Dog Health Care

Busting Coonhound Myths: Why These Dogs Make Great House Pets

When Bo, an 11-year-old champion Black and Tan Coonhound, was laid to rest in October at the Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery in Tuscumbia, Ala., the Associated Press reported that nearly 400 mourners attended his funeral.Such an outpouring ...

Workout Routines for You and Your Pooch

Fetch Fitness: Workouts  Obesuty is a growing and serious problem for both people and their dogs.  The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) found that about 55 percent of dogs are overweight or obese. There are many factors ...

How to stop excessive dog chewing

Dog chewing uncontrollably is a bad habit Let’s be clear. Chewing is normal behavior for puppies and dogs. For about the first six months of their lives, puppies need to chew because their teeth are forming and it is how they explore and develop ...

Dogs can keep their owners fit and healthy

Study shows dogs can keep you energized and vitalized.An Australian researcher recently announced that pet ownership can save billions in health spending because pets help reduce blood pressure and risk of heart disease while connecting their ...

How to brush different coats

Keeping your dog groomed is  and brushing your dog is a daily necessity for some long-haired breeds. You must do it almost every other day, in contrary with nail trimming which you must do once every month. But even if you have a short-haired dog, ...

Dog Sleeping Patterns and how to optimise them

Sputter, growl, snore, lick, kick, shake, jerk, snooze – oh, the joys of watching your pooch nap!Many pet parents have contemplated the eternal question, Can my dog dream? They’ve wondered if their Pug will snore, and have thought twice about ...

All you need to know about dog allergies

Skin allergies (also called allergic dermatitis) are a very common problem in dogs. Allergies are an overreaction of the immune system to normal or common substances. These substances are called “allergens,” and reactions occur after your dog is ...

5 Ways Your Dog Will Help You Through a Break-Up

There’s no way around it — break-ups suck.Sure, realistically we know that they aren’t the end of the world. But how do we bounce back, when it’s so tempting to fall immediately into the usual break-up go-tos — eating, starving, isolating, ...

How To Treat Ear Infections in Dogs

Fido’s been shaking his head a lot lately. It could be he’s rocking out to doggie tunes, but more likely he’s suffering from an ear infection. Fido’s certainly not alone – ear infections for dogs were the No. 1 medical condition last year. ...

How to manage dog allergies

When your pooch paws, chews, licks and scratches like a mad dog, it doesn’t always mean he’s suffering from a swift attack from menacing invisible pixies, and by pixies we don’t mean fleas.Though a number of things can cause a dog to scratch, ...

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