An Introduction To Crate Training

In the wild, dogs are inclined to seek out shelter and live in dens. These are small spaces which provide protection from the elements, and a place for the dog to relax. In addition, dogs instinctively avoid eliminating in their dens. Because of this, the use of a crate as a ‘den’ is an effective tool…

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Which Foods Are Toxic To Dogs?

Let’s face it, dogs absolutely love food and they are always trying to grab a bite of whatever their owners are eating! Whilst the occasional table scrap will not do them any harm, it is essential that owners are aware of the fact that some foods can be extremely toxic to dogs. Even if you refuse to…

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Dealing With Tapeworm

Tapeworms are long, flat worms that make their home right in a dog’s intestines. Their bodies are made up of a variety of segments, each of which are equipped with their own reproductive organs. In addition, they have a hook-like mouth that allows them to latch onto your dog’s organs. An adult tapeworm has the potential…

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How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need?

Just like humans, dogs need plenty of exercise in order to be happy and healthy. No dog should ever be a couch potato! Regardless of the size or age of your dog, they need a physical outlet to release all of the extra energy that builds up in their bodies. Unfortunately, and it’s perhaps not surprising given…

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How to Get Rid of Fleas

How To Rid Your Dog (And Home) Of Fleas

If you were to ask any experienced dog owner what it is that they dread most about the hot summer season, the topic of fleas will more than likely come up. Fleas are small, dark brown insects that thrive in areas with warm temperatures and high humidity that feed off of your dog’s blood. Dogs can become…

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How Much Water Should Your Dog Be Drinking?

When you fill your dog’s water bowl each morning, do you stop to consider if your dog will drink too much, too little or just the right amount each day? As with all living creatures, it is essential for dogs to drink a healthy amount of water everyday, and taking the time to monitor their intake not only ensures…

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Dog Grooming

An Introduction To Dog Grooming

Whether your dog has a coat of fur that is fine and thin or soft and fluffy, grooming them properly and on a regular basis is an important aspect of their overall health. Just like humans, dogs needs a little bit of maintenance here and there so that they can continue to look and feel their…

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Dog Food

How Do You Find The Best Dog Food?

Are you one of the growing number of dog owners who are concerned about what their dog is eating? Ensuring that your dog has a balanced and nutritious diet is one of the best things that any owner can do for the health of their companion. Not only does it strengthen their immune system, but a good diet can also keep…

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Choosing The Best Toys For Your Dog

Part of the fun and excitement of having a dog in your home is being able to treat them to a new toy every once in a while. Toys are an excellent way to reward your dog for good behavior- and they also help to keep him entertained, engaged and out of trouble. There are countless different…

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Introducing A New Dog To Children

Introducing a new dog to children is an idea that some people can find intimidating. Whilst in most cases children and dogs typically get along just fine, it is important to ensure that there is a proper introduction phase so that they both feel comfortable and safe around each other. Continue reading to discover an array of helpful…

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