Outdoor Adventure: 5 Fun Ways To Get Fit With Your Dog This Summer
With the warmer weather upon us, it is a good time to think about how you'll make the most of the coming summer months when you can enjoy the outdoors. While you're at it, why not get your dog involved in the fun?
8 Fun And Cheap Dates You Can Go On With Your Dog
There are plenty of fun activities to do with your new human companion that your dog buddy can enjoy, too. And if it doesn't work out with the new human in your life, you can still try these out with just your dog as your date, instead.
Poison Ivy And Dogs: What It Looks Like, Symptoms, And Treatment
The good news is that poison ivy doesn't affect dogs as often as humans. Their fur coats reduce the chances that their skin will be exposed. Still, there is a chance that a red, itchy rash will appear, and dogs who eat the plant may suffer some gastrointestinal upset.
How To Make Sure Your Pet Sitter Is Trustworthy
How can we make sure our dogs are with the right pet sitter? How can we make sure they are trustworthy? Here are a few steps you can take to pick a great pet sitter who will put your mind at ease while you're away from your furry best buddy.
6 Heroic, Funny, And Smart Dogs Helping Other Dogs Out [VIDEOS]
Most of the time as pet parents, we'll be there to help our pups through whatever troubles they get into. And when we're not around, it's good to know that there are other dogs out there who are willing to help out their canine brothers, sisters, and friends.
10 Things You Should Be Adding To Your Dog’s Food
There are plenty of health benefits to making your dog's food with natural ingredients instead of processed dog food that can contain filler or harmful products that you may not be aware of.
Gallstones In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments
Gallstones in dogs form from bacteria, bile, calcium salts, cholesterol, and proteins, and they sometimes cause blockages in the gallbladder. If you notice the signs of gallstones in your dog, you should see a vet immediately. Here's what you should know.
Big City Dog Walkers Talk Trust, Giving Back, & 10 Years Of Walks: Meet Windy City Paws!
If you are lucky enough to live in one of the greatest cities on the planet, then you may be familiar with Windy City Paws, Chicago's favorite dog walkers. Here's what they had to say about building trust, dog walking apps, and taking care of pets for a decade in the big city!
Addison’s Disease In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment
Addison's disease in dogs, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, affects the production of hormones in the adrenal glands, which are located near the kidneys. It can lead to serious symptoms in dogs unless proper treatment is given.
Happy Easter! 9 Dogs Having Their Own Easter Egg Hunts [VIDEOS]
Easter baskets and bunnies may be mostly for human kids, but your dog doesn't have to miss out on all the Easter festivities. An Easter egg hunt is a great way for your dog to use their nose, get some exercise, and enjoy the spring weather!
Street Festivals: 5 Good Reasons You May Want To Leave Your Dog At Home
It's getting warm outside, and if you live in a big city, that means street festivals are starting to pop up. Of course, dogs are a pretty common sight at most of these gatherings, but not every dog is suited to the hustle and bustle.
Tick Season: What You Need To Know To Keep Your Dog Safe
Tick populations and instances of tick-borne illnesses are on the rise. It's important that you know how to keep your dog safe from ticks and their bites by learning what to watch out for where you live, how to avoid ticks, and what to do if you find a tick on your dog.
5 Fun Dog Activities For A Rainy Day
Now that spring is here and April is bringing its showers, your pup could probably use some fun indoor activities to fight the boredom. Fortunately, there a few things you can do inside on a rainy day that may keep your dog mentally and physically in shape!
Heroic And Villainous Dog Names Inspired By The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Does your dog dream about flying around and rescuing people from bad guys? Now they can have the next best thing--a name from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Whether your dog is a little hero or a mischievous villain, you can find a dog name from the MCU.
7 Times Humans Went Above And Beyond To Rescue Dogs From Danger [VIDEOS]
Dogs are there for us without question, and their companionship and love mean everything. That's why when they need us, we do whatever it takes to help them. Here are seven times humans have gone above and beyond to rescue dogs from danger.
Prednisone And Prednisolone For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects
Prednisone and prednisolone are steroids that can be used for dogs to treat inflammation and suppress the immune system. They treat a wide variety of diseases and disorders in dogs and veterinarians can prescribe them for many conditions.
Dog Grooming: Doing It Yourself Vs. Going To A Professional
It’s a full-blown job to get our cute lovable pups nice and clean. But what is the best option when it comes to grooming our pets? Should we groom our dogs ourselves or leave it to a professional to do it? Here are some pros and cons of both.
Pet First Aid: How To Control Your Dog’s Bleeding In Emergencies
A blood loss of as little as two teaspoons per pound of body weight is enough to cause a dog to go into shock. Every dog owner should know how to control or stop bleeding, even if it's just long enough to get the dog to the veterinarian.
10 Times Dogs Woke Up In The Most Hilarious Ways [VIDEOS]
We like to let sleeping dogs lie most of the time, but when we catch our dogs waking up on camera, the results can be pretty funny. Here ten of the most hilarious videos that caught dogs waking up in the funniest ways.
Is Your Anxiety Contagious To Your Dog?
Studies indicate that there is a correlation between anxious behavior in dogs and anxiety in humans who are close to them. Are you anxious and worried your dog might be affected? Here's what you can do about it.
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