The Top Dog-Friendly Hotels in the US

The Top Dog-Friendly Hotels in the US

For those of us that love to travel, making sure that our pets are well taken care of can pose a challenge. If you’re not into boarding your pet, the only option is to bring him or her with, and for those lucky dogs, we’re compiling our favorite pet-friendly hotels...
What Not to Feed Your Dog

What Not to Feed Your Dog

It’s always tempting to slide your dog a piece of steak from the family dinner table, but many people aren’t sure which foods are safe for dogs to consume and which foods you need to avoid. Here’s a quick breakdown on foods to avoid when it comes to your furry...
How Aromatherapy Can Help You (and Your Dog)

How Aromatherapy Can Help You (and Your Dog)

Many people tout the benefits of aromatherapy, especially when used in conjunction with essential oils and even meditation. Like most things that are good for humans, aromatherapy can also benefit your dog and be used to reduce anxiety related to separation, storm...
Can anti-anxiety music help your dog de-stress?

Can anti-anxiety music help your dog de-stress?

As humans we know that soothing music can help to mellow us out, but a group of veterinarians conducted a study to test the same theory on kenneled sheltered dogs to see if different types of music could in fact reduce anxiety and improve behavior. Originally...
How to Keep Your Dog Happy & Healthy

How to Keep Your Dog Happy & Healthy

When we accept the responsibility of bringing a dog into the family, we’re committing to providing them a safe shelter and also keeping them as happy and healthy as possible. While routine trips to the vet will keep your pet healthier and disease-free, here are some...
Help Alleviate Pet Anxiety Naturally

Help Alleviate Pet Anxiety Naturally

The team at ZenCrate is committed to providing a resource for ending your pet’s anxiety. With that being said, we recognize that while ZenCrates are a great way to do this, there are also many other methods of treatment that may aid in alleviating your dog’s...
Celebrate National Dog Week!

Celebrate National Dog Week!

National Dog Week is celebrated during the last full week of September, and of course, year round for most dog lovers. Its origins date all the way back to 1928 when Captain Will Judy, former publisher of Dog World Magazine and World War II Veteran, wanted to...
How Therapy Dogs Can Help You Feel Better

How Therapy Dogs Can Help You Feel Better

Although here at ZenCrate, we know how great a welcome home kiss from our dog can be at the end of a hard day, science now backs up the fact that therapy dogs, and even just having a dog as a pet can actually help you feel better. This practice dates back to 1976 when...
A Note from Charger

A Note from Charger

Hello friends, and friends that I haven’t yet met. I wanted to share my story with you, a little piece of my journey that will hopefully help dogs like me. Like many dogs that experience anxiety, my life was once ruled by fear. My human called it my sixth sense;...
How to Leash Train a Dog

How to Leash Train a Dog

“Are you walking him or is he walking you?” Many dog owners have been on the receiving end of this quip while struggling to restrain a wayward dog. Failure to maintain control of your dog on a leash is dangerous for you, your pet, and other dogs or people you may...