By Kelly Marshall Many people can’t decide which dog makes a better pet — male or female. Which one is the best? It depends on what you’re looking for. If you care about the personality and character of the dog more than anything else, the gender shouldn’t make a huge difference. Your choice will be… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian Excessive thirst and frequent urination are signs of four serious dog health problems: diabetes, kidney problems, liver disease and Cushings Disease. Regrettably, not treating Cushings Disease could precipitate the others. After running basic tests, your veterinarian has eliminated the first three, leaving Cushings Disease as the diagnosis.
Everyone has their favorite neighborhood route for walking their dog. Chances are that it combines some city sidewalks with the occasional detour through a park, field or past some lakes and ponds. Everyone has their favorite routes, but sometimes they can get a little stale. Maybe your dog doesn’t know any different and loves every… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian The key to crate training your puppy is to project the idea that the crate or kennel is their castle, or in a dog’s world, their den. Crating a puppy is also an excellent way to housebreak them. After a certain age, most puppies will not poop where they sleep or… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian Many issues can prevent quality dog sleep over night. That may be a surprise, since most dogs sleep 12 to 14 hours per day. But some dogs have trouble sleeping all night. Puppies, overweight dogs and senior dogs all can struggle with dog sleep. Puppies are used to being comforted at… Read the rest »
By Live-in Nanny.com Perhaps one of the most defining characteristics of humanity is our willingness — and passion — for caring for animals. Having a pet enriches our lives, both for the animal and for the caretaker. People who share their homes and their lives with their pets know that unconditional love, both given and… Read the rest »
By Sally Gutteridge It’s easy to get caught up in our own lives and think that if the dog is walked and fed then all is well in his world. Ask yourself though, how well do you meet the needs of your best friend? Is your dog happy and does he get enough mental stimulation… Read the rest »