Dog’s Dental Problems

Dogs Dental Problems

Dogs rarely show signs of pain from dental problems. On the other hand, dentists estimate that more than 85% of dogs over 4 years old will have some kind of gum disease. Other dental problems include cracked or broken teeth. Your dog can’t tell you he is suffering so It’s up to you to inspect his […]

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Dog Health Issues

Dog Health Issues

Just like us, dogs can suffer from a variety of health problems. Unlike us, they are not able to do much about it. They rely on us to check on their health and attend to problems as they arise. Your dog should have a yearly health check up from your vet and additional visits as […]

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Weight Loss Diet For Older Dogs

Diet For Older Dogs

Dogs are considered to be seniors at different ages depending on their breed. The larger the breed, the sooner they become seniors. Small breeds are not seniors until around 12 years old. Medium breeds at around 9 and large breeds at 8. [adrotate group=”8″]Signs of Dogs Ageing.Your dog will be sleeping more and will not […]

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Stop Your Dog Barking At The Door Bell

Some dogs bark uncontrollably when the doorbell rings. It is annoying for the owner and can be scary for the visitor. Understanding why your dog is behaving this way is a first step to stopping it. [adrotate group=”8″]Why do Dogs Bark when The Doorbell Rings?Different dogs bark at the doorbell for different reasons. Sometimes it […]

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Calming Signals In Dogs

What Are Dog Calming SignalsDogs communicate in a number ways. This communication can be grouped in to three categories. One is auditory. A dog can emit a range of sounds including barks, growls, screams and yelps. The second group is smell or olfactory. Its main use in communication is to find out if a female […]

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What Causes Dogs To Pant Excessively

Dogs normally pant to cool themselves. They don’t have a system of sweat gland like people. Instead they cool themselves through the evaporation of moisture from their mouth and tongues. Their blood vessels carry warmer blood to their mouth area to be cooled  which is then circulated back around their body. Panting just enables this […]

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My Dog is Peeing Inside

My Dog Is Peeing Inside

Dogs can have accidents and occasionally you will need to clean up after him. However, if your dog is continually peeing inside, this is a different issue and needs to be fixed. If he has just started this behavior, then it could be caused by a medical issue such as a urinary tract infection. You […]

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How Closely Are Dogs And Wolves Related?

How Closely Are Dogs And Wolves Related

Wolves and dogs are very closely related. In fact, DNA analysis cannot tell a wolf from a dog. They were probably domesticated when humans left their hunter gatherer lifestyle and turned to agriculture. Scientific work is continuing to work out exactly when dogs were first domesticated. The consensus is that the domestic dog evolved from the […]

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Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

A vaccine is a product which protects against a specific disease. A vaccination is the act of introducing the vaccine into the body. This will provide immunity to the disease. The process whereby your dog becomes immune to a disease is called immunization. For some diseases one vaccination is enough, for others, your puppy will need boosters […]

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Human Foods That Can Be Shared With Dogs

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat

It seems natural to share our food with our dog. What better way to deal with leftovers at the end of a meal than to tip them in to our dog’s bowl. It saves money on dog food too. Most of the food we eat is OK for dogs  and some of it is very beneficial. […]

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