Category: Lifestyle

11 Things Dogs Can Smell But You Can’t

A dog’s sense of smell is so powerful that he can sniff out a drop of blood in an Olympic-sized pool. With olfactory cortexes that are 40 times larger than humans, a dog is well placed to smell things 100,000 times better than you. Among dogs, the volume …

Dog Blood Donation: How Your Dog Can Help Save Another Dog’s Life

Hundreds of dogs need blood transfusions every day. Certain diseases and emergency situations require urgent blood transfusion in dogs. Unfortunately, there is a severe shortage of dog blood all over the world. The small number of blood donors and the short shelf-life of dog blood (30 to 35 days) contribute to …

10 Things You Do That Annoy Dogs

Your pooch wants to be your best friend. But there are times you end up irritating him. Do you realize the times your behavior annoys your furry friend? You would surely want to keep from such actions that are annoying to dogs, right? Let’s see what type of …

8 Tips To Prevent Stress in Dogs

Chronic stress in your dog causes him to exhibit abnormal behavior.  He experiences a decline in appetite, prefers isolation, shows increased aggression, and looks insecure. Stress causes systemic and self-mutilating changes in him that shapes his physical and psychological response. You may find these changes in your dog …

Dog Safety: Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe in The Fall

It is important to keep your dog safe in the fall. While the season is the perfect time to enjoy the natural charm, there are dangers that come along with, especially for dogs. Some tick species – especially those that are carriers of Lyme disease – are most …

How Did The Poodle Become The Canine Symbol For Sexiness?

Have you ever wondered how the Poodle became the canine symbol for sexiness? Just a few years ago,a hilarious Subaru commercial featured a family of dogs driving down a street. The family was composed of a Golden Retriever dad, a Labrador Retriever mom sitting in the passenger seat, and …

What To Do When You See A Lost Or Stray Dog?

As a dog lover, the sight of a stray dog is very troubling. Of course, you want to help but you have to think of your own safety too. Let these tips on what to do when you see a stray dog guide you through the process of …

What To Do When You See A Dog Left Out In The Cold

It’s a sad truth that some dogs live most of their lives chained outside their homes. As a dog lover it’s so hard to see. So what you should do when you see a dog left out in the cold? The short answer is – don’t take matters into your …

Things You Should Know Before Hiring A Dog Walker

Have you ever considered hiring a dog walker? Our schedules are hectic! Sometimes, there isn’t time to exercise our beloved canine pals. If you’re a dog owner who leaves for work early in the morning and returns home just before sunset, you need some extra help keeping your dog happy, …

Motion Sickness In Dogs

What Is Motion Sickness in Dogs? Motion sickness in dogs can make traveling with your furry friend difficult and messy. However, this condition can easily be remedied, making travel possible again! Motion sickness is illness, such as vomiting, diarrhea or nausea, in a moving vehicle, such as in …

8 Stereotypes About Pit Bulls That Are Myths

Pit Bulls are one of the most misunderstood dogs. But just like any other dog breed, they only want to love, be loved, and be respected. Here are some stereotypes about Pit Bulls that are myths! Pit Bulls are vicious dogs! They’re bred for fighting! It’s in their blood! …

How To Keep Your Dog Safe This Halloween

Make sure you keep your dog safe this Halloween whether you’re taking your furry baby trick-or-treating or letting your pooch greet a swarm of kids in their costumes. Here are a few tips to keep your dog safe this Halloween. If your dog is going to be wearing …