Staying Cool in the Summer

Staying Cool in the Summer
Summer is in full swing and the temperature will soar for the next few months. Just like people, pets can become overheated and dehydrated when it gets warm.  But, unlike people, Fido can’t adjust the air conditioner.   Here's how to keep your furry friend happy and comfortable, without blasting the...

A Bored Pet is a Naughty Pet

A Bored Pet is a Naughty Pet
If you regularly find yourself feeling that your dog is "naughty," you may need to take a closer look at the real situation. Dogs that regularly chew up household items, dig out of yards, or make an overall mess of things typically have on thing in common - they're bored....

Keep Your Pet Engaged While You're at Work

Keep Your Pet Engaged While You're at Work
  When you leave for work and leave your dog at home, do you feel like you're setting a time bomb? Are you leaving with trepidation that you will come home to who-knows-what kind of mess? If so, then here are some ideas to help keep your pet entertained while...

Potty Training Regression - What to Do

Potty Training Regression - What to Do
Nothing's quite as frustrating to pet parents as having a fully housebroken pet go back to pottying in the house. If your dog is having toilet training issues, here are some things to look at, as well as what you can do to fix the problem.  1. Check for Underlying...

New Year's Pet Resolutions for 2017

New Year's Pet Resolutions for 2017
Once the fireworks are done and the ball has dropped, New Year’s is all about starting over. As a fresh year dawns, most of us make New Year’s resolutions, aimed at improving our lives and making the most of the year ahead. For pet owners, the new year is also...

Giving Back with Your Pet

Giving Back with Your Pet
It's no secret that your pet helps you be happier and healthier. But, did you know that you and your pet can also work together to make a difference for others. From volunteering together to raising funds for worthy causes, here are a few ways your pet can help out...

Halloween Fun for Your Furry One

Halloween Fun for Your Furry One
Is there anything cuter than a Dachshund dressed up as a hot dog? For many pet parents, getting Fido and Fluffy into the Halloween fun is as much a part of the celebration as carving the jack-o-lantern. This year, Patio Pet Life has plenty of tricks for making sure Halloween...

5 Potty Training Struggles All Pet Parents Understand

5 Potty Training Struggles All Pet Parents Understand
As pet parents, we know the challenges of potty training! Whether we've had our little friend since they were a puppy, or we were united a little later in life, accidents and incidents are all too real when house training a pet. Here are some struggles every pet parent knows.   1. Establishing where we "go." ...