Pets & Animal
One often overlooked aspect of canine health care is dental maintenance. Just like humans, dogs can develop painful cavities and suffer from tooth chipping and breaking.
Yes, we seem to think that all dogs will eat anything, but that's simply not true, some dogs are finicky eaters-not the Black Lab-they're eaters extraordinaire. A Black Labrador dog will eat absolutely anything, so watch out. They are very easy to overfeed, but don't do it or you&apos
Yorkies are a lovable breed of dog.yorkie portrait image by LynnMarie from Fotolia.comCanine pregnancy moves a lot faster than that of humans. Each week of their pregnancy can encompass a lot of new symptoms as they prepare for a litter. Yorkie pregnancies in particular should be watched...
Cushing's disease is a complicated disease of middle-age and older dogs, with a wide range of symptoms and causes.Trilostane is a newer drug for dogs with Cushing's disease with fewer side effects.
Dog Breeds come in many sizes, shapes and varieties. This article talks about a few of the more popular dogs. Make sure you thoroughly research dog breeds before buying one. The puppies are always cute and lovable, but they do grow up and require much patience, time and money over the lifetime.
While it would be nice if every dog sat quietly without wriggling, twitching, scratching, whining or howling during a haircut, that's simply not the case. New places like a grooming salon are often a source of anxiety for dogs. Add a new person who's trying to cut the dog's hair or nails and the si
Adult Dogs can be Potty Trained too.You must have got wind of the expression, "You cannot teach an old dog new tricks"! All pet owners will agree with this expression to a certain extent. All the same, if your adult dog is still not potty trained and continues doing it in the unsuitable pl
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death and euthanasia in dogs and cats, according to a September 2008 article in the DVN Newsmagazine. Proper treatment and care may help your dog live many months after a cancer diagnosis. If the cancer is incurable, you can focus on making your pet's last days
Training your dog to walk on a leash is a critical aspect of dog ownership, but it can often be frustrating for both owner and pet. Here are some tips for training a dog to walk on a leash that will ensure you will be taking Fido for walks that you will both enjoy in no time at all!
Instead of dealing with the travel and cost of dog training Harrisburg, has it ever occurred to you to start your own dog training club? With just a little work, you can be teaching obedience to every puppy and adult dog in the Harrisburg area and not only get your own dogs trained, but also find a
A balanced diet is critical for a dog's overall health. Understanding the importance of iron in a canine diet, and the function of iron in a dog's health, is key in determining whether an iron supplement is needed. Before administering any iron supplements, please check with your veterinarian to avo
Many dog owners contemplate breeding their dogs at least once. Bichon Frise owners are no exception. With its sweet disposition, intelligence and hypo-allergenic fur, this breed is ideal for a variety of families and can mean a decent profit for the breeder. When you decide to breed your dog, you mu
By definition, raw feeding is the common practice of feeding domestic dogs and cats a diet consisting mainly, if not wholly, of raw meats, bones and organs. The practice is also often referred to as the BARF diet (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food or Bones and Raw Food), or the raw diet. Proponents
Cocker spaniel puppies are naturally curious and can get into everything. They require a throughout grooming at least once a month. Grooming the puppy at an early age will help it become accustomed to being handled as an adult. This can also be a wonderful bonding experience for the puppy and for th
The use of aromatherapy can be something to add to your options if your dog shows and behaviours related to separation anxiety. It is not just us humans that like nice smells. Our canine friends do too and can respond to them. Dogs have a much more sensitive sense of smell than we do thus giving som
A Maltese is a toy dog no larger than seven pounds and their coats are pure white. Taking on a rescue dog can be a big responsibility but with a little love and patience, it can be one of the most rewarding things you have ever done. You can help by being a part of the community that helps foster M