Clever, soft, and cuddly, it is no wonder why Maltese puppies are becoming more and more popular as pets. Thinking about adding a Maltese puppy to your family? Here are a few things to know about puppies of this breed.
World Kindness Day, which falls on November 13th, acts as a reminder of how important it is to be more like our dogs – -warmhearted and gentle to others. Dogs are always there for us when we need them, so consider using World Kindness Day as an excuse to show your pup a little extra love.
If you’ve adopted a senior dog into your life, make sure you keep their mind stimulated and sharp. By keeping your dog’s brain active, you can help fight off the symptoms of dementia, anxiety, boredom, and more. Here are a few tips!
Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is known to affect humans. You may have noticed that Fido has also been looking despondent around this time, too. Can the lack of sunlight affect our dogs just as severely? Actually, there are several ways it could.
We’re thrilled that November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, and if you are considering adopting a four-legged friend, you should be, too! Here’s my senior dog adoption story, along with a few a few myths about senior dogs that need to be busted. Spread the word and give a sweet senior a chance in November!
Thanksgiving is a tradition centered around a delicious meal shared with friends and family. While we mostly think of the humans we love with this tradition, we can’t forget our four-legged family members. Use these tips to make a grand Thanksgiving feast for your dog this holiday season.
The first Wednesday in November is officially International Stress Awareness Day. There’s no denying that being a dog parent can have its stressful moments. But did you know that there are loads of things our dogs to do help alleviate our stress?
The first full week of November is Animal Shelter Appreciation week. This week is designated to recognize all of the organizations who help stray and abandoned animals. Here are some of the ways your local animal shelter helps dogs, cats, rabbits, and a variety of other animals.
Forget about witches and zombies; a seemingly innocuous bag of candy can be one of the scariest things that enters a dog parent’s home. Calls to the Pet Poison Hotline increase twelve percent during the week of Halloween. Here’s what you should do if your dog eats candy.
Dry eye in dogs is a condition in which the cornea and the surrounding parts of the eye become inflamed, often due to a lack of tear film. The medical name for the condition is Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca, or KCS. Here’s what you should know.
It can be difficult to tell if dogs are underweight. Some dog breeds naturally have more svelte builds, while other dogs breeds can be a bit more stocky. Here’s what you need to know about finding out if your dog is underweight.
Oh, those grumpy, smooshed faces! Aren’t French Bulldog puppies the cutest? Frenchies are making a big comeback popularity-wise, climbing up into the top five most popular dog breeds in the United States in recent years. Here’s what you should know about them.
As we get closer to Halloween, it may be easy to jump to the scary conclusion that your dog has turned into a werewolf. Even more alarming is the fact that October 26th is Howl At The Moon Day, a day that werewolves are sure to observe. Here’s what to look for.
Cherry eye in dogs happens when the nictitans gland, which normally sits behind your dog’s third eyelid, prolapses, meaning it moves out of place. A dog’s third eyelid protects their eyes, but sometimes the gland behind the eyelid can become irritated and pop out. Here’s what you should know.
Beagles are one of the top ten most popular dog breeds in America and are adored for their curious, warm personalities. Beagle puppies especially turn heads with their cute looks, too! Here are some adorable pictures and a few facts you should know before you adopt a Beagle puppy.
At some point, you may have seen your dog with watery eyes or even seen your dog shed a tear. However, while we humans can cry for emotional reasons, dogs do not. So what does it mean when you see your dog “crying” actual tears? Here are several possibilities.
The short answer is yes, your dog can have pumpkin. Not only is pumpkin a nice change of pace for your pup’s palette, it is also a healthy people food to add to your dog’s diet. However, you must be cautious and serve pumpkin to your dog safely and in moderation.
Skin allergies in dogs occur when the immune system over-reacts or is hypersensitive to a particular substance, also known as an allergen. Veterinarians also refer to skin allergies as allergic dermatitis or atopic dermatitis. Here’s what you should know.
Swollen eyes in dogs, also known as blepharitis, refers to a medical condition in which your pup’s eye or eyes might look puffy, irritated, or infected. Seeing your dog with swollen eyes all of a sudden can be alarming, and it’s important to consult your vet as soon as you notice symptoms.
October 1st is National Black Dog Day! It’s a day to get the word out and encourage people to adopt black dogs, who often get left behind in shelters just because of the color of their fur. Here are ten reasons why you should adopt a black dog.
The German Shepherd Dog is the second most popular breed in the United States, and it’s easy to see why. German Shepherd puppies are ready to play, snuggle, and make you laugh uncontrollably at their unintentionally goofy demeanor. Here are five things you should know about them.