If you should ever have to put your dog to sleep, it is in your best interest to be present throughout the entire euthanization process. Here’s why…
Pet Warning And Dangers
Your dog's overall health and wellness depend 100% on you. Our dog health articles are filled with insanely helpful tips and unique ways to keep your dog safe, healthy, and happy on a daily basis -- especially during chaotic times, like holidays. Heed these important warnings and avoid pet predicaments.
If your dog ever leaves the house, then here are some things you should do to assure that you are always prepared should you dog become separated from you — or lost. And what to do in case of emergency. The best tip: prepare NOW by doing these simple things.
Dogs at drag racing events and other loud sporting events like hunting need ear protection. Here are some ideas for protecting your dog’s ears from damaging loud noises. These might even work well for fireworks!
Lately, I’ve been seeing so many people riding around with their dogs in the car. Some have the windows completely down. Others have the windows partially rolled up, hoping to keep their dog from jumping out. I’m here to tell you: A dog can fall out of a window that is half-way or even most of the way rolled up!
Here are some helpful resources for dog owners who are looking for an affordable house or apartment to rent. Plus, some tips for persuading your landlord to accept your pet.
I bought a box of dog treats recently that had some bugs in it. I’ve since learned to check the expiration date on the bottom of dog food and treats, just the same as we do for our own food.
Here’s a collection of my best articles about Kong toys for dogs. Practically every angle having to do with Kong dog treats & toys is covered here. See why we currently own 16 of them!
Does a dog have to wear a lifevest when on board a boat? Everyone knows that people have to wear lifejackets on boats, but do dogs? Here’s what you need to know about dogs and life vests.
The FDA provides a number of helpful resources for pet owners. The most important one is the FDA’s Pet Food Recall List. You’ll want to check that list for all the latest recalls on dog food and dog treats. Or better yet, sign up for the FDA’s recalls e-list, so you’ll always be the FIRST to know whenever a product is added to the list.
Just in time for Easter, they told us about these great doggie treats from the Kool Dog Kafe. They have 2-day shipping… there’s still time to get your doggie Easter treats!
These videos and photos aim tol remind you of the truly horrific consequences that could result if your dog is allowed anywhere near your paper shredder. You could be putting your dog in harm’s way and increasing the odds that your dog will accidentally get its tail — or its tongue — caught inside the grinders which could cause serious permanent damage to your dog’s tongue or tail.
I can’t say it any better than these folks. See why experts in the field agree… it’s never a good idea to give a puppy as a gift, despite the fact that it may seem like the best thing to do. Here are 10 heartfelt stories, revealing why Christmas puppies are never a good idea.
Watch this dog escape — by herself — from a basement when all the doors and windows are closed and the owners are away at work.
I told you about my friend’s crazy — I mean lucky! — cat and her miraculous survival story. Consider this an open invitation to start receiving your crazy pet stories. I’d love to hear ’em. In the meantime, it just so happens that I have a whole slew of crazy dog stories to share myself…
Thinking of adopting a dog? Here are the top 10 reasons dogs end up in shelters, plus some interesting facts about dogs in animal shelters.
Why do dogs eat grass? Some say it’s your dog’s way of getting their veggies. Even the vet will tell you, it’s perfectly normal for your dog to eat grass on occasion. But I try to keep my dogs from munching on grass. Here’s why…
We are considering installing an invisible fence at our new home, so I’ve been researching the many options when it comes to hidden fences. Here are some things I’ve learned about invisible fences, in general.
Aside from the typical poisonous plants, antifreeze, and chocolate that we dog owners hear so much about, there are a number of far more common household dangers that dog owners should also be aware of. Here are some other household dangers you should consider:
Dogs frequently like to look out windows and screen doors, but it’s important to realize the many dangers that lurk around windows and doors when it comes to your pet. Here’s what you need to know… some little-known facts that could save your dog’s life!
Here are some things that I’ve learned along the way that can be deadly to a dog… Each of these is a common everyday object or occurrence in our lives with dogs, so consider these a few things that you may simply need to modify a bit in order to keep things safe for your dog around the house.
Like most of you, I’ve always refrained from giving my dogs alcohol of any kind — beer or mixed drinks — knowing that alcohol and dogs just don’t mix. But you may not know that even ICE from a mixed drink could seriously harm your dog. Here’s what you need to know…
Here’s a silly story about two dogs who organized their own Easter Egg Hunt… complete with real-life bunnies and chocolate Easter eggs hidden in the grass. In other words… how two dogs terrorized a family of rabbits in our backyard and munched on rabbit poo for a week!
Sometimes you need a way to temporarily separate two or more dogs inside your home. Other times, you may just need to keep one dog out of a particular room or prevent him from going up or down stairs for awhile. If you’d like to give your dogs some freedom, yet restrict where they can roam in your house, the Evenflo baby gate might be the answer.
A few things you need to consider before bringing another dog home… because two — and especially three — dogs under one roof comes with its own set of challenges. Been there, done that!
The best tips for keeping your dog safe during the colder winter months. These are some safety precautions that every dog owner should be aware of.