Category Archives: Blog

Welcome to the Uncle G’s official blog page. Here you can find relevant and up to date information, trending animal related subjects, health tips, training tricks and so much more for you and your pet.

The goal of this blog is to share and educate pet owners of cats, dogs and beyond about the many different options and opportunities to enhance you and your pets’ lives, together!

Healthy choices for the youngest to the oldest of our furry friends can make all the difference in your pet’s quality of life. Although we would like to remind and clarify that this is only a blog page sharing the most current information available to us, and that you always consult with your veterinary doctors before implementing any of the knowledge from our blog posts.

We aspire to help, entertain and educate on the many diverse and optimal ways of pet care, training and more.

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Camping Needs for Man’s Best Friend

Going camping this summer and thinking about bringing your pup for the first time?
What an exciting time! Spending time outdoors is one of the best ways to bond with your dog and simply enjoy life together. There are a few ways to make camping a tad bit easier for dog owners and we’ve got them covered.
Find out more below!

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You Can Teach Old Dogs New Tricks!

“You can’t teach an old dog, new tricks.” That old saying; is it true?

The truth is, it is more complex to teach an older dog something new, but it is not impossible!
In fact, it can be very beneficial to keep your four legged friend’s mind sharp.
When it comes to learning a new trick, or altering a pattern or habit in your pets behavior, you are talking about not only learning something new, while simultaneously un-learning an older habit.
The idea behind retraining a dog is that rewards work, and patience works even harder.
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Top 10 Kid-friendly Dog Breeds

Bringing a dog into your family is a very exciting decision! There is so much joy and anticipation when it comes to planning on bringing home a puppy, senior dog or handi-capable dog. Although it can be tempting to bring home the first furry friend you see, it can be helpful to do your research on the type of dog you will be able to care for best.
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10 Ways Pet Owners can make the most of Social Distancing

As of recent, Covid-19 has swept across our nation and it is now our duty to take the safest and healthiest precautions. However, we would like to help out with some of the “cabin fever” that comes with self-quarantining. While everyone is at home, you might be finding yourself wondering how you can make the most of this time. If you’re a pet owner, we’ve got some ideas for you! Continue reading

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Holiday Pets: The First Steps and What to Expect

The Holidays have passed and the excitement has mostly faded. But you and your family hav decided to bring a new pet into your home for the holidays. The new family member brings about a lot of changes, and they feel it too! A dog or cat entering an entirely new environment will require patience and clarity. Too many dogs and cats end up in shelters just months after adoption. To successfully create a solid trusting bond with your new pet, check out our list below of tips and what to expect with a new pet.

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The Giving Season Edition: 3 easy ways to help local animal shelters!

Tis the season of giving! The most important thing to remember during this time of year is that we can all give a little. Animals all over the country could use a little more love and we want to help you with some ideas for encouragement.

Uncle G’s Bed and Biscuit partners with a lab rescue to help out yearly, however we know there is always extra help needed as it gets colder outdoors for animals.

According to the ASPCA “Approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year.” That’s a lot of furry friends that need love!
Here are some ideas to help you decide how you’d like to positively impact our world for the lives of animals this season:

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