We dog lovers like nothing better than a warm wet kiss from a furry friend. It’s a good sign of the bond we share with them. But there can be one deterrent that would keep us from enjoying that sloppy wet kiss.“Doggy breath” can be bad enough but if you catch your pal eating poop, all bets are off.
With the start of October comes the beginning of the fall, but most importantly, Halloween! This holiday is a ton of fun for humans, but this time can be very confusing for many pets. So many different sights, sounds, and smells can overwhelm them and leave them in a very bad mood. So, think of your friend in advance and start preparing for Halloween with a few pointers.
Dog vitamins and supplements are extremely popular. There’s so many out there! But what constitutes a vitamin and what constitutes a supplement? Do supplements need a prescription and in what cases might my pooch need one? Before we get into some specific supplements and when we might consider them, let’s take a few moments to answer some of these questions.
I love dogs. But what I love most about them is seeing them in their element: happy, healthy, playing, and enjoying time with their human companions.
It is a big responsibility to take care of a dog, whether it involves feeding, training, or even cleaning up after it. One of the often-overlooked tasks a pet owner has to consider doing, though, is walking their pooch, which is definitely more than just a chore. In fact, taking your dog out for a quick walk does much more than exercise and can be improved with a few helpful tips.
Did you know that October 4th is widely recognized as World Animal Day? This day comes around once a year to remind us just how important animals are to society and why we need to give animals the voice they so desperately need. While you too may be an animal lover, have you ever wondered what fellow animal lovers have done for other creatures? If you read a little about the origin of this event, you may be surprised how far people have come to give your pet their proper rights and what you too can do on this special day.
September 28th is recognized as World Rabies Day, a day that is meant to raise awareness about the threat that rabies still poses and the constant raging battle against it. As a pet owner, it is important to understand the consequences that the deadly disease holds and how it can be prevented for humans and animals alike.
I am asked often by pup parents if there’s some way to keep their pooch from shedding. But you can’t stop dog shedding from happening, and you shouldn’t try, because this is a healthy process all dogs need to go through. However, you can manage it and we have some tips to help, including how to recognize when your pup may have an actual medical problem causing hair loss.