The most wonderful time of the year is here with Christmas just a few weeks away. While you’re out and about finding gifts for your friends and family, don’t forget to think about your favorite pup! Here are some holiday gift ideas that will have you and your dog jumping for joy.
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and feasts. Three things your dog is probably looking forward to! However, it’s important to keep in mind some simple ways to ensure your dog stays safe during the holiday season. He probably wouldn’t be too thankful if he gets sick off table scraps or a left out spiked eggnog drink. Check out these tips for having a Thanksgiving that your pets can enjoy, too.
There is nothing easy about receiving a cancer diagnosis, after all, pets are family. The sad truth is that most of the time, cancer is not preventable. The good news is that pets today have a better chance of being successfully treated for cancer than they did before, thanks to advances in early detection, diagnosis and advanced medicine.
Halloween is a fun and festive time for families and children, but could easily add extra anxiety for pets. Skip the stress and take into consideration these tips to keep your dog safe this spooky season.
Man’s best friend should be celebrated every day, but we’re using this month to highlight dog owners. September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month!
Phobia’s don’t only effect humans. One of the most common phobias that dogs suffer from is thunderstorm phobia. The signs are clear and should not be ignored!
It’s not unusual for dogs to itch and scratch themselves throughout the day, which is exactly why an underlying skin issue can easily go unnoticed. There are many possible options and it’s hard to pinpoint what the problem could be. This article provides the most common skin issues in dogs and some possible treatment options.
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.
All dog owners know how hard it is to sleep at night listening to the sound of your dog repeatedly licking his paws or shaking his head. Why is he doing that? He may also be showing other symptoms such as hives, or red and itchy skin. Maybe you’ve witnessed excessive scratching, or him rubbing his body against furniture or face into the carpet? Chances are he is allergic to fleas, or something in his diet or environment, and needs your help.
The American Kennel Club (AKC) describes these pint-sized pooches as “graceful, charming, and sassy.” Their pocket-sized portability and irresistible cuteness make them an attractive pet. Do you know just how popular they are among dog owners in America, where they originated, or that they come in more colors than you’ll find in a bag of M&M’s? Read on to find out more Chihuahua facts!