Euthanasia is an overdose of barbiturates that will stop a dog’s heart. It is painless when done properly. Many dog owners choose this option when their pet’s suffering becomes too great. Here is what you should know about dog euthanasia.
Arthritis is often assumed to be a senior dog disease. While it certainly does strike dogs in their golden years, younger dogs are susceptible, too. Although it’s incurable, treatment can make your dog feel a whole lot better. Here’s what you should know about arthritis in dogs.
Happy Mother’s Day! This year, Mother’s Day falls on May 12th. Don’t forget to tell a mom out there–whether they’re dog or human–how much you love and appreciate them! To celebrate pooch moms and their furry babies, here are 25 more pictures of mother dogs and puppies!
Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 12th this year, and we couldn’t be more excited to honor all the great dog moms out there. The puppies in these pictures are showing their mama dogs some appreciation with licking, snuggling, playing, and more.
As May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, now is a good time to also go over some tips for keeping Lyme-carrying ticks off your dog. Here’s what you can do to treat your dog for ticks, when you should see a vet, and how to prevent tick bites in the future.
Ticks can spread Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and more! How should you check your dog for ticks? And what should you do if you find one? Here’s a guide to catching these bloodsuckers in the act and what to do if they bite your dog.
Check out some awesome home remedies for common problems your dog might have. Yeast infections, burs in fur, hotspots, dirty ears, and fleas can all be treated naturally in the comfort of your own home. Of course, consult your vet, first!
Caring people want to help friends through the grieving process when they lose a pet. You might be one of those people, and maybe you’re wondering what you can do for a friend or family member who feels helpless during this time.
Do you have a dog who’s strong in The Force? Is your pup a Padawan Jedi-in-training or a budding Sith Lord on the path to the dark side? Whatever the case may be, your pup could find a great name inspired by characters in the Star Wars galaxy.
Are you wondering what the best small dog breeds for an apartment are? Since small dogs take up less space, many apartment dwellers prefer the smaller dog breeds. Here are 32 small dogs who make great companions for those who live in apartments or condos
A blood loss of as little as two teaspoons per pound of body weight is enough to cause a dog to go into shock. Every dog owner should know how to control or stop bleeding, even if it’s just long enough to get the dog to the veterinarian.
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.
April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month–a month we dedicate to teaching fellow pet parents about providing emergency care to their animals. Here are some facts that will help you prepare to give your pet first aid in an emergency.
April Fools’ Day isn’t just for humans. Some of our best animal buddies like to get in on the prank action, too! It turns out dogs are actually excellent pranksters. Check out some of the best dog pranks YouTube has to offer!
Picking a name for your dog might come easy for some, but it can be a daunting task if you haven’t already thought about it yet. Here are a few things to consider as you decide on the perfect dog name for your pooch.
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer—they’re all part of St. Patrick’s Day! But there are a few hazards all dog owners should keep in mind before their festivities—and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns.
Maybe you’ve just adopted a pooch descended from Irish dog breeds, or maybe your pup is just Irish at heart. Whatever the case, here are some of the best Irish dog names for your furry family member.
February 24th is World Bartender Day, and we’re celebrating with a delicious, doggy-inspired beverage–the Salty Chihuahua Cocktail. Try the Salty Chihuahua cocktail at your next party, and you’ll be yapping with delight.
February 19th is International Tug-Of-War Day! It’s a great day to play tug-of-war with your dog. However, many people wonder if it’s even a safe game to play with their pooches. Here’s how you can play this fun game safely.
From George Washington to George Bush and beyond, there has often been a dog in the White House—or two, or three, or ten. If you’re looking for a name for your new pooch, then get some inspiration from our Presidents.
Forget elephants and donkeys–the White House has often been the domain of canines. With Presidents Day on the way, here are some facts about the pooches who made the White House their home with their Presidential parents and what it takes to be First Dog.