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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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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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Dogs In Bed: Setting The Record Straight

Dogs and humans sleeping in bed together is one of the most hotly-debated topics of the pet parent community. Proof is just a Google search away, since entering this topic will yield a plethora of seemingly contradictory headlines. One article will tell you that you should never let your dog sleep in bed with you, […]

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Who Is To Blame For This Dog’s Death On A United Airlines Flight?

Anyone with a Facebook account has probably heard about the death of an infant dog during a United Airlines flight last week. The airline has taken full responsibility for the death and recently announced a new policy to prevent similar incidents. The Main Story Here’s what happened: Catalina Robledo boarded the three-hour flight with her […]

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Keep Your Dog Safe During The Winter With These Tips

Winter can be a wonderful time of year, bringing forth snow-capped mountain peaks and trees glistening with icicles. But despite its beauty, winter can also bring dangerously cold temperatures, and not just for humans. In this post, we’ll discuss different ways to keep your dog warm and safe when the mercury starts to drop. Dogs […]

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If Your Dog Eats Poop, Blame Ancient Wolves

Regardless of how “natural” the behavior may be, dog owners are understandably horrified to see their pets eating poop. Not only does it seem undeniably unhealthy, but there is also no concrete scientific explanation for why a trained, socialized pet would do such a thing. Not As Unhealthy As You Think Before exploring potential answers, […]

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Four Signs It’s Too Cold To Take Your Pet Outside

The massive snowfall and drop in temperature throughout the country has many pet owners wondering if it is safe for their pets to be outside for extended periods of time. A warm coat on top of your pet’s thick fur might seem like sufficient protection but depending on a variety of factors, taking your dog […]

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Dogs On The Move: Helping Man’s Best Friend Adapt To A New Home

When you’re searching for a new home, your decision doesn’t just come down to the number of bedrooms and baths. You want a safe neighborhood to play in, great schools for the kids, reasonable commutes for working parents, and close proximity to the activities everyone enjoys. You must consider the wants and needs of every […]

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