Even if it is your intention to have your new kitten meet most of their toilet needs while outside, it is still worth litter training for instances when he or she cannot go outside. Litter ...
If you have ever rescued a dog you may have said this exact same thing after you had it 10 – 15 days. However don’t be alarmed it’s really normal and it does not mean ...
There are times in every cat’s life when he will need to take medication of some sort. Cat owners who have been through this know how hard it can be getting the cat to cooperate. ...
For anyone who loves dogs canine body language is always interesting. If you’re new to dogs you can learn some important things from studying your dog’s body language. Here are some body language signals that ...
The fact that a dog is chubby does not necessarily mean that he/she is happy. Unfortunately, just like with humans, obesity in dogs can be a serious health risk and often leads to depression. Many ...
There is no definite evidence showing precisely why dogs develop separation anxiety. However, because dogs who have been adopted from shelters have this behavior problem than those who grew by a single family since puppyhood, it is considered that loss of a significant person or people in a dog’s life can trigger to separation anxiety. […]
Pets can enjoy the therapeutic effects of aromatherapy as much as humans can. Aside from possibly eliminating bad odors and giving your pet a pleasant perfume, essential oils also serve many practical functions such as boosting your pet’s immune system, fighting off bacteria and viruses, preventing the growth of yeasts and molds and repelling insects. […]
Safety considerations are crucial in using essential oils with dogs. There is no doubt that dogs, like all animals, are more sensitive to essential oils than humans are. While we share physiological similarities with our canine counterparts, they possess a much more powerful and acute sense of smell, which makes dilution absolutely necessary. Also, most […]
Today I want to tell you about something that you will run into at some point if you are a professional dog trainer, and very possibly as simply a dog owner. Sudden dog aggression. This doesn’t happen very often but now you will know what to do when it does. I received a phone call […]
If your dog does the butt scoot on the carpet you may find the behavior…odd…or embarrassing…or annoying, but you may be left wondering why your dog does it. It’s really very simple. Your dog probably has impacted anal glands. What are anal glands? Dogs have small anal sacs on the sides of their tail. They […]
Ignore the restaurant doggy bag. Nowadays, more dogs are eating their own patios, gulping down homemade canine food. There have been gradual rises in the number of people who are requesting help with creating homemade diets for their canines, according to majority of veterinarians in the US. The trend to homemade dog food started about […]
Parvo is a serious viral disease that can be deadly even if treatment is given. Parvovirus is a disease that attacks dividing cells. The most prominent location for dividing cells in your dog’s body is the intestinal lining or the lining of the digestive system. When this disease attacks and kills these cells it causes […]
One of the oldest retriever canine breeds is that of the curly coated retriever. The curlies originated in Britain and were generally utilized as hunting dogs by English gamekeepers and poachers. Their speed, intelligence and strength made them the ideal breed to hunt down furry animals and fowl in rough terrain with very cold climates. […]