My Rescue Dog Does Not Bark

My Rescue Dog Doesn’t Bark

When you adopt a new canine friend, there are a few things you typically expect from your pup; one of them being barking. Many even anticipate their dog’s first bark so you can hear their unique voice, but what if your rescue dog just doesn’t bark? Are some rescue dogs more quiet than others? In … Read more

Settling A Rescue Dog At Night

Settling A Rescue Dog At Night – First Night Fears

There is nothing more exciting than welcoming a new rescued pup into your family. Though this is a beautiful time that should always be celebrated, it will take some adjusting for everyone involved. The first night in a new home can be extremely overwhelming for any dog, but especially a rescued one. Settling a rescue … Read more

My Rescue Dog Is Scared Of Everything

My Rescue Dog Is Scared Of Everything – How Can I Help Them?

More and more people each day are realizing just how wonderful of a companion a rescue dog can be. Dog lovers around the world are adopting dogs rather than purchasing them, giving loving homes to so many deserving pups. Though rescue dogs can be the loyal furry friend you are looking for, many will come … Read more

Why Is My Dog So Clingy

Why Is My Dog So Clingy – Velcro Dog

Is your dog always by your side? While this can be quite endearing, to begin with, it can soon start to be irritating when your dog is tripping you up! Some dogs will do anything to stay close by, even follow you to the bathroom which is less than ideal. If this is happening to … Read more

Dog Ear Wax Color Chart

Dog Ear Wax Color Chart

Ear wax in dogs is not something that many owners give much thought to, but it’s very important to know what is normal and what is not. Many dogs will have an ear infection at least once in their lifetime. The sooner you can identify a problem the sooner you can get appropriate treatment from … Read more

Phases Of A Rescue Dog

Phases Of A Rescue Dog

Are you think about adopting a rescue dog? Bringing home a new dog, especially a rescue dog can be an exiting time for you but maybe not so much for your new rescue. When taking on a rescue dog it’s important to help them settle in as smoothly as possible. There are some natural phases … Read more

Why Does My Dog Smell Sour

Why Does My Dog Smell Sour?

Most dogs have an odor of some sort, but sometimes it’s not all that sweet-smelling! If your dog has smelt ‘off’ recently then there could be several reasons for this. We are going to explore why your dog might have developed a sour smell and what you can do to help improve things. Some sour … Read more

How To Protect Dog Paws From Hot Pavement

How To Protect Dog Paws From Hot Pavement

With the warm summer months approaching, many unsuspecting pups will suffer from paw pad injuries due to hot asphalt. Many fur parents are unaware of just how hot pavement can get, leading to painful burns for our canine friends. Dog owners should not only be aware of this common heat related injury, but how they … Read more

Can Dogs Be Retarded Or Mentally Challenged

Can Dogs Be Retarded (Mentally Challenged)?

As the years go on, there is more understanding of the mental handicaps and mental illnesses that humans can face. Though we all know that people can be mentally challenged in a variety of ways, many wonder if their canine companions can as well. So can dogs be retarded or mentally challenged? In this article … Read more

How To Help A Timid Rescue Dog

How To Help A Timid Rescue Dog

Welcoming a rescue dog into your home can be a wonderful time. Though you know you will have plenty of beautiful years ahead with your new canine friend, the adjustment period can be challenging. The adjustment period can be tough for any canine friend, but especially a timid rescue dog. These dogs will often require … Read more

How To Bond With Your Rescue Dog

How To Bond With Your Rescue Dog

Rescue dogs have an abundance of love to offer. Though these canine friends will provide the best companionship and loyalty you can imagine, it can take time to get to this point. Many rescued dogs have a complicated past filled with uncertainty, so we will need to put in the work to gain their trust. … Read more

I Cant Take Care Of My Dog Anymore What Should I Do

I Can’t Take Care Of My Dog Anymore, What Should I Do?

Unfortunately, nobody is immune to financial hardship and unexpected life changes. The twists and turns of life cause some to face an impossible decision; whether or not to rehome their pets. If you can no longer take care of your dog, there are a few different routes you can explore. To help you make the … Read more

Why Does My Dog Smell Like Metal

Why Does My Dog Smell Like Metal

Dogs are not known for being the most fragrant of animals, but sometimes there’s a smell that just does not seem right. If your dog is giving off a metallic type of odor, then you might be wondering why this is. There are several reasons why your dog might smell a bit like iron, we … Read more

Dog Poop Color Chart And Guide

Dog Poop Color Chart, What Does Their Poo Color Mean?

Did you know that the color of your dog’s poop can offer you a wonderful peek into their current state of health? The color of your dog’s poop may seem insignificant to some, but it can actually tip you off to an array of underlying complications. Just like your dog’s vomit color can indicate health … Read more

Valerian Root For Dogs

What Is Valerian Root For Dogs?

If you have an anxious canine friend in your home, you may have heard of valerian root. Valerian root is said to be a natural sedative for dogs, helping to combat multiple forms of canine anxiety. Though it was originally marketed to help insomnia in humans, can this herb be used in our furry friends … Read more

When You Meet A Dog For The First Time You Should

When You Meet A Dog For The First Time You Should…

Most of us know on a subconscious level the best way to greet a dog, but it’s easy to forget ourselves and get over-excited in the face of a new potential furry friend. While many dogs are friendly and robust, some are not and an inappropriate greeting could lead to disastrous consequences. So, let’s have … Read more

Laryngeal Paralysis In Dogs When To Euthanize

Laryngeal Paralysis In Dogs – When To Euthanize

Laryngeal paralysis is a common medical complication in older, large breed dogs. Laryngeal paralysis can significantly impact a dog’s quality of life, even leading to the need for euthanasia in some canine friends. So what is laryngeal paralysis in dogs, what does this diagnosis mean for your pup and at what point should you euthanize … Read more

Why Does My Dog Scratch The Floor

Why Does My Dog Scratch The Floor?

If your dog has a habit of scratching at the floor then you might be wondering why? Some dogs will only do this occasionally whereas others will do it repeatedly, which can be quite frustrating if your carpet is getting destroyed in the process. In this article, we will explore the reasons why your dog … Read more

Are Dogs Allowed In Target

Are Dogs Allowed In Target?

When you have a beloved canine companion in your life, you likely want to bring them everywhere with you. Even the thought of leaving them to go to the store can seem tough, causing you to wonder if they can come along with you. Target is a favorite amongst many, making this a staple in … Read more

Dog Pregnancy Calculator

Dog Pregnancy Calculator, Calculating Your Dog’s Due Date

If you suspect your dog might be pregnant, then congratulations! This is an exciting time, but you might have a few questions, particularly if this is the first time you have cared for a pregnant dog. The most common ones are ‘how long is a dog’s gestation? and ‘when will my dog give birth?’. In … Read more