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Shelly Graves

Shelly Graves
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Shelly lives in Iowa with her husband and Australian Shepherd named Tex. She's been an animal lover since she was a child. Currently, she enjoys reading and writing about dogs, and spending time with her family and getting involved in all things pets.

Dog Scared of Farts? Why and What to Do

Our pets can be are scared of many things which don’t seem concerning to us. If you have a dog, you certainly know their...

Reasons Why Your Dog Is Having Trouble Pooping

When your dog is having trouble pooping, there can be a plethora of reasons why they are having problems. It's important to understand the...

12 Benefits of Neem Oil for Dogs and What You Should...

Neem oil, which is extracted from the neem tree, is highly regarded, often recommended, and widely used in homeopathic and natural medicine communities. Neem...

10 Coolest Dog Mom Shirts Every Doggy Mom Must Have

Whether you are a “dog mom” yourself or you are looking for a perfect gift for a woman who is also a dog lover,...

12 Human Foods for Dog’s Shiny Coat

Quality food helps your pooch stay in top shape not only on in the inside but on the outside as well, and some help...

The Best Fly Repellents for Dogs

Every dog owner understands how important it is for their dog to spend time exploring the great outdoors. Unfortunately, along with the enjoyable weather...

The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

There are many benefits to feeding your pup fresh dog food, but you should carefully consider the downside before you make the switch or...

4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to...

When your dog’s stomach swells or hardens, there may be a serious cause for concern, or it may just be a case of your...

How to Massage Gas Out of a Dog

Humans are not the only ones that experience excessive gas; dogs suffer from flatulence as well and can ultimately have worse gas than humans....

9 Best Gifts for Animal Shelter Employees and Volunteers

Animal shelters often rely on volunteers to function but whether this important job is done by paid employees or volunteers doesn’t really matter. They...

8 Potential Dog Labor Complications

Helping a dog to give birth is a very serious process that sometimes comes inherent with potential problems and unexpected issues. Below is a...

5 Ways to Deal With a Spider Bite on a Dog

According to Britannica, there are more than 43,000 different species of spiders found in the world, with only a small percentage being considered dangerous...

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Chicken Broth for Dogs

Chicken Broth for Dogs: Benefits and How to Make It

Giving dogs chicken broth made from a bone base (also known as bone broth) is all-the-rage among dog lovers and nutritionists. Nevertheless, dog owners...
Dog Scared of Farts - Why and What to Do

Dog Scared of Farts? Why and What to Do

Our pets can be are scared of many things which don’t seem concerning to us. If you have a dog, you certainly know their...
Can Dogs Eat Hard Boiled Eggs

Can Dogs Eat Hard Boiled Eggs?

With a long list of human foods that we should never give our dogs, such as almonds, grapes, and chocolate, eggs are actually great...
What Is a Service Dog

What Is a Service Dog?

Service dogs are all the rage these days, and for a very good reason. That said, some owners may consider their pets to be...
The Best Dog Massage Videos

The Best Dog Massage Videos

Giving your dog a massage might sound unusual or you might think that it is not necessary. However, dogs do indeed like massages as...
Bumps on a Dogs Back - 7 Things It Could Be and What To Do

Bumps on a Dog’s Back: 7 Things It Could Be and...

You’re carelessly petting your dog and suddenly you notice a lump on their back. Your heart starts racing and you question yourself whether the...
Dog Domestication History (In Years)

Dog Domestication History (In Years)

How dogs came to be domesticated from their grey wolf ancestors is a long and complex history. And depending on which resources and scientific...
What to Do If Your Dog Coughs Up Blood

What to Do If Your Dog Coughs Up Blood?

If you notice that your dog is coughing, this is generally not a cause for alarm. However, if you see that the dog coughs...
Reasons Why Your Dog Is Having Trouble Pooping

Reasons Why Your Dog Is Having Trouble Pooping

When your dog is having trouble pooping, there can be a plethora of reasons why they are having problems. It's important to understand the...
Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases - A Guide for Owners

Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases: A Guide for Owners

Every year in the United States there are 4.5 million cases of dog bites. Dog bites make up 90% of all animal bites that...