April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, but for plenty of dog owners, the safety of their pets including wounds is something they have to worry about throughout the year.
As lovable as dogs are, they also have this troublesome tendency to needlessly put themselves at risk. Lose your grasp on your dog’s leash even just for a moment and he/she could go running off somewhere sustaining different wounds and other injuries in the process.
If you like to explore the wilderness together with your dog, injuries will also be nearly impossible to avoid.
It’s best to prepare yourself adequately for those unfortunate situations by putting together a first aid kit for dog health. The items listed below are ones you’ll want to include in that kit as they are essential for dressing wounds. Continue Reading…
There are so many reasons to love dogs. They’re loyal, loving, and just all-around adorable.
The fact that so many dogs are bundles of endless energy is just another reason why it’s so easy to fall in love with them.
Sometimes though, all that energy and hyperactivity can lead to something bad happening. Your dog may wind up getting stung by an insect or perhaps even fall and break something.
If an incident like that takes place, you need to act quickly and effectively. A first aid kit put together for the purposes of preserving dog health with appropriate medications will help you out immensely.
Since April is also National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, now is as good a time as any to learn about the essential medications for your dog. Continue Reading…
We are fully aware that some of the cleaning products we use are toxic, but our dogs don’t know that. For that reason, you have to be more careful when choosing which cleaning items to use.
In an last week’s article, we already highlighted some of the cleaning products that can pose a serious threat to dog health. This time around, we’ll shine the spotlight on pet-friendly cleaning items.
With National Cleaning Week March 22-28, make sure to stock up on the following items the next time you’re at the supermarket. Continue Reading…
One of the hardest challenges for any pet owner is using cleaners to maintain a tidy home.
We can think of multiple reasons why the goal of a clean home is tougher with a dog around. Untrained dogs may leave their waste behind everywhere. Even obedient dogs sometimes ransack the garbage and cause a mess.
Because dogs sniff and/or lick liquids they encounter, choose cleaners wisely because some pose a threat to Fido’s health. Below are some cleaning products used frequently that you should avoid if you own a dog. Continue Reading…
In last week’s article, we discussed the different drinks we have regularly that can be harmful and downright poisonous to our canine friends.
This time around, we’re turning our attention to the everyday foods that can be potentially problematic. Even if the following items often end up on your plate, they should never make their way to your dog’s dish. Continue Reading…
You may be tempted to share some of your favorite drinks with your beloved pet dog, but before doing so, know that not everything we enjoy is okay for them. Some of the treats we enjoy on a regular basis are even poisonous to dogs.
We’ll highlight those poisonous foods in two separate articles. For this article, we’ll focus on five items we commonly enjoy as drinks that should never be given to dogs. Continue Reading…
Snacks are useful in a variety of ways. They can work as great motivators that encourage your dog to follow commands more diligently or mood lifters that give your pet a bit of a boost. You can also use them as bonding aids that bring you and your pet closer together.
As long as you keep your treat-giving in moderation and you’re certain that they are not going to trigger any allergies, they should not pose a serious threat to the health of your pet.
Still, you shouldn’t just pick up any treat from the pet store. Take the time to choose carefully so that your pet can get the most enjoyment out of it.
Included below are some of the top treats you can give to your precious pooch. Continue Reading…
Dog training can be fun, but it can also be frustrating. Getting your pet to listen to each and every one of your commands is not easy when they’re not fully engaged because of the many distractions around them.
Of course, there is a way to make training easier.
Treats are always helpful when you’re trying to get your pet to pay attention. They remain effective even when used in the context of training.
Featured below are some of the things you need to keep in mind if you are planning to rely on dog treats during the training process. Continue Reading…