New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

When we hear people discussing new year’s resolutions, we think of ways to improve ourselves and our routines. A new year offers a fresh start to break old habits and create new positive ones in our daily life. If you are a dog owner, your animal is a huge part of your schedule and activities,… Read more »

Want A Pet But Have Pet Allergies?

We love our pets but don’t love the allergy-causing dander and shedding that comes with them! If you are an allergy sufferer or have been recently diagnosed with a pet allergy, you may think you cannot have a pet, but that is not necessarily the case. At Blue Star Labradoodles, our dogs are allergy- friendly!… Read more »

4 Signs You Are Ready for a Puppy

Dogs make great companions, and there are even a few health benefits to owning one! It’s easy to decide you want a puppy, but are you ready for one? Many people jump into dog ownership without doing the proper research, simply thinking they will figure it out as they go along, but that can set you… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

The benefits of owning a dog go beyond just companionship. It has been proven that the Human-Animal relationship offers additional rewards that improve overall well-being and health. Here are a few health benefits you could experience by committing to a furry best friend. Dogs Are Good for Your Heart A comprehensive review of studies published between 1950 and… Read more »

How to Care for a Senior Dog

As your dog ages, they become less mobile, their hearing and sight aren’t as good, and they are more prone to various diseases. Still, dogs can spend their golden years healthy and happy! Not all dogs are considered seniors at the same age, so it is important to notice the first signs of aging and… Read more »

The Top Ways Children Benefit from Having a Dog

Most children dream of having a furry best friend, but many parents cringe at the work and effort it takes to own one. It is important to recognize that dogs and children can be the best of friends when raised together and offer several benefits, from increased playtime to happier mindsets. Here are a few… Read more »

4 Behaviors to Watch Out for in a New Puppy

Getting a new puppy is exciting! Puppies bring so much joy into our lives and keep us on our toes. They develop their personality according to their genes and experiences. Some are easy-going but affectionate, and others are more playful and demanding. To choose your future canine companion, you must consider their behavioral traits. Here… Read more »

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Your Pet

Summer is in full swing, which means more time spent outdoors with your loved ones, including your pets! It is crucial to understand the dangers that come with higher temperatures and sun exposure. Pets do not sweat the same as humans and can easily become overheated. Here are a few hot weather safety tips for… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe by the Pool

As school lets out for break and backyard pools start becoming the best neighborhood hangout spots, it’s important to ensure your furry friend stays safe outside. If you aren’t paying attention or haven’t taken the proper precautions, your pup could get themselves into a dangerous situation. Here are five ways to keep your dog safe… Read more »

How to keep Your Australian Labradoodle Cool This Summer

Summertime means longer hours of sunshine and warm weather. And while it’s great for going to the beach, it isn’t always great for our furry friends. It’s important to make sure that your Multi-Generation Australian Labradoodle stays cool and hydrated this summer, and below are some tips to help you ensure your pup’s safety. Keep… Read more »

The Importance of Dog Dental Care

We brush our teeth at least twice a day to prevent cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease. The importance of regular dental cleanings for our dogs is just as severe! As pet owners, we usually don’t think about our dog’s oral health until we notice a problem. Here are a few reasons dog dental care… Read more »

How to Effectively Bond with Your Puppy

It can be a bit nerve-racking to bring home a new puppy for the first time. You want the new addition to your family to love and trust you right away, but this takes time. Putting in the effort to properly bond with your puppy can make for a smoother transition into pet ownership and… Read more »

4 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy This Spring

As the weather begins to warm up, your dog inevitably starts spending more time in the great outdoors. After being cooped up during the winter, they are excited to take advantage of the long, warmer days to release all their pent-up energy. As pet owners, we must ensure our beloved furry friends remain safe and… Read more »

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Dog

As we trudge our way through the rest of this winter, we cannot forget the importance of protecting our furry friends from the harsh elements. Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet, and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin. Winter walks can become dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents… Read more »

Puppy Potty Training 101

Of all the challenges to overcome when bringing home a new puppy, potty training is one of, if not the, biggest. The combination of a small, growing bladder, pelvic muscles that aren’t strong yet, and acclimating to a new environment makes accidents an inevitable part of puppy parenthood. If you stay on top of their… Read more »