Some lucky breeds are built for the snow and are safely insulated by a second undercoat that grows during the winter months. But other breeds aren't as fortunate and need a helping hand when it comes to staying warm in chilly weather. Here is a helpful guide to help you determine if your furry friend needs a coat.
Many people get anxiety over the thought of training their dogs. However, these tips will make the training process much easier. If you practice these unique training methods, you will surely see a difference in the relationship between you and your dog.
Is your dog urinating while wagging their tail each time you return home? Although you may be tempted to think that your dog is just difficult to potty train, this problem is more a behavioral one. Here are some tips to better identify and curtail small dog excitement urination.
Play is your secret weapon to take training your dog to a whole new level. As a result of using dog training games, your dog will be quick to do anything you ask and enjoy doing it as well! Here are five dog training games that help with everything from impulse control, to focusing while distractions are present.
With January being both National Walk Your Pet month and National Train Your Dog month, there couldn’t be a better time to teach your dog (puppy or adult) some proper leash etiquette. Simply follow these instructions, and you'll find that leash training your pup isn't as difficult as you think!
The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about a dog food recall of several dry foods after receiving complaints that dogs eating the food experienced vitamin D toxicity. Take note of this list of dog food recalls, and discontinue feeding your dog any of these foods for their safety.
You can’t deny the reality that there is a special bond between dogs and pet owners, and it is easy to see why they have been dubbed “man’s best friend." A great number of dog owners will say that their Fidos are way more than just pets. So, here are some of the obvious reasons why dogs are part of the family.
Senior dogs have more spunk, loyalty, and love to give to their humans then they are often given credit for. Think adopting a senior dog is right for you? Then there is no better time to consider adoption than this November, during Adopt a Senior Pet Month!
Ever thought of giving raw feeding a shot? Well whether you've never considered it before, or you're actively searching for information on the topic, let's get down to the meat and bones of this diet (no pun intended) and help you determine if it will be a good fit for your pup!
Feeding your dog a high-quality, well-balanced dog food is one of the best things that you can do to keep your dog healthy. Keep in mind that nutritional needs will vary by age and breed. With that being said, here are some nutritional content that your toy breed needs as well as recommended brands.
Like us, dogs love a little comfort. Therefore, when your pet gets the opportunity to hop onto your couch and snuggle up, the temptation is often too good to pass up. Once they finally get a taste of that comfy couch, you will have a hard time keeping them off. Here are a few tips on how to keep your dog off the couch.
To help you out, we’ve come up with a general guideline on how much of and what kind of exercise each dog needs per day, based on the American Kennel Club’s list of most popular dog breeds in the U.S. Note that each pair of dogs represents a particular size from big to small.