Yes, dogs can travel on planes. However, there are additional regulations and restrictions to consider before you book a flight. Researching the process is important so your dog can stay healthy and happy while traveling. Prepare your dog for air travel with these simple steps:
Every year, thousands of dog owners experience a runaway dog. It’s no surprise that some dogs are more adventurous than others. Some are very loyal and stick to you like glue, and others insist on taking themselves for a walk whenever they get the chance. But the question is, which dog breeds are most likely to run away?
Every dog needs daily exercise to expend extra energy and maintain health and fitness. Regular exercise also has significant day-to-day effects on a dog’s behavior as it can reduce some behaviors done out of anxiety or boredom. Dogs — particularly puppies and young dogs — have a lot of energy, and if they don’t get the chance to burn it off, destructive behavior is often the result. Are you also a dog owner? Then you have probably found yourself wondering…. (more…)
You fell in love with a cute little pup and brought it home. And now, you can’t wait to cuddle and hang out with your new four-legged friend. But dogs are not just big puppy eyes and fluffy fur. If you don’t provide them with constant guidance, consistent training and sufficient exercise, they can make your life quite difficult. Here are the 5 most common mistakes new dog owners make. Avoid them, and you will be well on your way to having a nicely behaved pet that truly is a joy to be around.
Even though we walk our four-legged friends several times daily, some dogs need more exercise than that. Healthy dogs need to run, and walking just isn’t enough exercise for them. Running with your dog is a great aerobic exercise, but many people can’t run or simply don’t like running. So how about biking with your dog? If you love to ride your bike and your dog loves to run, why not consider biking with your dog? Fresh air, exercise and time spent together – it doesn’t get much better than that, does it?
Skip the store-bought dog treats and go homemade with these healthy, yummy dog treats. With just a few key ingredients, you can make the best meat biscuits. Your dog will love these tasty treats!
What should you do when you see a dog wandering around your neighborhood alone? If you find a stray dog, it’s more than likely that there is an owner searching for him or her. Here are some tips to give the animal the best chance of being reunited with their owner.
Dog etiquette is important no matter where you live, but in bigger cities it’s even more important. City dogs face a lot of challenges when they are out for a walk, other dogs, other people, garbage, traffic and noise at all times. These challenges require good behaviour, a keen sense of the surroundings, and good team work between dog and owner. Here are a few tips that will make life in the city with dogs a little easier and more comfortable – for everbody!
If you have an unspayed female dog, knowing the symptoms of heat can be very important in order to manage her reproductive cycle. Learning the stages of the cycle will allow you to prepare for a dog in heat and the symptoms connected to the different stages. It could also help you prevent having new puppies when you actually didn’t plan for them and allow you to plan for puppies when you do want them.
Just like people, dogs can get allergic reactions when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances as dangerous. The immune system is designed to protect us, but when it mistakes non-harmful environmental substances as threats, then allergic reactions occur. For example, if your dog eats a specific ingredient and the dog’s immune system views it as a threat, an extreme allergic reaction occurs. Whether we are talking about people or pets, the cause of allergies is an overactive immune system. Here’s what you need to know about dog allergies.