The Importance of Dog Training

Posted on Feb 2, 2018
The Importance of Dog Training

No matter what their age or habits, there is never a bad time to train your dog! Training can help build a positive relationship, teach life skills, increase sociability, avoid problem behaviors, and enhance loyalty and companionship. Training your dog is essential to a happy, healthy life for you both.   There are several options […]

Five Ways to Change a Pet’s Life

Posted on Jan 18, 2018
Five Ways to Change a Pet’s Life

We know that the pets in our lives impact us every day. They give us love and companionship. On average, that makes us happier and live longer. And through adoption, we change their lives too. January 24, 2018 is Change a Pet’s Life Day. This holiday was created to help raise awareness about animal welfare […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for your Pets

Posted on Nov 30, 2017
Holiday Gift Ideas for your Pets

Wow! The holiday season is upon us once again. Finding the perfect gift can be daunting, but finding the “purrfect” gift for our fur babies can be “ruff” too! In case you missed our holiday gift ideas from last year, Run Those Dogs has put together just a few ideas, many of which are locally- or hand made, […]

Tips for Senior Pet Care

Posted on Nov 4, 2017
Tips for Senior Pet Care

As the fur around their nose turns white, their coat gets a little coarser, and they seem more content to rest than to play, our senior pets will always be our fur babies.   Senior pets need special attention when it comes to evaluating how your dog is feeling and acting. We at Run Those Dogs […]

DIY Halloween Costumes for Pets

Posted on Oct 24, 2017
DIY Halloween Costumes for Pets

Witches, pumpkins, bats and ghosts, oh my! For many, the costumes are the best part of the Halloween celebration. If you enjoy the process, this year consider including your your fur baby in the fun. You can dress alike, as a pair (think Pooh & Tigger, Mickey & Minnie, etc.), or as a group if you have […]

Pet Wellness and Aging

Posted on Oct 4, 2017
Pet Wellness and Aging

At Run Those Dogs, we care deeply about the health and safety of your pets. Its why we started the business. Because October is National Pet Wellness month, we put together this post to help pet parents think about the many aspects included in “wellness” and things to consider as our fur babies age.   […]

Rabies Awareness: Zero By 30

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

Run Those Dogs cares deeply about the health and safety of pet families. This year, September 28 is World Rabies Day. Rabies causes thousands of human deaths every year in over 100 countries. Most of those are in under-served communities with limited access to health and veterinary systems. This day was created and is coordinated […]

Considerations of Pet Memorial

Posted on Sep 6, 2017
Considerations of Pet Memorial

Pets are our best friends, our cherished family members, and our ‘kids.’ We love them and value their importance just as much as that of our human family. But as is the case for our human friends and family, we don’t really want to think about a pet memorial before we need to. But in fact, […]

Practicing Holistic Pet Care

Posted on Aug 29, 2017
Practicing Holistic Pet Care

As pet parents, we care deeply about the health and well-being of our fur babies. In honor of National Holistic Pet Care Day on August 30, Run Those Dogs has put together a few elements that you might consider when approaching the care of your pets from a holistic perspective.   What is Holistic Pet Care? […]

Honoring The NOAH Center in Stanwood

Posted on Aug 18, 2017
Honoring The NOAH Center in Stanwood

The International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) first established International Homeless Animals’ Day in 1992. They bring people all over the world together to shed light on pet overpopulation and the spay/neuter solution. Animal protection organizations and concerned individuals come together on the third Saturday of August each year to raise awareness about the pet overpopulation epidemic. This year […]