Pets & Animal
Your dog should wear a harness if it pulls on a leash or has upper respiratory problems. (Reference 1) Harnesses also allow more safety when taking your dog out for exercises such as bike-joring or roller-joring. (Reference 2) Even though commercially made harnesses come in various sizes, they may n
There comes a time in every dog owner's life when they'll have to leave their pet home for the day because they simply cannot take them where they need to go. Millions of people experience this day in and day out because they have to go to work and can't bring their furry friend along
Could a bark collar be the answer you (and your neighbors) are looking for? Are you tired of incessant howling outside your bedroom window at three in the morning? Do your neighbors complain about your four-legged friend barking at their children, and countless sleepless nights thanks to Fido? With
Many older dogs suffer from a condition known as cognitive dysfunction. There are many common symptoms associated with this condition. Dogs that experience this unfortunate issue may suffer in many different ways. It is important to learn how to identify the symptoms associated with is condition bec
With significant advances in the understanding of dog behavioral problems, veterinarians and animal behavior specialists have been placing a greater emphasis on treatment options. When accompanied by an appropriate behavior modification program, both Clomicalm and Prozac have been used to successful
Sometimes the majestic Great Dane needs a new home. Great Dane Rescue Leagues offer such hope.
Although dogs are known as carnivores, like most species, they also will benefit from a well-rounded diet. This not only includes meats, but also carbohydrates, fruits and vegetables. When feeding dogs vegetables, however, it is important to not only know which are most nutritional for them, but a
The PetSafe Deluxe is a solid general purpose system. The main strength of the system is it's versatility. You can mix and match collars from the other PetSafe systems to cover any size or temperament of dog.
Staffordshire bull terriers (more commonly called Staffies) are people-loving, intelligent medium-sized dogs now found in many parts of the world. Because of their short coat, the breed has done well in more humid parts of the world such as South Africa. Their nickname in England is "nanny dogs" bec
Did you know that there are a lot of problems associated with cushing's disease in dogs? That includes problems for both the pet and the owner.If your dog has cushing's, he or she may have several symptoms that affect the quality of their life and, in extreme cases, can even kill them.As a
Boxer dog training is not hard as long as you train the dog while it is young. Boxers are very intelligent and pick up commands quickly. Talk to a boxer like you would to your children, may sound odd, but they respond like a child. Just say "no" when they do something wrong and demonstrate
Symptoms of canine ulcers include vomiting (often with blood), abdominal pain, lack of appetite, weakness, and black, tarry stools. Severe cases can cause collapse, pale gums, shock and perforation of the esophagus, stomach or intestines.
One of the most important things a dog owner has to do is to provide obedience training to their dog. Without a good and proper dog obedience training, you may find that your Jack Russell is nightmare instead of being the good companion you are thinking of. As such understanding the importance of th
The first few days for a puppy in it's new home are very important so it's best to get started & lay down the rules from day one. Unless you want your puppy peeing & pooing all over the house, you will need to train them. They're just like a baby & don't have bladder or bowel con