These are the people, merchants and things we think are awesome and we can’t live without them. You should probably check them out and learn to love them too.

Awesome vets we love

Endorsed by big fluffies nationwide. We know them, we love them. You should too.

In Nashville, Tennessee:

Animal House Veterinary Clinic
Bellevue Animal Hospital
Pet Med Veterinary Hospital
Southside Animal Hospital

In Lebanon, Tennessee

Tennessee Veterinary Care

In Connecticut

Coming Soon

In Massachusetts

Coming Soon

In New Hampshire

Coming Soon

Bringing your new dog home

What you need to prepare for or expect

www.cbrrescue.org/articles/bringhome.htm
www.paw-rescue.org/dog_guide.php
www.humanesociety.org/animals/dogs/tips/bringing_new_dog_home.html
www.gulfcoasthumane.org/bringing_your_new_dog_home.htm

Introducing dogs to cats

www.cuhumane.org/topics/catdog.html
www.sfgsrescue.org/articles/cat.htm
www.thecatsite.com/Behavior/50/Introducing-Cats-to-Dogs.html
www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/dog-care-introducing-new-dog-to-cat-other-pets.html

Introducing dogs to other dogs

www.humanesociety.org/animals/dogs/tips/introducing_new_dog.html
www.sspca.org/Dogs/IntroducingDogs.html
www.giveshelter.org/sitemgr/dog_introductions

Housebreaking and crate-training

www.dogbreedinfo.com/housebreaking.htm
www.cuhumane.org/topics/hseold.html
dogs.about.com/od/dogtraining/qt/housebreaking.htm
www.cal.net/~pamgreen/adult_housebreak.html
www.humanesociety.org/animals/dogs/tips/crate_training.html

Dogs and kids

www.sspca.org/Dogs/ChildrenAndDogs.html
www.wonderpuppy.net/canwehelp/1kids.php
www.canismajor.com/dog/kidsdog2.html
www.livingwithkidsanddogs.com/
www.goldenbondrescue.com/kids.html

Things you need to groom the big fluffy dogs (in no particular order)

catid/213/cname/Rakes_and_Mat_Combs
sonic.net/~cdlcruz/GPCC/library/hairlength.htm
sonic.net/~cdlcruz/GPCC/library/groomingtools.htm
www.jbpet.com/Millers-Forge-Mat-Rake,787.html
ezinearticles.com/?Grooming-Your-St.-Bernard&id=192689

Dog Food Ratings (know what you are feeding your new dog)

www.dogfoodanalysis.com
www.dogfoodanalysis.com/dog_food_reviews/index.php/cat/1
dogfoodchat.com/
dogs.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Dog_Food_Ratings

Behavior Links

Shy and fearful dogs

www.mendocinohumane.org/html/shy.html
www.fearfuldogs.com/
www.humanesociety.org/animals/dogs/tips/fear_thunder_loud_noises.html
www.sspca.org/Dogs/FearfulDog.html

Aggressive/dominant behavior

www.canismajor.com/dog/feisty.html
www.sccpets.com/PFL/NothingInLifeIsFree.pdf

Barking

www.wonderpuppy.net/canwehelp/1noise.php
www.placervillevet.com/barking.htm
www.hilltopanimalhospital.com/barking%20dogs.htm

Separation anxiety

www.humanesociety.org/animals/dogs/tips/separation_anxiety.html
www.inch.com/~dogs/separationanxiety.html
abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=2510076&page=1
www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+2085&aid=2266
www.clickertraining.com/node/1556

Dog medical issues/diseases links

Allergies in dogs

www.petplace.com/dogs/allergic-dermatitis-in-dogs/page1.aspx
www.petplace.com/dogs/allergic-reaction-to-insect-stings-in-dogs/page1.aspx
www.essortment.com/all/allergiesdogs_rlba.htm
www.all-things-first-aid.com/allergic-reactions-in-dogs.html

Giardia

www.canismajor.com/dog/giardia.html
www.pets.ca/dogs/encyclopedia/giardia/
www.beaglesunlimited.com/health/giardiasis-diagnosis-treatment-and-prevention

Coccidia

www.marvistavet.com/html/body_coccidia.html
www.beaglesunlimited.com/health/coccidiosis-diagnosis-treatment-and-prevention
animal.discovery.com/guides/healthcenter/dogs/parasites/coccidia2.html

Whipworms, Tapeworms, Roundworms, Hookworms

www.marvistavet.com/html/body_whipworms.html
vetmedicine.about.com/od/dogdiseasesconditions/tp/CanineParasites.htm
www.dogbreedinfo.com/worms.htm
www.thepetcenter.com/article.aspx?id=3514
www.thefamilypetclinic.com/CanineIntpara.htm

Parvo

vetmedicine.about.com/od/dogdiseasesconditions/tp/CanineParasites.htm
animalpetdoctor.homestead.com/parvo.html
www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+2090&aid=467

Dog medications

www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp

Breed specific information

Library of Information for Great Pyrenees

www.sonic.net/~cdlcruz/GPCC/library.htm

Newfoundland dog

www.canismajor.com/dog/newf.html
www.canadasguidetodogs.com/newfoundland.htm

Saint Bernard dogs

www.canismajor.com/dog/stbernrd.html
www.saintrescue.org/news.htm

Giant dog miscellaneous merchandise

Giant dog dogdoors

www.petdoors.com/giant-breed-dog-doors.html

Giant dog dogbeds

http://www.ohmydogsupplies.com/giant-orthopedic-dog-bed-w-headrest.html

Giant dog crates

http://www.muttmart.com/Big_Dog_Crate.html?utm_source=froogle&utm_medium=froogle

Random things worth knowing

Spay neuter issues

Benefits and risks of early gonadectomy in dogs

Homeowner’s Insurance and dogs (note: we do not endorse any insurance carrier)

Insurance quotes on dogs and lists of who does not discriminate against breeds