Your pet is going to have their own idea of how much they like or dislike your imposing a move or trip on them. What we can offer here are ways to help them acclimate to their new situation. 1. Keep Things Familiar Your pet usually has a schedule at home. A food schedule, walking… Continue reading 8 Tips for Happy Camping With Your Pet
Dogs love to munch away on grass, and some even make it part of their daily routine. Fortunately, most experts believe it isn’t something you should worry about. So why exactly do they gobble up that green stuff in your yard? Dogs, unlike their catty counterparts, are not carnivores. But they’re not like your garden-variety… Continue reading Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?
Most everyone knows that hot weather can be dangerous. Heat stroke and hyperthermia claim human victims every summer. And the hotter the temperatures, of course, the greater the risks. So take care to keep your cool this summer. But also remember to take care of your pets, because the heat can be fatal for them… Continue reading Helping Your Dog Beat the Heat This Summer
For many pets that are closely bonded to their owners, being alone can be traumatic and result in some difficult behaviour. While the solution is not always simple, there are some basic things you can do to help your dog cope with alone-time. Dogs who bark, house soil, are destructive and show anxious behavior before… Continue reading Separation Anxiety: When Your Dog Can’t Be Alone
One of the most common nutritional problems seen in pets is obesity. Your pet may be just slightly overweight, or significantly so. In either case, the approach is similar and the following handout should help your pet to gain back some health and vitality. If you look from above, dogs should have a nice waist,… Continue reading Slimming Down Your Dog
Your overweight dog is at risk of a number of conditions that can make life less than enjoyable for him. Arthritis. If his joints have to carry a lot of weight, then they are subject to more wear and tear. This can lead to degeneration of the cartilage and painful arthritis. Breathing difficulties. It’s not… Continue reading Obesity in Dogs
One of the most common reasons for dogs to be taken to their vet is for itching and scratching. In many of these cases, the culprit is an allergic reaction. In fact, it is thought that one in five dogs suffer from allergies that can make their life miserable. It’s not pleasant when you’re cuddled… Continue reading Dog Allergies