Puppy Proof your Home & Outdoors

Congratulations on welcoming a new puppy into your family! As the owner (or soon-to-be owner) of a new puppy, you’ll start preparing for your new puppy by finding a veterinarian and purchasing all the necessities. But, after the fun part of choosing a cute collar and getting a name tag engraved, it’s time to get down […]

Are you thinking of buying a dog?

Everyone that has a dog will tell you how brilliant they are. Who can resist the charm of a puppy, the feeling of success when your dog actually sits when you tell it to, or the over the top tail wagging you get just for walking in through the front door? However, you need to […]

Choosing a Male or Female Dog

The differences between male and a female dogs can be very apparent, and it is important that you choose the gender that best suits your family lifestyle. Make sure that you don’t choose the gender of your new dog because of availability, otherwise you might be disappointed. Pros and Cons of Male Dogs In general, […]

Symptoms that my dog has Arthritis!

Arthritis means inflammation of the joints and is in no doubt just as uncomfortable for our dogs as it is for humans. There are many reasons a dog would eventually develop arthritis, it could result from an old injury or simply through wear and tear as they grow old. There are many reasons a dog […]

How to Brush Your Dogs Teeth

Our pets can’t talk, of course, but if they could, they might ask you to please brush their teeth. After all, how would you feel if you didn’t brush your teeth for years, or ever see a dentist? Plaque and tartar are all too common in pets. In fact, studies show that once pets reach […]

Prepare for Your Labradoodle Puppy

Bringing home your new puppy is one of the greatest joys! Planning ahead and having what your new puppy will need are keys to a successful beginning. While it is great fun to buy lots of toys and pet beds and cute collars for your new family member, the greatest gift that you can give […]

Dog Collars, Leashes and Harnesses

Which is a safer option for your dog: a collar or a harness? Can dogs wear a harness and a collar at the same time? Should they stay on at all times? Regular Walking Harness – On a “regular” harness, the leash attaches to a ring behind the dog’s shoulders, so if the dog pulls, […]

Protecting your dog’s paws in the Winter

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe […]

Changing your Dog’s Diet

A lot of pet owners mistakenly believe that their dog should be fed the same food throughout their lives for optimum health benefits. Actually, it can in fact be beneficial to switch your dog’s food throughout their lives, dependent on their lifestyle and energy levels. To decide whether your dog could benefit from mixing things […]

Myths About Dogs

Here are some of the biggest misconceptions about dogs that just won’t die.Some sayings that have been around for centuries are true but some are simply myths that can put you or your pet at risk.  How many of these myths have you heard before? Call them legends or even “old wives tales,” but don’t […]