Dog strollers are one of today’s more popular dog items. In fact, one could say that dogs are luckier now than 100 years ago. Early book and stories show us that affection for family pets has not changed much. However, one does not have to be an Einstein to see that dog care has done a 360-degree turnaround.
The book “Rescued” by acclaimed journalist, Peter Zheutlin, is a follow-up to his New York Times bestseller, “Rescue Road”. We received an email from their PR manager, requesting that we do a book review as we are interested in rescuing dogs. And so here we are.
Cancer in dogs is increasing in numbers across the United States. Statistics show that canine cancer is the #1 cause of death in dogs who are over two years of age. Fifty-percent of dogs over the age of 10 have a chance of developing cancer. Statistics show that one in two dogs will acquire cancer, and one in four dogs will die of cancer. In college statistics, I learned that numbers can be manipulated to mean anything the student wants, but these numbers are just plain scary.
Dog ear hygiene is extremely important. Your dog’s ears are a perfect breeding ground for all types of nasty parasites, bacteria and dirt. This is due to the structure of your dog’s’ ears.
Canine solar eclipse blindness is a rarity among dogs but one we should be aware of. In the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017, the Great American Eclipse 2017 began. At 8:46 AM PT, the total solar eclipse started in Oregon; by 5:04 PM ET it ended in South
Euthanizing the elderly dog has changed a lot over the years. Because of medical advances and healthy nutrition, dogs are living longer today ever. However, when it is time for your dog to pass over, it is still a painful and difficult decision to make. A lot of dog owners
Pomsky puppies are a beautiful present for your child on their birthdays or for doing a job well. They are also wonderful gifts for anyone looking for a dog. I would like to recommend gifting one of these lovable puppies, a Pomeranian-Husky cross. Both breeds share ancient ancestry with the
Learning how to recognize arthritis in dogs is important, not only to the owners but also for ailing dogs. Arthritis is abnormal changes in the joints, bringing about pain and discomfort, lameness, and restricted mobility … whether it is in humans or animals.
Dog dental health is all about preventing dental disease in dogs. As a rescue center, we receive dogs that are approximately eight to ten+ years of age. Many of our dogs come from overly-populated breeders while other dogs come from homes that are neglectful in their care. And then …
Dog supplements are confusing to many dog owners. A direct answer to the question of whether or not a dog needs additional supplements is, “it depends.” Unfortunately, it can become pretty confusing as to what exactly would be right for one particular dog and not for another. The following list of
A female flea can lay 20 eggs a day; half that number is females. Without a flea control treatment, by the end of two months, there will be approximately 20,000 fleas on your pet and in your home. And by using a natural and safe treatment like TripleSure, your home will become a pet utopia, instead of being smothered in deadly toxic chemicals.
If you are one of those people who love their dogs just like any other family member and would do anything necessary to make sure that the life of your paralyzed canine friend is much easier and happier, read on to find out how you can do you may need to increase the number of baths to make sure that he is as clean as possible. Use baby wipes to clean the skin after urination, using very gentle motions.
Canine anorectal diseases relate to illnesses or medical problems of a dog’s rectum and anus. Canines with anorectal diseases will have some type of deformation in this area, with anal sac disease one of the most common diseases in a dog’s anal region.
Pet therapy is not a new concept in itself, but current research is finding new hypotheses, new conceptions, and new theories to study. Grants are becoming readily available for analyzing the health of children, healthy aging for elderly people, mental health, and individuals who are very ill. The good news is that society is opening up to the idea of using animals or pets for various fields of therapy, not just the medical field.
Owning a dog is a huge commitment and basic dog care is important to know: beginning training as a young puppy, routine vet checks, feeding them the right food, keeping their toe nails trimmed, grooming on a routine basis, learning to recognize illnesses and injuries, and becoming best of friends clear to the end.