How To Treat Someone – Literally – When A Cherished Dog Dies
Even when a cherished, elderly dog is sick beyond cure and declining for weeks or months, the end always feels far too sudden and permanent. Show your sympathy and support with this thoughtful tribute...
Remembrance Rituals: What Some People Are Doing To Honor Their Pet When They Die
It's important to transition from the mentality of “they died” to “let me tell you how he really lived.” This is true of people and pets.
Exercise for older dogs?
What sort of outings are appropriate for older dogs?
Dog Ages & Stages
Life phases for dogs and puppies
Which pet insurance company is best?
What should I consider when deciding on a pet health insurance company for my pets?
Thinking about fostering an adoptable cat or dog?
Do you have what it takes to be a foster parent for a cat or dog? What happens if you fall in love with the pet and want to adopt? We examine what’s involved.
A case for adult dogs
The myths surrounding homeless adult dogs keep some potential adopters at bay. Learn the truth about adult shelter dogs and give these, loving, loyal dogs a second look.
Embrace your dog, just not literally
Over the decades we have embraced (and I mean this literally) our dogs just as we do our family.
What sex should my second dog be for them both to get along?
Do males tend to get along better with other males, or would a female puppy be a better choice?
Intro to housetraining
The more time you devote to housetraining and the sooner you start, the faster and easier it will be.
Why puppy food?
Must all puppies eat "puppy food" or is it okay to just feed them larger servings of regular dog food?
How do I determine when it's time to say goodbye to my elderly dog?
Food for older dogs?
What am I buying when I pick up dog food labeled "for seniors"?
What am I buying when I pick up dog food labeled "for puppies?"
Stop feeding puppy food?
At what age is it appropriate to stop feeding my dog puppy food and do I need to phase it out gradually?
The advantages of adopting and owning a senior dog are many. Learn the needs of a senior dog has and find out if an older pup is the ideal best buddy you've been hoping for.
Prepping for puppy time
So, you are on your way to pick up your new puppy...but wait! Have you prepared your home and family for your new arrival?