A lot of dog lovers avoid feeding their pets raw dog food for fear that it will get spoiled and contaminated. While that is a possibility with improper preparation, the risk here is no higher than the risk you would face handling raw meat for your family. As long as the food is stored, cleaned, and prepared correctly, your dog will get great health benefits from consuming raw meat.
Senior dogs can learn how to do tricks just as well as puppies can. They just take a little extra time and patience. If you're willing to put in the work, you can get a ton of reward from having a well-trained senior dog. Whether you're trying to correct a bad behavior or you are trying to impress your party guests, use the tips below to teach your old dog new tricks.
Most dogs can live 10 to 20 years or more when they are raised in the right environment. While factors like breed, size, diet, and genetic traits play a role in the longevity of your dog's life, your actions as a pet owner also contribute to this.
Positive reinforcement through healthy treats is a powerful tool for food motivated dogs. And, all the treats you will be giving out can pack on some extra calories. Here are some tips to do it right.
Treats act as powerful tools to condition your pet to behave in a certain way. When used as rewards for positive behavior, or behavior you wish to see in your dog, healthy dog treats come in handy. The key to reinforcing positive behavior through treats is timing.
Popular Halloween items such as pumpkins and decorative corn are considered to be relatively nontoxic, but they can produce stomach upset in pets who nibble on them. Here are 10 foods your dog should never eat.
While Purina takes Blue to court over what’s really in the bag, I’m happy to see two companies who usually spend their money on marketing engaged in a brawl that could bring some important issues to light. Even if it’s the pot calling the kettle black – so to speak.