Pets & Animal
While it may seem like an extra special treat, the reality is, chocolate is not only unsafe for dogs, it can also be deadly. While most pet owners are aware that both sugar and chocolate should not be fed to our four-legged children, with Halloween just around the corner, I feel its worth a mention.
It is a dog's natural instinct to lick and bite at a wound or at any ointment or medication applied to its skin. To help prevent this, a cone, often referred to as an "Elizabethan collar" from its shape, is often placed around the dog's head. These cones can be obtained from a veterinarian; but you
Puppies are naturally hyper, and while it's fun to play with them, it's never too early to start teaching them basic obedience commands to help tame them. You can make your puppy tired just by letting it run around and wear itself out, but the best way to tame a puppy is to train it. It may take a w
Jumping dogs are created by their own masters and owners. When the dog was a puppy they thought it was cute for him to jump on them or climb on their leg. As he grew older he was never told to stop so he continued doing it. Now when he is a fifty pound dog he believes he is allowed to do it and it i
One of the most popular ways of keeping dogs safe in water is the use of a water vest. These floatation devices will aid your pet in staying afloat, particularly should they get into difficulties or experience fatigue. Whether youre going for a walk by the lake or taking your pet on a sailing trip,
Spondylosis deformans (spondylitis) is common in middle-age and older animals, including dogs. Like all aging joints, the spine can get arthritic. Spondylosis deformans is similar to arthritis, with bone spurs forming on the vertebrae. Many dogs have no symptoms, but if the condition progresses the
Dogs and puppies must be housebroken before they can be trusted not to defecate inside the house. Puppies and dogs do not know better and rely on their owner to teach them the rules and regulations of the house, including going to the bathroom outside. Housebreaking can take some time, but it will b
Some dogs have a tendency to chase after moving cars or motorcycles, if this is the case with your dog;you have to make sure that he is always kept on a leash whenever moving traffic is nearby. Failing to do so could lead to your dog being run over by a car or a driver might get startled and attempt
Halloween is the time of year that a lot of people like to do pranks. Egg throwing, toilet paper, stink bombs in the mailbox are all popular things to do on Halloween. Make sure your dog is protected on this night.
Homemade Dog Food - Recipes Based on Health Issues Like Diabetes Are Best For the Health of Your Dog
Did you know that you can prepare homemade dog food that will provide the nutrients necessary for your dog's specific health issues? Read on to find out more preparing homemade recipes to give your dog a better life.
Dogs can exhibit obsessive compulsive behaviors much like humans can. Many pet owners witness strange, repetitive, destructive or even harmful behaviors in their dogs and may have questions about treatment. Unfortunately, many owners elect to get rid of their dogs because of the behavioral issues.
Rest assured, your dog is perfectly capable of learning not to chew up your thinking. But, it will require a little effort on your part.Step one of stopping destructive chewing is to dog proof your home. Even the best-behaved dog in the world, falls to temptation.Why test her?
There are few people that have not been touched by cancer, and with so many people suffering from cancer it is easy to forget that cancer is not just a human disease. Dogs can also suffer from this terrible disease. Dogs mostly get cancer somewhere near their head, the mouth is possibly the most com