"My dog ate a battery!" You dropped a battery on the floor for only a second, but somehow your dog managed to swoop in and swallow it! Keep reading for our complete guide to first aid, what to expect at the vet, and symptoms to look out for. Why Do Dogs Eat Batteries? If you’ve ever owned a dog, you know that they have a tendency to eat things they aren’t supposed to! Batteries are no … [Read more...] about My Dog Ate A Battery! What Should I Do About It?
When our dogs age, so do their dietary needs. For quality of life that ensures he stays happy and healthy you'll need the best senior dog food for your older companion. Read on, and we’ll help you to decide which will be the best senior dog food for your pet. Your Senior Dog As dogs age their skin gets more wrinkled and their hair becomes duller and whiter in the muzzle. They lose … [Read more...] about Best Senior Dog Food
Welcome to our complete guide to the best dog food for Boxers with sensitive stomachs. There's nothing more worrying for a dog owner than a pup who won't eat, especially when that pup is a Boxer. This boisterous, energetic breed is extremely playful and needs lots of food to fuel his active lifestyle. So what if your Boxer can't, or won't, eat? Sometimes dogs are fussy and many reasons can … [Read more...] about Best Dog Food For Boxers With Sensitive Stomachs
Behavior chains are important in dog training. There are times when you need to avoid behavior chains, and times when behavior chains are very useful. What Is A Behavior Chain? Dog trainers refer to each action a dog makes as a "behavior." It sounds a bit "science-y," but there isn't really another quick way to describe it. So when your dog sits in front of you, that's one … [Read more...] about Behavior Chains And How To Use Them For Training
Welcome to our complete guide to the best dog beds for Labs. Whether your lovely Lab is still a pup or is a full-grown senior in his fall years, it’s important to find the right size bed for your pet’s needs. We’ll begin by looking at what size bed is most suitable, then review some of the best dog beds for Labs. In this guide, we’ll help you to find the very best Labrador bed for your … [Read more...] about Best Dog Beds For Labs
Target dog training is one of the many useful skills that we can teach our pups. Targeting teaches a dog to touch an object with a part of his body. The most common body parts we teach dogs to use are nose and paws. But any part of the body could be chosen. What’s the point? Coming from a background of gundog training, I once looked on targeting as a rather pointless party trick. In my … [Read more...] about Target Dog Training
Do you love olives? Are you asking yourself 'can dogs eat olives too?' After all, when he gives you those cute puppy dog eyes, it’s hard to say no! In this article we will take a look at whether olives are safe for dogs, whether they are good or bad for them to eat, and which types of olives are best for sharing. Olives are a nutritious and healthful snack for humans. In fact, olives often … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Olives Or Are They Best Left In The Jar?
Welcome to your complete guide to the Cockapoo. This Cocker Spaniel Poodle mix is known as a Cockapoodle, or a Cockapoo. Read on to discover the Cockapoo's origins, its temperament, lifespan and parentage. We also have great tips to help you buy a Cockapoo puppy, how to train it and finding a good breeder. This owner-friendly guide contains all the Cockapoo information potential and … [Read more...] about Cockapoo – The Adorable Cocker Spaniel Poodle Mix
The Dogue de Bordeaux lifespan is around 5 years on average. Sometimes known as the French Mastiff or the Bordeaux Mastiff, according to many sources, this breed has the shortest lifespan of all dogs. Living on average around 5 years only, such a short lifespan raises lots of questions. First and foremost, why does such an ancient, powerful-looking breed of dog die so young? In this … [Read more...] about Dogue de Bordeaux Lifespan Can Be Short – But Is Your Pet in Danger?
Welcome to our guide to the Deer Head Chihuahua. This is a variation on the Chihuahua breed, with a longer muzzle and less rounded skull. But what does that distinctive head shape mean for your new puppy? Let’s find out! The Chihuahua is the smallest breed in the world. It is often referred to as either “apple head” or “deer head,” describing their physical appearance. The breed has become … [Read more...] about Deer Head Chihuahua – Pros and Cons of the Longer Muzzle