The summer months offer great warm weather for walking your dog. When the temperatures get too high though, your dog can overheat out in the summer sun. If you want to make this an enjoyable experience for both of you, you need to make sure your dog can cool down when he needs to. Here are six ways to keep your dog cool during summer walks.
The Manufacturing Process How Pet Food Is Made Although feeding trials are no longer required for a food to meet the requirements for labeling a food "complete and balanced," most…
Thunderstorms and dogs don't always get along. Much like children, dogs often get frightened at the sound of thunder roaring in the area. If your dog cowers or cries when the skies start to crack, there are some steps you can take to calm the situation and make your dog feel safe and secure. In the guide below, we will explain how to keep your dog calm during a thunder storm.
Why does my dog have bad breath? This is a common question among pet owners when their favorite dog kisses turn into odor nightmares. If your dog's breath has been stinkier lately than normal, there are some things you can do to reverse the problem or eliminate it completely. Let's take a look at why your dog may have bad breath and what you can do to fix it.
Puppies are everywhere around this time of year, which means there is a good chance you have a new member of the family to train and love. Much like parents preparing for their first child, it's important for you to understand the different development stages to come with your growing puppy so you can be ready for them. There are several different stages of puppy growth, and each stage comes with its own set of obstacles to overcome. Here is an overview of what you can expect with your new puppy.
Pet shedding is a common problem around this time of the year because the weather is starting to warm up. Your pet built up a thick fur coat to keep himself warm over the winter, and now it's time for him to let it go so he can get through the warm summer months. If you have a pet that sheds a lot, you may feel overwhelmed with the amount of hair in your home. This guide explains five ways to control pet shedding so you can keep your house as clean as possible.
Did you know that there are approximately 70 million stray dogs and cats in America? You have probably seen a number of them in your lifetime, and some are more approachable than others. There are several ways to go about handling this situation, depending on the pet's behavior and your personal abilities. In the guide below, we will go over what to do when you find a stray dog so you can protect yourself and the animal at the same time.
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.
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.