Have a senior dog? Here are the most common health problems in older dogs that you need to be aware of. How to prepare for your senior dog’s final years healthwise.
Feeding Tips For Dogs
All things related to the process of physically feeding your dog. How to create a puppy feeding schedule (and potty routine) for your new dog. When to switch your dog's food (from puppy food to adult food and then to senior food) without causing an upset tummy or diarrhea. How to prevent bloat when feeding your dog -- and what you need to know about your dog’s drinking water. Handy ways to store your dog’s food and treats -- with convenience, cost savings, and freshness in mind. Clever ways to serve your dog’s meals outside of traditional dog food bowls. (See also: Dog Food Brands & Human Foods, Dog Recipes, and Kong Dog Toys & Recipes)
Is Littermate Syndrome real? YES! Most experts strongly advise against raising sibling puppies — because they may become difficult to handle as they mature due to Littermate Syndrome. What Is Littermate Syndrome? Littermate Syndrome (sometimes called Sibling Puppy Syndrome) refers to issues that are more likely to arise when puppies from the same litter (or […]
Here is the best list of foods you should AVOID giving to your dog (human foods that are poisonous or toxic to dogs) + Foods that you CAN give to your dog (human food safe for dogs) — according to pet experts. Plus, what you should know if you decide to offer table scraps and other people foods to your dog at some point.
Trying to find the right puppy feeding schedule and puppy potty routine for your new dog? See why it’s important to get your dog peeing and pooping on a regular schedule every day — and timed perfectly with your dog’s feeding schedule. Plus, how to tell when your dog needs to go outside — specific signs to watch for. I’m going to show you how to set up a daily dog feeding schedule and a dog routine for going outside.
Wondering what to do if your dog eats chicken bones?! First, don’t panic, most likely your dog will be ok. My dog ate chicken bones and he passed them just fine — but it depends on whether your dog gulps down the bones (bad), bites them into smaller pieces (bad), or grinds them down thoroughly before swallowing them (good). Here’s what to do if your dog ate chicken bones… OR turkey bones.
Switching dog food will happen at least twice in your dog’s life: 1) as they transition from puppy to adult, and 2) as they transition from adult to senior dog. You can’t just change dog food overnight though! Here are the steps to transition your dog with ease to a new food in 5 or 10 days — whether you’re switching from puppy food to adult dog food, from adult food to senior dog food, or there’s some other reason for you to switch food (like allergies, weight issues, health concerns, etc.)
I have 2 large dogs and they pretty much go wherever I go! I’ve whittled down my list of dog travel necessities to 7 dog car safety items and 7 clever dog travel accessories — the most important things to pack for dog car travel, plus a few clever dog car accessories that you probably haven’t thought of. These are the items that we take along whenever we’re traveling with our dogs in the car. Perhaps you’ll find them useful as well!
Knowing the symptoms of dog bloat could actually save your dog’s life — because bloat comes on quickly and can kill a dog within hours if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know about the signs of bloat in dogs, risk factors that predispose your dog to getting bloat, and tips for preventing bloat in dogs. These are all things I wish I had known before my dog died of bloat.
Does your dog scratch all the time? Maybe it’s dog food allergies — that’s what was causing my dog to scratch all the time. My dog had itchy dog allergies – here’s how we alleviated them. Plus, how to conduct your own affordable dog food trial and avoid a giant vet bill!
Yes, puppy hiccups are normal. Here’s what causes hiccups in dogs, why they’re so common in puppies, how long dog hiccups last, what you can do to stop them, and how to prevent them from happening in the first place.
This interactive dog food bowl serves 2 purposes: 1) it’s a slow feed dog bowl 2) it’s a treat-dispensing dog toy. A review of the PAW5 Rock & Bowl for dogs
My best dog food storage ideas for the kitchen or whatever happens to be the most central location in your house. See how I store dog food and dog treats…
With 3 dogs over the past 20+ years, I’ve been through a lot of dog bowls! But now I want something more stylish and modern, if not decorative. Something that will look nice in our large, modern bathroom. I found ’em!…
If your dog has dry skin, he’s not alone. This is a common issue with dogs. See what our vet recommended — it worked for us! Plus all the best dog dry skin home remedies.
Many pet owners are buying bottled dog water or they’re filtering their dog’s water instead of using water straight from the tap. Following are the best options when it comes to providing pure and clean water for your dog: filtered water vs bottled water for dogs.
Do you feed your dog table scraps? Here are the reasons why you shouldn’t.
Here’s a little about our dog’s recovery from TPLO surgery for a torn ACL, as well as the stories of other dogs who’ve been through it. Plus the stories of other dogs who’ve had TPLO surgery, including their recovery highlights.
If your dog eats too fast or gulps food quickly, this partitioned dog food bowl by DogPause might be the solution you’re looking for. It’s a fun way to get your food gulper to eat slowly!
I purchased a raised dog food feeder for our dogs. Here’s why I did… and why I recommend that you do, too.
When it comes to dog food & treats, I’ve never been one to splurge on ‘extras’ just as as gravy or sauces for dog food. But when our adult dog stopped eating and started losing weight, we found IAMS Savory Sauce to be the perfect solution!