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How to Potty Train an Adult Dog to Use Pee Pads

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on November 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM EST

Do you remember potty training your puppy? Oh boy, what fun! Endless hours were spent telling little poochy to ‘Go Potty,' while you hung around on grassy street corners and in dog parks.

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Topics: dog potty pads, dog pee pads, pee pad training, Adult Dog Pads

19 Tips for Traveling with Dogs during the Holidays

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on November 17, 2017 1:00:00 PM EST


With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, many of us are preparing to visit family over the festive period and as dog lovers, many of us will be traveling with a dog.

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Topics: dog pee pads, Adult Dog Pads, Dog Travel Tips

Puppy Pad Training in an Apartment: A Step by Step Guide

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on November 6, 2017 11:40:32 AM EST

What is Puppy Pad Training?

To all the new puppy owners out there, welcome, and congratulations on your newest member of the family! The time has now come to look into potty training puppy, and you’re probably wondering; with all of the different options out there, how to potty train a puppy in an apartment.

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Topics: New Puppy, dog potty pads, pee pad training

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Getting a Male or Female Puppy

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on October 31, 2017 1:03:00 PM EDT


In the eternal battle of the sexes, male and female dogs both have their fans. You may be wondering if the differences between a male or female puppy are really that significant, and there are in fact pros and cons for both sexes.

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Topics: New Puppy, Dog Adoption, Male Dogs, Female Dogs

Potty Pad Training a Male Dog

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on October 26, 2017 1:00:00 PM EDT

Pee Pads for Boy Dogs?

It’s a modern world and one that some of the older generation have a hard time getting their heads around. The internet, GPS, 24-hour shopping, the list goes on and on. And now you can add to it - pee pads for boy dogs.  This fairly modern invention is the ultimate luxury for modern day pet owners… Snow day?  Mobility issues for you or your pet? Timid little pup? Injury?

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Topics: dog potty pads, dog pee pads, pee pad training, male dog pee pads

5 Best Quiet Dog Breeds for Apartment Living

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on October 10, 2017 11:58:00 AM EDT


This is the third in our series, Best Dog Breeds for Apartments...

While most dogs can be trained to not bark or howl, it makes life easier if you choose one with natural tendencies toward silence. This is especially true with apartment living. There is no such thing as a dog that never vocalizes for any reason. Dogs will be dogs, after all. Be advised that barking and vocalizing, like most other behaviors, will increase due to a lack of attention. Often, small dogs are the breeds of choice for living in a confined space, but some of the larger breeds can thrive in an apartment lifestyle, provided they get sufficient exercise on a regular basis. Therefore, here is a list of dogs that are more prone to quiet behavior:

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Topics: Best Dog Breeds

Training an Older Dog to use Pee Pads

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on October 2, 2017 11:00:00 AM EDT

Can you teach an old dog new tricks?

As your dog gets older you see the tell tale signs of aging; he'll start to walk a little slower and might even forget his house training too!

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Topics: senior dog pee pads, dog potty pads, dog pee pads, pee pad training

Best Non-Shedding Dog Breeds for Apartments

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on September 18, 2017 9:28:23 AM EDT


This is the second in our series, Best Dog Breeds for Apartments...

Dogs who work best in an apartment lifestyle are typically quiet and peaceful by nature, content with playing ball in a small space as opposed to running for miles daily. As the human population increases and the urban living grows, dog owners look for pets that will fit comfortably into apartment living.

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Topics: Dog Adoption, Apartment Dogs

5 Best Dog Breeds for College Students

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on September 12, 2017 2:00:00 PM EDT


This is the first in our series, Best Dog Breeds for Apartments...

Heading off to college can be a daunting experience. You’re leaving behind your hometown, family, and friends - to venture into the world of adulthood.

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Topics: Best Dog Breeds

Good Apartment Dogs Aren't Hard to Find

Posted by WizSmart by Petix on September 3, 2017 2:13:04 PM EDT

3 Key Considerations in Finding the Right Apartment Dog for Your Lifestyle

Coming home to a fluffy pal and wagging tail can be a huge mood boost after a long day. For many people who want a dog, apartment living seems like a barrier, but it doesn’t have to be. Great apartment dogs really aren’t hard to find.  Here are 3 key considerations for finding the right dog for your lifestyle:

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Topics: Apartment Dogs

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