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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Now that I’m working at home full time, I’m surrounded by my two senior gals, Shirley the pug and my dachshund Prissy, along with my young Boston terrier, Olive, who are all bored, constantly seeking my attention, and won’t play with any of the millions of Kongs
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. If you compare the ingredients in a grocery store brand of dog food to a premium recipe, you’ll notice a stark difference. Cheap dog food tends to make heavy use of grains, often listing them before the primary source of protein. Grains aren’t necessarily bad for dogs,
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Life is full of the unexpected, and dealing with the unexpected can be a lot more difficult if you have a pet. That’s why it’s not too surprising that every now and then, you might drop your dog off for doggy daycare and find that you can’t pick them up on time. You may not
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Catapulted into the spotlight once the hit television series “Lassie” came onto the scene in the 1950s, the rough collie represents the ultimate family dog. Intelligent, affectionate, and intensely devoted to their humans, rough collies certainly have some admirable traits. Originally hailing from Scotland, this herding dog was
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With his fluffy, magnificent coat, the Alaskan malamute is one show-stopping canine. Not to be confused with the smaller-boned and speedier Siberian husky, malamutes are muscular powerhouses capable of some pretty impressive physical feats. These dogs were bred to pull heavy loads, and it shows—they’re incredibly strong, rugged, and built for endurance. One of the
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Sneezing, itching, watery eyes…if you have a seasonal allergy, you know the drill—and the discomfort. But what about your dog? Dogs can suffer from seasonal allergies too, but the signs can look very different and so can the treatment. Dogs also experience allergies differently depending on the stage
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Easter is almost here, and while you’re busy putting together treats and hiding eggs for your kiddos around the house, don’t forget that your dog wants in on the festivities, too! One way to make dogs feel extra special is by putting together a DIY dog Easter
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Welcoming a new puppy into the family is an exciting time in which you’ll discover all sorts of fun ways to bond. But, raising a brand new puppy is also a lot of work, and one of the things you’re
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. While there is a lot of buzz in the dog food (and human!) world about grain-free diets, the truth is that dogs have been eating diets supplemented with grains since they were first domesticated. We asked Leslie Brooks, DVM and
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They look like wolves, but they aren’t. They seem austere and cold, but in reality, say their owners, the husky is far friendlier than those ice-blue eyes make them appear. What is the husky personality really like? Are huskies friendly? Are huskies wacky? We asked around and tried to get the bottom of the husky
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Is your yappy puppy’s constant barking sending you over the edge? If you’re having trouble spotting his volume dial, don’t lose hope. There are ways to discourage your puppy from pesky, non-stop barking. The key here is to distinguish nuisance barking from ordinary, healthy canine vocalization. Because there is a difference. Let’s take a look
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A dog’s nose isn’t just an adorable part of their face, it’s an important survival tool. Unlike humans, who generally rely primarily on sight, dogs use their sense of smell to navigate the world around them. They’ve evolved to have quite a powerful olfactory system, and they innately know how to make the most of
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. As anyone who loves one will tell you, the pit bull is an affectionate, lovable, and goofy breed that’s unfortunately been saddled with a bad reputation. But like any other dog, pit bulls thrive in loving, stable homes with good
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Everyone knows that felines are generally that perfect combination of sweetness, sass, and spirit, but did you know that there are certain breeds that are known specifically for their friendly demeanor? It’s true! So if you’re looking for that perfect couch potato partner, or a kitty that will play nice with all of your friends,
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Emergency dog boarding is one of those things that you don’t think you’ll ever need…until you do. Unexpected hospital stays, family emergencies, work emergencies, even spur-of-moment vacations. Those are all reasons you may need to board your dog, NOW. And those things don’t only happen on short notice, but also after hours, on the weekend,
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