Feeding your dog the right amount of dog food is often a matter of trial and error. Differences in weight, age, activity levels, and breeds will all play a role in the amount of food your dog needs to survive. The type of food you feed your dog will also influence the meal sizes you set out for him. Thus it may take some time to figure out what the right balance is for your dog. Here are some tips to help you understand how much food your dog should eat so you can keep him healthy and fit.
In Part 1 of this leash training guide, we discussed the equipment and methodology used to properly train your dog to walk on a leash. In this part of the guide, we will go over some specific tips you can use to improve your leash training experience.
Going on walks can be a lot of fun for you and your dog, but it can also be a nightmare if your dog is not properly trained to walk on a leash. When the whole walk turns into a struggle of pulling, running, and yelling, it's not going to be that enjoyable. Teach your dog how to stay by your side and stay at your pace, and you will be able to get through your walks with ease. Here are some tips to help you improve your leash training experience.
Your dog may give you sad eyes every time you eat dinner, but that doesn't mean you should send all your table scraps his way. Many foods that are safe for humans to eat are actually toxic to dogs. Ideally, you should get your pet on a healthy diet made just for him, rather than risking his life with your own food. If you are going to feed him human food though, make sure to avoid all of the options below
Your dog bed is your pet's sanctuary – the place he goes to unwind after an exhausting day of guard duty. Is a folded blanket really good enough for a beloved family member to sleep on? We think not. With so many dog beds on the market though, it may be hard to determine which one you want to buy. This guide explains how to choose the right dog bed so your pet can sleep in total comfort.
Much like babies, puppies go through a teething stage early on in life when their new teeth start to come in. Whether you are a new pet owner or this is your first time dealing with a poppy, you will need to make adjustments to keep your pet from chewing up your personal belongings. Here are the top 5 teething puppy tips you can use to preserve your household.
Some people avoid pets entirely because of their allergies, while others learn to push through the sneezing. If you are a dog lover with an unfortunate allergy to the pets you adore, you will need to adjust your behaviors if you want to keep a dog in the home. Here are some simple and effective tips for living with dog allergies that you can use to make the most of this special relationship.
Senior dogs are still as loving and loyal as younger dogs, but they require a little extra care because of their age. Whether you've adopted a new senior dog or you have had the same pup for 10+ years, there are some things you can do to ensure he is living a healthy, happy life. In the guide below, we will go over how to keep your senior dog healthy so you can enjoy years of bonding and fun with your pet.
So far in our shedding discussion, we have talked about ways to control dog hair through cleaning efforts and daily brushing routines. In Part 2 of the guide, we will take a closer look at your dog's health and how it impacts the amount of hair he sheds in the summer. By keeping your dog healthy and groomed, you can greatly reduce the amount of pet hair you have to clean up in your home.
With the summer coming up, your dog is probably starting to shed off his winter coat. This is the time of year that most dog owners dread because it means extra maintenance keeping up with the pet hair. Rather than letting your home get lost in the fur, there are some steps you can take to keep the house clean and fresh. Here is a guide explaining how to control dog shedding so you can take back your home this summer.