Running Amok Blog

Tips, Tricks, and Crazy Dog Stories!

Just Running Amok…

We fell in love with the phrase “Just Running Amok…” years ago. It describes what happens in our day-to-day pretty accurately, between dogs, a fish, a lizard, 3 kids, jobs, hobbies, sports and everything else in between, we stay on the go.  But we still find time to laugh, love and live life to the fullest. We’ll share some of the crazy here with you, along with some tips, tricks and advice on selecting, raising and and enjoying your dogs.

Feel free to share your own crazy animal or life stories with us! You may end up with guest blog spot!!

 

6 More Healthy Dog Treat Recipes

We recently shared our four favorite dog treat recipes....but wait... we have more! These treats are 5 ingredients or less so they are easy, relatively quick to prep and healthy for your pup. You know exactly what's in them, you can easily adjust the portion sizes to...

Choosing the Right Veterinarian

Trusting your Vet vs Trusting your gut.We all know its super important to choose the right veterinarian for our furry friends. It's also important to establish a relationship of trust and mutual respect with that vet. But, what happens when your vet gives you a...

Ten Dog Sports to Try with your Four Legged Friend

So... your pup has boundless energy and you aren't quite sure what to do with that? Sounds like you have an athlete on your hands, which makes sense given that most dog breeds originated to do some sort of work. Without a "job" to do, your dog has energy to spare and...

Halloween with your pup

Spooky Season is here! With that come a ton of fun fall activities, cooler weather, bonfires and of course Trick-or-treating! And of course your four legged buddy wants to join in all the fun right? Here are some tips for a safe Halloween with your pup during this...

4 Favorite Healthy Dog Treat Recipes

4 Favorite Healthy Dog Treat Recipes

Everybody likes treats and your dog is no exception. We all want to give our furry friends what they want and reward them for being good with some tasty morsel. However, sometimes it's hard to find treats for our dogs that are also safe and healthy. Its been so cold...

10 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Warm and Safe This Winter

Its cold outside! Your dog may or may not enjoy the cold weather but either way we've compiled a list of tips to keep Fido comfy and warm this winter season! 1. Groom Your Dog.  This may seem like common sense but your dog's coat is his insulation against the cold...

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

Your dog needs daily exercise, just like you, but how MUCH exercise does a dog actually need? Well, according to www.petmd.com dogs should get between 30 minutes and 2 hours of daily exercise. The working, herding and sporting breeds require more exercise than some of...

Why are you Barking?

Why are you Barking?

Ask your dog to work for his food, even if that is just performing a simple "sit" command. This will reinforce your role as the leader. Nuisance barking is one of the most annoying things your dog can do. Aside from just giving you a headache, it can make your...

Potty Training 101

Oops! I had another accident! Whether you’ve just gotten a new puppy or you’ve adopted a dog from a shelter, you’re going to need to potty train your new furry friend. Especially with young puppies, potty training can be a frustrating process, but we’ve got a few tips...

Are you a dog or a kangaroo??

Lisa Deal, Creekside Doodles We’ve been on the topic of nuisance behaviors this week and another super annoying behavior is jumping. Have you ever gone to a friend or family member’s house only to have their dog accost you at the door, jumping up to get in your face...

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