How to Calm Nervous Dog Breeds During the Holidays

How to Calm Nervous Dog Breeds During the Holidays

Calm Nervous Dog Breeds: Detecting Signs of Stress in Dogs The holidays are not only a stressful time for us humans, but they can have quite the effect on your pup as well. It’s important to learn signs of stress in dogs, so that you don’t run in to larger problems...
Adopting an Older Dog

Adopting an Older Dog

Senior Dogs for Adoption Most animal shelters are filled with older dogs, a lot of them healthy and active, that are in need of a good home. Sadly enough adopting an older dog is not as common as adopting a puppy or a younger dog. When you’re thinking about adopting a...
Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Managing Dog Joint Pain

Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Managing Dog Joint Pain

Identify Signs of Osteoarthritis in Dogs As our dogs age, the wear and tear of all the runs in the park, jumping for frisbees, and other physical activities that make our dogs so wonderful, begins to rear its ugly head.  The once energetic canine family member starts...
Dogs and Cold Weather

Dogs and Cold Weather

Cold Weather Tips for Dogs Whether your dog loves being out in the cold weather, or they would rather cuddle up by the fire – you should be prepared to protect them when they do venture out in the winter months. It is important to know the risks posed by dogs and cold...
Pets as Gifts – Rethinking a Puppy for Christmas

Pets as Gifts – Rethinking a Puppy for Christmas

Why You Shouldn’t Give Someone a Puppy for Christmas Unless it has been well-thought, researched, and planned for – giving pets as gifts is not always the best idea. A surprise puppy for Christmas sounds like so much fun, but these spur of the moment decisions...