Month: September 2019

What You Need To Know About Heartworm

What You Need To Know About Heartworm A dog gets checked for heart worms by his vet

My passion is protecting dogs in all ways — promoting spay and neuter to reduce the population of unwanted animals, encouraging people to rescue dogs from shelters, and helping them to find a balanced relationship that will make for happy dogs and happy humans. But I also want to protect dogs from disease, and there’s […]

The Top 10 Hunting Dog Breeds

The Top 10 Hunting Dog Breeds A hunting dog awaits for his owners command.

Humans and hunting dogs have a long, storied history together. In fact, some of the first domesticated dogs were likely bred to help assist humans in capturing and killing game for food. Today, hunting dogs still provide their human companions with invaluable assistance on hunting trips. The term does not describe an official breed group […]

Choosing The Right Dog Food

Choosing The Right Dog Food

There are many websites in favor and against raw diets. The pro websites say you can relieve your dog of allergy agents known to be in commercial kibble, such as corn, wheat, and soy. The con websites warn against salmonella poisoning and bacterial infections. Can you give insight on this subject, particularly in relation to […]

How To Care For Newborn Puppies

How To Care For Newborn Puppies some puppies that made it through the newborn stage are ready for homes

If you don’t spay your female dog, you may eventually find yourself with an expectant pooch on your hands. Although puppies are cute and cuddly, there is a lot of care that goes into their development in the first couple of weeks. These are some things to know if you ever have to care for […]

When Dogs Attack: What To Do When Attacked By A Dog

When Dogs Attack: What To Do When Attacked By A Dog A dog is in a position to attack someone.

You may have heard the news about a 63 year-old woman who was mauled to death by four dogs in Palmdale, California, when she was jogging. While most such incidents don’t end as tragically, joggers, runners, bicyclists and others know all too well the problem of suddenly being pursued, snapped at, or bitten by a […]

Creating Your Dog’s Dream Backyard

Creating Your Dog’s Dream Backyard

It’s a pretty amazing feeling when you finally trade up from an apartment or condo and move into a house with a real backyard as opposed to just an enclosed porch or patio that’s basically an extension of your interior living space. You find yourself wanting to plant trees, take up gardening, and maybe even […]

How To Socialize An Adult Dog

How To Socialize An Adult Dog Two dogs run and play outside.

Most dog owners know that the best time to socialize their pup is when they are, in fact, a puppy. Dogs are at their most sensitive — and receptive — between three and twelve weeks of age, so the earlier that you can get your dog socialized, the better. After twelve weeks, it can be […]

How To Stop Animal Cruelty

How To Stop Animal Cruelty

Did you know that World Animal Day is October 4? In honor of this special occasion, we want to inform you about what you can do to stop animal cruelty. These tips will help you to recognize when an animal is being mistreated, tell you where to report the problem, and show you how to […]

Choosing The Perfect Puppy

Choosing The Perfect Puppy

Before you bring home that new puppy, you should ask yourself whether you are the right human for her. Here are some questions to consider. Do you have children? If so, then you’ll need a kid-friendly pooch. Your kids will also have to be dog-friendly — prepare for the extra steps it takes to teach […]