Growing up with dogs, I quickly learned that Easter, much like other Holidays, involved potential hazards for my pets.I recall as a young mom hiding the chocolate and plastic eggs for our yearly "Easter egg hunt," and then scouring the yard over and over to ensure that NO EGGS WERE LEFT BEHIND. Only once all … Continue reading Easter Pet Safety [Tips & Resources]
The children of today are the dog owners of tomorrow. Owning a dog can be a fun and rewarding experience, yet children are often unaware of the responsibilities involved. One way to help them understand the responsibility of dog ownership is by offering them educational books and material created especially for children. Stories provide children … Continue reading How To Help Children Learn Responsible Dog Ownership [Books and Resources]
Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend. --Corey Ford Congratulations on your new puppy! Please take a moment to watch these excellent short dog training videos by Zac George's Dog Training Evolution. They'll help you get off to a great start on your puppy parenting journey. I also suggest signing up for a puppy … Continue reading Excellent Dog Training Resource Videos
Do you need pet insurance? Yes, no, maybe, not sure? With so many pet insurance companies to choose from, I thought I'd share a wonderful site (consumeraffairs.com) which compares the top ten pet insurance providers. Consumer Affairs writes, "Pet insurance helps pet owners pay the cost of medical expenses if the pet becomes ill or … Continue reading Compare the Top 10 Pet Insurance Providers
What is Canine Influenza? "Canine influenza (CI), or dog flu, is a highly contagious infection caused by an influenza A virus. The causative canine influenza virus (CIV) strains have been classified as H3N8 and H3N2 . . ."(AVMA). As a conscientious dog owner, and a participant in dog shows, I thought it would be vital … Continue reading What is Canine Canine Influenza?
BEWARE of Rawhide dog chews! They're possibly the most dangerous pet chew ever created! Read the following article by Rodney Habib, watch the video, and learn what it takes to make this toxic "raw" leather stick. Click here to read full article > Dogs Naturally Check out these 7 Healthy Alternatives to Rawhide Always … Continue reading BEWARE OF RAWHIDES!
Dog nails, like human nails, grow, and at some point will need to be trimmed. We all love our dogs. It’s important therefore to be aware of their needs and to know how to care for them properly, from head to toe, including the nails. Click on the link below for a step by step … Continue reading How To Cut Your Dogs Nails
Pet Health Record Book Keeping Pet Health Records is so important, not just the first few months, but at each stage of your dog's life. This innovative wellness book includes Pet Health Record Charts as well as well as Resources and Training Tips to help keep your dog healthy, happy, and safe. That's what "wellness" is all about! … Continue reading The Perfect Pet Health Record Book
Dr. Jean Dodds – Dog Vaccine Protocol Excerpt from her blog . . . "The following vaccine protocol is offered for those dogs where minimal vaccinations are advisable or desirable. The schedule is one I recommend and should not be interpreted to mean that other protocols recommended by a veterinarian would be less satisfactory. It’s … Continue reading Minimal Use Vaccine Protocol
Today I'll be sharing an article on Pet Obesity from the Pet Health Network, written by Jason Carr, Pet Network Managing Editor. Some people might look at an overweight pet and say, “Oh, how cute.” While it’s true that any pet can be cute, pet obesity is not healthy and will ultimately lower a pet’s … Continue reading Find Out Why Pet Obesity is a Big Deal