Among the most important tasks in dog grooming is trimming their nails. Continue reading How Often Should You Trim Your Dog’s Nails And What Should You Do If They Bleed?
Dog Grooming 101
We go to great expense and effort to make sure our favorite four legged friends are happy and healthy. The dog grooming industry alone brings in billions of dollars annually thanks to our insistence on keeping our canine family members nicely coiffed as welling as smelling fresh and clean. Continue reading Advice for Grooming Your Dog & Equipment To Use
A fully grown dog has on average about a third more teeth than a human being. By the time the latter reach adulthood they have 32 permanent teeth – ten less than their furry friends’ 42. Continue reading How many teeth do adult dogs have & when do puppies lose baby teeth?
Dog Washing and Grooming
There’s no doubt that among your dog’s least favorite things to do is taking a bath. Unfortunately, grooming is one of those chores you simply can’t avoid, however messy and time-consuming it might be. Continue reading How Often Should You Wash & Bathe Your Dog Per Week?
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?
A skill every dog owner needs to know.
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
Just like humans, pets also suffer from allergies, especially during seasons like spring and summer. This is normally attributed to the dispersal of allergens by the wind which affects the eyes, nose and skin, among other organs. It’s not unusual during such times for your dog to develop itches that keep him scratching incessantly. Continue reading Dog Allergies, Vaccinations and Popular Hypoallergenic Breeds
It’s pest season again and you’ve noticed fleas and other insects around your home that are causing some discomfort. If you’re sensitive about using commercial pesticides to get rid of the problem, there are plenty of safe and natural pest management options you can try out. Unless you’re dealing with a full-blown infestation, home remedies can be just as effective in eradicating fleas and ticks as pesticides bought over the counter. Continue reading Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Dog Fleas & Ticks