Ah, bread — a treat as tempting to the olfactory senses as to the taste buds, and as tempting to dogs as it is to humans. So, can dogs eat bread? The short answer is maybe; it depends what’s in that slice. Here’s what you should know.
Do you need to worry about citronella negatively affecting your dog? The short answer is your dog probably shouldn’t come into contact with any citronella product, but it’s a little complicated. Here’s what you should know.
Let’s face it — “doggy breath” has never been a compliment, whether given to dogs or humans. Check out a few benefits of good dog breath! How do I love thee, fresh dog breath? Let me count the ways!
Just like with human health, dental care is an important component of your dog’s overall wellness. Taking care of their gums and teeth can lead to better long-term health for your pup. Here’s what you should focus on!
We love getting outside with our dogs, but sometimes we have to find a few indoor activities for a rainy day. Dog-themed, DIY arts and crafts can give us something to do, and we get to keep our fun tributes to our best furry buddies!
Help Pass The ‘One Health Act’ To Fight Diseases Like COVID-19 In Humans & Our Animal Friends: Dr. Dana Varble, DVM, Explains
The One Health Act legislation is an effort to unify research and advancements to stop disease spread. It’s especially relevant now for zoonotic diseases like COVID-19. Dr. Dana Varble, NAVC’s Chief Veterinary Officer, tells us why she has been such a champion for the act.
I started researching the topic of separation anxiety in dogs because my day job will be bringing our department back to the office soon, and my work-from-home days with my dog will end soon. Here are some tips I’ve learned from my research.
While you may never become a meteorologist or fortune-teller, the good news is that there are products that will help your rainy outings become just as easy as a day in the sun. Here are five of dog parents’ favorite options for keeping their pups dry and clean on rainy days.
We’re celebrating #WeSayThanksDay on May 19th to honor all essential workers on the front lines! Theresa Villamiel is one of those heroes. She’s an emergency room nurse at Edward Hospital in Naperville, Illinois. We wanted to find out how her dogs are comforting her in these stressful times.
Since many of us are stuck at home without a chance to get to a professional photographer, you and your pup may be scratching your heads trying to think of new ideas to take your at-home spring photo shoot to the next level. Well, look no further!
When I heard about Yummy Combs, which claim to promote dental health, I was excited for my dog, Leia, to try them. My excitement was nothing compared to Leia’s as soon as she smelled them! Here’s what happened when we tried Yummy Combs doggy dental chew treats!
Should we be stocking up on items for dogs during these uncertain times? Dr. Dana Varble, DVM, Chief Veterinary Officer for the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), and Sarah Gawel, Petsmart Assistant Store Leader, shared their opinions and experiences with DogTime.
Some dogs leap with excitement at the jingle of car keys, and some quake in terror until the car ride is over. Luckily, there are some items available that can improve the doggy car ride experience, reduce any messes, and make your dog feel more at ease. Here are a few favorites!
With shelter in place rules and humans spending more time at home, fostering can provide companionship, as well as a way to help animals. DogTime spoke with vet Dr. Dana Varble and Amber Kay of Fur Angels Animal Sanctuary about why now is a perfect time to foster animals in need.
Subscriptions for our dogs sound especially appealing right now during shelter in place when days may be getting monotonous for humans and dogs alike. If you’re stuck at home and can’t make it to the store for supplies, Chewy can help out with their Autoship feature.
Animal lovers are likely feeling a little helpless because their usual methods of supporting shelters, like volunteering or going to shelter events, are on pause. And some of us just don’t have the resources to foster or adopt. Here are a few ways you can help animal shelters instead during the pandemic!
I was hopeful when CookiePal reached out to DogTime to ask if we’d like to give their dog treats a try. I saw their amazing ingredient lists, which include sweet potatoes for some flavors. So did my picky pooch enjoy CookiePal treats? Here’s how it went!
In between her time spent treating patients at Chicago Exotics in Skokie, IL, working as Vice President of the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), and enjoying her own dogs, Dr. Dana Varble, DVM, graciously offered to share her passion about modern veterinary medicine with DogTime for an interview.
Training Through Positive Relationships: Meet Matt Beisner, Star Of Nat Geo WILD’s ‘Dog: Impossible’
“What if there are no bad dogs?” Dog behavior specialist Matt Beisner, star of Nat Geo WILD’s Dog: Impossible, poses a question he already knows the answer to–there aren’t. Here’s what he had to say about his training techniques, his new show, and our relationships with dogs.