May 23, 2018

4 Tips To Help Your Senior Dog This Winter

It’s finally fall, which means winter is just around the corner. If you’re the doting parent of a senior dog, you may know that the chilly temperatures can be hard on him, and wonder what you can do to help. In the words of Dr. Selmer: “Like me, as our dogs get older, the winters will get harder on them. When it gets cold out, that cold goes right to my bones. I’m sure our senior furry friends feel the same way. Here are a few simple things you can do to help make the winters a little easier on […]
May 23, 2018

15 Winter Care Tips For Your Dog

Does your dog love the winter or would she rather cuddle up on the couch under a cozy blanket? Either way, you should be prepared to protect her when she ventures out into the elements. Winter care tips for your dog are important to keep her safe this season. Many dog owners live with the misconception that because their pets have a coat of fur, they can tolerate the cold better than humans. This isn’t necessarily the case. Like us, these fur-coated creatures are used to the warmth of indoor shelter and cold weather can be as hard on them […]
April 17, 2018

10 Things You May Not Know About Military Dogs

Dogs in the military struggled to earn their recognition as heroes, and now that they have we’d like to pay tribute by sharing some facts you may not know about these hard working canines.   1. Dogs have been in combat with US soldiers during every major conflict, but they were not officially recognized until WWII. Sergeant Stubby of the 102nd Infantry, Yankee Division went from mascot to hero during WWI after being smuggled into battle by Private J. Robert Conway. Stubby went on to detect enemy gas, bark out warnings when rival troops were near and locate the wounded […]
April 17, 2018

5 Unbelievable Facts About Therapy Dogs

What is A Therapy Dog Therapy dogs are trained professional dogs that are socialized through a certification program. These dogs provide support in schools, hospitals, nursing homes, colleges, corporations, and other distressing locations. The goal of training a therapy dog is to help improve the lives of other people in need of companionship. Therefore, these professional dogs are trained to work in public places. Places such as planes, restaurants, and libraries are some of the many locations that allow therapy dogs.   Why Get a Therapy Dog While I’m a bit biased because I love my dog, I think almost […]
April 17, 2018

13 Fun Facts About Seeing-Eye Dogs

We have all been out running errands, working, or at dinner and encountered a seeing-eye dog with his person. It can be fun to run into a seeing-eye dog in places dogs aren’t normally allowed, and it can be interesting and impressive to watch a seeing-eye dog guide his person safely through the world. There is a lot more to this relationship and the history of these wonderful dogs, and there are also some rules we should know when we come across seeing-eye dogs. Read on to learn more! 13 Fun Facts Seeing-eye dogs are specially trained to act as the […]
April 17, 2018

10 Facts About Search And Rescue Dogs You Have No Idea About

You must have heard about a common phrase about Dog i.e. “Man’s best friend” and in fact, it is very true in every sense. Dogs are not only protectors but they are also one of the greatest rescuers of the human life in every disaster. Dogs can do many little things just to put a nice smile on your face. We have differentiated and classified dogs into biggest dog breed, largest dog breed, rescue dog, beautiful dog breed, small dog breed and best guard dog for care. Rescue dogs save approximately thousands of lives every year and for that, they […]
March 26, 2018

10 Tips For Welcoming Home Your Newly-Adopted Dog

Congratulations! You’ve adopted a dog! Your life is about to be enriched in ways you’ve never dreamed possible. So… now what? Bringing your new dog home is such an exciting and fulfilling experience, but it can be a bit daunting as well, especially if you’ve never shared your home with a furry companion. Here are some tips to get your relationship off on the right foot (or paw, as the case may be)! Be prepared:Before you adopt your dog, know which training method you’re going to use (we love clicker training and other positive-reinforcement techniques) and read up on it so you […]
March 26, 2018

Things to Consider Before You Adopt a Dog

“Select” is defined in the dictionary by such phrases as “a preferred choice” or “carefully chosen”. Selecting the family dog should be a well-researched and carefully soul-searched activity. Are you and your family willing to make a 10 – 15 year commitment to this sentient being in sickness and in health, for richer and for poorer, for as long as all shall live? Let’s pose some of the questions family members should discuss before obtaining a dog. How Old Are the Members of My Family? If the youngsters in your household are under seven years old, they are usually not […]

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