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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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15 Safe Human Meds for Dogs

15 Safe Human Medications for Dogs

We all have a friend of a friend whose sister is a vet tech and she says it’s perfectly fine to give to...
25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs

25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs [Infographic]

Diabetes is a disease of the endocrine system which manages everything including hormones, metabolism, growth and development in the dog. In the case of...
12 Must-Haves for Camping With Your Dog

12 Must-Haves for Camping With Your Dog

These some of the most important things to bring with you if you’re going camping with your furry best friend. If you're yet to try...
Vet Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

6 Vet’s Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

Our pets today live much longer than they did a few decades ago, thanks to advancements in veterinary care and a variety of medicine,...
Kids vs Dogs - Differences and Similarities of Raising Children and Dogs

Kids vs Dogs: Differences and Similarities in Raising Them

As a devoted pet parent, you have likely made the comparison of pet parenthood to being a human parent. You have also likely heard...
Truths of homemade dog food recipes

20 Pros, Cons and Myths About Homemade Dog Foods

Pet owners know that homemade dog food can be a great nutritional choice for their canines when done right. If done incorrectly, however, it...
Renting with Dogs - Top 8 Tips for Leasing ApartmentHouse as a Pet Owner

8 Tips for Leasing Apartment/House as a Pet Owner

Finding a good apartment or house as a pet owner can be difficult since a landlord is likely to prefer a tenant without pets....
The Guide to Financial Independence and Dog Ownership

Financial Independence and Dog Ownership

The concept of financial independence and retiring early (FIRE) is becoming increasingly popular, and Americans today are saving more than we previously thought. But...
Does Hypoallergenic Dog Food Really Work

Ask a Vet: Does Hypoallergenic Dog Food Really Work and Why?

If your dog suffers from itchy skin, your veterinarian may have suggested a "diet trial" or "elimination diet" using hypoallergenic dog food as the most...
Can Overweight Dogs Be Put On a Diet

Ask a Vet: How to Put an Overweight Dog on a...

In recent years, dogs - just like their human counterparts - have become more and more overweight (1). In fact, studies show that canine obesity...