The bitter cold of the winter and early spring months may limit the running around your dog can do. Some dog breeds thrive in colder temperatures, but many find the blistering temperatures to be too much for their bodies to handle. Whatever the case may be, there are some simple ways you can keep your dog active in the winter even if he cannot spend much time outside. Listed below are different tricks you can try to let your dog burn off some energy in the cold months of the year.
This is a continuation of our discussion about New Year's resolutions for dogs. Check out Part 1 of the guide for even more ideas for improving your dog's happiness in the coming year.
New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for people. Dogs (and subsequently dog owners) need them too. As you work to make yourself healthier and happier this year, think about some ways you can improve your pet’s health and happiness as well. Check out these New Year’s resolutions for dogs to learn different ways you can help your best friend in the coming months.
Picking the right food for your pet is just as important as picking the right food for yourself. There are tons of different products on the market nowadays, and they all have pros and cons to keep in mind. In order to keep your cat or dog as healthy as possible, you need to have the right food on hand. Here are some tips to help you find the perfect pet food to preserve your cat or dog's health.
Most people do not realize that pets can get car sick until they have a pet that starts vomiting in the car. Just like humans, some animals do not handle the bumpy ride that comes along with being in the car. If you have a pet that gets car sick pretty easily, there are some steps you can take to keep your pet comfortable and avoid cleaning up an unpleasant mess in the future. Here is a guide explaining how to prevent pet car sickness.
Have a neighbor with an annoyingly rowdy dog? We've all been there at some point in time. You may not be worried much if it's just a Chihuahua with an attitude, but things change when it's a pit bull looking to tear down the fence. If you have found yourself living next to an unruly pet, there are things you can do to make the situation better. Here are some tips to help you deal with a rowdy dog next door.
Water freezes in the winter. This is a well-known fact that should come as no surprise to you. As a dog owner though, this simple fact can cause a major dilemma. How can you keep water outside for your dog if it is going to freeze shortly after you put it out there? Here are some tips to protect your dog bowl from winter freezing and ensure your dog has healthy drinking water even in the cold.
Long haired dogs are blessed with thick, warm coats that keep them comfortable even in the bitter cold. Short haired dogs don't have that luxury though, which puts them at risk when the temperatures outside start to cool. There are a number of ways you can keep a short haired dog warm in the winter, even if his coat does not thicken up. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
Most dogs love to sleep in their dog beds. That area quickly becomes their territory, where they feel safe, secure, comfortable, and in charge. With that in mind, some dogs take a little while to transition to sleeping in a dog bed. Whether you're trying to get your dog off your furniture or you simply want him to make use of the dog that you've purchased, there are some tricks you can do to motivate your dog to sleep in his bed. Here are some tips to convince your dog to sleep in a dog bed.
Many pet owners love the winter because it gives them a chance to dress their dogs up in fun sweaters and outfits. Choosing the right dog winter outfits is about a lot more than the design on the clothes though. You need to make sure that your dog is properly covered in the coldest months of the year. The guide below will help you select the right winter outfits for dogs so you can keep your pet warm and happy.