Category: Dog Health & Care

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 – we take the good with the bad – but let’s face it, 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 …

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

Has your dog been skunked? Here’s a simple an effective skunk spray remedy for dogs! Dogs are inherently curious creatures. Our four legged buddies put their noses everywhere – literally. They love to follow interesting sounds and smell everything they detect. That means chasing squirrels, little critters, and …

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 some …

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 adult …

Puppy’s Bedtime

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

Is Your Dog Suffering From Osteoarthritis?

As they get older, dogs may show signs and symptoms of aging like stiffness and slower movement. But stiffness is not only an effect of the aging process. Your dog could be developing osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis in dogs is a painful condition. Most dogs are good at hiding pain …

How to Manage Fleas And Ticks on Your Dog

There are many products on the market that you can use to keep your dog free of fleas and ticks: shampoos, collars, dust, sprays and spot-on products. Spot-on flea and tick products are liquid pesticides applied to a “spot” on the pet’s skin, usually around the back of …

Dog Joint Problems: How To Avoid Them!

Even more than humans, dogs can develop joint problems. And dog joint problems go deeper than simply hurting a knee. In fact, some of the causes of joint problems are things many people never really think about. And if your dog’s health is in tip top shape, you may be able to …