Sure, you might recycle your cans and use CFL lightbulbs, but have you “greened” your life for your pooch? There are several things pet owners can do to be more environmentally conscious. Here’s a roundup of some of things you can add to your own routine to be a bit more green.
April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month. If you don’t have a first-aid kit for your dog at home, now is the perfect time to put one together.
You can either buy a first-aid kit for dogs or put one together yourself. I reached out to a couple of professionals for advice on the best items to include in a first-aid kit specifically for dogs. Here’s what they had to say.
If your dog is pawing at his ears or shaking his head more than usual, he may have an ear infection. Or, maybe he just needs his ears cleaned.
This post will go over some basic ear care tips you can follow for your dog. It will also help you decide when you might want to seek help from a veterinarian. [Read more…]
Healthy fur makes for a happy dog. But when your dog grows a thick coat in the winter, keeping it groomed and tangle-free isn’t always easy. That’s why spring is an important time to give your dog a good grooming.
Follow these three grooming tips to prepare your dog for spring:
1. Keep on brushing.
Whether your dog is short-haired or long-haired, repeated brushing removes loose hair from their winter coat and keeps it healthy and shiny. Choose brushes or combs that are gentle on your dog’s fur and skin, and see a professional groomer if you run into any tangles that are too tough to handle. [Read more…]
Back in February of 2014, dogIDs introduced our partnership with the international animal aid organization, World Vets. Today, dogIDs is excited to support the World Vet mission through their “Paw It Forward” program.
More About World Vets
Founded in 2006, World Vets is a 501c3, non-government organization, commonly referred to as an NGO. Their vision is to create a world where all animals have access to skilled veterinary care. They provide veterinary training and disaster relief around the globe by collaborating with animal advocacy groups, US and foreign military groups, foreign governments and veterinary professionals. With more than 3,600 volunteers, World Vets has been able to establish projects in 42 countries spanning across 6 continents. Click here to learn more about World Vets. [Read more…]