Hooked! Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe While Fishing

Fly Fishing with DogOur state is well-known for many reasons, and among our tremendous natural resources and stunning beauty, Montana’s waterways are especially legendary. Not coincidentally, the combination of an avid angler with a well-trained hound is not a rare sight around these parts. However, while there are those that simply wouldn’t dream of leaving their dog at home, there are others that do not appreciate a canine’s presence while fishing.

While we’re not experts on the sometimes-complicated dynamics between anglers, we do know a thing or two about the ways to keep your dog safe while fishing. Ready to make a splash? Let’s dive right in… Continue…

The Scary Sounds of Summer: Noise Aversion in Pets

PuppyBam, pop-pop-pop, kaboom! From Fourth of July festivities to the ground-shaking thunder claps of a storm, these are the sounds of summer. Noise aversion in pets is a common condition, and these seasonal sounds may unfortunately create a lot of stress and result in adverse effects on health and wellbeing.

Few, if any, animals appreciate loud noises. This is in part due to their sensitivity to noise and ability to hear high frequencies. However, for some pets, simple aversion can turn into full blown phobias. Continue…