The journey a puppy makes from conception to birth is a fascinating one but it can also come with several challenges like phantom pregnancies and miscarriages. As a pet owner, you need to be vigilant to ensure the expectant mom gets the right kind of care to enable it to whelp successfully. Continue reading How Long Are Dogs Pregnant for & How Do You Tell If They’re Expecting?
This is a question that many pet guardians grapple with, especially when they notice irregular sleeping patterns in their pet friends. On average adult dogs sleep for 12–14 hours a day, although the duration can vary depending on other factors such as breed and age. Continue reading How Many Hours A Day Do Dogs Sleep & How Much Do They Need?
Evaluating dog health is a skill every dog owner needs. Here’s how…
Learning all you can about dog health is a vital part of being a responsible pet owner. When you learn to handle your dog’s needs, you’ll not only save veterinary costs but be able to handle issues immediately rather than delaying. Although it might seem overwhelming, basic dog health care is actually simple. Continue reading How to evaluate your dog’s health
So how do you know what bed to buy?
Dog beds are a necessity. Your dog needs his own bed for the same reasons you do. Dog beds give your dog their very own place to sleep, a place to relax and watch the world go by and a retreat when life is a little too exciting. Continue reading How to choose the best dog bed
Where to start?
Feeding the best dog food and treats is vital to your dog’s well being. Choosing the best dog food for your dog is easier than it sounds. Once you learn how to read the label, you’ve learned the most important detail. Of course, just because a food claims it is organic or holistic does not guarantee it’s healthy because, due to the lack of restrictions, any dog food can make those claims regardless of truth. Continue reading How to choose the right dog food
Where do you start?
With the addition of a few new dog breeds, the American Kennel Club (AKC) now recognizes 175 breeds. There are, of course, hundreds of other breeds not recognized by the AKC, such as the many so-called designer dogs that have cropped up in recent years, but the base 175 are the ones most people know. Continue reading How to choose the dog breed that suits you best
Call them hybrids, mutts, crossbreeds, mongrels or mixed-breeds, dogs that aren’t pedigrees have become such an integral part of our lives that it’s hard to imagine where we would be without them. Estimated to be almost 150 million in number, they come in all shapes and sizes, each with their own unique personality to color up what would otherwise be a dull world. Continue reading How Did The 10 Most Common Mixed Breed Dogs Come into Being?
The relationship between humans and dogs dates back to 30,000 years ago when wolves, the ancestors of modern day’s domesticated dogs, were first tamed by the ancient hunter-gatherers in Ice Age Europe. But despite this lengthy period of familiarization, there are still plenty of facts about man’s best friend you may not be aware of. Continue reading Why Pineapples Stop Dogs Eating Their Poop & 16 Other Fun Facts!
Getting a new pet puppy is an exciting experience that can quickly turn sour if you’re not prepared for the next challenge: house training. Not many pet owners can cope with a pup whom you have to constantly clean after, especially when you have a day job to think about as well. Continue reading How Do You Potty Train A Puppy And Stop Them From Eating Poop?
They say Man’s best friend is the Dog. No one is as loyal as our pet dog, usually considered as much a family member as anyone else. We take them away on holidays with us, snuggle with them when it’s cold and they are always there for company whenever we need them. Dogs don’t ask for much more than a cuddle, a stroke and a warm place to sleep. Yet no matter their feelings or mood they are always there when we call them with the same look of love in their eyes and that excited wagging tail. In honor of these beautiful creatures we celebrate ‘dog day’. Continue reading What Is National Dog, Puppy And Pet Day All About?