Month: September 2019

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Most dogs love hiking, and for adventurous dog owners, nothing is better than hiking with dogs. After all, it’s a win-win: companionship, fresh air, and exercise for you both. Outdoor adventures are possible with big dogs and small dogs alike—and they’re easier with the right gear. Whether
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(Picture Credit: Hillary Kladke/Getty Images) Hydrotherapy, or water cure, for dogs is a form of occupational or physiotherapy that uses water resistance to rehabilitate injuries and relieve pain. From Greek roots, the word hydrotherapy means “water healing.” But does this type of therapy have benefits for dogs? In fact, there are many benefits of hydrotherapy
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. My cat Richie is carb crazy. As soon as a piece of toast pops out of the toaster, he’s there trying to snag a bite. I admit, sometimes I let him nibble on a crust. But I’ve never considered why my cat likes bread so much, and if
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(Picture Credit: Frank Günther/Getty Images) The leaves are falling and the weather is cooling down, which means there are a whole bunch of new activities you can do with your dog this fall season. Autumn offers plenty of stuff to do that you can’t take advantage of in any other season. Here are seven of
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Pet lover and NFL Football star quarterback Russell Wilson speaks out against domestic violence in a moving Public Service Announcement that will be airing on national TV through the end of the year. The video was created by the Banfield Foundation‘s Safer Together Initiative. Safer Together: When we help pets, we help people too [embedded
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. For animal lovers, pet hair and pet hair removal are just a fact of life. It’s one of those small inconveniences we accept as part of the doggy deal alongside muddy paw prints on the kitchen floor and slobbery kisses when you know exactly where that mouth has been.
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. With the holidays fast approaching, it’s an exciting time to cook and get together with loved ones over meals. All of that delicious food can also end up in your dog’s stomach from inadvertent floor scraps to occasional treats. Not all compounds in human food are considered safe
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Aren’t Shiba Inu puppies adorable? You’ve probably spotted these dogs’ cute looks before without even realizing it. In fact, they have a face you’ve seen a million times on your Facebook feed: the doge face. “Such Wow.” “Many cool.” “Much awesome.” The Internet jargon is slapped onto a photo of a fox-like dog in multicolored
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Dogs and foxes are members of the canidae animal family, but they’re incredibly different otherwise. They can’t make babies, for starters! They do share certain qualities, however: dogs are curious, playful, and enjoy exploring their surroundings just like their distant woodland cousins. Some dogs share physical qualities in common with foxes, too, from distinctive pointy
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Table of Contents Dressing up isn’t just for humans, you know. Your dog has moods and personalities, too. And while they probably don’t like it when you put them in a complete outfit, a dog bandana can also convey a feeling or a look without being restricting.
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. The kids are officially back to school, but what about your dog? Dogs thrive on routine, and adjusting to a new back-to-school schedule can be difficult or frustrating for many dogs. Help her adjust to the fall season by slowly easing her into the new routine, gradually
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Acupuncture is a therapeutic process during which a practitioner inserts fine needles into your dog’s body to help control pain and cure chronic ailments. It’s a very old practice in humans and in animals; something very much like acupuncture was practiced in India more than 7,000 years ago, and there is
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Table of Contents Does your big dog have trouble squeezing into that taco, Ewok, or fairy costume designed for smaller breeds? Wondering what in the world your large breed pup’s going to rock for Halloween this year? Well, we’ve rounded up some great options for large dog
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) There are plenty of scams out there designed to take your money. Some of them even involve dogs, and they’re especially common when people try to buy dogs online. Other scams, however, can end up with you losing your dog. If you’re like me, you’d much rather be parted with your
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