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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 Cat? Here’s What You Can Do

It’s no secret that dogs and cats often do not get along. You’ve probably heard the expression “getting along like cats and dogs” for...

Dog Scared of Fireworks? 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dogs are often afraid of loud noises like thunder or fireworks. These sounds are often a source of great distress, fear and anxiety for...

9 Best Dog Breeds for Hot Weather

With summer nearly here, you may be looking forward to some fun activities in hot weather. Some dogs, however, may not be as excited...

The Best Sun Protection Clothing for Dogs

The temperatures are getting higher, and we're seeing sun in the sky more often now. Taking a walk with your pooch in the late...

20 Dog Breeds That Don’t Do Well in Hot Weather

If you are thinking about adopting a dog and you live in an area where it’s often hot, especially near summer months, you should...

Audible for Dogs Service Review

Many of us find it hard when we have to leave our canine companions alone at home because we fear that our pups will...

7 Facts About Dogs You Didn’t Know

We all know some interesting facts about our furry pals - they have wet noses, are severely allergic to chocolate, and communicate mostly through...

Tips on Using Over the Counter Dog Anxiety Medication

Dealing with an anxious dog is normal for almost every pet owner. Whether it's separation anxiety, noise phobia from thunderstorm or fireworks, car travel...

My Dog is Stretching a Lot: What It Means and What...

You’ve probably seen your pup stretch pretty regularly over the years. Sometimes they do it before or after taking a nap, or when they’re...

How Dog Owners Should Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Amidst the excitement and happiness of bringing a new member into your family, it's easy to forget that our dogs also come with a...

Dog Pajamas: What’s the Purpose and Does Your Pet Need Them?

For many pet owners, our dogs are our babies. Along with feeding, taking them out to use the bathroom, and scheduling veterinary appointments, our...

What Can I Give My Dog for Diarrhea?

Dogs often suffer from an upset stomach and that usually leads to vomiting or diarrhea. While diarrhea can be a symptom of another, more...

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Bone Broth for Dogs - A Pet Owner's Staple

Bone Broth for Dogs: A Pet Owner’s Staple

Bone broth today has become one of the most popular foods to feed our dogs, especially in recent years since us owners have become...

5 Possible Complications After Spaying Your Dog

There are many benefits to spaying your dog. With this procedure done, you won't have to worry about your pooch going into heat every...
Dog Feeding Schedule - What Owner’s Must Know

Dog Feeding Schedule: Why It’s Important and How to Do It

Much like human children, domesticated dogs rely and depend on their human-owners that take care for them to create and maintain a feeding schedule...
6 Advanced Dog Tricks for Owners to Teach Their Dogs

6 Advanced Dog Tricks You Have to Try

Teaching your dog tricks is a very interesting experience, where you need to use your creativity and try to think like your pet in...
The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

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...
Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

The term “hypoallergenic dog” is by now known as a mainstream description of dogs that are less likely to cause allergic reactions in people...
Dog Pyometra - What Owners Must Know

Dog Pyometra: What Owners Must Know

What dog pyometra is, it's a bacterial infection that results in an abscessed, pus-filled uterus that occurs in female dogs that have not been...
Do Dogs Have Blood Types

Do Dogs Have Blood Types? (And Other Related Facts)

Yes - much like the humans, dogs have different blood types. In fact, dogs have even more blood types than humans do. Knowing a...
4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to Do

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...
26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

There are certain individuals who should not have pets because they treat their animals poorly, and in turn, ruin pet ownership for everyone else....