Petland is open during the COVID-19 pandemic and ready to serve you and your pet’s needs.

Petland Montgomery

Blog

Blog

As a pet parent, if you’re going to be having guests in the house with your pet present, then this is an essential step.  Ideally, the socialization process should begin as soon as your pup comes home. Invite friends and family over, and have them interact with your pup so that he gets used to the feel of other people outside of yourself.  Pups have different personalities and would naturally react differently when meeting strangers for the first time. So, whether the meeting is outdoors or indoors, here are 5 steps to help you ace pet-human introductions:  Stay On Top …

Read More

Going on an extended trip with your pup can be a pretty exciting adventure. The sights going by can be an incredible one for your pup, and you get to enjoy the warm companionship.  Short trips are more typically advised, however, there’s no harm in taking a long one provided you plan and pack all the supplies that you would be needing on the trip.  This piece covers everything 4 need-to-know tips for your upcoming extended human-canine trip:   Help Your Pup Adjust At least 1 or 2 months before your extended trip, start getting your pup familiar with the car. …

Read More

Pups might be soft and fluffy and loving and represent everything good about the world. However, believe it or not, sometimes, they can be less than perfect.  Sometimes, they exhibit less-than-pleasant behavior and the best move in situations like this is to nip it in the bud.  You don’t want your once-adorable puppy growing up to become a misbehaving adult. So, here’s are 5 tips to help with correcting bad habits in your pup:  Training Well-trained pups seldom exhibit bad behavior, so training is key. Commands like ‘come’, ‘sit’, ‘lie down, are the building blocks for encouraging good behavior.  Using …

Read More

Feeding your pet with a healthy diet has many benefits in the short run as well as the distant future. A great diet keeps your pet in top shape and protects them from a range of chronic ailments.  Your pet’s diet extends beyond what you give them at mealtimes. It is a sum total of all the treats, table scraps, random food tosses, and of course, the main meals too.  Proper feeding is essential to ensuring that your pet lives a long, healthy life. This is why encouraging healthy feeding habits is essential. And here are 4 tips to do …

Read More

Dogs experience allergic reactions to various things. While these allergies are typically not life-threatening, they do cause a measure of discomfort.  Allergies in pups are not quite as simple to pinpoint as in humans. It takes strong observation skills, and even afterward, there is a range of allergies that could cause your dog’s symptoms.  Common Symptoms of Allergies  Here are some of the commonly noticed allergy symptoms in pips:  Constant licking Diarrhea Sneezing/ wheezing  Inflamed skin Incessant scratching  Swellings of lips, ear flaps, or other parts of the face Periodic chewing on body parts  Hives  Fur loss/ skin irritation  Allergies …

Read More

Equipping your pup to deal with your occasional absences is a vital part of the training process. The alternative to this is a pup going berserk once you step inside the house.  Pups with separation anxiety usually need an outlet for their anxiety, and this might not bode well for you. Some of the most common indications are: Howling, barking, and whining.  Destructive chewing.  Scratching and digging at windows and doors in a bid to find their owners.  Defecation and urination; even in house-trained pets.   To help your pup get through this and adjust to the idea of your absence. …

Read More

There are an incredible number of options when it comes to dog toys. Just like anything that involves a choice, making an educated one is your best bet.An educated choice would ensure that your pup gets a great toy, and derives maximum satisfaction from playing with it. The right toy has a lot of benefits for your pup.Some of these benefits include keeping her active throughout the day, improving bonding between you and your pup (in the case of tug toys and fetch toys), or simply keeping your pup happy.Your local Petland has a wide variety of toys to help …

Read More

Your pup probably tags along when you go to the kitchen and looks longingly while you eat.Our digestive system differs from theirs, and this makes some food that is perfectly safe for us, bad for them. But not all of it is, matter of fact, some human foods would do them a world of good.So, here are 7 food items that are safe for your dog, and they will absolutely love too: Fish Fish is a great source of protein for dogs; Salmon, tuna, and shrimp are perfectly safe.Omega-3 fatty acids, found in tuna and salmon serve to boost the …

Read More

“Man’s best friend.” Does that ring any bells? It probably would, because that’s just how dogs are regarded.And this isn’t off the mark in any way. You would agree that many-a-time, after a long day, the excitement and intense tail-wagging welcome you get takes the edge off.In addition to this, here are 5 other reasons why dogs are such great companions: They Make Us Happy! Yes, we’re starting out with an essential emotional aspect. There’s no being sad or down when you’re around your pup.If he sees that you’ve been sitting around for too long, he’d probably start antics to …

Read More

Communication with your dog is mainly done with your facial expression, your voice/tone, and body language.This isn’t any different when you want to show your pet affection. And you have the tail-wagging and loving slurps to confirm that they love you right back.Now, let’s take a look at 5 ways you can show your pup affection: Gaze Into His Eyes Recall that your pup watches your facial expressions closely. Therefore, he would perfectly understand a gentle, loving gaze.While at it, you could use calm words affirming how much you love him. Raising your left eyebrow is also seen as a …

Read More

Not seeing what you are looking for? Let's start by giving you a $100.00 off your puppy by making an appointment today.

Name(Required)