Common Mistakes People Make When Training Puppies On A Leash
26 July 2016
There are a few mistakes people make when training puppies to be obedient when on a leash or harness. Here are some examples of these mistakes including what you can do to correct the mistakes and end up with a trained puppy in a quicker amount of time.
Using Choke Collars
This is just a bad idea for a puppy. You'll make the dog angry, and in many cases, this will end up with the opposite result of what you want.
Fungal Infections In Dogs: How To Care For Your Dog's Inflamed Skin
10 June 2016
Certain breeds are prone to chronic fungal or yeast infections of the skin called Malassezia pachydermatis. These breeds include Basset Hounds, Shih Tzus, Maltese, and Cocker Spaniels. Chronic yeast infections are problematic for your dog because they are uncomfortable and can also lead to bacterial dermatitis, which is also known as a skin infection. Yeast infections are problematic for you because they make your dog and home smell. Your dog may also start to shed hair and flakes of skin everywhere.
What You Need To Know Before You Buy Your New Puppy
3 February 2016
Getting a new puppy can be exciting for anyone, especially if you have a family already. There's a lot you need to do before you bring a new dog into your home, and it doesn't stop at picking up small objects off the floor. Knowing what to expect, what questions to ask and what to plan for will help preserve not only your peace of mind, but the health and welfare of your family and your new pet.
3 Tips To Cut Costs On Veterinary Care
22 June 2015
As a pet owner, you probably want to do everything that you can to ensure that your furry friend is properly cared for. Unfortunately, this can include regular veterinary care, which can put a damper on your budget. The good news is that there are ways to ensure that your pet is getting proper veterinary care without spending more than you can afford.
1. Look Into Pet Insurance
First of all, you should know that insurance isn't just for you and the human family members in your household -- you can also look into pet insurance to help you cover veterinary expenses.