Health


How to deal with dog’s cherry eye

Cherry eye
  What is cherry eye? Cherry Eye is a disorder common in dogs, also called the third eyelid, or eyelid protrusion. It is the weakening, stretching, or detachment of the anchoring tissue on the ocular gland. This gland is mostly responsible for the production of tears while the membrane protects the cornea. […]

Should dogs have a daily routine schedule?

daily routine
Why is establishing a daily routine so important for dogs? A question that most of us dog owners have thought about at least once, and whether we actually follow a schedule or not, we ought to know just to what extent having a routine is important. Needless to say, adhering […]

Find out your dog’s age in human years

dogs age
It is commonly known that dogs age at a very different rate than humans. It was previously known that dogs age at a rate of seven years higher than humans, so every human year is equivalent to seven dog years. This theory was derived from the statistic that humans live on average […]


3 homemade dog food recipes

Homemade Dog Food
  We all want to do what is best for our doggies and the first thing that we think about is always what to feed them. We are caught in the dilemma of what to feed them, whether dry food, raw, fresh or mixed. Dry food is great, but is […]

Why do dogs eat dog poop?

Dogs, like humans, derive their behaviors by motivation. As a dog parent there are so many compulsive behaviors that might make you furious, but for sure, eating poop is always at the top of the list. There is a scientific term for dogs eating dog poop, and that’s coprophagia. Coprophagia is actually very […]

Dealing with a deaf dog

Dealing with a deaf dog
  It is only natural that we humans depend on our voices to communicate. Of course, we use other senses like eye contact and hand gestures, so it’s no surprise that most of the time we assume the same for our dogs. Normal healthy dogs are OK with our verbal training […]


How to deal with a blind dog

how to deal with a blind dog
Seeing your furry friend sick saddens you as much as it would if one of your children got sick. But what if it is more than that? What if it is one of your dog’s main senses is diminishing?  It is a situation that no pet owner wants to be […]

When and how to use a dog cone

The Cone
  Most dogs after surgery are required to wear an Elizabethan collar, also known as the cone. The E-collar or Elizabethan cone is used to prevent dogs from licking and chewing their surgical incision. Without the cone a dog could cause irritation, infection and other more serious problems that could lead […]

How dogs can sniff diseases

Image Credit: Aaron Jacobs, Loving Klaus
 Pets are known to be comforting all the time and especially when we feel down. More specifically dogs have shown how affectionate they can be towards their owners. Yes they are known to be loyal and genuine, but it doesn’t stop at that. Dogs have about 220 million scent receptors […]


Comforting your dog when they are scared

comforting your dog
 Some people are concerned that by comforting and petting their dogs when they are scared, they will encourage them to be more fearful. However this is not what we believe. Yes some people in the past claimed that this theory is true but according to new research done on the stress […]

The benefits of walking your dog everyday

Challenges while walking your dog
Walking your dog everyday is so much more than just exercising. Walking with your dog is a means for socializing, correcting behavior and even stimulating mental health. The best thing about walking is that it doesn’t only benefit your best pal but also improves your health and benefits you too […]

The color of your dog’s poop

The color of your dog's poop
You handle and scoop your dog’s poop several times a day, but have you ever stopped and thought about the color of your dog’s poop? If your answer is yes then congratulations we award you best dog parent but sadly most of us don’t! It is very important to make […]


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