Dog Friendly Resources
Here’s a few of our favorite Dog Friendly Garden resource and reference sites:
ASPCA List of Toxic Plants For Dogs: Handy list containing plants (with photos) that have been reported as having ill effects on animals and/or cause intense gastrointestinal tract distress. This compilation contains the most frequently encountered plants. If you think that your dog is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian immediately. ASPCA offers a 24-hour emergency poison hotline at 1-888-426-4435.
Pet First Aid Kit: Everyone who owns a pet should have a first aid kit handy with basic items and pet-specific items. The Humane Society of the United States offers a list to create a first aid kit. Keep a kit in your home and in your car if you travel with your pet.
Dog Breed Characteristics: Want to know which dogs are least likely to drool? How about what breeds might be easiest to train? Check out this resource site of dog characteristics. Which pups are most kid-friendly, the breeds that need the most exercise, dogs with the strongest prey drive and much more. Things to consider before adopting a dog.
Flower Chick – Garden Tips: Plant and flower recommendations geared to the Zone 5 & 6 climate, but suggestions any gardener can use. From annuals to perennials, from shrubs to trees, easy care – low maintenance varieties are highlighted as well as gardening tips to create a beautiful yard.
Dog Car Travel: Most dogs love going on car rides! This site offers do’s and don’ts when travelling by car with our dog friends for safety, comfort, convenience,and for a pleasant, low-stress experience for all. Includes dog friendly travel destinations and dog car travel related accessory recommendations.
Favorite Dog Cookie Recipes: Treat your pet to some homemade dog treats! Easy to follow recipes are highlighted using healthy ingredients. A fun activity for the whole family to enjoy. Your pooch will gobble these up!