Healthy Oils for Your Dog’s Skin and Coat

February 23rd, 2015

Your pet’s skin and coat are a reflection of his overall health. A soft, shiny coat indicates that your dog is healthy, but dry skin and a lusterless coat is often a sign of an underlying medical condition. One easy way to improve your dog’s skin and coat is to boost the level of healthy […]

Natural Remedies to Help Your Dog Stay Healthy

February 16th, 2015

In recent years, growing numbers of dog owners have become interested in using natural remedies to keep their pets healthy. The following are some of the most popular all-natural treatments for common health problems your dog may face. Apple Cider Vinegar When you’re done grooming your dog, apply a few drops of apple cider vinegar […]

Why Is My Dog Peeing in the House?

February 9th, 2015

When a house trained adult dog starts having accidents, it’s important to get to the root of this behavior as soon as possible. There are many different reasons why your pet might be having accidents and each cause requires a different course of action. Having accidents in the house can be a sign of several […]

How to Keep Your Dog’s Paws Healthy in the Winter

February 2nd, 2015

During the cold winter months, your dog’s paw pads deserve a little extra TLC. Exposure to the elements and the chemicals used for snow and ice removal put this sensitive area of your pet’s body at risk of frostbite, cracking, drying, and chemical burns. Good grooming is the easiest way to keep your dog’s paws […]

Is It Safe to Let My Dog Roam Free?

January 26th, 2015

Dogs are curious creatures by nature. They love to explore their environment, which often means roaming free. However, there are a few safety precautions you should take before you allow this type of behavior to occur. Is My Dog Ready? If you’re going to allow your pet off his leash, it’s important to make sure […]

How to Help a Dog Who Is Afraid of Storms

January 19th, 2015

Storms can be quite frightening for many dogs, but there are a few things you can do to help your pet overcome his storm phobia. Any dog can develop a storm phobia, although herding breeds such as Border Collies seem to be the most affected. If your dog has separation anxiety or is afraid of […]

How to Keep Your Dog Safe During the Cold Winter Months

January 12th, 2015

Winter can be a dangerous time for any dog, but puppies, senior dogs, and short haired dogs are especially vulnerable to the effects of falling temperatures. To keep your pet safe, you’ll need to take a few precautions before venturing outside. If you take your dog outside for exercise, consider investing in a sweater or […]

How to Keep Your Dog from Jumping Up to Greet People

January 5th, 2015

When two dogs meet, they like to sniff each other’s faces to familiarize themselves with each other’s scent. Since humans are naturally taller than their canine companions, it’s common for dogs to try to jump up on people as a way to try to reach their faces and explore their scent. A dog who jumps […]

What to Do When Your Dog Is a Picky Eater

December 29th, 2014

A dog who refuses to eat his or her food can be quite frustrating, but a picky pooch can be encouraged to develop healthier eating habits. To help a picky eater develop proper eating habits:  Don’t give your pet food from table. Instead, feed or treat him or her from a separate area from […]

How to Control Your Dog’s Shedding

December 22nd, 2014

Unfortunately, a totally shed-free dog is impossible to find. All dogs shed to some extent, but following a few simple tips will help your home stay neater and make it easier to control mild to moderate pet allergies. The most important thing you can do to control pet hair is to brush your dog each […]