The Right Type Of Dog Harness For Your Dog
Some dog harnesses are meant for everyday use with dogs on walks, but there are also dog harnesses for training purposes, for service dogs, or for use in the car. Here's what you should know.
Is Your Dog Afraid To Let You Out Of Their Sight?
Having a velcro dog is not always a bad thing - but sometimes it can be a sign of anxiety. Learn how to tell the difference.
10 Things Dog Owners Need To Throw Out Right Now
Spring has sprung, and it's time to start your spring cleaning. That's especially true if you have items around the house that can hurt your dog if you don't get rid of them or replace them.
Von Willebrand Disease In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Von Willebrand disease in dogs is a hereditary bleeding disorder. It's caused by a deficiency of a protein necessary for blood to clot, and it can be fatal in severe cases. Here's what you should know.
7 Great Danes Who Think They’re Lap Dogs [VIDEOS]
When you think of a big dog, you probably think of a Great Dane. They're huge pups that could easily be mistaken for small horses. But that doesn't stop them from thinking like lap dogs.
Mucus Or Blood In Dog’s Stool Or Blood In Urine: What Does It Mean?
Mucus or blood in your dog's stool or blood in your dog's urine are symptoms of other conditions and don't identify the cause of the underlying problem. You should definitely consult your veterinarian as soon as possible if you see these symptoms.
Do I Have To Be Rich To Own A Dog?
When we think of adopting a dog, we often get caught up in the joys they'll bring, but that can distract us from the fact that it takes some financial preparation and consideration before we go out looking for a pet to call our own.
5 Things Only Puppy Parents Know About Getting Ready In The Morning
Puppies are adorable, but they also come with needs and wants that cause their human parents to miss out on other things--like sleep. Here are five things only puppy parents understand about getting ready in the morning with a puppy.
Golden Retriever Puppies: Pictures And Facts
If there is anything that can prove there's at least an ounce of purity and good in this world, it's a Golden Retriever puppy. Check out these pictures of adorable Golden Retriever puppies and learn facts to see if they're right for your family!
8 Sad-But-Great Dog Movies To Make You Ugly Cry
There’s nothing like a sad dog movie that will make you sob uncontrollably. Here are 8 really sad--but really great--dog movies that will make even the toughest, most emotionless dog lovers shed a tear.
Alopecia Or Hair Loss In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments
Alopecia in dogs refers to hair loss that can be partial or complete, but it also refers to deficiencies in a dog's coat or a failure to grow hair at all. You should see your veterinarian to get a proper diagnosis and begin treatment.
Allergic Reactions In Dogs: Symptoms, Triggers, & Treatments
Allergic reactions in dogs can be difficult to spot, as they vary in type, severity, and cause. Almost any substance can trigger allergic reactions in dogs, though there are some allergens that are more common triggers than others.
6 Hilarious Dogs Who Didn’t Care About Agility Course Rules [VIDEOS]
When we think of a dog show event, we expect to see the best in agility and obedience. But sometimes, there are a few dogs in the bunch who don’t really care about any of that. In fact, all they really wanna do is have some fun.
“Dogs For Sale?” We Need To Talk
So you've just typed "dogs for sale" into Google hoping to find a specific breed of dog or a cheap, quick, and easy way to grab a companion. We need to talk.
Pancreatitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Pancreatitis in dogs refers to an inflammation of the pancreas that can either be acute or chronic. If untreated, it can result in permanent organ damage or even brain damage. Here's what you should know.
How Therapy Dogs Can Help With ADHD Symptoms
Researchers explored the benefits of therapy dogs on children with ADHD. Specifically, they wanted to test the symptoms of ADHD through interactions with therapy dogs. Here's what their research found.
Cheap Dog Food Brands Lose Profits As Pet Owners Spend More For Premium Ingredients
Traditional, cheaper dog food manufacturers are losing out on profits as brands focused on quality ingredients win over customers who won't settle when it comes to caring for their fur babies.
Do Dogs Scratch The Ground To Communicate?
Dog paws have scent glands, which can enhance the olfactory message that they create and transmit to other dogs. They can use scratching as a way to communicate with another pup via their paws.
Does Your Dog Have A Food Allergy, Or Is It Food Intolerance?
What separates a food allergy from food intolerance—and makes a food allergy a little more serious—is the immune system trigger. Here's what you should know and what you should do if your dog has a bad reaction to food.
Dogs’ (And Men’s) Fertility At Risk With Chemical Pollutants In The Home
Researchers from Nottingham traced a concerning decline in fertility among human males. They were able to correlate it to the presence of chemicals in the home. Not only that, the effect appears to extend to male dogs in the house, as well.
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