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Training Series: How to Crate Train Your Dog (With Tips from a Trainer)

By Geraldine Orentas

While crate training is undoubtedly controversial, it’s up to pet owners to choose the training methods that best align with their beliefs. If you’re still unsure about this training method, we reached out to Ayumi from Paw by Paw Dog Training & Behavior to share her thoughts on crate training and some of her recommendations. 

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Training Series: How to Acclimate Your Dog to a New (LAY LO) Bed

By Geraldine Orentas

Teaching your dog how to acclimate to a new bed is an easy training journey that takes about two to four weeks to master. To help you get started, we asked Ayumi from Paw by Paw Dog Training & Behavior--and a LAY LO dog owner, a few tips on how to get your dog acclimated to their new bed. 

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What Makes the Best Dog Bed for Puppies

By Geraldine Orentas

Getting your puppy a fabulous dog bed is perfect for giving them a space to call their own (and keep them off the couch too). A dog bed will keep them comfortable, warm and will protect their bone structure as they grow. 

But, if only picking a dog bed was that easy. From millions of options to choose from, how do you know which one is the best? Hint: A LAY LO dog bed (wink-wink). 

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Laying low with Annick and Nate

Laying low with Annick and Nate

By Gabriela Baiter

Annick Mayer is an Executive Producer at Butter Music & Sound in Venice, CA. Her husband, Nate Ripp, is an Art Director at 72AndSunny. With both of them now working from their mid-century modern home, we catch a rare glimpse of what life looks like for these LA creatives and their two sweet and quirky furry friends. 

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Why We Wanted Our Dog Beds to be Orthopedic

Why We Wanted Our Dog Beds to be Orthopedic

By Geraldine Orentas

More than comfort and durability for dogs, high-quality orthopedic dog beds have tremendous benefits for pups struggling with arthritis, dogs at high risk of hip problems, and senior dogs too. 

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The LAY LO Approved Way to Clean Your Dog’s Bed

The LAY LO Approved Way to Clean Your Dog’s Bed

By Geraldine Orentas

Just like you wouldn’t go to bed on dirty sheets, your dog doesn’t need to sleep on whatever has rubbed off onto their bed’s fabric. It’s time to think of easier ways to clean your dog’s bed that will fit seamlessly in your cleaning routine. But, at LAY LO, we set a mission to design an easy to clean dog bed that you and your pet will love. 

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What Makes a Great Dog Bed – According to LAY LO

What Makes a Great Dog Bed – According to LAY LO

By Geraldine Orentas

At LAY LO, we want to help you find the perfect dog bed for your canine companion, so we’ve created a comprehensive guide to help you choose the right dog bed. 

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5 Laylo’s Favorite Pet-Friendly Restaurants in LA

5 Laylo’s Favorite Pet-Friendly Restaurants in LA

By Geraldine Orentas

We all love to spend time outside and enjoy a delicious meal in our favorite restaurants. 

As we explore the dining scene around us, let’s explore some of our favorite pet-friendly restaurants in LA. 

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Should Your Dog Sleep In Your Bed? How Bad Can It Be?

Should Your Dog Sleep In Your Bed? How Bad Can It Be?

By Geraldine Orentas

There’s something all-American about having a dog at the foot of your bed or snuggled close to you. Their warm fur, wet noses, and big, brown eyes can bring on all the feels. But, the all-time question remains: should your dog sleep in your bed

“Sharing a bed with your dog is a good bonding experience,” says Shadi Ireifej, DVM DACVS of VetTriage. “It gives them emotional comfort.” 

But as comforting as it may be, is it a good idea to co-sleep?

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The Laylo Pets-Approved Way to Keep Your Anxious Pup Calm

The Laylo Pets-Approved Way to Keep Your Anxious Pup Calm

By Geraldine Orentas

When our dogs feel anxious, we feel nervous too. Naturally, we want our dogs to feel safe and comfortable, so it’s tough to watch your little bud pacing, panting, whining, or scratching. Keep reading ways to calm an anxious dog in different situations and with other natural solutions. 

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