Health & Safety

Can Dogs Eat Eggs?

When humans are looking to get more protein in their diets, they often turn to eggs to fill in those gaps. But when your dog starts looking at you with those cute puppy dog eyes begging for a bite of your breakfast, it’s almost impossible to say no. And good news! You don’t have to!…

Signs of Aggression to Look for in Your Dog

Signs of Aggression to Look for in Your Dog

If your pup starts snapping at you, growling, or biting, they may have issues with behavioral aggression. Aggression in dogs is never ideal as it can quickly get out of control and someone can end up getting hurt. Aggression, while not common in animals unless it’s warranted, often results in having to seek professional help….

Dog Health from DNA Testing

Dog Health from DNA Testing

Any dog-owner knows that the day a surprise health diagnosis comes to light is the worst, but is there a way you and your pooch can avoid the out-of-the-blue shock? Canine DNA testing can be helpful in getting to know what conditions your pup can possibly have based on their personal DNA! Some results can…

Parasites In Dogs

Parasites in Dogs

Dog parents take their furry friend’s health very seriously, which is why hearing your dog has parasites is scary and confusing. So what exactly qualifies as a parasite? Well, parasites are organisms that live on another organism of a different species. The host provides the parasite with nutrients at the expense of themself. Parasites living…

When Should I Switch My Dog to Adult Dog Food

When Should I Switch My Dog to Adult Dog Food

Your dog deserves high-quality food no matter their age. While they’re puppies, their diet is focused on growth, but as they get older the shift focuses on a healthy weight maintenance. It’s important to know what kind of diet to switch your dog to and when to switch them to adult food. Some vet’s recommend…

2021's Best Dog Paw Washers

2021’s Best Dog Paw Washers

If your dog is an avid mud-puddle jumper or just can’t resist a good splash, you’ve probably dreaded the idea of taking them out because of the muddy mess that follows. But what if there was an easier solution than dragging your pooch to the bathroom that would make muddy paws neater to deal with?…

Keeping Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather

Keeping Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather

Most dogs can are very active in hot weather, especially when they get access to water and shade. Certain dogs have a greater appreciation for hot climates, and all dogs could benefit from extra TLC in the summer. Below will be some tips to keeping your dog from overheating. Keeping Cool Through Dog Days of…

Items That Will Help Make Your Dog’s Coat Shiny And Healthy

Items That Will Help Make Your Dog’s Coat Shiny And Healthy

As pet parents, we want our pups to feel and look their best! While regular brushing, bathing, and grooming are all essential, some dogs may suffer from skin allergies. WHich makes it more difficult to maintain a shiny coat. Seasonal changes, medical conditions, and diet can all have an effect on your dog’s skin and…

Keeping Your Dog Calm During Storms

Keeping Your Dog Calm During Storms

If your dog gets scared during storms, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common fears of dogs. It will take some time and effort, but you can help your dog become more comfortable during storms. Let’s take a look at the signs, causes, and what we can do about it. Signs of fear…

Do Dogs Miss Their Friends?

Do Dogs Miss Their Friends?

Have you ever wondered if your dog misses another dog? Maybe his brother or sister passed away or he lost a human companion. Some dogs show signs of sadness, while others may display symptoms of negative behavior, and some may not show any sign of emotional suffering at all. Why is a Dog Mourning? A…

How to Help an Overheated Dog

How to Help an Overheated Dog

Dogs are intolerant of too much heat. So, it is crucial that you’re aware of the signs of heat stress or heat stroke, and how to treat your dog if they start to occur. If an animal experiences heatstroke, you may notice hyperventilation, excessive panting, dry gums that become pale, increased salivation, rapid pulse, confusion,…

Returning to Work? Tips for Preparing Your Dog

Returning to Work? Tips for Preparing Your Dog

The coronavirus has made us all stay home for quite some time now. But it’s not just humans who have been impacted. Our pets have grown accustomed to us being home 24/7. Now it’s time to start heading back to work, and you’re wondering how your pet will take it. Dr. John Howe, president of…

The Dangers of Dog Obesity

The Dangers of Dog Obesity

Did you know that 56% of dogs in the U.S. are classified as obese or overweight? Many pet parents don’t realize their pet is overweight, or they ignore the problem until it becomes a critical issue. Obesity in dogs is a major health threat. Not only can it decrease a dog’s lifespan, but its also…

Is CBD oil for your dog safe?

Is CBD Oil Safe for My Dog?

As dog trainers we get all kinds of questions about new fads, treatments, and toys for dogs.  One of the most common subjects is CBD Oil for dogs.  We get all sorts of questions about whether CBD oil is good for dogs, what the benefits are, if there are any risks, if it’s right for…

How to Bandage a Cut on a Dog

How to Bandage a Cut on a Dog

In an emergency situation, you need to know how to act quickly and efficiently to take care of your dog. While you should leave serious medical procedures to your vet or emergency services, knowing how to bandage a cut on your dog is a useful skill to have going forward. After all, our doggos are…

Keeping Your Dog Safe while Hiking

Keeping Your Dog Safe While Hiking

Hiking with your dog is an extremely rewarding experience, both in terms of physical and mental health. Your dog may be eager to hit the trails, but there are a few safety tips that you should be sure to cover before heading out to hike with your dog. Check out our safety recommendations below! Train…

Keeping your dogs paws off hot pavement.

Keeping Paws Off the Pavement this Summer

When summer rolls around, temperatures start to rise. Even though we love to spend days outdoors with our dogs in the summer weather, sometimes it can get too hot for our dogs to handle. On top of dehydration and overheating, our dogs are also at risk for another issue during the summer. When it is…

Giving your dog a massage.

Giving Your Dog a Massage

For us humans, getting a massage can be a very relaxing experience that we may do to treat ourselves. On top of all the physical benefits, massages actually have many mental and stress relieving benefits as well. While we probably want to get massages all the time, have you ever considered giving your dog a massage?…