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
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
Did you know that the products you are using to clean with may contain ingredients that are harmful to your pets? Keeping our home clean is part of maintaining a healthy environment for both our families and pets. Sadly, in our effort to keep everyone healthy, we could actually be exposing ourselves and our pets … Continue reading Pet Safe Cleaning Products
Enjoy this excellent article by Karen Harrison on the 9 things humans do that may stress our dogs. The article is from iheartdogs.com published on June 3, 2016. "When we love our dogs like family, we sometimes forget that they don’t understand us quite like our human relatives. Sometimes we try to have full-on conversations … Continue reading Things Humans Do That Stress Dogs
Would you know what to do if your dog stopped breathing? Here is some important information from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Read their guidelines and watch this excellent video to help you learn. Also, it's a good idea keep your regular and emergency vet number handy at all times, just in case! AVMA … Continue reading CPR Guidelines For Dogs
Congratulations on your new puppy! As a new puppy parent, I’m sure the first thing you’ll want to know is how to potty train your puppy. The following links will take you to articles that will guide you in the potty training basics. The BEST way to ensure success is to learn all you can about this topic … Continue reading Potty Training Basics
Resource links for pet owners—training, responsible dog ownership, health, nutrition, about the breed, rescue, inspirational . . . Education About the Breed AKC Learn Be a Responsible Dog Owner AKC Responsible dog owner pledg Canine Good Citizen Test Responsible Dog Ownership Resources Children and Pet Safety Books and Magazines Dogwise (Wonderful selection of dog related books!) … Continue reading Links for Pet Owners
This article first appeared in the Royal Spaniels Magazine winter edition 2012. In 2013, it was submitted to the DWAA writing contest. The author, Leila Grandemange, was awarded the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award, by the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA). The Holiday gift hunt has begun and I’m already feeling a bit frazzled … Continue reading The Best Gift You Will Ever Give Your Dog!