Blog

Dogs and Chewing

At Paws to Consider we deal with dogs and their chewing habits all the time, it is particularly prevalent with puppies when they are outside… everything looks like a chew toy to a puppy! Older dogs still enjoy finding things to chew even on their regular dog walks, but this is a common trait among dogs. At home,…

Read More

Spotting and Removing Tick

As Paws to Consider gets into our fall dog walking schedule, one threat we must protect ourselves and dogs from are ticks. Lurking particularly in grassy, bushy or wooded regions, it is important to be able to spot, recognize and remove ticks should they rear their ugly heads! Ticks are most common in the spring, summer…

Read More

Dog Dental Health

Taking care of your dogs teeth is important to maintaining a healthy dog. Paws to Consider walks dogs everyday, and knows that a healthy dog is a happy dog! What are the best way to ensure my dog has a healthy smile? Get Used To Tooth Care Make sure your dog is accustomed to having their teeth brushed…

Read More

Safe Summer Dog Walking

As the weather starts to heat up and we make our way into the heat of summer, it’s important to plan your walks carefully! The streets of Boston can get quite toasty… often times in ways that may be unnoticeable to humans, so it’s key to monitor your dog to keep him/her safe. Here are…

Read More

Our Pets and Their Diets

Meals, treats, and table scraps often amount to some of our dogs favorite parts of the day! However to much food can lead to an unhealthy dog, and an unhealthy dog leads to an unhappy dog. Arthritis, diabetes, and shorter life spans are all linked to obesity in dogs and some statistics show that about…

Read More

Pack Walks

Pack walks are springing up all over Jamaica Plain and they have become a great way for your dog to meet new dogs in a safe environment! Paws to Consider has been advocating for the benefits dogs receive during pack walks for some time now and find that it makes for a far more rewarding…

Read More

Dog Barking and Dog Walking

At Paws to Consider our dog walkers work with 6-8 dogs every day from all over Boston (Jamaica Plain, Brookline, West Roxbury, Roxbury, Roslindale, and Mission Hill) and communication with each dog is important in building the dog-dog walker bond! Each dog has a unique voice, but there are many commonalities among the various types of dogs barks. Here is a list of…

Read More

Dog Water Safety

Paws to Consider does daily dog walks in Jamaica Plain, Brookline and West Roxbury, and it’s not often that our dogs get to cool off during the summer months in a pond, lake or pool. Beigli (pronounced Bay-Glee) had the opportunity to jump in the some water to cool off on a hot day this…

Read More

How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need?

The age of your dog is the first factor to be considered when determining how much exercise he/she may need! Puppies will obviously need the most exercise while senior dogs will need the least. Paws to Conisder handles dogs of all ages in and around the Jamaica Plain/West Roxbury area, and always strive to find…

Read More