The weather is growing colder, which means it is time to develop a strategy for keeping your dog warm and healthy during the winter months. See the tips for dog owners to best prepare their pets for winter.
Unfortunately for pet owners, an occasional bout of vomiting or diarrhea is not uncommon for dogs. However, when these symptoms become chronic or the gastrointestinal upset is not an isolated incident, dog owners should be concerned. Here, everything a dog owner should know about handling gastroenteritis (otherwise known as an upset stomach) will be discussed.
The holiday shopping season is in full swing! Don’t forget to buy a gift for your four-legged best friend. After all, your dog selflessly provides joy, comfort, and smiles all year long. Listed here are some of the top gift ideas for dogs in 2018.
Dogs have evolved alongside man, which has given them the unique ability to anticipate and respond to our needs. Whether providing us with sight, mobility, or emotional support, there is no question that dogs are man’s best friend, particularly when it comes to their ability to serve those with disabilities. However, sometimes it can be difficult for dog lovers to respect the needs of a working dog and handler – potentially putting the handler at risk. Listed here are 7 rules for interacting with service dogs.
Common Fears in Dogs and How to Overcome Them Anxiety is extremely common among dogs, and some breeds tend to display anxious behaviors more than others. Listed here are the eight most common anxieties and fears experienced by dogs, as well as their symptoms. Loud Noises Many dogs develop a...
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.