Holiday Puppies: A Nightmare After Christmas?

    If you’re thinking about gifting someone a puppy for Christmas or bringing one home to your family, you might want to stick with traditional presents instead. Your bundle of joy can become a holy terror if you’re not prepared. Here’s what you should know about Christmas puppies.

    by DogTime
    December 4th

    Dr. Mahaney’s Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Pets

    Pet hazards lurk in festive foods, decorations, and schedule and environment changes. Take the following precautions this Thanksgiving, as you could suffer emotional and financial stress caused by a pet’s holiday health crisis if you’re not careful.

    by DogTime
    November 28th

    How To Teach Your Dog To Play Fetch

    Fetch is a great form of both mental and physical exercise. When structured properly, it’s also a terrific way to practice impulse control and consistent obedience. If your dog doesn’t know how to play fetch, don’t worry. Just about any dog can learn with a bit of training.

    by Colleen Safford
    November 22nd

    How To Stop Dogs From Destructive Chewing

    Is chewing a destructive behavior? Here’s the simplest answer: Only if your dog is chewing on the wrong thing. Making sure your dog chews only on appropriate things will help keep them–and your belongings–safe. Here are a few ways you can redirect your dog’s chewing and put a stop to the unwanted behavior.

    by DogTime
    November 20th

    10 Dog-Inspired Cocktails For Your Holiday Party

    Are you looking for fun, themed cocktails for your holiday party? Check out these ten delicious dog-themed cocktails that will give any holiday party lots of bark! Your human guests will definitely “stay” with these pup-inspired libations, and they’ll want to “fetch” a few more!

    by DogTime
    November 19th

    Caring For Your Senior Dog: What You Should Know

    November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! As our dogs get older we often see different age-related ailments that can cause our pups pain and discomfort. If you’re considering bringing home a sweet, old pooch this month, we’ve got a few tips that will help when it comes to caring for your senior dog.

    by DogTime
    November 18th

    9 Dogs Welcoming Their Soldier Dads Home [VIDEOS]

    Some service members have spent weeks, months, or years apart from their families, including their dogs. So it’s no wonder that their furry companions are so happy to see them when they return home. Here are some heartwarming videos of soldiers reuniting with their best friends in honor of Veterans Day.

    by DogTime
    November 7th

    Senior Dogs: Proper Care And What To Expect

    If you’re thinking about adoption, the advantages to bringing home an older dog are many. If the dog you’ve had since puppyhood is now approaching their golden years, it’s important to keep doing the things you’ve always done together. Here are a few things you should know about senior dog care.

    by DogTime
    November 6th

    November Is Pet Diabetes Month! Help Raise Awareness

    November is designated as Pet Diabetes Month. It’s a month to help educate pet owners about the symptoms, treatments, and management of diabetes in our furry friends. The goal is to raise awareness and help pet owners recognize diabetes in their animals so they can seek appropriate treatment.

    by DogTime
    November 4th

    10 Halloween Safety Tips To Keep Your Dog Out Of Danger

    You might want to take your pup out trick-or-treating with the family or stay home to hand out treats to kids in costumes. Either way, make sure you take all the necessary precautions to have a safe and happy holiday. Here are a few tips for keeping your dog out of danger on Halloween night.

    by DogTime
    October 31st

    Nepal Celebrates Dogs During Diwali Festival

    In Nepal, the festival, called Tihar, celebrates the triumph of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. Nepal dedicates the second day of these festivities to celebration of the special relationship dogs have to humans.

    by Vicki Clinebell
    October 21st

    Dogs 101: Everything You Should Know About Bathing Your Dog

    Most dogs would rather skip bath time, but bathing plays an important role in the health of your dog’s coat and skin, helping to keep your dog clean and free of dirt and parasites. Here are a few FAQs and answers about giving dogs baths that should help you get started.

    by DogTime
    October 18th
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