By Lauren Peralta Having a dog is a big responsibility that takes a lot of time. Dogs need lots of love and attention, just like kids do. Dogs can get sad, they act up, they want to play and they need to be fed. When you have a dog, you need to be prepared to… Read the rest »
By Kelly Marshall Has your dog ever acted a certain way or done something, but you are unsure what it meant? Often, your dog may be trying to tell you something, but because you don’t understand dog body language or behavior, you may miss the meaning entirely. Therefore, it is vital that you know the… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian It is imperative to have a physical, emotional and medical baseline of your pet’s habits and behaviors. With that in mind, you can note subtle changes in your puppy or dog that could be significant. Early, pre-emptive awareness and action, can often prevent unnecessary pain, exhortative veterinary expenses and even heartbreak.
By Christie Long Let’s be honest: dogs scratch themselves. They impress us with their flexibility; they seem to be almost made of rubber at times based on the way they can contort themselves to get in just the right position to scratch a seemingly unattainable itch. Perhaps one of the dog’s favorite anatomical locations to… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian One of the leading causes of dogs being surrendered to shelters and rescues is, “We are having a baby!” So, after years of being pampered, loved and considered a member of the family, now the dog is considered a threat. So, feeble excuses are made to justify a poor decision, and… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian Dealing with a dog who loves to chase can be frustrating, but you can take steps to stop dog chasing. Step 1 – Know your dog Dogs are predators. Chasing is an instinctive behavior in most dogs. If it moves, some dogs will chase it. Dogs love chasing cats, squirrels, joggers,… Read the rest »
By Diana Hutchinson Dogs are mischievous animals and just like people, they like getting involved in the holiday cheer. That’s one reason why you need to make preparations for your pets while taking care of other things that you may need for the holidays. It’s essential to make preparations ahead of time. So, what do… Read the rest »