We have been breeding high-quality Frenchies for several years now and we have learned quite a bit in the process, but we are smart enough to know that we haven’t learned everything. Occasionally, we will get requests from authors or organizations regarding the posting of articles that they think might be insightful to our clients and visitors to our website. We screen these articles and if we believe that they can provide additional knowledge that will allow our clients and site visitors to make more informed and better decisions and become better pet owners, we do agree to some of these requests.

Hopefully, you will find the articles posted under this heading to be educational and enjoyable. If you have any questions or comments regarding them please don’t hesitate to contact us.

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Rid of Pet Odor in Your Home

How do we smell? The human nose and brain is capable of discriminating roughly 1 trillion scents, according to a study by Leslie Vosshall of Rockefeller University in New York City, and that is a conservative estimate. We “detect smells by inhaling air that contains odor molecules, which then bind to receptors inside the nose

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The Importance of Keeping Toxic Chemicals Away from Your Dog

By Hannah Stevens Like young children, dogs and puppies are forever curious. They never tire of sniffing objects in their environment, as well as eating or rolling in them. Endless sights and scents mean adventure and exercise for your furry friend, and it’s a joy to witness this kind of carefree enthusiasm for life. Along with the healthy benefits of curious energy come certain dangers, however, including the risk of overexposure or poisoning by harmful chemicals. Fortunately, your dog can avoid exposure or ingestion of toxic chemicals – with a little help from you, his beloved human. Know the Culprits Before you can be effective at keeping toxic chemicals away from your dog, you have to know what these chemicals are. Educate yourself about common household products that can be harmful to your pet, as well as any chemicals your dog may be exposed to when the two of you take your walks. Anything your dog is exposed to will be carried into your home – and into your bed, too, if you allow co-sleeping with your dog. Not only do you need to know which chemicals to avoid, but also what specific products and materials contain them. Often, a toxic

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3 Ways to Help You and Your New Puppy Sleep

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over more than half of the homes in the United States have pets – with about 45% of those being dogs that share the bed! When our furry friends come into our lives, they are wonderful to have around…but how do we get them used to a new environment without stressing them out at nighttime – and in turn, getting a good rest ourselves?

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Traveling with your pet amid COVID-19 restrictions

According to Time, humans and pets have been bonded for at least 14,000 years, citing physical evidence of the human-dog connection. A 2015 Harris Poll study found that nearly all pet owners (95%) view their pets as family members. Our pets provide love and comfort, especially during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic. It makes sense …

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The Best Travel Tips for Dogs and Their Parents

Does your favorite traveling companion have four legs and a wagging tail?  When you love going places with your dog, it’s important to find ways to keep his special needs met throughout your various voyages.  Whether you’re going down the block for a playdate, or on a cross-country road trip, here’s how to ensure every excursion is fun for you both. 

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The 7 Most Common Training Mistakes Owners Make

by Steffi Trott As a professional dog trainer, I know that every owner only has the best intentions when it comes to training their pups. Everyone wants their dogs to be well-behaved and a joy to be around. But did you know that you are probably making some really common mistakes in your training? These mistakes not only slow down your progress, but can actually demotivate your pup and make him enjoy training less. Whether you are working with a brand-new pup or an adult dog with reactivity issues – there are some mistakes you really should stay clear of. Today I want to share with you the 7 most common training mistakes I watch owners make – as well as how you can avoid making them! #1 Unrealistic Goals Nearly every owner starts out highly motivated when it comes to dog training. I have watched some owners work with their dogs as many as 5 times a day in the beginning – but only the beginning. After a week or two the novelty factor of training your dog wears off, and then work, daily chores and other hobbies become too important to keep up with dog training. The more unrealistic goals

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Stop Your French Bulldog Puppy from Jumping Up on You and Others

by Shona Rose An important habit you need to get rid of is your French bulldog puppy’s jumping. It is something that you need to get onto straight away because once they start learning this type of bad habit, it is incredibly difficult to getthem to stop doing it. French bulldog puppies will jump, despite what people may think. It is intheir nature to test boundaries as young dogs and to get attention from theirowner. In the wild, wolf pups jump up in the mother’s face in order toregurgitate the food they have just been fed. In a domestic situation, you need to show your little Frenchie that it will not get any attention when it is jumping. This is something that you should encourage from a very early age. This is often seen as very cute when they are small, but when they grow into bigger animals, it is not so cute when your Frenchie starts ‘frenching’ your face. If you are unable to stop the puppy from jumping this will serve to be apsychological problem as the dog turns into an adult. It will show dominance and demand your attention around every bend. This will serve to be problematic in the long run as you will have

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Simple Tips for Caring for a Senior Pet

Once pets reach a certain age, they start to need a deeper level of care in order to live a healthy and enjoyable life. Some of the most common signs of aging include a gradual loss of mobility, hearing, and sight, as well as more susceptibility to diseases. The age at which this occurs depends on factors such as breed, genetic makeup, and nutrition, among others.

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Should You Let Your Frenchie Sleep With You in Your Bed?

You may have heard from some Frenchie parents that they love to snuggle up with their dogs throughout the night, while some just hate to do so. You’ve probably also read about the health benefits of letting a French Bulldog sleep with you, and, on the other hand, you’re skeptical because it could adversely affect the quality of your sleep. So, should you let your Frenchie sleep with you in your bed?

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Pet Safety for the Bedroom

“The stay at home orders from COVID-19 have shaken up the way of life for new and old animal lovers alike. But no worries!” Shutterstock / Prystai have compiled a safety guide for both you and your pet to stay happy and comfortable while sharing a room

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