What Are My Dog’s Exercise Needs?

    Unfortunately, some people don’t think enough about exercise when selecting a breed, and they choose a dog who needs more exercise than they’re willing or have time to provide. Here are some tips to give your dog the exercise they need.

    by DogTime
    4 Hours Ago

    Bringing Home Your New Dog: Preparing And First Steps

    Moving to a new home with a new family can cause stress for dogs, and it can certainly cause stress for you, too. You can make the transition easier on both of you by doing a little advanced planning. Here are a few steps you can take when bringing home a new dog.

    by DogTime
    October 19th

    DogSpeak: What Does Your Dog’s ‘Guilty’ Look Really Mean?

    You’ve probably seen the “guilty look” from your dog, or maybe you’ve seen one of the countless guilty dog memes or viral videos online. But what does that guilty look mean? Are dogs actually ashamed of their behavior when they look like that?

    by Colleen Safford
    October 16th

    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 15th

    Dog Obesity: Causes & How To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight

    October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, but obesity is a health problem for dogs all year long. In fact, experts say an estimated 56 percent of dogs are overweight or obese in the United States. Here’s what you should know about dogs and obesity.

    by DogTime
    October 8th

    Rabies In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Prevention

    Rabies in dogs is a virus that affects the brain and spinal cord, and it’s always fatal. This is why vaccinating against rabies is so important for dogs. Symptoms of rabies include behavioral changes, paralysis, and eventually death. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    September 25th

    Colitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

    Canine colitis is an inflammation of the colon in dogs. It’s responsible for some 50 percent of cases of chronic diarrhea in dogs, and while it doesn’t demand a trip to the emergency room, it certainly requires the input of your veterinarian. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    September 23rd

    Pet Parent Problems: ‘My Dog Bites When Startled! What Do I Do?’

    Some dogs nip when they feel startled. While it may not be your dog’s fault that they bite in response to surprises, it is a behavior that you probably want to stop. Here are some steps you can take to reduce surprises for your dog and train them to react positively to unexpected approaches.

    by DogTime
    September 16th

    How Pet Therapy Helps Humans With Mental Health Issues

    Animal lovers already know how good it feels to interact with their pets. But research has shown that this positive effect can also be applied in a therapeutic setting. Here are a few of the different types of pet therapy making their mark and how they can successfully help treat a wide range of conditions.

    by DogTime
    September 1st

    Holistic Therapies And Alternative Dog Health

    Holistic Pet Day happens on August 30th, so maybe alternative treatments for dogs are already on your mind. But dog parents have questions about holistic therapies and alternative medicine for their pooches all year long. Here are a few things you should know.

    by DogTime
    August 28th
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