Sometimes the canines we meet in video game adventures are friends, sometimes they’re foes, and sometimes they’re heroes. From loyal to lovable, creepy to courageous, here are some of the most awesome pups from your favorite video games!
Epilepsy in dogs is a neurological condition marked by an abnormal burst of electrical energy to the brain, which causes the body to malfunction in several ways. Dogs may lose consciousness during an epileptic seizure, but not always. Here’s what you should know.
You’ve probably seen the “guilty look” from your dog, or maybe you’ve seen one of the countless guilty dog memes or viral videos online. But what does that guilty look mean? Are dogs actually ashamed of their behavior when they look like that?
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.
Dog acupuncture is a therapeutic process during which a practitioner inserts fine needles into your dog’s body to help control pain and cure chronic ailments. Modern practitioners also employ electric heat, massage, and even low-power cold lasers to stimulate acupuncture points.
Your dog’s paws let them run, play fetch, go for walks, or just generally get around. Those paws need to be cared for to protect their well-being. Pups need their paws to be in top shape to stay on the go, and it’s your job to take care of them and make sure your dog is able to keep moving.
Which is more effective for training and walking your dog? A harness or a collar? There are pros and cons to each that you should know about before switching. Find out which one is most appropriate for your pooch.
Canine colitis is an inflammation of the colon in dogs. It’s responsible for some 50 percent of cases of chronic diarrhea in dogs, and while it doesn’t demand a trip to the emergency room, it certainly requires the input of your veterinarian. Here’s what you should know.
Dog aggression toward other dogs is a very serious matter. Even if physical contact is never made, managing a dog who’s pulling and lunging on-leash is very difficult–not to mention stressful for all parties–and attempting to defuse an attack in progress is downright dangerous.
Some people can walk into a party and be friends with everyone right away. Dogs can be the same way. When they show up, the pooch party can begin. Here are a few of the most dog-friendly dog breeds who love to be social with their fellow pups.
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.
Even dogs who feel that a bath is cruel and unusual punishment have to get one once in a while. While some dogs with short coats can get away with just water, most dogs need shampoo. Here’s what you should know about picking the right dog shampoo.
Some dogs just aren’t built for apartment life. Their size makes these mostly gentle giants crave the open space of the good old outdoors. Here are some of the huge dog breeds that tower over the rest and just give you more to love.
The temperatures are warming up, and summer is in full swing. It’s a time for fun outdoor adventures, and for many of us that means camping, especially if we can bring our dogs along. Here are a few tips to get prepared and maximize the camping fun with your dog!
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.
When you’re a city-dweller living in an apartment, finding the right pup for you can be a challenge. Here are five small, calm dog breeds perfect for apartment living or for those of us who lead a less energetic lifestyle.
Autoimmune disease covers a broad variety of disorders in dogs that affect the immune system. Canine autoimmune diseases cause the immune system to attack the body’s own cells and tissue. It can be life-threatening to dogs depending on which organ or tissue the immune system rejects.
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.
Your pooch probably commands a lot of power in your household, so maybe it’s no surprise that some pups have held pretty high positions in society over the years. And why not? Dogs are loyal, loving, and protective, which are qualities we should all look for in our leaders.
You may not have heard of “Dogust” yet, but it’s coming up on August 1st! Dogust is the unofficial birthday celebration for all shelter dogs whose exact birthdays are unknown. If you adopted a dog from the shelter and don’t know their exact birthday, then join in on the celebration!
Constipation in dogs is the inability to pass stools normally and easily, which can lead to further symptoms. Constipation in dogs should not be ignored, as it can lead to further complications and symptoms. Luckily, most cases aren’t serious and are easily treated with changes in diet and lifestyle.