A responsible dog owner needs to provide lots of love and care to his/her pet. Provide a safe environment and plenty of exercise and nutrition. But this also means you need to pay attention to common medical care for your dog. Here is a list of things to look out for regarding your dog’s health
Hurricane season is approaching. Tropical thunderstorms keep showing up on radar in clusters and we need to prepare for the worst. That means buying bottled water, canned foods, batteries, and more. But within the midst of your preparations, did you remember to purchase items for your pets? Do you have pet supplies to ride out
There are ways to make dog walking not seem so much like a chore, but rather time you both may enjoy together. Here are some basic tips to keep you on the right track. Choose Your Leash Wisely You need to be sure to select a lease that coincides with your dog’s personality and habits.
This little breed of dogs needs some extra care when training. Of course, each dog has its own personality, but there are a few things to keep in mind regarding all Chihuahuas across the board. Adapt to Size Chihuahuas are tiny dogs, so when training use a leash and collar that won’t injure the neck.
There are certain breed dogs that need to herd animals. It is part of their make-up. They are happy when they are herding providing a sense of fulfillment. But how do you train a dog to herd? What do you need to know? Here is a basic breakdown of what you need to know about
Dogs need exercise, and one way for your dog to attain this goal is through swimming, but you need to take the proper steps to show your dog how to swim. You do not want the introduction to water to be a tough transition. Throwing your dog into water and hoping your dog knows what
The idea of discussing how to remove a tick is not pleasant for anyone. Truth be told, I’m a bit grossed out by the entire topic. But it is something that needs to be addressed. Summertime is here. You are outside more often than during any other months increasing the odds of ticks leaching on
Dogs dig for different reasons. They dig to bury stuff, stay warm or remain cool during the summer. Then there are dogs that just enjoy digging. They dig for entertainment. This type of dog makes resolving the digging issue a tough one. You have to think about how to stop the behavior in a means
Have you noticed there is a slight increase in the number of overweight dogs lately? If you walk along the streets, there seems to be noticeably heavier dogs than in the past. I am no scientist. I have no statistical research, but it seems our dogs are left entertaining themselves solo more than in prior
When taking your dog out for a walk, there are many distractions along the way. There are other animals, traffic, and people enticing your dog’s instincts to chase. At these moments is when teaching your dog to turn around comes in handy. It keeps your dog safe, still and prevents your dog from running after