Stiff, achy joints are an inevitable part of life for most dogs. In fact, one in five senior dogs has osteoarthritis, which is the most common type of arthritis found in canines. While wear and tear is inevitable as a dog ages, there are certain things that pet owners can do to extend joint care for dogs, which will be discussed here.
People across the country this week are remembering the tragic events surrounding 9/11, While we will forever honor those who lost their lives and the first responders who spent countless hours on-site, we also would like to also like to acknowledge another group of first responders: the four-legged heroes that rescued and comforted countless people both following the attack and today.
If you’re not seeing the results you’d like hunting conventionally, consider enlisting the help of a hunting companion. Perhaps one that you know, love, and already possesses the skills and characteristics to be a good hunting partner? We’re talking about your dog.
As you’re thawing burgers, cleaning the house, and readying for your Labor Day festivities, have you thought about how you’ll prep your pup? Having large numbers of people in your house can be quite the shock to dogs who aren’t used to it. This is why socializing your dog is an important practice to exercise as a dog owner.
Leaves turn from green to orange. The wind brings a chill. And camouflage makes an appearance everywhere (well kind of…). Here in Iowa, this means that hunting season is here. Whether you’re after deer, ducks, or turkey, man’s best friend is here to not only keep you company but give you an edge out in the woods.
Many believe that dogs really do have a sixth sense, and while yes, it can typically be attributed to their heightened sense of smell, the medical field is not only putting it to the test, but putting it to use. Most notably, dogs have been known to – and are now being employed to – detect certain types of cancers, yes cancers, in patients.
What if a canine health product existed that worked in days, had no side effects, could be used in conjunction with other supplements/medications, was scientifically proven, and had the endorsement of the National Animal Supplement Council? Would you think this product was too good to be true? Fortunately for pet owners like yourself, it’s not.
There’s still plenty of summer of left and many families are gearing up for their annual road trips. Instead of getting a dog sitter or visiting the local kennel, check out these five tips for taking your pet with on your fun family vacation.
Sit, stay, fetch, heel speak! All of these are common words dogs of all breeds are expected to know. But have you ever wondered just how much your dog understands when you speak to them? Whether you chatter constantly with your furry companion or just sit together watching television, dogs encounter lots of words throughout the day. And you may be surprised at how many they understand…