There is much controversy when it comes to the topic of dog aggression and specific breeds. Arin Greenwood from The Huffington Post did an article about a recent study done in Britain that takes a look at this subject. According to the article it has more to do with educating the owner of the dog and not a specific breed as being more aggressive. Read the full story »
Lately I’ve been hooked on the site houzz.com. It’s a great site for inspiration if you’re looking for ideas for your home but they also have some very informative articles. Since it’s only a matter of months, depending on where you live, before it’s time to start working on your yard here are 8 backyard ideas to delight your dog. (more…)
It’s almost spring but we’re not there yet so here’s a few important reminders of winter poisoning hazards to watch out for. One thing that isn’t mentioned is making sure you do not leave your dog outside in the cold. We’ve had some extreme temperatures this year and it’s not safe for your pup to be out there, they get frostbite too.
We live in the south now so snowy paws aren’t much of an issue anymore but when we lived in New York it was a big deal. Not only did Bo get the ice crystals stuck in his paws he also got the salt in there. You always knew when this happened on our walk because he would promptly stop wherever we were, like the middle of the road, and start licking his paw. It’s been a while since I had to deal with this so I went to Way Cool Dogs for some good tips on how to keep your dog’s paws safe.
Winterizing dog paws are on the same level of care as clean water, healthy dog food and freedom from disease. Dog paws are the most vulnerable and exposed part of the dog’s body. What most dog owners do not realize is that the paw of the dog causes them the most damage. (more…)
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