Puppies breathe faster than adult dogs and adult dogs breathe faster than humans do, as a general rule. They breathe rapidly because they have a higher heart rate as a puppy and if they are dreaming, it may even be higher. Puppies will sleep a lot because that is when their little bodies are growing. … Read more My Puppy Breathes Fast
What is Fiber and What Does it Do? Water-soluble fiber helps the body to ease food through the digestive system and keep bowel movements regular. It adds bulk to the bowel movements, helping to avoid loose stools and diarrhea. It is also believed to help the body to absorb vital vitamins and minerals from foods … Read more Do Dogs Need a High Fiber Food?
If you’ve got a dog and they are proving to be a handful, this is normal sometimes. Some dogs like to bark and while it might seem cute when they are little, it isn’t so cute to your neighbors when the dog barks at them all day, or when he barks inside your apartment all … Read more Anti-Barking Training Gadget – Are They Worth It?
Dogs are not typically high-maintenance animals. They are typically rugged and self-assured. That said, they are susceptible to some injuries and you should be prepared for some basic first-aid. Just as children, dogs have accidents and sometimes they need a little help with a ‘boo boo’ and you should know how to deal with some … Read more How to Stop a Dog’s Nail From Bleeding
Dogs have proven themselves to be excellent companions and working partners. One of the fastest growing types of working dog is the Emotional Support Dog. These dogs can help calm those with anxiety so that they can get through public interactions, such as flights and train rides. In any situation where nerves may come into … Read more Best Dog Breeds for Emotional Support
Citrus fruit isn’t necessarily bad for dogs but it can cause stomach upset in some dogs and should definitely be given with moderation. Foods that aren’t poisonous can still be bad to feed them and while some people argue that their dog loves certain foods like grapefruit, it brings into question the ethics of feeding … Read more Can Dogs Eat Grapefruit?
Dog owners are confronted with decisions about what to share with their dogs almost every time they sit down to eat. Who can resist the sad eyes and the cute way our canine companions make us feel guilty for not sharing? How Do I Know What is Okay? The best course of action is to … Read more Can Dogs Eat Butter?
Today, over 190 breeds of dogs are recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC). These dogs range in size, coat, temperament, and intelligence. They are grouped by the type of job they were bred to do. Make no mistake, even the dog that was bred to sit in your lap and keep you company is … Read more Corgi-Australian Shepherd Mix
There are many variations in the colors of dogs. Even in some breeds that you don’t associate different colors with because they may not be as common or they’ve recently been developed through years of selective breeding by those who are developing their own line of a breed. This has happened with Labrador Retrievers that … Read more Amazing Facts About Brindle Pug
Dogs can eat just about anything and sometimes it seems like they are little, four-legged garbage men who follow kids around the house and eat whatever is dropped. Many dogs have an ‘eat now, ask questions later philosophy toward life, but is this safe? We’ll explore this and discuss the pros and cons of feeding … Read more Can Dogs Eat Jalapeno?