The usual reaction people have when they see small pieces of white rice wandering around their dog’s rectum is a long, drawn-out vocal “eeeewww,” similar to police cars racing toward the local donut shop with sirens blaring.
So you’ve adopted a new 4-legged cuddly family member with an inquisitive wet nose and you couldn’t be happier. Now all that’s left is introducing your new puppy into your home with pets. This may take some time and patience, especially if the old pet[s] is an alpha dog or cat.
A book written from the heart of an animal advocate, in the book C.A. Wulff quotes Mahatma Gandhi, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
Vanilla had a home, of sorts, in a yard where she was thrown an occasional bone or maybe some leftovers. A friend of mine, an angel whose mission in life is to care for and nourish hungry dogs, had been feeding her for some time. One day she found her
Getting a dog not house-trained to go outside (or wherever you may want them to) can be tough, especially when you can start to feel more like a janitor than a trainer. Some dogs seem to pick things up pretty quickly and some seem to struggle, but the way you clean up the mess can have a pretty big impact on success.
… the thought of losing our pet pooch is terrifying, since most of us love our dogs as if they were dear members of the family. This is why a dog ID is so vital. Microchips, dog tattoos and dog tags are three common ways to make sure your doggy is always identifiable, explained further in this ID guide for dog owners.
If you own a puppy and you decide it’s time to teach him how to walk on a leash, then you should know that this is not as difficult as it may sound – when dogs are young, it is very easy to “mould” their behavior. To train your puppy
Petra’s dog story began when she was surrendered by her owners and they realized how much her corrective surgery would cost. Petra had several large, angry-looking mammary tumors, and the surgery would have had to be very extensive.
A trip to the vet’s office doesn’t have to be a nightmare. There are some simple, easy ways to make sure your visit to the vet’s office is fast, easy, and efficient. Veterinarians and assistant veterinarians play important roles in your dog’s vet appointments; yours is to make sure your dog is getting the best care possible by following these tips.
Traveling-pet-dogs is easy if you know just what to look for. There are a number of airlines and hotels that cater to tourists with traveling-pet-dogs. Numerous hotels provide everything from dog bowls to dog-parks and so many of the airlines have adopted a pet friendly policy.
Dogs who eat poop causes more misery than any other behavior for dog owners, hands down. To go even further, most dog owners agree there is nothing more disgusting than a poop eating dog, chomping away in front of the neighbors and church groups going house to house.
If I didn’t have a dog .. or a cat, I could walk barefoot around the yard in safety. My house could be carpeted instead of tiled and laminated. All flat surfaces, clothing, furniture, and cars would be hair-free. When the doorbell rings, my home wouldn’t sound like a kennel.