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Tips and advice on owning and training your pets. By Bert Holcombe, Owner, Woodlands Pet Resort: Greer, SC

What’s Not On The Menu For Dogs

Begging dog

With National Poison Prevention Week nearly upon us, it’s a great time to review some foods that humans can eat with abandon but can cause serious illness in dogs. It’s pretty easy to argue that lots of people foods are second best to a healthy dog treat that’s designed specifically for canines. However, the following […]

New Year’s Eve Stress Relievers For Canines

Fireworks display

If you’ve decided to stick around the Greenville area to ring in the new year, chances are pretty good they’ll be someone in or around your neighborhood setting off a few (or more than a few) fireworks. Dogs and fireworks often have a somewhat strained relationship. Whether you enjoy a good amateur fireworks display or […]

The Ultimate Buying Guide For The Dog Who Has Everything

Christmas greyhound

Still looking for the perfect gift idea for those four-legged loved ones on your Christmas gift list? Dogs are notoriously tough to buy for. But here are a few ideas for the perfect present for that impossible-to-buy-for pup on your list. They’re simple, sure-to-please items and experiences that are guaranteed to send just the perfect […]

Tips For A Happy Turkey Day

Thanksgiving pumpkin

Thanksgiving is a holiday that’s filled with fun with family and plenty to eat. While you know just what to do with your human family, your canine relatives require a little special treatment to enjoy the celebration to fullest. Here are a few ideas to make the day a fun, safe one for your pet […]

Have A Safe, Spooky Halloween With Your Pet


In a week or so, it’ll be time for those pint-size ghouls and goblins to haunt your neighborhood in search of the ultimate sugar rush. There’s no debate that Halloween is a fun celebration for two-legged folks. But for dogs, it can be another story. However, with a little bit of planning a good time […]

October Is Adopt-A-Dog Month!

Smiling older dog

What a better way to celebrate October’s Adopt-A-Dog Month than adding a dog in need to your pack! Since 1981 the American Humane has designated October as the Adopt-A-Dog Month to help bring awareness to the need to adopt dogs from local shelters. According to their estimate up to 4 million dogs are in shelters […]

Healthy Treats Make Healthy Pups

Dog on the floor

Dogs and people share a lot of things in common. Enjoying snacks is one of those similarities! Giving your dog treats helps make their life interesting and more tasty. It’s one way lots of people let their dog know they’re special. It gives dogs and their people something to look forward to! Just like with […]