Whether your dog is an active adventure pup or a sunbeam lounger, it’s important to keep them well-hydrated during the summer months. Of course, water is a necessity in any season. But in summer weather, when heat stroke and dehydration become very real risks, it’s vital to have fresh water available at all times. Dog
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Dogs and bones: it seems like a natural pairing. That’s why so many comic strips and movies feature dogs gnawing on juicy bones. But in reality, some bones present health and safety hazards for your dog. Chewing is a natural dog behavior, and there are safe dog chews and bones available. In fact, bones can provide
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Bringing a new dog home can be challenging, especially for first time dog owners. Whatever challenges you are facing be sure to know you are not alone. If you hop onto our DogTime Facebook page you’ll meet lots of other dog owners with tons of advice and support for you. If
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It doesn’t have to be hard. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Luckily for humans, dogs and puppies don’t need to pee as often at night, so you don’t need to wake up every hour for a bathroom break. But you will want to follow a modified version of the housetraining routine. Try this plan for getting your
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Those who roll their eyes about your decision to put your dog in day care may be a little more understanding when you tell them you’re hiring a dog walker. No one can argue with the fact that dogs need exercise or–even more indisputable–that they need to pee. And a good walker offers more than
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Animated. Playful. Energetic. A little cuckoo in the best way. These are a few ways that Boxer parents will describe their pups. Boxer puppies are the eighth most popular breed in the United States for good reason. Do you think a Boxer puppy is right for you? Brush up on your Boxer puppy facts first.
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Cars, squirrels, cyclists, skateboarders, cats, and joggers — they’re all would-be targets, any one of whom could lure a chase-obsessive dog into a potentially dangerous situation. The behavior can also trigger understandably hostile reactions from people who see it as aggression when a strange dog comes bounding after them. Until you
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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Some household cleaning products are loaded with chemicals, and can be harmful to your pet after prolonged exposure. Today, rates of canine cancer are increasing, following the same trend of rates of human cancers, which has caused researchers to look more closely at a shared environmental pathogenesis. We are not immune to
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) There are plenty of scams out there designed to take your money. Some of them even involve dogs, and they’re especially common when people try to buy dogs online. Other scams, however, can end up with you losing your dog. If you’re like me, you’d much rather be parted with your
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Question: Help, my dog’s been skunked! How do I get rid of the smell? Answer: There are lots of special products on the market, but this simple home remedy, developed by chemists, should do the trick. It works by chemically neutralizing the compounds in skunk spray that smell so bad. 1
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) These days, spaying and neutering your pet is a part of being a responsible pet owner, but it wasn’t always this way. Over a hundred years ago, the procedure would be considered cruel by today’s standards. Drowning and shooting were acceptable ways to dispose of unwanted animals, and anesthesia, when used, was
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) When young children hear a scary noise at night, they often run to their parents. The response is usually something like, “Don’t worry, it was just thunder.” Or, “It was just a noise, nothing to be frightened of.” Unfortunately for a dog that is afraid of noise, no amount of explaining
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Grooming is an important part of being a dog parent. Grooming doesn’t just make your pup look good, it’s an essential part of keeping them healthy. Overgrown nails, impacted anal glands, and bad teeth can cause pain, discomfort and in some cases, death. Brushing your dog’s teeth prevents all kinds of
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) While eating disorders are well known in humans, not many people know about the eating disorders that affect dogs. Animals have different reasons for having unusual eating habits, but they can be just as troubling for concerned dog owners. Here are six eating disorders that affect dogs. 1. Overeating (Picture Credit:
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Question: My puppy is constantly biting my pant legs. What can I do? Answer: Biting everything that moves is normal puppy behavior but that does not mean it is fun to live with. Puppies explore their world with their mouths, just as toddlers touch everything they can reach with their hands.
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It’s a perfect time to say thanks to the wonderful people who care for your pooches while you’re away or walk them while you’re at work. As a professional pet sitter, I’ve met and fallen in love with plenty of the dogs that I care for. The job can get tough, especially when pups get sick,
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Shamrocks, parades, pots-o’-gold, green beer — St. Patrick’s Day is a great way to welcome Spring and celebrate one of Ireland’s most celebrated saints. But there are a few hazards all pet owners should keep in mind before heading out to their St. Paddy’s Day festivities — and we aren’t just
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President Bush’s new service dog, Sully, lounges by the feet of two former Commanders-in-Chief. Photo: Evan Sisley via AP ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Sully is the newest member of the Bush family! Former President George H.W. Bush welcomed the yellow Labrador retriever to his Kennebunkport, ME, compound this week. Sully will be the 94-year-old’s new service dog. Sully
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Cute Is Not Enough – Funny Cats and Dogs Videos Compilation (2018) Perros y Gatos Video Recopilación | Animal Planet Videos ? Subscribe Here: https://goo.gl/qor4XN ? 2nd Channel Here: https://goo.gl/SCE4Z9 ⛳ Create Your Online Store with Shopify, FREE 14 Day Trial: https://goo.gl/tx9Srq ? Get Your Awesome Merch: https://goo.gl/qgSv1L Cats are cute and funny. Dogs are
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——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Nanook (also known as “Nookie”) is a hero. The 7-year-old husky helped rescue an injured hiker last week in the Eagle River Valley of Alaska. “He’s Alaska’s version of Lassie,” Lt. Eric Olsen, with the Alaska State Troopers, told the Anchorage Daily News. Amelia Milling, 21, was hiking and fell hundreds of feet when
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