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6 of the Healthiest Dog Breeds and the Secret Behind Their Healthiness

When making the decision to adopt a dog, it’s difficult to picture a day when that beloved pooch will no longer be with you. Unfortunately, dogs can’t live forever, but some tend to live much longer than others. It’s a well-known fact that certain breeds have a tendency to fall ill with particular diseases. In […]

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A Few Tips for Keeping Your Pup’s Pearly Whites Clean

Most dog owners have endured the gross experience of playing with their dog, only to have it come up to your face, panting and giving you a whiff of its foul doggy breath. A lot of pet owners assume that bad breath in dogs is normal. But while your dog’s breath will probably have a […]

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How Much Shedding Is Too Much Shedding and What Does It Mean?

Visit a dog owner’s house and you may come face-to-face with furniture, clothes and carpeting covered in fur. Although it can be a nuisance, shedding in dogs is perfectly normal—it’s simply their process of removing dead or damaged hair from their coats. However, excessive shedding may be indicative of an underlying health problem. Knowing your […]

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Straining to Go: Identifying Constipation in Your Dog and Helping Them Get Over It

Any dog owner can tell you their least favorite part about owning a dog: picking up after it. Unlike cats, which usually go to the bathroom in a litter box, dogs are more likely to pee on bushes and trees and to poop all over the yard. Many household guests have fallen victim to the […]

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Does Your Pooch Get Nosebleeds? Understanding Epistaxis

If you’ve ever seen your dog run up to you with blood dripping from its face, you know how scary this experience can be. The source of the bleeding may be a cut or scratch on the head, but it could also be from another problem: a nosebleed. Much like in humans, dogs can experience […]

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Navigating Off-Leash Dog Parks: Etiquette and Tips to Make Sure Everyone Has Fun

Taking your pup to play at the dog park can be a lot of fun. You’ll get the opportunity to meet new dog owners, and your dog will have the chance to run around, burn off some steam and socialize with other dogs. Taking your dog to the park should be a happy experience for […]

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Why Does Your Pup Get the Zoomies?

Happy pups are an absolute joy to watch. Pet owners usually smile and laugh when their dogs appear to jump for joy or run around the house in excitement. Sometimes, though, this excitement appears to be taken to the next level, and your dog will run wildly around the room or yard with no signs […]

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Harness vs. Collar: Is One Option Better Than the Other for Walking Your Dog?

Your dog loves to go on walks, and, if you have a strong bond with your pooch, so do you. Getting out and exercising is great for your pup’s health—not only does walking keep your dog physically fit, but it is also great for its mental health and stress management. However, like many dogs, yours […]

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The Excessive Barking Needs to Stop: Here’s How to Quiet Your Pup

Barking is the way your dog communicates with you and the world around it. Your pooch might bark at a passing stranger, at you when you return home, at an unfamiliar animal or for no reason in particular. Dogs usually have many different types of barks they use to communicate different things, and it’s perfectly […]

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Sneezing While Play Fighting is Your Dog’s Way of Telling You It’s Just a Game

Any dog owner knows that their pooch loves to have a good time. Many dogs are capable of getting pretty rowdy—wrestling, chasing people or other animals and playing tug-of-war. Playing with your pup tires it out and helps the two of you bond. You may have noticed that your pup sneezes when playing and rough-housing, […]

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