Dog Dental Hygiene

Dog Dental Hygiene

Your dog relies on his canines to properly chew and digest his food. But good dog dental hygiene goes well beyond his need to eat. It helps him keep healthy teeth and gums, reducing and preventing infections that could shorten your best friend’s life. Good dog dental...
Dog Car Safety: Preventing Disaster

Dog Car Safety: Preventing Disaster

There is a lot of talk about child passenger safety among parents, but we often overlook the safety needs of dogs when traveling with us. In a car accident, not only can your unsecured dog get seriously injured, perhaps even thrown from the vehicle, but he might also...
What Foods Are Bad for Dogs and Cats

What Foods Are Bad for Dogs and Cats

Even though there are a lot of similarities between dog and human biology, a lot of good foods good for humans are dog poison concerns. Key food culprits to never let your dog have are onions, garlic, grapes, raisins, ham, apples, and chocolate. Any of these could...
Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs and Canine Companions

Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs and Canine Companions

Services dogs are specially trained dogs that are able to perform tasks and aid their handler who has some level of disability requiring assistance. Emotional support dogs, also called therapy animals) are not services dogs but are trained to assist with psychological...
Human Foods Your Dog Can Eat

Human Foods Your Dog Can Eat

Dogs owners love to toss a little (or lot) of table scraps to those pleading eyes sitting at their feet. Pet owners are becoming more and more aware of the potential problems with foods toxic to dogs. But there are human foods you dog can eat. Ice cream really isn’t...
Dog CPR: Prepare for the Emergencies

Dog CPR: Prepare for the Emergencies

Dog CPR refers to the act of a person doing CPR on a dog in an emergency situation such as drowning or other cardiac condition. It doesn’t refer to a dog doing CPR on a person and while there may be a few service dogs that do this, every dog owner should take the time...