April 30, 2015

7 Common Garden Plants That Are Toxic to Dogs

Summer is quickly approaching and our lovable pooches are prone to spending more time outdoors. Fun under the sun is a great way to enjoy fresh air and get some much-needed playtime with your pup, but there are quite a few garden plants and flowers […]
April 27, 2015


It’s no secret that owning a dog brings excitement and happiness to the homestead, but what happens when a family welcomes home a pup that suffers from incessant barking? As much as we love our pets, that’s one personality trait that could use some improving. […]
March 25, 2015

The Do’s and Don’ts of The Dog Park

With the weather warming up, the temptation to head outside and enjoy the outdoors is nearly impossible to resist. Dogs have a natural desire to keep active and venture out of the house, and traveling to your neighborhood dog park is a healthy and fun […]
March 11, 2015

Bark Around Ayala Park

If you’re looking for fun, sun, and a dog-gone good time in Chino this weekend, look no further than the Bark Around Ayala Park! The event kicks off at 9 a.m. this Saturday, March 14 at the beautiful Ruben S. Ayala Park, located at 5665 […]
February 27, 2015

8 Service Dog Secrets

There’s no denying the fact that dogs are amazing creatures. They provide companionship and joy, and keep their owners active and young at heart. Service dogs are a particular set of canines that venture into the extraordinary. These highly trained animals can perform countless tasks […]
February 21, 2015

Jumping Up – And Settling Down

After long day, there’s nothing like opening the front door and being greeted by an ecstatic pet. Their excitement and love is enough to encourage a smile on the worst of days, or serve as the icing on the cake for the best of days. […]
January 23, 2015

A New Dog, A New You

The New Year is in full swing and the resolutions of 2015 are ready to be realized. If getting a dog made the “To Do” list this year, the addition could mean more than gaining a new pet; it could mean a new you. Welcoming […]
December 29, 2014

Oil Pups

  Many dog trainers, veterinarians, and animal care providers have turned to pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils to use in place of toxic and harmful ingredients commonly found in pet products. Personally, as a dog trainer of twenty-five years and a mother of four rambunctious, accident […]
December 20, 2014

How Twin Sisters Took Pet Nutrition Into Their Own Hands

For Brittain DeFeo and Courtney Varela, sisters and founders of Homemade Doggy Dinners, pet food is a passion. The fraternal  twins grew up watching their mother create healthy meals for their family’s diabetic Bichon Frise, Max. The subsequent perk in Max’s lifestyle sparked an appreciation […]