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Establishing a Calm Bedtime Routine for Dogs

Establishing a Calm Bedtime Routine for Dogs

Just like you, your dog needs to get enough sleep to be happy and healthy. As a pet parent, there's a lot you can do to help your fur baby reap all the benefits of adequate rest. Establishing and sticking to a consistent bedtime routine is one small thing that you can do to make a big impact, and in this post, we'll share tips on how to do it and discuss ways to overcome common sleep problems in dogs.  Continue reading
Beat the Winter Blues: Seasonal Mood Changes in Dogs During the Winter

Beat the Winter Blues: Seasonal Mood Changes in Dogs During the Winter

Throughout the spring, summer and fall, your dog is active and lively, eager to play and be by your side. But when winter comes, your rambunctious pooch suddenly seems to be sleeping more, nervous or disinterested in the toys and games that usually get them up and moving.

If this sounds familiar, you're not alone. Many dog parents notice that their fur babies' moods and behaviors seem to shift during the winter months. This leads to a simple question: do dogs develop the winter blues like some people do? In this post, we'll explore the answer and share tips on what you can do to help your pet during the cold weather season.

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New Year, New Health: What are Your Dog’s Goals for 2024?

New Year, New Health: What are Your Dog’s Goals for 2024?

On behalf of everyone at Kradle — Happy New Year to you, your pup and the rest of your family members (including the feathered, furry and scaly ones). As 2024 gets underway, you're likely setting goals for yourself and your household. But what about pet New Year's resolutions? Continue reading
Overcoming Puppies’ Fear Periods

Overcoming Puppies’ Fear Periods

You've added a puppy to your family and are enjoying watching them grow. Their playful antics and curiosity never fail to bring a smile to your face, and it seems like your furry family member has fully adjusted to life in their new home. Then, suddenly, everything seems to change. Your once friendly dog now seems insecure and anxious. Sound familiar? 

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The Impact of Aging on Dogs' Anxiety

The Impact of Aging on Dogs' Anxiety

Research shows that around 73% of all dogs exhibit at least one behavior that stems from anxiety. While dogs of all ages can suffer from it, old dog anxiety is especially common due at least in part to the effects of aging. Although anxiety can negatively impact your fur baby's mental well-being, there are things you can do to help. Continue reading
Navigating Holiday Stress: Understanding Dogs' Triggers

Navigating Holiday Stress: Understanding Dogs' Triggers

The holiday season is a time for family gatherings, beautiful decorations, music, delicious food and fun activities. Adults and kids of all ages anticipate its arrival, eager to enjoy all the merry festivities, but some family members may find it harder to revel in all that the holidays bring. Specifically, the furry, four-legged members of your family may suffer from stress and anxiousness while you're feeling holly-jolly.

The good news is that there are things you can do to help your pooch throughout the holiday season. Being able to spot dog anxiety symptoms and identify potential stressors is an important first step. In this article, we'll share some elements of holiday celebrations that can be stressful for dogs and teach you what to look for to spot signs of anxiety. We'll also introduce you to some strategies and CBD dog calming products that may help your dog during the holidays.

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The Gift of Calm: Kradle's Guide to Holiday Dog Gift Ideas

The Gift of Calm: Kradle's Guide to Holiday Dog Gift Ideas

Find the perfect gift for your dog this holiday season with Kradle's gift guide. Check out calming CBD product bundles to make the holiday special for your dog.

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Is Your Dog Scared of Fireworks? Here's How to Help

Is Your Dog Scared of Fireworks? Here's How to Help

Summer is a great time for dogs, except for those days and nights when fireworks ring through the air. The loud booms and bright flashes fireworks produce are often alarming and terrifying to dogs... Continue reading
6 Tips for a Calm Halloween With Your Pup

6 Tips for a Calm Halloween With Your Pup

Did you know Halloween is the second most stressful holiday of the year for pups, after the 4th of July? Halloween can trigger stress among your dog with a night full of ding-dongs at your door... Continue reading
10 Dog Breeds Most Likely to Have Separation Anxiety

10 Dog Breeds Most Likely to Have Separation Anxiety

As it turns out, some dogs may be more prone to separation anxiety than others depending on their breed... Continue reading

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