’re probably handling Monday a lot better than these dogs are.

Disclaimer: This post may cause you to smile, even if your attitude is “anti-cheer-because-Monday-is-here.” But that’s okay. These dogs aren’t feeling today, either:


 

1. This dog, who still hasn’t woken up.

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November is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes in Pets

Photo by Len Saunders

November is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, so I wanted to learn more about the signs of diabetes in pets, what causes it and if there is anything pet owners can do to prevent their pets from becoming diabetic.

Here’s what I found out:

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