Pets & Animal
The dachshund--which means badger dog--has a distinctive look that sets it apart from other breeds. One of its distinguishing characteristics is long, floppy ears. Although many owners find these ears part of their pet's charm, they also are prime targets for infection. Dachshunds should have their
It is important to train puppies not to bite and snap immediately. It may seem cute when they nip at people's fingers and toes, but this is a bad habit that if not corrected immediately can lead to someone getting hurt. When puppies are allowed to bite skin when they are little, they are more likely
Here are five easy to make, nutritionally sound recipes that will keep your dog in their bests spirits. Home cooked food makes every dog happier, healthier and much more fun to play to with. The recipes that follow are easy to make and will make your dog love you even more. Nothing beats a healthy d
That dogs love all kinds of bones seems so naturally obvious that it might come as a surprise that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that under no circumstances should dogs be given them. Of course, it is common knowledge that dogs should not be given fish, chicken or other poultry bones th
Yeast on a dog's skin is an indicator that the dog has a compromised immune system. The immune system can become depressed through a number of channels including diet, exercise, vaccinations and antibiotics. In order to cure the skin yeast infection, the whole health of the dog will have to be broug
Choosing the right dog treat in today's extensive pet food market is a difficult task. With so many options available in today's pet food market, how can you choose the best dog treat for your canine friend? Here, we will have a look at the factors to be considered before selecting the rig
The first tip is that if you have a family with kids, it is important that you sit down with them and talk about bringing in a new dog. You need to remind them that your new pet is going to be a little skittish the first few days, especially if you adopt and shelter dog, and that they are going to h
BenefitsKidney diseases, some cancers and bone problems were found to be assisted by the introduction of a carefully planned vegetarian diet. According to the Australian "Health Happy Dogs," a vegetarian diet can help a dog's skin and coat problems cease. In addition, going vegetarian can...
A PetSafe RFA 67 is a 6-volt lithium battery that fits into your dog collar and can be used as a bark control, fence control, or for use with electronic auto-opening doors. The battery compartment has been designed for easy opening, but is also waterproof. You don't need any tools to replace the bat
If you are a dog owner, you should ensure that your dog has a lead. Basically, a dog lead is something that you can attach to either a dog's harness or collar to help you put the dog under control. A lead can be a strap, rope, or chain among others.
Early last year an incident of dog biting occurred in South New Jersey wherein a savage pack of wild dogs attacked a five-year old boy and bit off his left ear and part of his left leg. If the dog owners leave their dogs in an animal shelter there is a possibility that these dogs may survive and get
It is not uncommon for dogs to suffer from allergies or sensitive stomachs. If you feel that your little four-legged friend is having such issues, it would be a good idea to switch over from the regular dog food brands to the specially made food brands for hypoallergenic conditions.
After going through all of the commercial dog food recalls that have happened in the last 10 years or so, more and more dog owners are simply looking to make their own food. Even better, some owners are trying to make their own dog treats. The good news is that it is extremely easy to do, and if you
Itchy skin occurs in animals as well as humans, including dogs such as Pomeranians. If you have noticed your pom continually itching and scratching herself, have a veterinarian determine the reason for the itching before administering any treatment. This will avoid giving your dog unnecessary medica
Being a dog may seem like it's all sleeping, eating and playing, and perhaps it is, but that doesn't mean your furry friend doesn't deserve a pampering once in a while. If you're a New Yorker with a canine companion, consider giving Fido a day to remember and bring him/her to one