Training Your Dog to Be Your Running Companion

September 22nd, 2020

Running with your dog is a fun way to spend time together and helps keep both of you in tip-top shape. Plus, having a running buddy can be an important source of motivation. To train your dog to be the perfect running companion, check out the following tips.

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Top Eleven Pet Friendly Things To Do in Charleston

September 22nd, 2020

For years we’d heard about all the pet friendly things to do in Charleston. From stunning beaches and tranquil parks, to mouth-watering eateries and unique attractions that roll out the “pets welcome” mat. When we were finally able to visit, Ty and Buster were positively drooling to sniff out the top pet friendly things to do in Charleston! …

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How Accurate Is ‘Alpha’s’ Theory of Dog Domestication

September 22nd, 2020

The ‘boy and his dog’ tale is a piece of prehistoric fiction, but scientists are uncovering the true origins of our incredible relationship with dogs.

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Introducing Pegasus Carpet Cleaning of Charleston & Mt. Pleasant

November 15th, 2018

Have a dog who occasionally prefers to use the carpet in lieu of grass?  If so, please call Dogstar and book a workaday dog walk.  Have a young puppy or senior dog with incontinence issues?  Book a workaday bathroom walk plus a carpet cleaning from our new sister company, Pegasus Carpet Cleaning!

We’re happy to introduce our new company, Pegasus Carpet Cleaning. We offer low-moisture carpet cleaning to both residential and commercial clients in the Charleston and Mt. Pleasant area. If you’re tired of moisture and wicking issues from ‘steam cleaning’ give our low-moisture approach a go. Beautiful results guaranteed and carpets dry in less than 1 hour!

Click here for more information – Pegasus Carpet Cleaning.

Thank you,

Brett & Nick

5 Ways To Keep Your Dog Healthy This Spring

February 12th, 2018

Longer days, warm weather, and weekends spent frolicking with your furry friends all mean one thing–spring is here! As we emerge from our winter hibernation and prepare our yards, gardens, and home for the upcoming months, we don’t want to forget our pets. Increasing temperatures also mean the return of several health threats to our dogs and cats. Use this simple guideline to help make the blue skies and sunshine as fun and safe as possible.

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Cold Weather Pet Safety

January 17th, 2018

You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets’ health?

Here are some tips to keep your pets safe during cold weather:

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6 Summer Snacks For You and Your Dog

July 12th, 2016

As summer approaches, nobody wants to spend a lot of time in a hot kitchen, so what do you do when you want something quick and healthy that you and your dog can share?

Check out our collection of quick and easy dog- and people-friendly recipes that are perfect for picnic outings or cooling down on a hot day. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks? 11 Things To Know

July 3rd, 2016

Do fireworks scare your dog? He’s not alone. While they’re fun for humans, the loud, unexpected sounds of fireworks cause stress and anxiety for a lot of dogs. Before July 4th rolls around, here are eleven things to know about why your dog gets anxious and what you can do to help.

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Dog Rules for Charleston Beaches

June 25th, 2016

We often get asked about local beach rules concerning dogs.  Below is a list of local beaches with relevant dog information and hours.

Folly Beach Dog Rules

While dogs are allowed on Folly Beach year-round, from May 1 to September 30 dogs are not allowed on the beach between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. A maximum fine of $500 can be issued to anyone who breaks this rule. Dogs must be on a leash while on the beach and under control by their owners. As always, dog waste must be picked up by pet owners.
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Dogstar on Instagram

June 23rd, 2016

Dogstar Pet Care is now on Instagram.  Please click below to follow us on our daily adventures with the dogs and cats of Charleston!

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