A lot of people believe that all dogs are born with the ability to swim instinctively. It can be a deadly misconception. Turns out there are three types of dogs: those who can swim, those who can swim but need help, and those who have a unique ability of sinking like a rock in any aqueous situation.
Those of us who work from home know what a challenge it can be to create a work life balance. Throwing a dog in the mix makes it even tougher. Learn how to survive working from home as a dog parent with these six tips.
Sunburns develop when dogs suffer from overexposure to UV rays from the sun, making their skin tight, red, and tender, just like when we humans get sunburns. Here’s what you should know if your dog gets a sunburn.
With Holistic Pet Day coming up on August 30th, you may be looking out for some alternative treatments that can spare your pup from side effects and, just maybe, spare your wallet from losing weight. Here are five more natural home remedies for your pup.
There are a few herbs, natural supplements, and people foods that you can give to your dog for a health boost without breaking the bank or causing concern that your dog is getting too much of a certain vitamin. Of course, you should discuss these with your veterinarian before making any changes to your dog’s diet.
Perhaps instead of spending your remaining time with your canine companion in a state of grieving and sadness, you can make the rest of your pet’s life as comfortable and wonderful as possible. Here are some tips on how to make your dog’s last days the best that they possibly can be.
Animal hoarding is not only dangerous to the animals in the hoarding situation, but also to the hoarder, themselves. Here is what you should know about animal hoarding and what to do if you see the signs of an animal hoarder.
Not all dog’s stink; yet, somehow, your dog stinks. Some dogs are just stinkier than others, right? Here are things to look for if you find your dog smelling even after the most thorough of baths.
Most dog parents have experienced a pooch leaning on their legs at least once in their lives. Your dog simply sits or stands next to you and casually leans a bulk of their weight against your calf. But why do they do it?
Some dogs have a bizarre but adorable trait of sticking their tongues out all of the time. Sometimes it’s just the tip; other times their entire tongues are hanging out of the sides of their mouths. While this can be a harmless, endearing trait, it can also be a signal of underlying health issues.
It may be hard for those without pets to understand, but the death of a pet is a profound loss. Pets are family members. And when their time comes, it can be traumatic for anyone at any age. With that in mind, shouldn’t employers allow pet parents to take a grieving period away from work?
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Whether you have a smaller dog who requires daily brushing or a larger dog breed who isn’t as prone to dental issues, adding plaque-fighting treats like WHIMZEES Dental Chews can be a great supplement to your dog’s at-home dental health regimen.
With their spunky attitudes and fluffy coats, it’s no wonder that so many people consider getting an Australian Shepherd puppy. Before you go to your local rescue or shelter and adopt a cute Aussie pup, here are a few important things you need to know about Australian Shepherd puppies.
Are you thinking of bringing a Jack Russell Terrier puppy into your home or family? These smart, highly athletic pups are quite adorable, but there are some things you should know about Jack Russell Terrier puppies before you head over to your local rescue to adopt one.
Whether you’re at the beach, having a picnic in the park, or simply sitting on your front porch with your dog, there is nothing better than getting sucked into a great summer read. Here are some of our favorite books for every dog lover’s summer reading list.
Blastomycosis in dogs is fungal infection that tends to cause health issues in different areas of a dog’s body depending on infection site. If left untreated, the fungus can infect other parts of the body and cause a host of issues and can even be lethal.
Neosporin for dogs, like humans, can be used to prevent minor infections and offer some pain relief for non-emergency cuts, burns, or scrapes. Neosporin is a brand name of the topical treatment Neomycin-Bacitracin-Polymyxin. Here’s what you should know.
Ehrlichiosis in dogs is a tick-borne illness that can lead to lifelong health issues like anemia, eye problems, neurological problems, and hemorrhaging. Some dogs might fight off the infection and recover after the first stage, but others may have lifelong, chronic health ailments.
“Brachycephalic” refers to dogs with short muzzles, and this face shape is a huge disadvantage to dogs in the hotter months since their main mechanism for cooling down is panting. Here’s how summer heat can be dangerous–even deadly–for dogs with shorter snouts.
We are all incredibly busy people, but is it really necessary to be on your phone while you walk your dog? Here are five reasons why you should unplug for your dog walks.
There are some things you should know about Alaskan Malamute puppies before you run out to your local rescue and adopt one. While they make great companions, they’re a breed that takes special care and patience. Here is everything you need to know.