When you think of the perfect family dog, golden retrievers probably crossed your mind! With their beautiful, soft golden fur and gentle personality, picking your golden retriever's name is a breeze!
Hitting, spanking, slapping, or beating a dog—does dominance and pain work to punish bad behavior in dogs? We will discuss a more appropriate form of discipline: reward-based or positive training.
Crusts and sores on the outer ear flaps can indicate a serious problem. Find out how to recognize and treat the problems so that your dog will feel better.
Here's a list of large dogs with longer average lifespans, and some tips to help you extend your dog's life expectancy. This article will help you if you're looking for a big dog to enjoy a long life with.
Are you looking for a cat-friendly dog? Do you want to know which breeds of dogs or cats are most likely to get along? Here's a list of five great dog breeds that like and get along with cats, a list of three dog-friendly cats, and a list of dogs that are less likely to love cats.
Many Dachshunds have back problems, but there are things you can do like using the correct leash, using pet stairs, or using a doggy stroller to keep them in good health. This article details everything you need to know about keeping your Dachshund healthy.
Is your dog the classical "bully" who bullies other dogs at the dog park? Does your dog push other dogs out of his way? Learn how to stop your dog from bullying other dogs.
If your dog is coughing up foam, you may be wondering what exactly is going on with your best friend. This article will tackle some possible causes and explain why it's important to see the vet.
What should you do if your dog ate d-Con mouse poison or Tomcat rat bait? Take her to the vet immediately! Learn how rat poison affects your dog and what the vet will do to help your dog survive.
Stuck for a name for a Golden Retriever? Here is a list of names for both girl and boy retrievers that will give you a few ideas.
If your dog has a skin rash, it might be caused by several different reasons. This article examines the reasons dogs get rashes and ways to treat them cheaply and effectively.
If you have noticed that your dog is itching from dry skin, here are a few vet-approved options to help provide him/her with some relief.
A bleeding tail tip on a dog is often the result of a condition called "happy tail." This occurs when the dog's tail tip hits hard objects repeatedly in its surrounding environment. Find out what may have caused your dog's tail to bleed and what you can do about it.
Smart dogs do not have to be only those listed in the popular "smart dogs" polls. If you work at it, your dog can become more intelligent.
We all like our homes to smell fresh and clean, and for that reason, many people use plug-in or spray air fresheners to help their house smell nice. Unfortunately, air fresheners can have a downside—they can make dogs very unwell and can even lead to death.
Why is your dog still scratching despite using flea products? Learn the possible reasons and how to eradicate fleas once and for all from your home.
There are several Australian Cattle Dog coat colors currently accepted by the American Kennel Club. Learn more about Australian dog coat colors and the main characteristics which make this breed quite unique.
Dogs can get pinched nerves in the neck area which can be quite painful. Here, you'll find the symptoms of a pinched nerve, but keep in mind that these signs may not be obvious and it's important to see the vet right away.
Learn about the most common and some not-so common causes of limping in dogs. Find out how to palpate the injured leg and when to see the vet.
Are you looking for a breed of dog that will live a long and healthy life? Photos, videos, and a description of the best five will help you choose a companion for many years to come.
If your dog is itching and scratching, learn about some natural alternatives to steroids before the problems start.
There are many causes for panting in dogs. Dogs don't just pant when they are hot or after exercising, so it's important to understand why they are panting, what it means, and several potential underlying causes.
What dental bones are best for your dog? Your dog's teeth need the right types of bones to keep them in good shape and prevent the harmful accumulation of plaque. Let's see what vets recommend.
Does your Doberman seem a bit tired, wobbly, or in pain when he tries to run? Here are seven common health concerns to look out for in this beloved breed.
Some dogs are outlaws—some just jump on their bikes and pretend to be. One of these names will be the perfect accessory to make your dog tough (or at least sound tough)!
Welts may appear on a dog's face, back, belly, or all over its body. As with humans, welts require immediate veterinary care to address the underlying cause.
Does your dog follow you everywhere from room to room? What can you do to stop the overly clingy behavior? Here are some strategies to help increase independence and confidence in your dog.
An easy-to-make and simple-to-use ear cleaner for your dog's ears. Alternative and all-natural treatment options are given in this article.
If you want a dog that can play with your kids but are worried about allergies, here are six hypoallergenic choices. The photos, videos, and descriptions within this article will help you choose a dog for your family.
Treating ear mite infection in dogs in simple, but there are side effects of a bad infection when not treated. Find out what you need to do.
Some dog owners do not buy preventative meds because of the cost of testing. Here is an inexpensive option that I will share with you.
Many owners want to know when it will happen and are worried when it doesn't. If your puppy's ears do not stand up by the time they are 8 months old, then it may be a matter of genetics.
Are you looking for a low-maintenance breed of dog? Here are five dog breeds that all need basic care, but are also good at taking care of themselves.
Before getting my Wheaten terrier, Hannah, I had never heard of the breed. I've had a lot of dogs before, but I've never been happier with my Hannah!
An overview of dog pneumonia and our experience with the condition. Our three-week-old Great Dane puppy is recovering well from pneumonia now, due to antibiotics and good supportive care. Photos and videos included.
Is my dog pregnant? Signs your dog may be pregnant, and a description of the phases of a dog's estrus cycle.
What is the behavior of a 12-week-old puppy and what should you expect? This article will tackle some common behaviors and phases of a dog's growth.
Labrador retrievers are full of energy and personality. Not to mention—black lab puppies are absolutely adorable! Looking for the perfect name for your new family addition? Look no further.
Discover some pretty common reasons why your female dog is humping. You will also find simple techniques for stopping humping behavior in your dog.
Cats and dogs have a history of being portrayed as natural enemies, yet owners that have raised cats and dogs together can provide plenty of testimonials supporting that cats and dogs can get along and even live in harmony.
Pugs are one of the most well-loved dog breeds in the world today, but did you know they can trace their origins all the way back to ancient China and Tibet?
Several signs indicate an upset stomach in dogs, but some signs are not easily recognized by their owners since dogs cannot vocalize their complaints. It is up to us to learn how to recognize these signs.
Dogs come in many different shapes and sizes, so it's not surprising that they also come with different types of feet. Cat feet, hare feet, and flat feet are just a few examples.
Confused by the puppy teething process? No need to be! This guide will outline the process clearly and provide some interesting, little-known facts about your pup's teeth.
Is it a pit bull or isn't it? Is "pit bull" an actual breed or is it a type of dog? We clear that up for you right now.
If you are searching for a little breed of dog that does not bark much, check out the five best! Videos, photos, and a description of each dog will help you make the right choice.
If you like strong Indian dogs and are looking for one as a pet, you may find this list useful for making the choice. Know more about top 11 strongest and most dangerous Indian dogs.
As dogs age, it's important that you know how to properly care for their needs. Older dogs are like young puppies and require a different set of care guidelines.
Is Dog Food Advisor legit, reputable, or a credible source to get information about your dog's food?
What causes old dog behavior changes and how do you help your old dog cope with them. There are many causes for behavior changes in your old dog and several need the vet's attention.
Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out, but not always. Find out what might be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.
Are you searching for a puppy? If you are looking for an affordable dog, then be sure to check these recommendations out. We'll also talk about which places you should stay away from.
The Cane Corso is not harder to handle than other breeds. Learn what you need to do to prevent aggression with this great breed of dog.
The easiest ways to teach a puppy to sit, stay, and wait. These are the simplest commands but mastering them will help your puppy grow into a happy, well-behaved dog.
As dogs age, their dental health may decline, which means older dogs are often in need of a dental cleaning. But is there such a thing as a dog being too old to get his teeth cleaned?
Do Yorkshire Terriers make great pets? Yes! If you are ready for pet ownership, then you should really consider the Yorkshire Terrier. Listed below are the many reasons the Yorkie makes for a great pet.
One of the most important approaches when dealing with sudden fearful or aggressive behaviors in dogs is ruling out medical conditions.
Golden retrievers are one of my favorite dog breeds. For me, life is better with a Golden. Before adding a Golden retriever to your family, there are a few things you should consider.
If your dog has a trick knee, you can rush into surgery or look for alternatives. Here is what else you can do.
Looking for a large dog? Do you live in a small apartment? Finding your new best friend starts here with photos, videos, and descriptions of the six best large dog breeds for apartment living.
Thinking about getting a German Shepherd or interested in the breed types? Here I cover show and working lines.
Are you a huge fan of Disney? Would you like to find the perfect Disney character pet name for your beloved dog, cat, puppy, or kitten? There are so many incredible characters to choose from, so take a look at these 100 names and get started! Happy searching!
Find a golden retriever growth and weight chart to track your retriever's growth through various stages.
What you can expect from your dog as she recovers from surgery, and warning signs to watch out for in case of complications.
Looking for that perfect name for your strong dog? Check out these meaningful and powerful dog names based on noble titles from various cultures around the world.
Sometimes dogs interfere when their owners are hugging, kissing, or otherwise getting intimate with a partner or significant other. Are they jealous? Curious? Protective? Learn what may be going on in your dog's mind and what you can do to try to change their behavior.
Back problems are common in Dachshunds, and the risk of these dogs developing damage to the spinal cord is extremely high. That is why precautions need to be taken throughout their entire life.
Avoid factory farms and find dog and cat food that is produced using humane and sustainable farming methods. Learn about the diets and the quality of life of different meat animals and where you can obtain cruelty-free food for your pet.
A personal protection dog is trained to guard you at all times. Not all dogs are suited for this job, and not all dogs should even be asked to do this job. Find out if personal protection training is right for your dog, and how to go about it.
What complications and problems might you expect after a mother dog gives birth? What behaviors are normal? Learn some of the most common conditions requiring immediate veterinary attention.
Is your puppy peeing right after you take him outside? There are several things going on in this case, this article offers some troubleshooting tips for potty training your puppy.
Are English cream golden retrievers rarer, healthier, or more valuable? Is there such thing as a white golden retriever? Learn the correct information before going to a breeder.
These pictures, descriptions, and videos of the five best breeds will help you choose the dog suited to guard your small herd before you lose that favorite lamb or kid.
Dog blackheads may appear on a dog's back or belly or other parts of the body. Learn more about blackheads in dogs.
Why is my dog scared of going outside? There may be several reasons. Here are several exercises to help your dog overcome fear and enjoy the yard again.
Some dogs swallow objects that become trapped in their intestine. Abdominal surgery may be necessary to remove the obstruction, as it was for my dog.
Dogs see color differently than humans. Read on to learn what colors they see and how smart trainers can use that knowledge to their advantage.
We all know that smell. When it starts heating up, the smell of dog pee and poo tends to really stand out. It's enough to ruin the experience of being in the back yard. Learn how to get rid of pet odor naturally in the yard once and for all.
Naming your new dog doesn’t have to be such a hard task, especially if you’re a gun owner and lover! Take a look at this awesome list of gun names for dogs.
Some causes of vomiting can be treated at home, while others require medical attention. If your dog is otherwise healthy, try these natural, vet-approved home remedies to soothe their upset stomach.
Why does a dog's stool start firm and then turn soft? What's the normal color? Why is there mucus in the dog's stool? This guide will provide answers to some of these common questions.
Your dog has always been an avid eater—he has always gulped down his meal in seconds. Yet, a day comes where he categorically refuses his food. What should you do?
What size of Yorkshire Terrier is right for you? Between giant (big), standard, and teacup (small) sizes, we'll talk about height, weight, behavior, and interesting information about the Yorkie breed in general.
What can you expect from a 16-week-old puppy when it comes to behavior and development? This guide will provide you with some insights.
What may cause a dog to have a swollen abdomen filled up with fluids? There are several causes, and most require the immediate attention of a veterinarian.
Here's a list of the people foods that are most commonly deadly for dogs. This list surprises even the most knowledgeable of dog people.
A double merle dog is created when two dogs with the merle coat pattern are bred together. Also known as 'lethal whites,' double merles are prone to health issues. This article will delve into possible health concerns related to merle-to-merle breeding.
Are you puzzled because your spayed dog is suddenly attracting males? The puzzle can sometimes be solved by checking your environment and scheduling a vet visit.
Are your two female dogs not getting along and fighting? Learn what may be triggering such fights and how to deal with the problem.
Not the biggest or the baddest but the ugliest dogs of all. The top 10 ugliest dog breeds are listed here.
Why is your dog biting your hands when you grab the collar or snap on his leash? Chances are he suffers from collar sensitivity. Learn how to solve the problem with some force-free, positive techniques.
Easy to follow and effective instructions on how to use first aid to treat small cuts and wounds on your dog. This is what to do when no vet is available.
Wondering what may cause unusual lumps and bumps on a dog's paw pad? Learn possible causes for why your dog has a lump on its paw pad and why it's so important to see the vet.
If you have an interest in similar breeds to a German Shepherd, check out this article that lists different breeds you can choose from.
Does your German Shepherd puppy bite a lot? Looking for fun ways to train him to refine his biting skills and learn some inhibition? These games will be especially helpful for German Shepherds, but they can work for virtually any type of pup.
How long does canine parvo last in the environment? This is something owners of puppies may be concerned about and the answer to this question is it depends on a variety of factors.
If you're looking for a new puppy for your family or children, you will want to avoid the 10 dogs that are known to be aggressive, mean, and potentially dangerous. This article will break down the dog breeds shown to be the most aggressive, based on their results in temperament tests.
In this article, I will discuss some of the common causes of vomiting dogs, what you can do about it, and when you should be concerned about more serious conditions.
Is your dog sleeping excessively, not playing, and no longer interested in walks? This article will provide you with seven methods to cheer your dog up.
Learn to successfully potty train your puppy or adult dog in as little as seven days. Your dog will be able to hold it until he or she is at their approved "potty spot."
Are you looking for a cute name for your dog and want to pick a Spanish name? Choose between these unique, cute, and traditional Spanish names. They are perfect for males and females. Pick a name with a special meaning for your new best friend.
German Shepherds are susceptible to a variety of health issues—some are related to breeding practices. Learn about some of their common stomach issues.
Take care of your dog's ACL injury as soon as it happens, and find out what to do later if the problem persists.
Do dogs have the characteristics of their astrological sign? You bet they do. A Gemini Dog can have dual personalities and a Scorpio dog can hold a grudge.
Has your dog started to drool a lot? Find out what you can do If your dog does not normally drool a lot but has started drooling everywhere.
If your dog has a nasal discharge, there may be nothing to worry about. Find out what may cause the problem, when to be worried, and when to do something about a runny nose.
Everyone knows that eating chicken bones is dangerous and can kill your dog, right? Do you really have to take your dog to the vet if they eat chicken bones?
Is your dog growling and biting when you try to pick him up? Learn why dogs may behave this way and what to avoid to prevent things from getting worse. Here are some force-free tips to curb this problem.
Here are things you need to learn and consider as a first-time owner and the best seven dog breeds you should choose from.
Dog owners are often told to give hydrogen peroxide to their dogs when they ingest something potentially harmful, but can you give too much, and how much is too much?
Not all small dog breeds are good with all families; here are seven dog breeds that make great family members, several that don't, and the reasons why.
Here are the top-rated probiotics for dogs scored for efficacy in eliminating gas, loose stool and diarrhea, as well as those that clear up yeasty ears and skin conditions resulting from allergies.
German Shepherds are an intelligent and active breed, but they are not invulnerable. Overbreeding and some negative breeding standards have exacerbated some serious health problems. Here we guide you through a series of German Shepherd health problems and diseases.
Hot spots should be taken care of immediately at home. Find out how to treat a hot spot at home, what caused the red skin, and how to keep it from coming back.
Your mixed-breed dog turns heads, but when asked, "What is s/he?," you've got nothing. Beyond the world of purebreds and crossbreeds, here's how to determine your dog's ancestral DNA or genetic makeup.
If your dog whelps but does not have enough milk for her puppies, there are a few simple things to try.
Is your dog aggressive towards other dogs? Does your dog tense up, lunge, or bark madly at another dog? Dog to dog aggression is a common problem. Here, we consider why it occurs and how to stop it.
If your dog breaks a nail, it is very painful and tends to bleed profusely. Here's how to treat it at home before you go to the vet to prevent infection and make sure no further trimming is needed.
Does your dog growl, bare its teeth, bark, or exhibit other scary, aggressive behaviors to protect you? Learn why and what to do about it here.
Ever noticed your dog sitting with his legs kicked to one side or his knees flopping outwards? Maybe he rolls onto one hip like he is about to lay down. That is the 'lazy', 'sloppy' or puppy sit, and it is something every dog owner should be aware of because it could mean your dog is in pain.
Teacup dog breeds may be cute and quite irresistible, but do you know what you are actually buying? Here's a guide on raising awareness about teacup puppies and breeds.
Does your dog literally refuse to potty in the rain? These tips should help you to convince them that wet weather is no big deal. Learn how you can get your dog to enjoy the rain and potty on command.
Homecooked dog food made with quality organic ingredients may cost more than commercial pet food, but it's so much better and safer for your pet. Here's how to make dog food in your own kitchen.
The secret to naming dogs! The complete list of Greek god names with their mythical stories and meanings. The pantheon of Greek heroes, gods, and monsters offers many interesting and unique names for male dogs. Learn their stories and tips for choosing the perfect puppy name.
The causes of abdominal enlargement in dogs can be various. In order to better understand potential causes, it helps to first take a closer look at a dog's anatomy and review the organs of the abdomen.
Is your dog pregnant? Learn potential signs and symptoms of dog pregnancy and how pregnancy can be diagnosed.
The National Dog of Cuba, the Havanese was once teetering on the edge of extinction. This curious, gentle dog has made a comeback. Great with kids & pets, The Havanese makes the perfect family dog.
If your dog is scratching and his feet and ears smell like corn chips, he should be helped as soon as possible. Here's how to resolve a yeast infection at home, naturally.
A dog-aggressive dog can be trained to like other dogs. What might be setting your dog off is detailed in this article, along with tips on the best ways to control this dangerous form of aggression.
Here is a list of 12 foods that you can offer your dog when they have diarrhea or an irritated stomach. What are the symptoms of diarrhea and what might be causing it?
Here are over 80 pit bull names to choose from for your rough and tough pup. Or, let your new dog pick his own name with some fun name games the whole family can participate in.
Can your dog's sebaceous cyst be treated naturally with home remedies? Learn when it's best to try home remedies and why surgery is often the best option.
Are you looking for a little and cuddly dog? Pictures and descriptions of the five best fluffy dog breeds will help you choose the right dog for your family.
Seeing blood in your dog's stool can be scary. If your dog is pooping blood, it's important to learn how to recognize the difference between fresh blood and digested blood in your dog's stool.
You can protect your dog and avoid attacks from most other dogs. If a dog does attack, however, this is what you need to stop him and make him let go.
If you have noticed nipple discharge in your dog, you may be wondering what is causing it. There are several potential causes of nipple discharge in dogs which I will discuss in this article. But as always, see your vet so that they can help your dog.
Do you know what you should look for when buying a puppy from a breeder? Dog expert Margaret H. Bonham explains what to watch out for when you are looking for a puppy from a breeder.
Do you know how to breed your dog? This article will tell you the signs to watch for, what you need to do in preparation, and how to handle the breeding procedure.
Is there a morning after pill available for dogs? If you don't want your dog to get pregnant, here are your options.
Why is your grown dog still peeing in your house? In this article, you will find the reasons a dog forgets, or never learns, where to pee and how to train a dog successfully.
This is an overview of the most common German Shepherd coat colors as well as a discussion about which patterns are standard for the show ring.
Use common sense. Some dogs can do great outside, but you need to choose the right breed. If your dog is going to be outside, do you know what you need to provide?
Leonbergers have a reputation for being gentle giants. They are intelligent, friendly, and playful dogs that are loving pets and loyal to their families.
Many dog owners grow concerned when their pups' ears are not standing up as they should. What causes a dog's ears to not be erect as per the standard? And what can be done about it?
My puppy is breathing fast when sleeping. Should I worry? This is often asked by puppy owners. Although a puppy breathing fast may be concerning, in many cases, it's normal, but it's best to see the vet.
Learn what causes swollen ears in dogs and how to treat this condition. Swollen ears in dogs are often due to a condition known as aural ear hematoma.
An easy way to permanently stop your dog from using the restroom over and over in his favorite spot inside the house, and go outside instead.
Neem oil is a natural product that has been used for thousands of years in India. Some owners use it on their dogs to stop them from scratching, to soothe their skin and to ward off insects.
Short-haired German Shepherds are the dominant breed type when we only consider the kind of coat these dogs have. Let's look at some of the variations in the shorter coat types.
Here are over 50 dog names based on Norse mythology or inspired by the Viking era. Learn more about the stories behind these names and why they might be right for your dog. You can even learn how to give your dog his or her own Viking title or nickname.
These meaningful and lyrical Native American names and words make cool names for strong dogs and lapdogs dogs alike.
Not sure what to name your new puppy? Do you love rock music? Here are more than 225 rock-inspired names to choose from. The lists are broken down by heavy metal, classic, punk, southern, and folk rock categories, so there is something for every personality.
Is coconut oil healthy for animals? Is it even healthy for humans? Let's talk about which facts are backed by science versus those purely backed by anecdotal evidence. Here's the truth about giving coconut oil to pets.
Puppies may be cute and irresistible, but they can be overly-hyper at times. This article contains several techniques to calm your puppy. The same techniques can be applied to your spunky adult dog, as well.
Do you sleep with a dog in your bed? Statistics show that many dog owners have their dog sleeping with them. There is much debate over the health benefits or risks of this practice.
Do you have a constipated dog? Learn potential causes and some natural home remedies. Also, learn when you should have your constipated dog see a vet.
If your dog isn't peeing after surgery, there may be different reasons for this. It's important to figure out exactly what is happening. In order to diagnose or identify the cause of the problem, you will want to communicate your concerns with your vet.
Does your small dog pick fights with dogs five times his size? If so, you may be wondering what floats his boat. Following are several potential reasons.
A guard dog can protect your family when no one else is around. These are the five best breeds for a family, plus photos, videos, and detailed descriptions of why they're perfect for homes with kids.
Many people would love to have a pet fox, but foxes are not domesticated creatures or cuddly pets. Instead, choose from these dogs that look like fox.
Are you looking for a dog and plan on letting him sleep on your bed? Pictures, videos, and great descriptions of great breeds that do not stink will help you make the best choice.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure out what is wrong with your dog, along with advice on when to see the vet. Simple home remedies will help you deal with your pet's hair loss.
If you are considering how to make healthier homemade dog food, read this article. A simple guide to picking the right ingredients that will give your dog all the nutrients. Easy recipes and valuable tips are also included.
Looking for an adorable and delicious food-inspired name for your dog or puppy? You're in luck! If you're a foodie, you've come to the right place. From names like Kale to names like Meatloaf, there is sure to be something for every type of dog.
If you are looking for some celestial inspiration for your new puppy's name, check out this list of over 225 choices. Whether you are an amateur astronomer or just like to gaze at the stars in the sky, you're sure to find that perfect name.
Until I got my Malshi, I didn't realize I was the small dog type. Or maybe a Maltese crossed with a Shih Tzu is not a typical small dog. My Malshi only weighs 10 pounds as an adult, but she is big fun!
Why do dogs scratch all of the time? Scratching is the number one reason why people take their dogs to the vet. This article will explain the main causes of itchy skin in dogs and what can be done.
Does your dog keep licking his lips or nose repeatedly? Does it look like he's just licking the air? There are several medical and behavioral causes for lip smacking—some benign and some serious.
When you allow your dog's nails to grow too long, the quick grows out with the nail. Be careful when you decide to trim those nails to make the quick recede. Trimming overgrown nails may require extra help from your groomer or veterinarian!
In India, some breeds like the pit bull, terrier, Alaskan malamute, and Tibetan mastiff are expensive. Here's a list of the ten most expensive dogs.
Is your dog's third eyelid showing? Learn the main functions of the dog's nictitating membrane and some common and not-so-common causes of the dog's third eyelid protrusion.
Meaningful, mythological names for dogs from Ancient Greece. 101+ Greek goddesses and heroines names, with their stories, detailing their amazing powers and gifts; ones that every good dog can use!
ACDs are a lot of work and commitment. I knew this when I got my ACD, but none of the books prepared me as well as I'd hoped. Our dog's bite-fueled personality is a mainstay.
This article discusses the pros and cons of crate-training a dog and things an owner should consider when doing so.
Pugs are happy and lovable dogs with one of the sweetest natures of any breed. They are intelligent, fun, affectionate, and rarely aggressive, which makes them a perfect pet for families.
It's very important to know how to help a dog recover from a dog attack so that you can heal those emotional scars that may insidiously set in and affect your dog's future social interactions. Learn several ways to help your dog heal.
Why is my dog shivering? The cause of shaking and trembling could range from excitement and feeling cold to more serious illnesses such as fever, hypoglycemia, or kidney failure.
What are fear periods in dogs and when do they take place? Learn how to cope with them and help your dog overcome them.
If you work all day but still want a dog, check out these seven breeds. We'll take a look at the personality and characteristics of these low-energy, independent dog breeds. Find out which one will suit your lifestyle.
Your dog just had surgery. Maybe he/she was neutered or spayed and sent home with stitches or staples. You may be wondering how to care for the stitches or how long they take to heal. Learn how to properly care for your dog's incision and decrease any chances of infection.
If money is tight, you may be looking for ways to save money on pet-care costs. You might even ask, "Can I give my dog shots or should I take him to the vet?" Here's a cost comparison and a discussion of the pros and cons so you can make an informed decision.
What happens if a dog is repeatedly eats cat food? Are there any side effects? Read on to find the answers to these common questions.
Here is a list of names specifically for dogs with blue eyes. Blue is a mystical color, warding off evil and misfortune. These blue names exalt your best friend's unparalleled position as family protector and talisman.
Blue nose pit bulls are often talked about with passion and the red nose pit bulls are often portrayed as rare, but what kind of dogs are they really? Here are some interesting facts.
If your heeler puppy won't stop biting, rest assured, you are not alone. Due to their ancestry, these puppies have a reputation for being quite a handful in the biting department. Teaching a heeler puppy to stop biting requires patience and determination.
If you have ever had a pet with fleas, you'll know the ensuing nightmare of baths, flea medications, and combing fur to pick them off. It's awful! Diatomaceous earth can help solve that problem.
How to cope with losing a pet. When our pet dies, it is a heartrending and devastating experience. Read on to discover and utilize solid strategies for coping with the loss of a pet.
Recognizing the symptoms of intestinal blockages in dogs is important considering that blockages are a serious problem that may lead to death when left untreated. Learn the warning symptoms of a potential intestinal blockage in dogs and when to see the vet.
Is there a way to stop your dog from chasing and trying to kill your rabbit? You can find out how to train a dog to be around rabbits here, but if you do not have a dog yet, this article will help you choose the breed most likely to accept your rabbit.
Does your dog have thick, flaky skin and a musty smell? Is he or she constantly itching or scratching? Your dog could have a yeast infection or suffer from yeast overgrowth. Here are a few DIY remedies you can try at home to resolve the issue.
Do you need a dog that will work with your livestock, not chase your chickens, keep your shed free of rats, and still have time to spend with your family? Take a look at the six best choices and find out the pros and cons of each type before you make that final selection.