Dog owners totally get the meaning of ‘dog days of summer’. I know my 9 year old terrier would be content to lay in front of a sunny window the entire day. It’s more like the dog days of summer, winter, spring and fall in my house. Yet, all I have to do is walk past the leash, put on his dog boots and he’s racing to the door. Dogs actually like consistency and routine as much as humans. But what’s the right balance between lazing around and exercising? Consider these three points when determining the amount of exercise your beloved pooch needs.
When you get to know your dog’s normal body shape, movements and behaviors, you can easily notice when there may be something wrong. Finding an abnormal spot on your dog’s skin or feeling a lump beneath the surface can quickly be examined and treated effectively when discovered sooner rather than later.
If you ever cuddle with your dog, whether it’s in bed or relaxing on the couch, there are several simple health checks you can perform on your dog in the process. Your furry friend will just think you’re petting them and giving them love, but at the same time you’re checking for changes and abnormalities. In this post, I’ll share the health checks I perform on Wynston on a routine basis so he stays as healthy as possible.
The problem many dog owners know: ugly reddish-brown spots under the eyes of your pup. They are particularly visible in dogs with a light coat. These so-called tear stains not only disturb the aesthetic overall impression, but can also point to health problems. In this article, you will find answers to the following two questions: What causes tear stains in the dog, and how can I naturally remove my dog’s tear stains?
As you all know, Wynston and I are always on the go. Whether we’re traversing the roads for another adventure or hitting up a local restaurant with friends, we’re constantly out and about. While exploring is fun and outings are a blast, Wynston is always at risk for fleas and ticks like every other dog. It’s my responsibility as a dog mom to make sure Wynston is protected at all times. It’s especially important that I prevent parasites since we travel so frequently. I don’t want to risk him having to deal with fleas and ticks, or spreading them elsewhere.
Last year I discovered PetArmor® Plus, and now it’s our go-to flea and tick treatment and preventative! Thankfully Wynston has never battled fleas or ticks, but I take measures to ensure he stays healthy and safe. PetArmor Plus is the best way to keep your dogs (and cats) protected from pests year round. Allow me to share more detail about why I choose PetArmor Plus for my rescue animals, and I even have a $4 off coupon for you!
Your dog has stopped eating their kibble. Maybe they are picky. Maybe their appetite has changed. Maybe they just no longer like it. Whatever the mysterious reason, you are frustrated because your poor pup needs to eat their dog food! If you can’t/don’t want to change their food, have you tried a food topper? I understand how difficult it can be, so I’ve created a list of the best dog food toppers for several situations.