Pawty Survival Guide: What to Bring

Whether you’re new to BYOD or an old member, preparing for a pawty can be a struggle from outfits to supplies. The BYOD pack leader Michelle Trejo joined Laura Koch, executive manager of Meadowlake, at the BYOD Houston Educational Pawty. This image used with permission During an event, a dog may need water, much like yourself, and bringing a collapsible water bowl can be … Read More

Pawty Survival Guide: Nervous Body Language

An adult Italian greyhound looking on while sitting at a table in a cafe or restaurant patio.

Having you ever been invited to go somewhere, but you rather stay in your sweats with Netflix? Despite humans being social creatures, we are also excited for a night out. Dogs are like humans in that way. Wanting to go out to events depends on the day and the mood. You might say, “But our pups don’t speak our language!” … Read More

Pawty Survival Guide: Social Dog Behavior

Most of us think we know our dogs pretty well. We also think our dog is the best dog in the whole world, so we want to show our good boys/girls everywhere. However, many owners may not know everything there is to know about dogs, especially when it comes to dogs socializing with other people or other dogs. Here’s where … Read More

7 Pupular Valentine’s Gifts

Cupid’s day is here, and you need to find the perfect gift for the love of your life: your pup! Never fear, BYOD is here. Here are the top gifts our team is pawsitively pawstruck in love with. The worst part of the day is leaving your dog at home, and it’s not ideal for them either. With the interactive … Read More

3 Clever Exercises for Your Lazy Pup

Pug Sleeping

Making sure your lazy pup gets proper exercise can be a challenge, especially when their favorite pastime is napping. Just like snooze sessions, exercise needs to happen daily to keep your dog healthy and happy. We’ve gathered 3 clever exercises that’ll make your pup jump up even when they just want to be lazy. Grab a bag of your pup’s favorite treats … Read More