These days, dog owners are given an overwhelming array of options, all claiming to be the best dog food on the market. Researching through the different brands to find the most affordable, healthy and tasty for your dog can be stressful. Here are a few things to consider when shopping for kibble.
Pet ownership is a large emotional – and financial – commitment. One of the biggest reasons people abandon their dogs is because they can’t afford to keep them. Here are a few tips to pinch some pennies when it comes to your canine
Senior dogs hold a special place in our hearts and have different care requirements than young pups. Genetics, nutrition and environment all play a big role in how fast your dog ages.
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?
Some dogs are natural couch potatoes, while others require extensive exercise and stimulation to keep them under control. Check out this list to see which breed is best for you before you purchase your next pooch!
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.
It can be a stressful and heartbreaking time if your beloved pet slips out of the gate or runs out of an open door under your feet. Here are some tips that can help you reunite with your lost pet:
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.
One of the best things about dogs are their individual personalities. Just like humans, some dogs are active and outgoing, while others are more reserved and shy. MLP sales associate, Lauren, has two adopted fur babies and they have two different and fun personalities!