Health


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

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 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

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  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 […]

How to prepare before admitting your dog to a boarding ...

Admitting your dog to a boarding facility can sometimes be stressful for both the dog and the dog parent. We can be busy or need to take a vacation but cannot take our dogs along. It happens and there is no shame in that, but before we just send our […]


Microchipping your dog

Microchipping your dog
Microchips have been there for a long time, but it is more evident that people and countries are paying attention to it more now. In some European countries, microchips in dogs is a must, and is passed on by the law. It is no surprise that we expect microchips to […]

Raw diet (BARF), is it good or bad for dogs?

We all want our dogs to live as long as possible and in trying to do so we try to find the best way to feed our lovely dogs what would keep them healthy. The concept of raw feeding is very controversial and contains a lot of aspects that one […]

Why are dogs’ noses wet and cold?

Why are dogs’ noses wet and cold
  Whether you are a dog parent or not, we are sure that you have at least once been greeted by a hug from a furry friend who stuck their face into you. To us ,dog parents, this is just too adorable. Moving on to the nose, you surely noticed that it was […]


How to detect dog fever without a thermometer

detect dog fever
  A dog’s fever can often go unnoticed especially if you have no thermometer. If you attempt to measure the dog’s temperature by touching the ears or nose, the temperature you will get will most probably be biased. A dog’s temperature is usually higher than us humans. A body temperature above 39.7 […]

Post traumatic stress disorder in dogs

  Post traumatic stress disorder is a type of anxiety that is caused after some kind of accident or abuse. As it can happen to humans it can most certainly happen to dogs too. Car accidents, physical abuse, negative engagement with other dogs, or even natural disasters are all examples […]

Hip dysplasia in dogs

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  What is hip dysplasia? Hip dysplasia is one of the most commonly found bone diseases in dogs. From its name this disease has to do with the hip. When a dog has hip dysplasia it means that the structure of the ball and socket joint of the hip is […]


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