Category Archives: Dogs

General Dog Care

Are you a new dog parent or looking more information about Dog Care? This some tips to help you with Dog Care A dog can be a wonderful addition to any home, but whether you're an experienced pet parent or a first-time adopter, it's important to keep your canine companion's health and happiness a top…
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6 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog

When a family decides to bring a new dog into the household, the first option for many is a puppy. However, there’s another kind of dog often found in rescue organizations that's just as deserving of a home that could be a far better match for your household. The surprising secret is that older dogs…
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Poisonous Plants to Look Out For

While plants and flowers are a great way to decorate, not every plant is safe for your home. We know poison oak shouldn’t be touched, and to keep poinsettias away from our pets, but did you know some of your favorite blooms may have toxic properties as well? We’ve rounded up a list of common…
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Doberman Pinscher Dog Breed Info

It never ceases to amaze me just how interesting the history of many dog breeds are. This is especially true of the Doberman Pinscher. The History of the Doberman Many years ago, during the 1800s, a man named Louis Doberman from Thuringen in Germany had a career of collecting taxes. Every day he would set out…
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Dog Meat Is Finally Banned From Yulin Festival In China

A huge victory for animal lovers around the world – dog meat has just been temporarily banned from the infamous Yulin Festival in China that has already taken the lives of thousands and thousands of innocent canines. The ban will come into effect on June 15 – that’s one week before the start of the…
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Reasons Why Your Dog May Have A Dry Nose

6 Reasons Why Your Dog May Have A Dry Nose There are times when a dog's nose is dry which is perfectly normal and therefore there's no reason to be concerned about it. However, there are other times when a "dry nose" might be an indication there could be something going on and therefore you…
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What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition Food is the foundation of health. How long an animal lives and, most important, the quality of its life, depend greatly on the quality and quantity of the food that it eats. Simply put, food is body-fuel, and provides the energy needed for an animal…
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5 Great Ways To Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control

Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control Our dogs and cats give us so much pleasure but on the downside, they do tend to leave a few muddy paw prints around the place and quite a lot of their hair on the furniture, carpets and curtains. However, cleaning up after a pet is just…
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Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets

10 Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets Spring has finally sprung — but some of the flowers and plants growing in your garden or blooming in your vases could cause serious harm to your pet. Lilies You may be tempted to decorate your home with a beautiful bouquet of lilies, but doing so could…
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Pit Bulls: Myths and Facts About Mighty Pit Bulls

Mention the words “Pit Bull,” and an intense debate will almost inevitably follow. Unscrupulous breeding by less-than-upstanding citizens, negatively sensationalized (and often false) media accounts, and longstanding myths surrounding these types of dogs have led to their vilification. Some people, in response to misperceptions about the breed, believe that all Pit Bull-type dogs are to…
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10 Things People Do That Dogs Can’t Stand

Hugging [caption id="attachment_10105" align="aligncenter" width="640"] I am not enjoying this hug. Photo Credit: Diana Mulvihill/The Image Bank/Getty Images[/caption] It's really cute to look at photos of people hugging dogs, but the reality is not so comfortable. Dogs generally do not enjoy hugs, especially from strangers. Placing your arms around a dog's neck or body may…
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Top 5 Most Heroic Dogs in History

Dogs are unique among non-human animals in that there is a long and storied history of dogs performing heroic, self-sacrificial acts for their human comrades. Below, we've put together a list of the five most heroic dogs of all time. Owney Some dogs fetch the paper, but Owney helped fetch buckets of mail all over the…
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How To Trim Dog Nails For a Perfect Pooch Pedicure

How To Trim Dog Nails For a Perfect Pooch Pedicure Click, click, click, click – the sound of your dog’s nails clicking on the floor can drive you nuts. It’s also a sign that she’s in dire need of a pooch pedicure. But if you don’t want to take your dog to a groomers to…
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Can Your Pet Catch Your Cold?

Can cats and dogs catch a cold from you? Different animals get different diseases but sometimes they can spread from species to species. When a disease spreads from a pet to a human or vice versa it is called a zoonotic disease. The common cold is thankfully not one of these diseases. What is the…
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Wet or Dry Dog Food?

When choosing a dry diet, a wet diet or a combo for your dog, there are many comparisons to make. Does your dog come running at dinnertime because you’re shaking his kibble out of the bag? Or is it because you’re stirring his wet food in the can? Or do you shake a little, stir…
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13 Most Dangerous People Foods for Dogs

Dogs might like to eat everything, but not all food is good for them Left to their own devices, our canine companions will eat almost anything that falls in front of their noses. But sadly, that's often what gets them into trouble because there are foods that can cause them harm. Here are 13 things…
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