Category: Dog Health & Care

9 Tips for Taking Care of Old Dogs

Taking care of old dogs sound difficult but there are only a few adjustments needed to do it correctly. Dogs are considered old or senior when they turn seven. When your dog reaches that age, you should pay attention to his health. Consider changing his routine and diet …

10 Tips on Caring for Dogs in The Winter

Dogs enjoy playing in the snow but exposure to the season’s dry and cold air can spell trouble for your pet. But do not fret! Caring for dogs in the winter is not as hard as you think. Chapped paws and dry skin are some of the common …

Hypothyroidism in Dogs: What You Should Know

Is your dog gaining weight, shedding excessively, or his coat turning dull? These may be indications of his failing thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism in dogs can develop an array of physical and psychological problems in your dog unless identified and treated at the early stage.   The Underactive Thyroid …

Dementia in Dogs: How To Help Your Senior Dog

Dementia in dogs is a common occurrence with most of them experiencing cognitive dysfunction, as they grow older. The condition is marked by a decline in the mental ability and the memory loss. However, many owners are not aware of dementia in their pets. Animal research suggests that …

Keeping Your Dog Safe In Summer!

Summer is great, but it has its hazards, especially for your dog. Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, executive director and CEO of the Denver, CO-based American Animal Hospital Association has some good advice for dog lovers. Don’t leave your dog in the car Even with all the publicity on this …

Should You Have Your Dog’s Coat Cut In The Summer?

Summer is here! We all want our fur children to be comfortable! The question is – Should you have your dog’s coat cut in the summer? Summer is a wonderful time to take your pooches out and about and with temperatures rising, you want to do everything you …

Bathing Your Dog! Learn To Wash Your Dog The Right Way!

Bathing your dog can be a bit tricky. Not all dogs love water. Even the ones who do love water can dislike having their fur soaped and washed. As hard as it is to resist those sweet puppy dog eyes, bathing your dog is a must. This post …

Why Do Wet Dogs Smell?

We all love our dogs. But dog lovers cannot deny the fact that wet dogs smell! Why do wet dogs smell? In this video by the American Chemical Society, you can learn all about the science behind the wet dog smell!   Dog smell comes from yeast and …

Has Your Dog Been Skunked? Effective Skunk Spray Remedy For Dogs!

Has your dog been skunked? Your furry friend may skunk due to sulfur-like compounds that smell like rotten eggs. Bringing your pooch inside your home would only amount to making your abode smell of that pungent scent. Here’s a simple and effective skunk spray remedy for dogs! Dogs are …

How Long Toe Nails Affect Your Dog

Most dogs dislike nail trimming. Others simply put up with it, while some can’t stand it. Some dogs sleep through the procedure without a care, while others need tranquillizers to make it through the process without biting. Regardless of your dog’s own take is on nail clipping, it’s …

Thinking Of Breeding Your Dog? Things To Consider!

Are you thinking of breeding your dog? There are many reasons for wanting to bring new puppies into the world. They range from reproducing the perfect dam or sire to making money selling puppies. For many, breeding puppies is an appealing prospect. It seems so simple: mate two …

Settling Your Puppy Down For Training Success

Settling your puppy down for training success can be quite a task. Most puppies just want to have fun! A settled pup is a focused pup! Elevated energy levels and lively behavior are typical characteristics of puppies.   Let your puppy dog have some fun to get rid of …

Puppy Training Tips To Relieve Separation Anxiety

Here are some puppy training tips to relieve separation anxiety.   Many puppies suffer from separation anxiety. Most new puppies don’t like being on their own. It’s natural and normal! With proper puppy training, you can relieve separation anxiety and help your pup grow into a confident, happy …

Puppy’s Bedtime

Your new puppy’s bedtime can be challenging for you and your little furry baby. Like human babies, puppies require some time to adjust to their new home. The initial days, especially during the night, may be difficult to get through. Here are five simple tips you can follow …