A common misconception about dogs is that everything they need to thrive can be found in commercial dog food. While this assertion is true – to an extent – it does not take into consideration the external factors that affect a dog’s wellbeing, such as stress, vigorous exercise, and environmental toxins. In these instances, help in the form of supplements may be necessary. Listed here are signs your dog could benefit from a supplement.
Flu season is around the corner, which means it is time to begin taking preventative measures against infectious disease. Millions of humans this year will receive a flu shot. Should your dog be vaccinated against the flu as well? Here, everything a pet owner should know about H3N8 canine influenza virus will be discussed, as well as the options for prevention.
Like humans, many dogs suffer from anxiety. However, since dogs cannot express their emotions verbally, they rely on us to interpret how they are feeling. Dogs present subtle body language cues that indicate something is bothering them. Unless you have studied canine body language, picking up on these warning signs can be difficult. Here, everything a dog owner needs to know about anxiety and dogs will be discussed, including symptoms and treatment.
Bringing home a new dog is a momentous occasion. However, the rate at which dogs are re-homed is alarmingly high. Oftentimes the root cause of rehoming a pet is lack of knowledge about the dog’s (and your family’s) needs. Before bringing home a dog, consider the following factors.
Most dogs will dig a hole at some point in their lives. However, some dogs are more prone to digging than others. In these instances, an owner’s yard can quickly turn into a hole-filled lot that is both dangerous and an eyesore. Understanding why dogs dig and how to solve these problems will be discussed.
Unfortunately, nearly every senior dog will suffer from arthritis to a varying degree. However, arthritis pain can be mitigated, managed, and even prevented in some cases. Here, everything a dog owner needs to know about arthritis will be discussed.
Have you ever looked at your dog and thought, why are you doing that!? If so, you are not alone. Dogs have many strange habits, and some of the most common ones will be explained.
Training your dog at home is a perfect opportunity to improve your dog’s abilities while also bonding with your pet. However, there are many common mistakes that pet owners make which can hinder a dog’s training. Listed here are tips for getting the most out of training sessions with your dog.
Many dogs require vigorous exercise, and a daily run is a good option. However, just like humans, dogs must be acclimated slowly to running. Below is a short guide to everything an owner should know before taking a dog for a run.