Month: March 2019

For these lucky cats with water features in their backyards, a chilly day turns the ordinary pond or pool basically into an exciting video game for cats! Watch as they slip and slide and try to go after the occasional frozen fish in these very silly videos. Enjoy! It’s like the fish are on to
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Most dog lovers are fond of receiving a gentle nudge from a cute, wet dog nose. So should you worry when that sniffer dries out? Dog noses have many functions, mostly to assist the incredible sense of smell that they
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All dogs can be potty trained. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock) It’s true that canines communicate very differently from humans, and marking–intentional urination–may be the most blatant example. Though it looks (and smells) identical, marking is not at all the same thing as elimination. If your dog has an accident indoors because he simply can’t hold it
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(Picture Credit: Jennifer A Smith/Getty Images) You look outside and it’s a wonderful day out–the kind of day you and your dog don’t want to waste. So where should you and your dog go out on a day like this? The dog park! At least that’s what your pup might scream out in excitement if
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat bananas? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat bananas, but before you let your pup munch these sweet, yellow fruits, there are some things you should know. Like many other good things, bananas are best enjoyed by dogs in moderation. They are full of beneficial vitamins and
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(Image Credit: Getty Images/jarih) For as many of us who own dogs, few of us have actually used a dog whistle before. What are dog whistles, exactly? What do people use them for? Do they whip dogs into a frenzy like in cartoons? A dog whistle, known also as a silent or Galton’s whistle–after inventor
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. We all love to spoil our dogs, but too much love can be a bad thing. At least, it can when that love comes in the form of high-calorie treats and snacks. Low-fat dog food has been increasing in popularity
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It’s hard to resist a dog that looks like a fluffy teddy bear from your childhood dreams. Sure, we love our dogs for their amazing personalities, but being an adorable ball of fluff doesn’t hurt either. Nobody knows that better than Sheepadoodle people. As cute as these dogs are, their energy and smarts can be
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You’ve just settled in for the night with your dog. The popcorn is popped, the movie is cued up, your blanket is tucked around you just right, and suddenly your dog begins tearing around the room like a swarm of bees is after him. He runs into the room, circles around the coffee table at
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(PICTURE CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES) There are few things in life that are more fun and rewarding than bringing a dog into your family. Your dog will offer your family years of love and loyalty — as long as you provide him with food, shelter, responsible care, and love in return. With these 10 basic care
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Rover, meet RVR. Our friends at Sphero have a new robot in the making, a Kickstarter to fund it, and a promo video featuring—you guessed it—an adorable dog. A dog in a Rover bandanna, in fact. Swoon. Advertising RVR, meet Rover [embedded content] RVR is the “go-anywhere-do-anything” robot that’s highly customizable. It’s drivable right out
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(Picture Credit: Gandee Vasan/Getty Images) Did you ever find your dog incessantly scratching your carpet, couch, or even your walls? Do they love digging in the backyard? Some homeowners may see this as a destructive behavior, but it might also be a way for your pooch to talk to other dogs. University of Colorado professor
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Goldendoodles seem to be everywhere these days with their teddy bear faces, soft curly fur, and endearing personalities that make them popular family pets. A mix between a golden retriever and a poodle, these dogs are popular for good reason: they’re loving, smart, don’t shed much, and are deeply bonded to their people. (In fact,
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) As humans spread into coyote habitats with their pets more and more, the odds of encounters between dogs and coyotes skyrocket. These encounters can be deadly, especially for small dogs that make for easy prey. Humans are good sources of garbage and food, which can attract coyotes, too. February is mating
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Cleaning the Pet Friendly Home Got pets? Then you’ve probably got odors, stains, and fur in places you never knew you had. Fortunately, canines and a clean house are not mutually exclusive properties. We’ve got expert recommendations, product reviews, and tricks of the trade to help keep your home aromatic and germ free. And remember:
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(Image Credit: Getty Images/APF/Staff) Yoga is a timeless practice that originated in India. Its exact era of origin is so steeped in history that it’s hard to pinpoint, but the practice has been considered sacred by yogis everywhere since time immemorial. However, some forms of yoga, like doga, are a little bit newer. Yoga’s growing
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(Picture Credit: Enrico Andretta / EyeEm/Getty Images) Can dogs eat oranges? If you’re looking for the quick answer, it’s yes. However, the full answer is not so simple. There are some things you should know before feeding oranges to your dog. For most of us humans, an orange can be a sweet and nutritious snack. But
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Marc and Kristen Peralta of Vintage Pet Rescue in Rhode Island give their TLC to over 30 senior dogs, but the pick of the litter is definitely Marc’s heart dog, a 15-year-old pug named Shorty. Advertising Marc and Shorty have been together for over a decade. And when Marc travels for work, Shorty becomes inconsolable
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