It's summer time, and that means fun in the sun! Flying frisbees, cookouts, long games of fetch, and dozens of other activities all await you... but that's not all that's waiting out in the tall grass. It's also tick season, and if you want to make sure your four-legged companion doesn't bring any new friends home then it's important to keep the following tips in mind.
Panting is a very normal and necessary function of canines. In fact, it serves to regulate your dog's internal temperature. But perhaps you may wonder, what is the purpose of panting? And, when if ever should I be concerned about my dog's panting?
Adopting a puppy can be a joyful experience for first-time dog owners. Pet parents may spend weeks helping their new furbabies adjust to their forever homes. Many owners provide basic training for their dogs. They teach them how to potty, walk on a leash, and follow basic obedience commands. Although these lessons are essential, pet parents may overlook one critical training: teaching their puppies to stay at home, alone.
The temperature is starting to climb, but it is still gorgeous enough out to spend time on the go and outdoors with your pet. Summer is the perfect time to play, but you do need to be aware of some of the risks that are unique to this time of the year. From the rapidly rising temperature on the inside of a vehicle to interactions with wildlife, here's what you need to know to keep your pet safe this summer.
It's something every dog owner never wants to happen.
You go outside and discover someone left the fence door open or somehow he magically got off his leash.
Either way your beloved dog is gone and you're instantly filled with heartbreak, fear and the instinct to take action immediately. What are you supposed to do?
While finding your lost friend isn't always a guarantee, there are a ton of things you can do to increase the chances of finding him!
When your favorite pair of shoes gets ripped to shreds, it can be easy to lose your cool. Chewing is a normal behavior from dogs, but that doesn't mean you can't teach them what they should and shouldn't chew.
What's an owner to do with a dog that won't stop chewing inappropriate items? In this article, we're going to go over what could be causing this behavior and what you can do to stop it.
Pet parents often worry that their dogs and cats will pack on the extra pounds from eating too many delicious treats. But what if your pet is losing weight and you don't know why?
Weight loss can be a sign your pet has underlying medical or behavioral issues. Here are some common causes of unexpected weight loss in cats and dogs.
Bringing a puppy or kitten home for the first time is a joyful experience. Most pet parents want to ensure their newest family addition stays healthy and strong. Besides vaccinations, having your pet spayed or neutered is a great way to protect their lifelong health.
Here's everything you need to know about these two common procedures for cats and dogs.
Furbabies can't tell their pet parents when they're not feeling well. Unfortunately, diarrhea is one noticeable sign that a four-legged companion may be ill. How can you tell if your pet has a temporary tummy issue or something more serious?
Here are some of the common causes of diarrhea in pets, and the illnesses that are typically associated with this health condition.