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  • How to Control Food Aggression in Dogs 

    Once your dog is no longer growling at you, it’s time to reach out and touch the bowl with your hand. If everything goes okay. Try to slowly lift the bowl. Do not take it away. Just handle the bowl. If your pooch does not growl, then offer a tasty treat. 

    When your dog finally accepts you touching his bowl and spending time with him while he eats then the next step is to see if he is as accepting of other family members. If he growls or snaps at them then they will need to work with him in a similar manner to control the aggressive behavior. 

  • Is Tug of War Bad for Dogs?

    Tug of war is a favorite game not only for the dog but also for the owner. It strengthens the bond between canine and human. The dog will feel more confident and enjoy the energy needed to indulge in the exercise. Also, the game helps provide both mental and physical stimulation. Tug of war teaches the pooch self-control. Law enforcement dogs enjoy a game of tug of war and it is often used as a reward. The handler will indulge in the game after the dog has completed certain tasks. The brief game of tug of war is used as a pleasurable reward that is shared between the handler and the dog. 

  • Health Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Natural Foods 

    Feeding your dog foods that have been approved for human consumption means that you won’t be offering low-grade food choices. Instead, you’ll be providing a variety of fresh meats and produce that you and your family would dine on to Fido. You don’t have to worry about the foods being overly processed and filled with unknown additives. You always know that you are feeding only real, healthy ingredients so you’ll have peace of mind. 
  • Dog Attacks Increase During COVID-19

    With many parts of the world experiencing lockdowns and shelter in place orders, sadly, dog attacks increase during COVID-19. Sure, Fido loves the extra company of having the family home 24/7 but stress levels are high due to virus concerns. Your dog can sense the emotional shift in the household and also starts to feel anxious which might account for the increase in dog bites during COVID-19.

     

  • Can Dogs Sniff Out COVID-19?

    COVID-19 attacks the lungs and causes considerable damage to the body’s blood vessels, organs, and kidneys. It is believed that the virus does not actually smell but the changes that it spurs within the body make the urine’s odor change. The dog’s olfactory organ can detect subtle changes with amazing accuracy. 
  • Stress During COVID-19 can Impact Your Dog

    Your dog is your kindred spirit and your best friend. When you start to feel anxious, your canine can sense your emotional upheaval and starts to feel stressed too. It is like a domino effect between the two of you and stress during COVID-19 can impact your dog in incredibly significant ways.
  • Obstacles for Service Dogs During COVID-19

    Service animals have historically been embraced by disabled individuals because they help to alleviate ableism by providing freedom. The dog assists the person in navigating through stores and around obstacles. 

  • The importance of a dog house to the dog as well as to the owner

      We all love our dogs and sometimes we will not hesitate to purchase items just to pamper them. From their favourite treat to toys, we have bough...
  • Can dogs get heat stroke

      Can Dogs Get Heat Stroke During our physical education days in school, we have been constantly reminded about the dangers of heat stroke as wel...
  • Why you should adopt a puppy

      Why you should adopt a puppy Each year, countless dogs are being abandoned, and many of them end up in shelters. There can be various reasons w...
  • Are Dog Parks Safe During COVID-19?

    As much of the world loosens COVID-19 restrictions, your canine friend is probably begging to get outdoors and have some fun but are dog parks safe? You might be surprised to learn that you should undertake some of the same precautions with your pooch as you do yourself to avoid the coronavirus.
  • Why the need to microchip your dog

      Dogs and cats are the most common animals that people would get as pets. But while they are common, it is also equally common for dogs and cats ...
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