Category Archives: Articles About Dogs

Dog Weight Management

  Dog Weight Management – Dealing with Dog Weight Problems  Almost half of the dog population is classified as overweight, yet many pet owners may not be fully aware of this weight problem. Different breeds of dogs have different ideal weights which are standards which have been established. In order to be sure that the weight […]

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Dog Life Stages

    Dog Life Stages – Dealing with Milestones in your Dog’s Life  Each stage of a dog’s life is characterized by different milestones. Being familiar with a dog’s life stages will help you know what to expect and be prepared to deal with the different needs and behaviors as your dog develops from being […]

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Dog Food and Ingredients to Avoid

    Dog Food and Ingredients to Avoid With so many horror stories linked to undesirable and unwholesome substances or ingredients present in dog food, it is high time for dog owners to take an active stance in ensuring that their pets receive the most nutritious and wholesome dog food that they can get their […]

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Dog Names: How to Choose a Name for Your Dog

    Dog Names: How to Choose a Name for Your Dog Words have meaning and names have power.  ~Author Unknown The domestication of dogs has inevitably changed the way people think or look at their pooches. This has been reflected, time and again, in the names that they give their dogs. If you make […]

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Toxic for Dogs: Top Ten Toxic Products

    Toxic for Dogs: Top Ten Toxic Products Poisoning in dogs is considered as among the top canine medical cases in the U.S.  Most of the cases are caused by seemingly harmless substances and products which are found in the home. However, dog owners should bear in mind that what is safe for people […]

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Kennel Cough: Symptoms and Treatment

    Kennel Cough Kennel Cough is the layman’s term for Infectious Canine Tracheobronchitis or Bordetellosis. It is a highly contagious health condition primarily affecting a dog’s respiratory system. “Tracheobronchitis” describes the inflammatory process that takes place in the dog’s trachea and bronchi. The morbidity rate of Kennel Cough among dogs is quite high. Many […]

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Excessive Dog Barking and How to Stop It

    How to Stop a Dog Barking Dog owners often share a common problem—how to stop a dog barking. Dogs bark. It is an inherent way of communication with other members of the pack. However, some dogs tend to bark excessively. If you are having this problem with your pet, it’s probably time you start to […]

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Beware of Heatstroke in Dogs and Cats

    Beware of Heatstroke in Dogs and Cats Pets owners residing in the desert should be particularly aware of the possibility of heatstroke. Heat stroke, also called hyperthermia, is characterized by an abnormal increase in body temperature as a result of over-exposure to high environmental temperature. Heat stroke can be a life-threatening condition if […]

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Dental Care for Dogs and Cats

    Dental Care for Dogs and Cats Proper dental care for dogs and cats is a very important component of responsible pet ownership however it is one of the aspects in pet health which has been taken for granted. Dental disease does not only affect the mouth but it is also a culprit in […]

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Bloat in Dogs

    Bloat in Dogs Bloat occurs when a dog’s stomach becomes distended as a result of the build-up of gases. As the stomach expands, it exerts pressure on surrounding vital organs including the diaphragm, making it difficult for the dog to breath. Without prompt medical attention, the stomach can twist on its ends resulting […]

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The Basics of Training Your Dog

    The Basics of Training Your Dog Dogs are known as a faithful animal. Most dog owners would love to have a calm and obedient dog. It is said that calm and obedient dogs are healthier. Moreover, these dogs will have fewer or no tussles with people and other dogs. If your dog is […]

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Top Ten Tips On Keeping Your Pet Safe In The Desert Heat

    Dogs, Cats, Horses and the Desert Heat There is nothing more heartwarming than seeing a dog following it’s owner, a cat cuddled in someones lap, or a horse nudging it’s master. For centuries, the companionship of these animals have played an instrumental part in what makes the world turn. Be it a guard […]

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