Dog Ear Mites: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Dog ear mites are small parasites, most commonly of a species called Otodectes cynotis, that feed on the wax, oils, and debris in dogs' ears. They can cause inflammation and injuries as dogs scratch themselves. Here's what you should know.
Dog Walking Injuries Rise Among Seniors And Aging Adults
Having a dog can be a great motivator to get up off the couch and go for a walk. But even exercise as moderate as walking your dog can present dangers like fractured bones and unwelcome visits to the emergency room, particularly for seniors.
Dachshund Puppies: Pictures And Facts
Dachshunds never seem to slow down just because of their short stature. Even though Dachshund puppies are small and adorable they enough heart and spirit to match any of the big dogs. Here's what you should know!
Can Dogs Eat Oranges? Are Oranges Safe For Dogs?
Can dogs eat oranges? If you're looking for the quick answer, it's yes. However, the full answer is not so simple, and you should check with your vet before feeding your dog human foods. Here's what you should know.
7 Ways My Big Dog Acts Like A Lap Dog
From fitting into tight spaces to jumping up for a greeting, big dogs have no concept of size, and we love them for it. To them, they're just another lap dog. Does your big pup act like a lap dog, too?
Gold Souls, Gray Faces: 6 Outdoor Exercises For Senior Dogs
Regular, moderate exercise can help keep blood flowing to senior dogs' muscles, get joint fluid moving, and stave off weight gain that can worsen conditions such as diabetes or arthritis. Here are some outdoor exercises for your older pooch.
30 Beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog Names
Are you searching for the perfect name for your Berner? Here are some of the best Bernese Mountain Dog names from pups on Instagram. Check them out if you need inspiration for what to call your new best friend, or just to see some great dog names!
Dear Labby: Why Is It Wrong To Let My Dog Have One Single Litter?
One of our readers wonders if it would be so bad to let her dog have just one litter of puppies, so long as she can find homes for all of them. Dear Labby has some advice for this dog owner.
National Puppy Day: 7 Adorably Annoying Things Puppies Do
March 23rd is National Puppy Day! It's a day to celebrate the puppies in our lives for being so adorable and loving. It's also a day to laugh at all the adorably annoying things they do!
10 Things Your Dog Wants To Buy With Your Tax Refund
If you're one of those lucky people getting a refund check from Uncle Sam and you don't know how to spend it, fear not! Your dog knows exactly what you should buy, so why not pick up some new stuff for your pup?
10 Fun Ways To Celebrate National Puppy Day With Your Pup
National Puppy Day is on March 23rd! It's a day to celebrate puppies and all the joy and happiness they bring into our lives. Here are ten fun things you can do with your pup in honor of this special day!
Finding The Perfect Dog Name For Your New Best Friend
Picking a name for your dog might come easy for some, but it can be a daunting task if you haven't already thought about it yet. Here are a few things to consider as you decide on the perfect dog name for your pooch.
Why Do Some Dogs Stay By Their Owners’ Graves?
Why do some dogs recognize their owners' resting places, and why do they stay there? Do the dogs expect their owners to return? Are they waiting at the last spot they were able to smell their owners' scents? Do they understand death?
10 Of The Most Common Ways Dogs Are Accidentally Poisoned
It's important for responsible pet owners to know possible causes of poisoning in dogs. The third week in March is National Poison Prevention Week, so it's the perfect time to learn and educate our fellow dog lovers.
Pet Behaviorists May Help Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety
Maybe your dog becomes extremely nervous or acts out when you leave. This may no longer be a case of your pup missing you—it might be separation anxiety. A pet behaviorist may be able to help you train the anxiety away.
Dog Food Brands May Not Be As Nutrient-Filled As They Claim
According to a new study by Everypaw and Veterinary Consultant Dr. Eric Jackson, 20 of the top dog food bands may not report the right nutritional values on their packaging. These include potentially harmful ingredients like salt and carbohydrates.
10 Amazing And Weird Artistic Tributes To Dogs
Our love for dogs is always inspiring, and sometimes we just need to express that adoration in any artistic way we can. The world is always better off with more loving monuments that depict our canine companions, even if those monuments get a little bit odd.
Can You Tell If Your Dog Is Social Based On Their Eyes?
The eyes are supposed to be the windows to the soul in humans—but the same may be said for dogs. A new study suggests that dogs' eyes may be a clue to their tendencies for communication.
Top 10 Poison Prevention Tips For Dogs
March is National Poison Prevention Awareness Month. While it’s not something we like to think about, many things in our homes are toxic to dogs. Here are tips from vets and specialists to keep your dogs safe.
11 Old Kids’ Toys That You Can Use As Dog Toys
Maybe you're doing some spring cleaning, or maybe you've got a kid at home who has outgrown some of their toys, and it's time to get rid of old junk. Recycle those old kids' toys as dog toys instead of throwing them out!