Puppy Insights from Pennys Owners!
Menu
Cart 0

Puppy Insights

Pet Hair Overload- Three Steps to Deal with Your Dog’s Shedding!

Posted by Matthew Ruggiero on

 Pet Hair Overload- Three Steps to Deal with Your Dog’s Shedding! Let’s face it- dogs shed. A lot. Some a lot more than others. Spring time is usually set aside for our annual cleaning of the house, and if you haven’t kept up with your animal’s shedding, you could have a lot of work to do. Luckily for you, Penny’s Choice has your back! In this article we will cover the best tool for brushing your dog (and how to do it if they hate it), which vacuum is the best option for your money, and how to remove hair...

Read more →

Finally- Tough Dog Toys for Aggressive Chewers!

Posted by Matthew Ruggiero on

Finally- Tough Dog Toys for Aggressive Chewers! The pet industry generated $58 billion last year, with a large percentage going toward pet toys. $15 billion went toward vet care. According to some pet insurance websites, when a dog ingests something that will not pass through their system, it could cost owners $10,000. With these staggering figures, pet owners have a responsibility to purchase toys that hold up to the chew level of their puppy. But how do you figure out which toys to choose? Which ones are safe, eco-friendly, and made here in the USA? Will they last for even...

Read more →

Animal Emergencies, Should We Get Pet Insurance?!

Posted by Matthew Ruggiero on

So as many of you saw on our FB page, Penny had to go to the emergency vet yesterday after she ate the arm off a sock monkey toy. The dimensions were similar to a hot dog...she swallowed it whole. She had that "I'm doing something really bad..." look on her face, and was swallowing really hard on something. We looked down at the now 1-arm monkey, and figured out what had happened.  Seeing as it was 7pm, we had to go to the emergency 24 hour vet. They induced vomiting, the arm came up, and all was well. Right?...

Read more →

Training Your Puppy Not to Pull on the Leash

Posted by Matthew Ruggiero on

Training Your Puppy Not to Pull on the Leash Training a dog not to pull on the leash is one of the hardest things a dog owner will do. It seems to be natural dog instinct to pull on the leash. After training classes, website research, trial and error, we have a good solution for those willing to try it- the Gentle Leader.  Tested by Penny Our dog (and mascot for our store), Penny, is a Scotch Collie. For those of you that own/have owned a Collie of any type knows that THEY GET SO EXCITED ABOUT EVERYTHING! She jumps, pulls,...

Read more →