It happens for dogs just as it happens for humans…time marches on, we age, we become senior citizens. And again, like humans, senior dogs may need special understanding and care. For dog owners, this can be a challenging time if you don’t know what to look for or how to care for them.
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Your dog, like you, can become ill…but unlike you, he/she can’t verbally tell you that she’s not feeling well, is in pain or is just feeling under the weather. It’s really up to you to be observant, by being aware of some of the symptoms and signs that your dog is not feeling well.
Unfortunately, not all dogs are created equally kind, gentle and obedient, and not all dog owners are created responsible. When your dog is about to be, or is attacked by another dog is a scary thing! Even if you see it coming, it happens so quickly there isn’t much time to react, and even if […]
Taking your pooch for an afternoon at the local off leash dog park can be a lot of fun….but there’s always the chance that someone will come, not only bringing their dog, but also bringing bad habits, inconsideration for others, and just plain bad dog park etiquette. Sometimes these condition can even lead to injuries.
Your dog does what? Because why? Over the years, many false assumptions have been made by dog owners about why dogs behave the way they do…and because your dog doesn’t “talk human”, you can only guess what he/she means when he behaves a certain way. So, you believe what you’ve heard from other dog owners, […]
Many dog owners are misled by the idea that because dogs have a “built-in coat”, there is nothing they need to do to take care of Fido during the cold winter months. But nothing could be further from the truth. Because your dog can’t look out for his own best interest and welfare, he/she depends […]