Puppies aren’t born knowing how to walk on a leash, and new owners need to work with their puppies–or even full-grown, adopted dogs–to make sure they are safe and obedient on their walks. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re leash training.
February 24th is World Bartender Day, and we’re celebrating with a delicious, doggy-inspired beverage–the Salty Chihuahua Cocktail. Try the Salty Chihuahua cocktail at your next party, and you’ll be yapping with delight.
Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, in dogs is a condition caused by an overactive adrenal gland that pumps too many steroids and hormones into the bloodstream. The disease usually develops slowly and can result in a variety of symptoms. Here’s what you should know.
World Spay Day is observed on the fourth Tuesday in February every year. In 2020, that falls on February 25th. It’s a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed–as well as neutering their male pets–to keep the pet population under control.
Forget elephants and donkeys–the White House has often been the domain of canines. With Presidents Day on the way, here are some facts about the pooches who made the White House their home with their Presidential parents and what it takes to be First Dog.
From George Washington to George Bush and beyond, there has often been a dog in the White House—or two, or three, or ten. If you’re looking for a name for your new pooch, then get some inspiration from our Presidents.
February is here, and that means that Valentine’s Day is on our minds. Of course, we couldn’t have a proper Valentine’s Day celebration without our one true loves–our dogs! Here are some fun and thoughtful ways to celebrate your love for your canine companion this Valentine’s Day.
This year for Valentine’s Day, skip all the human drama, expensive gifts, and courtship rituals, and just let your dog be your Valentine. There’s no one who will appreciate you more!
Rabies in dogs is a virus that affects the brain and spinal cord, and it’s always fatal. This is why vaccinating against rabies is so important for dogs. Symptoms of rabies include behavioral changes, paralysis, and eventually death. Here’s what you should know.
February 19th is International Tug-Of-War Day! It’s a great day to play tug-of-war with your dog. However, many people wonder if it’s even a safe game to play with their pooches. Here’s how you can play this fun game safely.
Spaying and neutering prevent several potentially deadly diseases, unwanted behaviors, and conflicts between dogs. They also reduce pet overpopulation and euthanasia rates. Here are a few things you should know.
A spay surgery prevents female dogs from getting pregnant by removing both the ovaries and the uterus. Afterward, female dogs enjoy many health benefits and won’t have to deal with being in heat. Here’s what you should know about this important procedure.
“The big snip,” as some people call it, provides many benefits beyond making sure dogs don’t become puppy daddies. Neutering can cut the risk of certain diseases, unwanted behaviors, and conflicts with other dogs. Here’s what you should know.
If left untreated, gum disease leads to tooth decay and tooth loss. It can also contribute to infections and diseases of the heart, lungs, and kidneys. Simple steps for your dog’s dental health taken now can prevent many problems–and expenses–down the road.
February is Pet Dental Health Month–an important month of awareness for our pets and their well-being. Spread the word and encourage friends and family with pets to practice proper at-home care and have their dogs’ teeth checked out by a professional.
It’s important to get down to the truth about spaying and neutering. February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to sort out fact from fiction when it comes to these important procedures.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reports 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats have some kind of oral disease by the age of three. That’s why National Pet Dental Health Month, observed all through February, is so important!
The size of your dog isn’t the only thing that matters. When choosing the perfect pooch for your apartment, you should also take into consideration the dog’s energy level, noisiness, and even friendliness. Here are the best apartment dogs that could be a great fit for folks with less space!
Are you looking for the best Dalmatian dog names? Whatever name you choose for your Dalmatian pup, make sure it suits their unique personality. Here are 30 of the best Dalmatian dog names along with pictures from pet parents on Instagram to give you some inspiration!
Aggression can be challenging for dog lovers to understand, and there are many reasons a dog might engage in aggressive behaviors. Usually these behaviors are related to specific events, relationships, or environments. Here’s what you should know about canine aggression.
Your yard and gardens are wonderful for relaxing, playing and entertaining. However, they can also be dangerous for your pets. Follow these top safety tips to keep your furry friends happy and healthy when they go outside.