Taking pills is awful no matter who you are.
Think about it.
Dogs, a species that enjoys eating its own poop, cringe at the thought of swallowing pills. Thankfully, Pinterest offers tips on how to be the [dog pill] Master of Disguise.
For this post, I thought I’d focus on puppies and when to start teaching them appropriate leash manners.
If you’ve recently adopted a puppy, you’re probably already teaching her the basics such as “sit.” But at what point should you start teaching your puppy to walk nicely on a leash?
I reached out to a professional dog trainer and asked for her tips on when and how she begins teaching a puppy to walk on a leash. Here’s what she had to say:
dogIDs now carries elk antler chews for dogs in three different sizes. Antler chews are a natural alternative to traditional rawhide chews, and they even last longer.
The following are some of the benefits to antler chews vs. rawhide chews, along with safety tips to keep in mind no matter what type of chew you give your dog.
Today is National Dog Day, a day where we celebrate man’s best friend and bring awareness to the many worthy dogs that need a home. Dogs are great companions, always there to comfort us when we’re sad and make us laugh with their antics. They deserve some appreciation!
With that in mind, here are the top 5 things you can do today to celebrate.
I often went for the lowest-priced options thinking I’d save money, but they’d never last. Either they’d get lumpy or too flat, or simple wear and tear got the best of them too quickly. If only I had gotten a high-quality, durable bed off the bat, because that would have saved the most in the long run.
Durability aside, you may wonder if you really need an orthopedic bed for your pup. I mean, orthopedics are for senior citizens, right? Not necessarily! Doggies of all ages and sizes can benefit from a great bed.
I live in a coastal town where the mornings are cloudy, and we have a cool sea breeze. My dog waits for me while I run in to pick up a prescription or whatever it might be.
I love my dog very much, but I know some people would find my actions inexcusable.
There are, of course, very serious risks to leaving a dog alone in the car, and anyone who does so has to accept those risks:
This post will go over some tips on how to help your dog or puppy get used to nail trims. If your dog is especially fearful or aggressive while having her nails trimmed, don’t hesitate to reach out to a professional groomer, vet or trainer for help.
You can assume all veterinarians are experts on canine and feline health, but that doesn’t always mean they are good with all types of dogs and cats. It also doesn’t guarantee they have good communication skills around people.
I thought I’d share a few ideas to think about when choosing a vet, because you want to find someone who makes both you and your pet comfortable.
Many of you will be spending time outdoors this week with friends and family and of course, your dogs. There will be lots of grilling, outdoor sports, parades and fireworks. While we hope you all have tons of fun, we also want to mention some important safety tips for our dogs.
The following are some reasons why you may want to consider a harness for your dog.