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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

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

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

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

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 can...

5 Great Holiday Gifts for Pets

Best Gifts for Pets The holidays are not only a time to be shopping for your human loved ones, but for your canine ones too. Buying gifts for pets should be fun, but it can also be tough to come up with just the right presents for your dog – specifically because they...

Top 5 Restaurants That Are Dog Friendly

5 of the Most Dog Friendly Restaurants Across the Country There are plenty of very dog friendly cities across the United States, but some go above and beyond in their array of restaurants that are dog friendly as well. If you are a dog owner, I’m sure you find...

How to Stop Leash Aggression in Dogs

It is the time of year where we see monsters, ghosts, and other creatures decorating the yards of our neighbors. Do you ever feel like your dog fits in with these scary creatures on your walks? Lunging, barking, and nipping at other dogs or people? Leash aggression is...

How to Maintain Joint Health for Dogs

As your dog ages, the wear and tear of their active lifestyle can begin to take a toll on their joints. It is most often seen in the hips, elbows, and knees, but it can be difficult to tell your dog is in pain until a lot of damage has already been done. Below you’ll...

What Are The Easiest Dogs To Own?

Whether you are a first-time dog owner or you have had dogs your whole life, you may be looking for a calm breed of dog that tends to be easier to handle. There are of course ways to calm down an already hyper breed of dog, but some dog breeds are just naturally...