Month: September 2019

Most common food allergies in dogs

Most common food allergies in dogs a dog enjoys his dinner

While it has become common to watch out for the signs of life-threatening food allergies in young children, it still comes as a surprise to some dog parents that their four-legged companions can also suffer from food allergies. Just like in humans, a food allergy occurs when a dog’s immune system mistakenly believes a specific […]

How To Treat Dog Bite Wounds

How To Treat Dog Bite Wounds a dog receives first aid for an injury

Bite wounds are a common cause of trauma in dogs and typically result from altercations with other dogs, cats and wildlife. Bite wounds are puncture wounds and while they may appear small they can spell big trouble for your dog. Their deceptive nature lies in the fact that while the external wound can be small, […]

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 […]

Housebreaking Your Puppy: Do’s And Don’ts

Housebreaking Your Puppy: Do’s And Don’ts A puppy plays with a roll of toilet paper outside

The process of housebreaking often brings on feelings of nervousness and worry, but the process does not have to be stressful—for you or the puppy. The truth is this is a situation in which you have Mother Nature working with you right from the start while puppy training. When the puppies are first born, they […]

When Your Dog Is Afraid Of Men

When Your Dog Is Afraid Of Men

One of the common fears people report their dogs having is of men in general. This seems ironic given that dogs are known as “man’s best friend,” but if there’s one class of people that some dogs seem to fear, it would be men. So why is this? There’s an old saying—a dog that’s been […]

Recipe Ideas For Quick And Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

Recipe Ideas For Quick And Healthy Homemade Dog Treats A dog gets a tasty treat after a long walk.

Recipe Ideas for Quick and Healthy Homemade Dog Treats Want to spoil your pup with healthy homemade dog treats? Despite what you may think, homemade dog treats are incredibly easy to make. Additionally, they’re a healthy alternative to dog treats bought from the store. Still wondering why you should make your own homemade dog treats? […]

The Right Shampoo For Your Dog

The Right Shampoo For Your Dog Dogs get a relaxing bubble bath to freshen and clean.

You might share your couch, backyard, and living space with your dog, but there’s one thing you should never share with your canine companion — your shampoo. While human-grade shampoo might keep your own locks soft and lush, most varieties of human shampoo contain chemicals that are too harsh for your pooch’s sensitive skin. Fortunately, […]