There aren’t many people who expect their dogs to go out and get jobs, and that’s a good thing. If dogs entered the work force en masse, a lot of us humans would be out of our jobs because a canine could probably do what we do better.
Bath time can be trickier for senior dogs who deal with arthritis, skin conditions, blindness, and more. When bathing your senior dog, you should make every effort to get them as comfortable as possible, work with their medical needs, and reduce anxiety.
In our efforts to prepare potential dog adopters for the responsibility, are we actually scaring them off? How can we educate and make sure adopters are ready? Here are a few ways we can educate and prepare potential dog adopters without scaring them away from dog ownership entirely.
Sometimes we can forget that our pups can get sunburns, just like us, and that can lead to skin damage, secondary infections, and skin cancer. A fur coat isn’t always enough protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Here’s what you should know about using sunscreen on your dog.
The brave, selfless, and devoted military dogs who are killed in action while protecting our troops deserve to be honored along with the human soldiers who have fallen in battle. Take some time to remember and thank them as you enjoy this Memorial Day.
Summer is on the way, and it’s a time to break out the grill and have a fun barbecue party with friends. But it can also be quite dangerous for your dog. Memorial Day weekend tends to be the kickoff for grill season, so here are ten tips to keep dogs safe at barbecues.
Up to 80 percent of dogs will suffer from gum disease at some point in their lives, and poor dental health can seriously affect seniors’ overall well-being. Here are six tips that will help you keep your senior dog’s teeth clean and maintain their oral health.
For some people, a more relaxed, even lazy dog breed might be more their speed. The dogs on this list are happy with moderate exercise for some of the day, but they’re mostly content to be couch potatoes and sit around with their humans in the house.
Funny dog videos keep us coming back to YouTube for more hilarious pups to brighten our days. These funny dog videos will probably stick around and be re-shared for years to come, and no matter how many times we see them, they still bring smiles to our faces.
When looking for the best dog food for your dog, there are many factors to consider. Dog diets are formulated for size, age, breed, energy level, medical needs, and more. Here are some of the most popular dog diets that might be best for your pooch.
Interactive play between dogs can be mentally stimulating and provide physical exercise, which can reduce anxious or destructive behavior around the home. Helping your dog make other dog friends can be great for everyone involved.
We know the difference between an hour, day, week, month, year, and so on because of the way we experience, record, and remember time. Are dogs capable of telling time the same way? Do they have emotional responses based on how much time has passed?
If you think your dog has an amazingly caring, calm, and obedient personality, you may want to share your pup’s love with people who could benefit from a therapy animal visit. Be prepared because the process for becoming a therapy animal is not easy.
There may be animal shelters near you with dogs for adoption, but how do you know which shelters are honest, helpful, and willing to go through the effort to make sure their dogs end up in safe and loving homes? Here’s what you should know.
Weighing in at a whopping seven pounds, my Yorkshire Terrier wouldn’t seem intimidating to someone seeing him for the first time, but his attitude is larger than life. Here are eight ways my small dog acts like the biggest dog in the world.
There are plenty of obscure dog breeds out there, but some breeds just rise to the top more than others. The five dog breeds on the list below are so popular that almost everyone in the world has heard of them, seen them, or lives with them.
Pooch paws were made for walking, but that’s not all they do. If you’ve ever taken a closer look at your dogs feet, you’ll notice that they have lots of features…
There are many breeds that we call bully dogs, and they can have vastly different looks, temperaments, and breed histories. So why do we group them all under the label of “bully dogs?” Well, they all have one thing in common.
In addition to the preparations you’d usually make when going for a long car ride with any dog, you have to take into account the special needs that come with your dog’s advanced age. Of course, we all love our senior pups and would gladly do anything to make their journey more comfortable.
Leishmaniasis in dogs is a disease caused by a Leishmania parasitic infection that can either result in a skin reaction or an abdominal organ reaction known as black fever. Here is what you should know about the disease.
Picking up your dog’s poop isn’t just a courtesy or a matter of public health, it’s a chance for you to find out what’s going on inside your pup. Dog feces can tell you a lot about a dog’s health and what may be wrong with their diet.