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Let’s Talk: Shaving Your Dog For Summer

We know our pet's thick coat makes them hot in the summer months, but is shaving your dog for summer effective? Will it do...

The Truth About Tear Stains on Dogs

Tear stains are an eye-sore (no pun intended). There's no doubt that they aren't pleasant to look at, but did you know there are also...

Types of Dog Grooming Brushes and Their Uses

As if grooming your dog at home isn't confusing enough, there are so many dog grooming products available it will make your head spin!...

Let’s Talk: How to Find the Right Dog Groomer

Grooming your dog at home can save you a lot of money. It's also a great bonding experience for the two of you. However,...

Let’s Talk: Dog Muzzles Aren’t Just for Aggression

Dog muzzles are a controversial piece of training equipment, but they can be used for more than just aggression - just make sure you...

Benefits of Feeding Dogs Homemade Dog Food

The recent recalls and safety concerns in the pet food industry have led many dog owners to consider changing their pet's diet. There have been...

Let’s Talk: Volunteering To Help Dogs

If you're a dog lover, chances are you've often felt terribly sad when thinking about dogs in shelters. No doubt, you've felt worse when...

The Importance of Nose Work for Dogs and How to Train...

Everyone knows that dogs have much sharper sense of smell than us humans, but did you know that it's good for them to exercise...

The Truth: Is Anesthesia Safe for Dogs?

Anesthesia - a common fear of pet owners, but do you need to worry? A lot of dog owners are more concerned about the...

Let’s Talk: How Many Calories A Dog Needs Per Day?

Unfortunately, it is impossible to correctly calculate exactly how many calories a dog needs per day. There are so many variables! Think about what...

This Is What Your Dog’s Sleeping Position Says About Him

Did you know that the average dog sleeps about 12-13 hours each day? Puppies and senior dogs sleep even more than that! And did...

Let’s Talk: How to Become a Foster Parent for Dogs

If you're a dog lover, there is one thing more rewarding than owning a canine companion - fostering one. Learning how to become a foster...

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Fecal Test for Dogs: Types, Procedures and Costs

A fecal test for dogs (stool sample) is a standard way of testing the feces content in veterinary clinics which can tell you a...
10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Shouldn’t Ignore

10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Should Never Ignore

From antibiotics to pain killers, every dog medication we give our pets has the potential for side effects. Some of those side effects are...
20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

The arrival of puppies can be a fun and exciting time but there many things that you should know about and prepare beforehand. Below...
13 Banned Dog Breeds 2020

13 Frequently Banned Dog Breeds

Some countries and U.S. states pass breed discrimination laws now, banning owners from adopting certain dog breeds. The way these laws work can be...
8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run Away and Safely Walk Off-leash

8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...
New Puppy Shopping Checklist - 22 Things You'll Need

The New Puppy Shopping Checklist

As a slightly obsessed dog-mom who has been preparing her younger brother for his first experience in dog ownership, I have spent the past...
7 Unexpected Ways You Could Be Harming Your Dog

7 Unexpected Ways You May Be Harming Your Dog

There is no question that as pet owners, we love our dogs and we try to take good care of and provide for our...
15 Things to Know About Dog Hotel Before You Leave Your Pup There

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog hotel...
Glaucoma in Dogs - The Pet Owner’s Guide

Glaucoma in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Treatment

Glaucoma in dogs is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss which is caused by the increased...
New Puppy Checklist - 15 Things You Must Do

New Puppy Checklist: 15 Things You Must Do

Before bringing home a new puppy, there are a few things to do to make their home-coming comfortable and safe. Preparing a new puppy...