To dog lovers, it makes sense to include your pup in the Thanksgiving festivities. If you’re not the one hosting, however, there are things to consider before simply bringing your dog to a Thanksgiving celebration as your plus one.
Can dogs eat turkey? The short answer is yes. Dogs can eat turkey, but this comes with a few caveats. Plain, white meat turkey with no bones will usually make for a safe treat for pups, but there are plenty of exceptions. And as always, you must ask your vet before sharing human foods with your dog.
Pet hazards lurk in festive foods, decorations, and schedule and environment changes. Take the following precautions this Thanksgiving, as you could suffer emotional and financial stress caused by a pet’s holiday health crisis if you’re not careful.
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and show your gratitude for the many blessings in your life. If you’re lucky, those blessings include dogs! Our pups give use so much to be grateful for all year long. So this Thanksgiving, make sure to give your pup plenty of thanks!
Does your dog like to be in the kitchen while you’re cooking for Thanksgiving? The dogs in these pictures are ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with you any way they can, especially if it involves gobbling up some dropped treats. Happy Turkey Day!
If you can believe it, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This year, let your dogs get in on the holiday family fun by preparing special Thanksgiving dishes for them. Here are seven safe Thanksgiving-style recipes your dog can enjoy this holiday season!
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.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Make sure you set your table, cook the turkey, and leave a dog-safe plate out for your best friend–your pooch! Watch this video for the top ten reasons why you need to make sure your pup has a place with your family this Thanksgiving.
When it comes to the furry friends and family members at our celebrations, we need to take some extra care to keep them safe. Before you defrost the Thanksgiving turkey and welcome your guests, here are some tips all dog and cat owners should keep in mind this holiday season.
The family feast can be a lot of fun for everyone, but it can also be dangerous for our dogs. That’s why it’s so important to remind ourselves of some basic Thanksgiving safety tips to protect our furry family members. Here are a few helpful bits of advice for keeping dogs safe on Thanksgiving.
The holidays are all about sharing food with family, but who says you can’t cook for your dog? They’re your family, too, after all! Whether it’s Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, or any of the other big fall and winter holidays, your pup deserves a special treat!
November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! As our dogs get older we often see different age-related ailments that can cause our pups pain and discomfort. If you’re considering bringing home a sweet, old pooch this month, we’ve got a few tips that will help when it comes to caring for your senior dog.
When those who serve our country return home, they deserve to be welcomed in the best way possible. In honor of Veterans Day, here are eight dogs who can’t hide their joy after reuniting with their service member moms.
November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. While the diagnosis of cancer can be very heartbreaking, we wanted to shed light on some happy stories that will hopefully show the sheer strength and will power dogs can have. Here are nine dogs who survived cancer.
Some service members have spent weeks, months, or years apart from their families, including their dogs. So it’s no wonder that their furry companions are so happy to see them when they return home. Here are some heartwarming videos of soldiers reuniting with their best friends in honor of Veterans Day.
All dogs are amazing, but some pups go above and beyond to be the best at what they do. A select few even make it into the Guinness World Records! But sometimes the those doggy records leave us scratching our heads and asking questions like, “How? Why? What?”
Diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus are two different types of diabetes in dogs, and both can be serious if left untreated. Diabetes insipidus is also known as “water diabetes” and is the more rare form. It’s not related to diabetes mellitus in canines, which is also known as “sugar diabetes.”
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!
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!
November 11th is Veterans Day, a day to honor our brave veterans who made sacrifices for our country to fight and serve in the United States Armed Forces. The dogs in these videos help veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mental illness, or physical disabilities after coming home.
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.