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.
Do you know that common household items cause almost 214,000 cases of pet poisoning every year? It seems natural to think that your dog can eat whatever you serve yourself. Unfortunately, your well-meaning generosity can often lead to unexpected—and even fatal—consequences.
Safeguard your pooch’s health by familiarizing yourself with the most common household items that are toxic to your dogs.
Just like everyone craves for some rest and quality rest after a long tiring day, so do our four legged friends. Dog beds made from quality durable material offer good health benefits to your pets reducing your number of visits to the veterinarian.
Quality sleep is important for the body to heal and repair itself. It is also at this time that most growth takes place. Good blood circulation and efficient energy metabolism are crucial during sleep for quality rest for a productive life.
As a veterinarian we can’t take for granted where our pets sleep and the health benefits of quality sleep. A comfortable bed especially for senior pets goes a long way in maintaining quality of life.
One of my trusted choices is Woofmat™. This has got to be one of the greatest inventions when it comes to dog beds in the veterinary field. Below we discuss the benefits of using this revolutionary invention.
When you’re ready to add a new dog to your family, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is where your new family addition is going to come from. But before you start looking at local breeders, spare a thought for the thousands of puppies and adult dogs waiting in shelters to be adopted. Once you start looking into what really goes on in dog breeding operations, it becomes hard to overlook the benefits of giving a shelter dog a second chance at a happy life. Read on for five reasons why rescuing a dog is way better than buying one.