August is National Immunization Awareness Month and we wouldn’t be dog owners if we didn’t use this month to promote pet vaccination awareness, as well! Many people understand that their pets need vaccines, but do they truly understand which vaccines dogs need, and when, to be protected against dangerous diseases?
Playful dogs are a lot of fun, but an over-hyper dog can be problematic. Most of the time, the issue stems from boredom or a lack of stimulation. To address the situation, you need to assess the kind of activity your dog gets and the ways you’re interacting with him. Here are some simple tips you can try at home to help calm down your pooch.
With the busy puppy purchasing season in full swing, scammers are out there perfecting their craft with each victim. The Better Business Bureau warns consumers to watch out for fake websites preying on would-be pet owners.
As a dog owner, one of the biggest concerns should be your pups health. Unfortunately, it’s very easy for your dog to become overweight, and sometimes it’s hard to realize it. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, roughly 56 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. What’s ever harder to swallow is that more than 90 percent of owners do not recognize that their obese pets weighed more than they should. Since being overweight puts your dog at risk of many diseases, it’s important to recognize and prevent it.