Arthritis in dogs is similar to arthritis in humans. As dogs get older, cartilage cells in their joints die and they begin to thin. As this happens, the bones release enzymes and this causes inflammation and an increase in joint fluid. Breeds such as Golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, Rottweilers and German shepherds are especially prone… continue reading →
Who wants their pup to be unclean and messy, especially if they live indoors? A clean dog is usually the epitome of a healthy dog, but consistent hygiene requires practice! If “practice” begins when your dog is a puppy, keeping your dog clean throughout its life should be simple.
Anal glands in dogs are a pair of small sacks located below the skin surface of the anus area and normally produce oily, yellow to brown fluid dogs use to mark their territory. However, there’re a bunch of factors that can prevent the glands to empty and the fluid left inside can become thickened and… continue reading →
Every dog parent knows that owning a pet doesn’t only involve having fun with your furry pal, but it also involves taking care of your pooch and meeting his needs. From the food you give them, to regularly walking him to the park and providing him with a comfy spot to sleep in, taking care… continue reading →
Dogs, like any other living creature on this planet, need good sleep. And just like us, these little buddies need a quality bed to snooze in. Maybe when they were small pups things were easier; you’d take them in bed with you and they were napping without a care in the world. But, it’s important… continue reading →
Dog owners are overall happier and healthier compared to people that don’t own a dog or some other pet for that matter. Dogs have a therapeutic effect on humans and make life more interesting. Every day will become a new adventure once you bring a small puppy home. Your little furry friend will brighten your… continue reading →
Keeping a Dog Is Serious Business Keeping a dog is no small task! It takes a lot of time, money, attention, not to mention a series of doggy items and yet there are very few things that are as rewarding as caring for a small four-legged friend that sees you as the centre of their… continue reading →
The first thing new dog parents have to decide on is what they want to name their pup. But once you get your pup to the veterinarian for the first time to get them checked up, you’ll have to choose the best worm, tick and flea prevention dog pet products.
While it seems like dogs can be happy to rest wherever in the home, even if it’s on the floor, it’s quite important to provide your four-legged friend with a bed of its own. And while the reasons for investing in a dog’s bed are many, the most puzzling part is choosing the right one…. continue reading →
Just like us, our pets also social animals and they also like to experience the comforts of our home and get their daily dose of play. And while we all adore our furry friends, few things are as infuriating as having to stop what you are doing just to open the door for your dog… continue reading →