Category: Caring for Your Dog

Cleaning your dog’s ears is an important part of a good hygiene routine as a pet owner. Because ears are a fragile area on your dog, it’s important to know when and how to do it correctly. Below, we’ll offer some helpful tips on cleaning your dog’s ears. 1. Know When to Clean Your Dogs EarsMost […]

Canine Care Certified is a program backed by a land-grant university that is nationally recognized and trusted by consumers as one of the top veterinary schools in the nation, Purdue Veterinary University. The average pet owner is not familiar with the day-to-day life of a dog breeder but is deeply concerned with the welfare of […]

Whether you have a new puppy or are just looking for some grooming tips for your best friend, at Pinnacle Pet, we wanted to take some time to offer some pointers on how to keep your dog looking good!1. BathingBathing should be done semi-frequently, perhaps once or twice a month, depending on the type of […]

Several months ago, we talked about the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) efforts, which tracks and manages the genetic information of domesticated dog breeds across generations. Although the OFA mission is rooted in canine genetic disorders, their genetic database is not restricted by orthopedic illnesses or animal type, or species.OFA continues to fund research and […]

Having a puppy is a huge blessing. They’re cute, fun, and just love to spend time with us! But having a puppy is also a big responsibility. And if you want a well-adjusted dog that isn’t going to jump on house guests and eat the couch, you’ll want to start on a training regimen from […]

Did you just get a new puppy? That’s awesome! Getting a dog is such a wonderful experience. But a new puppy is also a big responsibility, and puppies have many developmental needs. One of these important needs is socialization. In fact, socialization may be one of the most important developmental needs dogs have.Why You Should […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with Christmas just a few weeks away, and that means decorating a Christmas tree for many people. However, for those of you fortunate enough to live with a dog in your home, there are some things you may want to consider before you start decorating that tree. […]