Articles for category: Dog Health & Wellness, Home & Garden, Vet Tips For Sick Dogs

Find A Mobile Vet: How To Find Local Veterinarians That Make House Calls

Mobile vets are licensed and must have their facilities -- usually a clinic on wheels -- inspected regularly, just like a regular vet clinic. Many varieties of mobile veterinarians exist, and a mobile vet's services run the gamut from conducting monthly neighborhood clinics for spay and neuter services, to bringing state of the art equipment to your door for full-service pet care, and everything in between.

Dog Training Commands 101: How Do You Train An 8-Week-Old Puppy To Understand Basic Dog Commands?

Believe it or not, a puppy is never too young to learn basic dog commands. In fact, you can (and should) introduce puppy training the day you bring your new dog into your house. A well-behaved dog is what everyone wants, but not everyone wants to start the dog training early enough. By training your puppy early, she will always know what's expected of her inside your home.

Are Pressed Rawhide Bones For Dogs Safe? (Pros & Cons – What You Need To Know Before Giving Them To Your Dog)

Pressed rawhide was the very first type of dog chew that I tried with my dogs (decades ago) -- after hearing all the bad things about rawhide bones and rawhide dog chews. Following are the most important things you need to know about pressed rawhide vs. regular rawhide bones for dogs. Plus all of the pressed rawhide bones safety information you're probably wondering about!

The Last Act of Kindness: How To Prepare For The Death Of A Pet

Time passes much too quickly, and ultimately we dog lovers have to face the fact that our time together is winding down. The day will come when decisions (like putting your dog to sleep) have to be made. It's never easy -- but planning ahead now will help you later. Take it from me... over the years we've gone through this 7 times. Sometimes it was a no-brainer. Other times, it wasn't. Here's how to prepare for your dog's last days.

Bristly Dog Toothbrush Toy Review: Pros & Cons – It’s Easier Than Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth!

The Bristly dog toothbrush is a special chew toy that functions as a toothbrush for dogs. Who doesn't need a little help brushing their dog's teeth??? If there's an easier way to do it... I'm all in! Dog teeth brushing is one thing that is not all that easy to do. I still do it with all 3 of my dogs -- but it's not what I'd call fun. The Bristly dog toothbrush toy is a FUN way to brush my dog's teeth! The best part: he does all the work, not me. Here's my review, including the 10 things I like best and 3 things I'm not so crazy about. But the bottom line is my dogs LOVE it!