Dogs require special treatments as much as we do. But what if one of those treatments considered as “special” turns out to be a necessary hygiene practice? Dog nail trimming, as fancy as it may sound, is not just a beauty treatment, but an action you should perform regularly.
Ever tried hiking with your dog? Being up on a mountain and out in the woods gives your dog the chance to do a lot of running, hunting and exploring. But what if all this freedom becomes a threat? Francesca and Happy have found the answer in Tractive GPS and they want every dog owner to know it.
Yes, dogs consume the strangest things. A nasty sock is a delicacy to your four-legged friend. While you may find it disgusting, it’s actually pretty natural, so you can’t blame him too much for stealing your knee-highs. But you might still wonder why dogs steal socks?
What do you know about grass awns? Probably not enough. Scary as it may sound, grass awns can kill your dog. Because they flourish during summer, you should inform yourself before letting your dog wander in the countryside at this time of the year.
Holiday season kicks in and you share a passion with your dog: the water. Isn’t this the best theme for a pet-friendly destination? Don’t be hasty. Restrictions, hot temperatures, and a change in routine can put your pet in real danger. Motivation gone? A few tips for careful preparation is all you need.
Finding the right pet sitter takes time, and you can’t leave it to chance. You may know other pet owners in your neighborhood such as college kids back for the summer who need a summer job. Consider these essential elements when finding the right pet sitter for you. (more…)
Ever wondered whether your dog is smart or not? If he’s a fast learner, behaves well without being instructed to and helps in daily jobs, he must certainly be. But how do you determine a dog’s intelligence and is it connected to its breed after all?
Ever heard of Rally Obedience? This team sport for dogs is gaining popularity. The reason? Dogs of all breeds can practice it! Because the focus of Rally Obedience is not the physical strength, to team up with your dog you don’t have to be an athlete. Still, there are a few things to know before starting.
Barking is the way dogs communicate, hence a natural behavior. But if a dog barks excessively, how to keep it under control? Figuring out the reasons behind excessive barking is the first step towards finding a solution to the problem. Keep calm: this is something you and your dog can learn together!
The number of overweight and obese pets is steadily increasing worldwide. In most cases, obesity affects a pet’s quality of life and can lead to a number of serious and potentially life-threatening conditions. To keep your pet healthy and happy, you should pay special attention to his/her physical condition and body weight with the Body Condition Score.