Hydrotherapy, or water cure, for dogs is a form of occupational or physiotherapy that uses water resistance to rehabilitate injuries and relieve pain. In fact, there are many benefits of hydrotherapy for dogs and so much to understand. Here are a few of the basics you should know.
The quick answer is yes, dogs do sweat. Although, they don’t sweat exactly the same way we humans do. Learning how dogs sweat and where they sweat from helps us understand how they cool off. It’s our job as pet parents to make sure our dogs stay comfortable and safe.
Can dogs have olive oil? The quick answer is yes, but there many things to consider when deciding to add olive oil to your pup’s diet. While there are many benefits to giving it to your pup, you need to take precautions. Here’s what you should know.
Toxic, bluish-green algae blooms have been poisoning dogs across the United States during this hot summer, unfortunately with deadly results. The blooms have become a national concern according to research from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency since July.
With fall coming soon, so does the dreaded “flu season.” If you’re a pet parent, an important question you might ask yourself is, “Does my dog need the flu shot?” The quick answer is maybe; it depends on your dog’s lifestyle and risk of exposure.
If you are close with your pooch, then it isn’t hard to figure if they’re feeling down. If you happen to find your dog’s mood change for the worse, here are five ways to cheer them up when they feel depressed.
When we think about our beloved dogs, we tend to think of their best versions, tongues out while running and playing in the backyard and having a great time. But sometimes things affect our dogs emotionally, which can lead to anxiety and depression. Here’s how to spot the signs of depression in your dog.
If you’re a dog lover, then there’s a perfect way to get some peace and quiet–and that’s taking your dog out for a walk. If you’ve ever taken your dog out for a walk just to relax and clear your head, then you’re not alone, according to a new poll!
Just because things don’t go the way we planned doesn’t mean we should stop sharing our love. Steve Grieg teaches us that lesson in his story of how the loss of a special dog encouraged him to share his love with sweet senior dogs who truly needed it.
Bullying can be a rough and damaging experience, especially when you’re a kid. That’s how Luke, aged 15, felt until he met someone that could not only empathize, but would end up being his best friend. Here’s how Luke found and formed a bond with Roo, a six-legged dog who was different, just like him.
For many of us pet parents, our weekdays are constructed by routine. If routine is so important for us humans, is it important for our cherished pooches as well? The answer is yes! Here’s why.
It’s always great to make sure our beautiful dogs stay clean and smelling good by grooming them regularly, but grooming is about more than just keeping them nice and pretty. In fact, it’s actually very vital to their health and wellness.
With technological advances, a startup company might have found a great solution if your dog is lost in the community. They’re using dogs’ nose prints and facial recognition software to do it.
Dogs give us so much love and affection that, often times, we forget how expensive they can be. So, with that being said, here are eight money saving tips for dog owners.
Quite often, we might notice there are people who have better bonds or relationships with their pooches than with other fellow people. In fact, a recent survey shows just how much pet parents want to express their love for dogs more than for other humans.
Beyond seeing our beloved pups just having fun outside and enjoying themselves, there’s a lot of benefits to playing with them. Here are five benefits you and your dog receive when you play with them.
The least we can do for our dogs is to try to make sure they live comfortable, happier lives. And it doesn’t take much to enhance their lives and make them better. Sometimes all it takes is some simple and easy steps that can ensure they will be just as happy as they make us.
You’ve seen those “puppy dog eyes” before with your pup–those pleading sad eyes they throw at you when they’ve either done something they shouldn’t have, or they want a treat or to go outside. But how did dogs know to start making that look?
Dogs often get frightened and anxious due to the fireworks celebrations and loud noises during the fourth of July festivities. Inmates from the Brevard County Jail had the opportunity to visit these shelter animals to give them some companionship during the stressful Independence Day celebration.
Most of us are familiar with service dogs and their important purposes for those in need. They can even detect certain diseases like diabetes and alert if a seizure is oncoming within a person. So take a look at these five amazing service dogs in action!
If you have more than one dog at home, I’m sure you’ve seen some sibling squabbling or arguing between the two, or even three. But if you haven’t seen how two dogs at home interact together, here are six videos of dogs hilariously talking and arguing with each other. Enjoy!