Tips on Taming (and Training) a High-Energy Dog in New York City

If your dog is a ball of energy that vibrates without daily mental and physical exercise, then these tips are just right for you Before Uma and I moved to Brooklyn, we were living in a cabin in Upstate New York and training three days a week in the dog sport of…Read More

4 Reasons Why We Think The Tompkins Square Dog Run is One of Best Dog Parks in NYC

Seeing as New York City has no shortage of dog lovers, it should come as no surprise that the dog park scene is equally on-point. And luckily for us, we have plenty of pawesome options to choose from! To make your life easier, we’ve walked and played around all the dog parks…Read More

Dog Adoptions and More at Dog Day on Hester Street: A PetYen Event Spotlight

The Hester Street Fair, a local indie market on the Lower East Side, known for hosting some awesome New York City-centric events like Girl Power with LES Girls Club, Jamaican Independence Day Fair, and New York Magazine’s Grub Street Food Fest, went to the city’s dogs on May 6th 207 for its…Read More

3 Benefits to Using a Kuranda Elevated Dog Bed

The elevated platform, or pause table, is one of the essential tools in any trainer’s toolbox. It is used to teach confidence, central positions and improve focus and work ethic.  As celebrity dog trainer Joel Silverman states, “One of the best-kept secrets in dog training is the use of high areas. One…Read More

When it Comes to Walking your Dog, Aim for Quality!

One of the joys of owning a dog is that you never have to go for a walk on your own. However, sometimes your dog walk becomes a frantic race against the clock, because there are far more pressing things to do. Your dog has no sense of urgency, and can find a specific tree so interesting…Read More

3 Tips for Living in New York City with a Dog

You might think that compact apartment-living and crowded sidewalks would deter dog lovers from calling New York City home, but you would be wrong. From Great Danes to teacup Chihuahuas, walk down any street at any time of the day or night and you will be sharing the pavement with a pooch….Read More

Helpful tips on finding a pet sitter for your pet

Most pet owners find themselves in need of a pet sitter at least once in their lives. Whether you are going on vacation or have a business trip to take, there are times when pets simply cannot travel with you. The one option is to find someone who can look after your…Read More

Toys for Destructive Dogs

Toys for Destructive Dogs In the 2009-2010 American Pet Products Manufacturer’s Association’s National Pet Owners Survey, there were approximately 77.5 million dogs in American households. As more people become dog owners, more people also find out that responsible dog ownership can prove frustrating. Sooner or later every dog owner experiences destructive behavior,…Read More

Pet-Friendly Amenities for New York City Dogs

Pet-Friendly Amenities for New York City Dogs According to the American Pet Products Association, around 6 out of 10 families in the country own a pet, specifically a dog. The population of family dogs in the country currently stands at 80 million. With such high numbers in question, it is little wonder…Read More