Pet Parents of Pasadena Blog

Who Is My Dog Spot?

What You Should Know About LA’s Exclusive Dog Care Company Are you a busy pet parent in the Los Angeles area? Then you need to know about My Dog Spot. Who is My Dog Spot? My Dog Spot is a three-time award-winning dog care company serving the greater Los Angeles area....

Run Spot, Run!

How Dog Running Benefits More Than Just Your Dog’s Overall Health   As pet owners and dog lovers, we already know that walking our dogs is an essential part of being a pet parent. Dogs, like humans, need exercise to enhance both their physical and mental health....

Reducing Your Dog’s Anxiety on Halloween

A Guide on Getting Your Dog Through This Spooky Holiday Season Halloween is upon us, and while many of us are picking out costumes, planning parties, and buying boat-loads of candy, our four-legged friends are gearing up to totally lose their cool. Here’s the thing—...

Typhus in Pasadena. Is My Pet Safe?

A flea-borne Typhus outbreak has reached epidemic levels in Pasadena and pet parents everywhere are wondering if their pets are safe. But what is Typhus, how is it contracted, and how can you treat and prevent it? Let’s find out.   What is Typhus? Typhus is a...

Top Questions To Ask Your Vet About Your Dog

It’s important to keep our pets healthy. One of the best ways to make sure that they stay healthy is by taking them to the vet. And what is even more important to their care is asking your veterinarian the right questions.   Top Questions to Ask Your Vet About...

What Should I Do If My Dog Has Heatstroke?

There is no doubt that the summer is hot. Do you know what to do if your dog has heatstroke? There are certain signs to look for and definitely things that you need do if you think if your dog is overheating.   Signs of Heatstroke Overheating can quickly turn...

When Should I Spay or Neuter My Dog?

When you get a new puppy one of the first things you have to consider is if and when you’re going to get your puppy spayed or neutered. Usually, the shelter, breeder or pet store will let you know about what vaccinations they have had, if any and also give you a...

How to Be a Responsible Pet Parent

Owning a pet is a big task. And being a responsible pet parent is an even bigger task. That’s why February is Responsible Pet Ownership month. It’s a time to remember that it’s a privilege to own pets and that we also have to be a dependable source of nourishment and...

How Should I Act Around a Service Dog?

There is a good chance that you have been out and have seen a service dog alongside their human. Whether you’re running errands, visiting a museum, or just strolling through a park, you often see dogs that are working diligently to help humans. These dutiful service...

Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?

Do you ever get the feeling that you’re being followed? Well, if you are a dog owner then you probably are being followed...often. It’s almost like you’re living the Police song “Every Breath You Take,” your dog is always at your feet watching you. Leaving you to...

Top 10 Dog Names From 2017

One of the most exciting things about getting a new dog is naming them. After you have decided that you are ready for a new family member you almost instantly start thinking of names. All of the possibilities start swimming in your mind, even though, you won’t really...

Recycle your Halloween pumpkin into healthy, tasty dog treats

It’s the day after Halloween in Pasadena and sadly time to pack up all the ghostly critters and creatures from our porches and yards. Most of our decorations get packed away in the attic or storage space till next year but what do you do with your carved Jack ‘o...

All Natural Pumpkin, Peanut Butter Treats

NATURAL UNSWEETENED PUMPKIN HAS NUMEROUS HEALTH BENEFITS FOR DOGS AND LUCKILY DOGS FIND PUMPKIN TO BE JUST AS DELICIOUS AS WE DO.  HERE IS A RECIPE FOR SOME YUMMY PUMPKIN, PEANUT BUTTER TREATS FOR YOUR DOG TO TUCK INTO. INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 eggs...