You’ve probably seen your dog lick herself numerous times and you’ve surely wondered why. While dog licking is the clear sign of love,what you may not know is that dogs have a variety of reasons for licking – from marking their territory to pointing to a problem. Take another look at Barking Royalty’s list of… Read the rest »
By Kelly Marshall While most owners of long-haired dogs understand that brushing their dogs’ coat helps keep their coats tangle free and nicer looking, many times owners of dogs with short coats regard brushing their dog as unnecessary. But the truth is regular brushing of your dog’s coat boosts her health. Here are just a… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian Dogs lick to communicate, but for many owners uncontrolled licking is an annoyance — or worse. Frustrated owners, usually of new puppies or demanding, and amazingly spoiled dogs, often call to say they are being “licked to death,” and they don’t know what to do about it. First you need to… Read the rest »
By Karen A. Soukiasian A healthy dog should not have bad breath. The reality is, approximately 80 percent of dogs do suffer from gingivitis or a periodontal disease by the time they are 5 years old. Now and then a simple dental procedure such as a professional cleaning or perhaps a bad tooth extracted can… Read the rest »
By Nancy Cope If you’ve ever taken a glance at the bottom of your dog’s paws, you’ve probably taken note that they’re a bit rough looking. The reason for their worn appearance is obviously due to the daily amount of wear-and-tear that they endure. Dogs are always on the go — running, playing, walking, etc…. Read the rest »
By Terry Jester Be prepared before you experience a dog-skunk encounter. Stock up now on the items you need to combat a stinky dog. Don’t wait. You may find yourself needing these simple items at 10 at night, 6 in the morning, or just minutes before your mother-in-law comes for dinner.
By Nancy Cope Brush Me! Brushing your dog often is important, especially for longer haired breeds. Even for short coated dogs brushing is important, because it helps remove the loose undercoat which can be very itchy and irritating. For short coated breeds use a curry comb or rake to bring up the loose hairs and… Read the rest »