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What Type of Exercise is Best for My Dog?

The right amount of exercise is important for our families, including our dogs! Being physically active helps us reduce stress and live long, happy lives. It has the same effects for our pets too! Exercising your pet also reduces destructive behavior like chewing your shoes, or nosing into your trashcan. After all, they get restless [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on What Type of Exercise is Best for My Dog?

Top Eleven Pawfect Gifts for Your Dog!

The holiday season is all about celebrating the meaningful relationships in our lives, including the bonds we have with our dog pals. They are truly part of the family, and what better way to show them love than wrapping up a gift just for them? From delectable treats to clever technology, we’ve scoured hundreds of [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|Stories|Comments Off on Top Eleven Pawfect Gifts for Your Dog!

Dog Training Tips: My Dog is Scared of the iFetch Noise. Help!

Is your dog afraid of the sound your iFetch makes? Don't worry. We can help. We recommend a gradual training approach starting with getting your pup used to the iFetch while it's turned off, then playing fetch independently near the machine while it's on, and eventually working up to having him fetch straight from the [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on Dog Training Tips: My Dog is Scared of the iFetch Noise. Help!

Pet Health Insurance 101

Picture this. You’re out playing with your dog, and something spooks her. She darts around the corner and disappears. Panic sets in, and you frantically search the neighborhood. Thankfully, she’s ok, but what if she had been hurt? An unexpected illness or injury can cost thousands of dollars, and most likely, you haven't budgeted for [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on Pet Health Insurance 101

How to Socialize Your Puppy

Socializing your puppy at an early age is the best way to prepare them for a long, happy life as an adult. Socializing is more than just taking your puppy to the local dog park to mingle with other dogs. It’s about introducing your puppy to new places, new smells, and even new human friends. [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on How to Socialize Your Puppy

3 Ways to Clean iFetch Tennis Balls

Are your iFetch tennis balls slimy and gross? We can help you get them clean! Dogs naturally discover and carry their toys with their mouths. This means slobbery and crusty toys, especially iFetch tennis balls. Gross! In fact, all dog toys can get pretty slimy and stinky, and it’s a good idea to regularly take [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Tips|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Clean iFetch Tennis Balls

7 Boating Safety Tips for Your Pup!

Labor Day should involve anything BUT labor! It’s a holiday dedicated to spending time with family (including our pups) and relaxing the day away. If your Labor Day adventure includes boating, consider bringing your dog along for the ride. While it might be fun to bring the iFetch on the boat, we would advise to [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|News|Comments Off on 7 Boating Safety Tips for Your Pup!

Dog Training Tips: Dropping the Ball in the Funnel

"My dog knows a 'drop it,' but won't drop it in the iFetch funnel!" This is a frustrating situation. Luckily, we have a few dog training tips to help you both get past this issue. In order to move forward, we recommend your pup has a solid "drop it." If your pup is having [...]

Vacation Options: Dog Boarding? Doggy Day Care? Pet Sitting?

As a dog mom myself, I have struggled with leaving my fur child with just anyone when I'm unavailable to take care of him. The idea that they may not show him enough love or walk him as often as I do worries me too much! I'm sure every dog parent out there can relate [...]

What to do when your dog just won’t pick up or drop the ball!

When you're trying to teach your dog to use an iFetch toy, sometimes even our most ball-motivated dogs will have absolutely no interest in picking up and/or dropping the ball. Don't worry, all hope isn't lost! While you will need to eventually teach your dog the 'drop it' command while holding the iFetch ball, we [...]