We’ve all been there before – you just got home from a tiresome day at work, when an unpleasant smell hits your nostrils with full force. After a brief investigation you find out, to your dismay, that your pet pooch has had an accident on the carpet….usually the same carpet you had cleaned just a […]
These days the older, traditional methods of training dogs, usually revolved around punishing undesired behaviour, with smacks and beatings. These days, hurting your dog are not seen as either healthy for your dog or the most effective way of getting your dog to behave. It has been shown that dogs actually respond much better to […]
Among the things dog-parents dread hearing, there is this disease called heartworm. It is a condition that can be transferred by the bites of an infected mosquito and is extremely painful. In case you didn’t know, the heartworm is a condition when worms called Dirofilaria immitis cover the dog’s heart and other vital organs worms. […]
Many dog owners know the frustration of buying an expensive dog bed, only to have your little buddy tear the thing to shreds within a few days (or hours!)
Do not worry, this guide should help you find the perfect bed for your pet chewer
A bed warmer or heated bed is a great idea for older dogs, dogs that may be suffering from joint or muscle issues, or smaller dogs whose bodies do not hold the heat as well.
But with all the choices on the market, which should you go for?
You may be lucky enough to have already had pet dogs and know the breed that works for your family and know someone with a litter so you can be sure of their heritage.
However many people will not be sure of the demands certain breeds can bring and most people will need to find a dog breeder.
Find out more here >>
If you need a bed for a large dog breed, finding them is not easy. Smaller breeds are light, they can easily sleep on some stuffing and blankets.
However larger dogs need much more support and size. Luckily new mattress technology is making this much better and cheaper. We look at the best ones here >>
Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE) is a serious brain inflammation condition that is exclusive to pugs. Vets think that this condition is hereditary and approximately 1.2% of Pugs die of this condition.
So how can you identify it and what can you do about it?
Your dog’s tail is one of the most expressive parts of them – you can tell if your dog is happy, scared or excited simply by looking at their tails. However, your dog’s tail can find itself getting injured or subject to some genetic conditions. Luckily most tail problems can be identified by symptoms and […]
Puppies are incredibly cute, but can wreak havoc with their chewing. Getting on top of this is never easy, especially as they begin to teethe and start their chewing phase. So in order to keep you sane, we llok at the main causes of their chewing and give you the lowdown of the best chew toys for puppies to mitigate the damage
Eye problems are relatively common in dogs. Most are minor but can become serious if left untreated so in this article, we list the six most common problems every dog owner should be aware of.
Food allergies account for about 10% of all the allergies seen in dogs and about 20% of the causes of itching and scratching in dogs. But how do you know if your dog is allergic to their food or something environmental?
To uncover which, if any, of the foods your dog eats is the cause, you will need to put your dog on a food trial.
Find out how here >>