The dreaded Picky Eater. If this is your dog, fear not — you can turn them around and get them to eat! Here are some tricks you can use to be sure your pup is getting all the nutrition they need.
Obviously, good nutrition is essential in preventing certain health conditions from developing in the first place, but it can also be used to improve existing health conditions. Here are a few health conditions and how dog parents can help treat their pets through targeted nutrition.
How A Rescue Event Grew Into A Full, Animal-Saving Foundation: Meet The Founder Of ‘It’s All About The Paws’
2020 has been a tough year for public events and rescues alike, but It’s All About the Paws, a combination of the two, used some creative problem-solving and was able to pull off a successful sixth annual event this October. And the best part was meeting the founder and CEO, Erika Seibert!
Shelter Fundraisers Change It Up For Social Distance: Check Out Anderson Animal Shelter’s Walk4Animals 2019 & 2020
The pandemic and social distancing rules meant that Anderson Animal Shelter had to change things up. Luckily, they found some really fun ways to adapt their fundraiser and still help animals! Here’s a look back at the Walk4Animals last year and how Anderson is still going strong this year!
Lee Kriska has been a public speaker for the Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois, an animal-assisted therapy assistant, and a librarian at Summit Public Library where she brings her service dog to help read and educate kids about service animals. Here’s what Lee had to say!
Living With Muscular Dystrophy & A Service Dog: Meet Corporate Accessibility Lawyer Kevin Fritz & His Dog, Piper
We pet parents love our dogs, and we couldn’t imagine life without them. But some people rely on their animals for more than just love and companionship. Service dogs are different from pets, therapy animals, and even emotional support animals. They provide specific services to persons with disabilities or medical conditions, and they accompany their […]
I had the pleasure of interviewing Bridget and Eric Schuda. Eric is a Marine Corps veteran and service dog owner. Here’s what they had to say about life with a service dog!
September is National Service Dog Month, and in honor of that, DogTime would like to increase awareness and share appreciation for service dogs. I had the pleasure of interviewing Gayle Silberhorn, who is both a service dog owner and trainer. Here’s what she had to say!
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!