Dried Dead Tick On Dog

Dried Dead Tick On Dog

Ticks can cause serious health problems, and finding them on a dog can be both alarming and disgusting. Depending on where you live, there can be more ticks in the area or less. Ticks can be active all year round, but they often come out in the warmer months. Did you find a dried dead … Read more

Do All Dogs Go to Heaven

Dog Blue Sky

A Pet Lover’s Guide to the Other Side When a pet passes on, it can be so heartbreaking . . . almost like our whole world has been turned upside down. Suddenly, the front porch once so full of life looks lonely and bare without that wagging tail awaiting us from beneath our favorite rocking … Read more

Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs

Dog in Long Grass

Elbow dysplasia most commonly affects large, young dogs and is a frequent cause of front leg lameness in these pets. Certain breeds are at highest risk, including rottweilers, labrador and golden retrievers, German shepherds, St. Bernards, Newfoundlands, bassett hounds, Bernese mountain dogs, chows, and bearded collies. The disorder can run in certain families, which indicates … Read more

How Many Puppies Will My Dog Have

Two Puppies

There are many misconceptions about dogs and having a litter. For instance some people believe that female dogs can get pregnant any time they are together with a male dog. (Not true.) Or they think that female dogs come in season three or four times per year. (Not true, unless the dog has some kind … Read more

What Foods to Avoid in a Homemade Dog Diet

Dog

Many people are switching to feeding their dog a homemade diet. With recent dog food recalls regarding contaminated ingredients, feeding your dog from a bag or can has increased risks that many of us do not want to face. Making a homemade diet for your dog means that you know exactly what they are ingesting … Read more

Dog Trivia

Small Dog

Interesting Facts About Dogs It takes 63 days for puppies to be born from the time of mating. Puppies are born both deaf and blind.Their eyes begin to open between 10 and 14 days.They begin to hear soon after but it takes a while longer before they have complete sight and hearing. Puppies begin getting … Read more

Male Dog Names

Dog in Wig Wearing Glasses

People always need more male dog names! Here’s a list of the top 50 male dog names, according to VPI pet insurance: Top male dog names Max Buddy Rocky Bailey Jake Charlie Jack Toby Cody Buster Duke Cooper Riley Harley Bear Tucker Murphy Lucky Oliver Sam Oscar Teddy Winston Sammy Rusty Shadow Gizmo Bentley Zeus … Read more

Feeding a Pregnant Dog

Female Dog

Breeders tend to worry so much about their dogs that the subject of feeding a pregnant bitch has become very complicated. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are the things you need to know. First of all, many people tend to overfeed their dogs during pregnancy, especially at the beginning of the pregnancy, which … Read more

How Much Should A Purebred Dog Cost

Purebred Dog

There is often a belief that breeders are rolling in money and breed dogs solely for profit. This is rarely the case when you look at the costs involved in breeding a nice puppy. So, how much should a purebred dog cost? Keep reading. How is the cost of a puppy determined? Show and hobby … Read more

Should Dogs Drink Milk

Dog

Many dog owners wonder should dogs drink milk? It’s a natural question to ask. Cats often like milk, so why not dogs? Actually, dogs like milk a lot, but not all dogs can digest it. Many dogs are basically lactose-intolerant, just as some people are. They don’t have the enzyme needed to digest milk so … Read more

Dominant Behavior in Dogs

Dog

Since he was a pup, your dog has always challenged your position as the ‘boss’ of the household. Pushing through doors ahead of you, barking at you when you tell him ‘no’, jumping up on your, or worse, pawing at you when he feels you are ignoring him, and only moving from your chair reluctantly … Read more

How to Make your Dog Vomit

Dog

The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the spectacular spring day beckons – it is a perfect day to go for a hike with your best friend Fido. You pack your day pack, lace up your boots and the two of you are off. Did you pack your first aid kit? Of course! … Read more