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Collaroy Dog Blog

Tips, news, announcements and more on all things dog and Collaroy!

Have Your Dog Spayed or Neutered

Have Your Dog Spayed or Neutered

We recently rescued a three-year-old French bulldog that was fully intact (not spayed). While we planned to get her spayed quickly, it needed to be done sooner than we thought because she went into heat about a week after we got her (diapers are not fun for her or...

Are Dog Clothes Bad for Dogs?

Are Dog Clothes Bad for Dogs?

Short answer: No, but they can be. I know that’s confusing and vague but there’s a reason for the answer, which I’ll explain more in length in this post. Generally speaking, dog clothes are not a necessary item for your dog. For business I wish I could say they were...

We Standardized Our Sizing and Summer is on the Way!

We Standardized Our Sizing and Summer is on the Way!

Sizing You commented and we listened (thanks for the feedback). Many of our customers mentioned the difficulty in knowing what size to get for their dog. Some of our products varied in size from one outfit to the next making it necessary to check the size chart on...

Pros and Cons of Fostering Dogs

Pros and Cons of Fostering Dogs

How To Get Involved First, if you’re interested in fostering dogs there are many ways to get involved and many groups to work with. The Humane Society is nationwide and if you live in even a small city you’ll most likely have a local Human Society office to work with....

Benefits of Coronavirus?

Benefits of Coronavirus?

I know the title seems like an oxymoron but as it relates to animals there is a benefit of the coronavirus—more people are adopting and fostering pets, specifically dogs. New York city, the epicenter of the coronavirus in the US, now has a shortage of dogs for...

Can my dog get coronavirus? Yes! (well, maybe)

Can my dog get coronavirus? Yes! (well, maybe)

This post is not meant to create a panic but more to share some helpful information to dog owners Anyone with a pet, not just dogs, is asking questions like: Can my pet get sick? Can my dog get COVID 19? Can I get coronavirus from my pet? Can animals spread the virus?...

Why does my dog sleep on my laundry?

Why does my dog sleep on my laundry?

If you have ever owned a dog you’ve probably experienced your pup laying on your clothes—clean or dirty. It happens all the time and some dogs will seek out your clothes piles more than others. The worst is when you set down a clean pile of laundry ready to be folded...

How to Wash Dog Clothes

How to Wash Dog Clothes

Have you ever had a brand new shirt that you love, you wear it, throw it in the wash and then…it shrinks? Or it fades? I think everyone has experienced that at some point in life. It’s the worst. What was just hours earlier your new favorite shirt will now be used as...

Can a pig, rabbit, goat, cat, wombat, bear, etc. wear dog clothes?

Can a pig, rabbit, goat, cat, wombat, bear, etc. wear dog clothes?

We’re obviously being a little crazy with the blog title but we see questions like these all of the time. Can a mini pig wear dog clothes? Can a baby goat wear dog clothes? Can a cat wear dog clothes? Can rabbits wear dog clothes? Do dog clothes fit cats? Do dog...

Which small dogs are hypoallergenic and don’t shed?

Which small dogs are hypoallergenic and don’t shed?

If you’re interested in dogs, unless you live under a rock you’ve probably heard of a doodle. Goldendoodle, Labradoodle, Mini-doodle, Sheepadodle, Great Danoodle (that one was new for me), Bernadoodle, Dalmadoodle, Schnoodle, the list goes on and on and on. It seems...