How To Safely Take Paw Prints Of Your Dog’s Paws

How To Safely Take Paw Prints Of Your Dog’s Paws

(Image Credit: Getty Images/SuthepWongkhad/EyeEm) There are plenty of reasons you might want to copy your dog’s paw prints. Sometimes it’s great for art projects, holiday cards, or mold casts to show members of your family. You can also use paw prints or molds to create a memorial for a beloved pooch. Some of us like…

Read More »

Aortic Stenosis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Aortic Stenosis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Aortic stenosis in dogs is a narrowing of the aortic valve of the heart, which is responsible for letting oxygen-rich blood flow out of the left ventricle to the aorta and the rest of the body. When this valve narrows, it puts pressure on the dog’s heart, which can cause the…

Read More »

30 Best Dog Names For Dazzling Dachshunds [PICTURES]

30 Best Dog Names For Dazzling Dachshunds [PICTURES]

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Are you looking for the best dog names for Dachshunds? Maybe you’ve just brought one of these loyal and sweet-natured pups home, or maybe you’re looking to adopt soon. Whatever the case may be, your new best buddy needs a great name! These little cuties, also known as sausage dogs and wiener…

Read More »

Does Dog Poop Attract Rats, Mice, And Other Rodents?

Does Dog Poop Attract Rats, Mice, And Other Rodents?

(Image Credit: Getty Images/Maya Ohev Ami/EyeEm) For as much as we love our dogs, there are downsides to the companionship our four-legged friends offer. Nasty smells, messes, and the occasional illness are all par for the course, but there may be other factors of pet ownership that never crossed your mind, like whether your dog’s…

Read More »

What is Xylitol? Why Is It Bad For Dogs?

What is Xylitol? Why Is It Bad For Dogs?

(Image Credit: Getty Images/kandypix) Peanut butter is a healthy sometimes-snack for humans. However, this is not necessarily the case for dogs. Not all, but many types of peanut butter have an ingredient called xylitol. Xylitol is a substance often used in place of natural sweeteners, and it is highly toxic for dogs. It’s usually extracted…

Read More »

Yeast Infections In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Yeast Infections In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Yeast infections in dogs are fungal infections that can affect the urinary tract, mouth, or skin, especially the skin on the ears, paws, armpits, and around skin folds or wrinkles. The ears are the parts of dogs’ bodies that most often show signs of yeast infections. Fungal yeasts exist in and…

Read More »

30 Best Dog Names For Gorgeous Greyhounds [PICTURES]

30 Best Dog Names For Gorgeous Greyhounds [PICTURES]

(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) Are you in search of the greatest and best names for a Greyhound dog? Maybe you’ve just brought home one of these pups, or maybe you’re planning to adopt soon. Whatever the case may be, your new best friend needs the best name, and you’re in the right place! There are…

Read More »

Doga: What Is Dog Yoga? Can Your Dog Do It?

Doga: What Is Dog Yoga? Can Your Dog Do It?

(Picture Credit: Getty Images/APF/Staff) Yoga is a timeless practice that originated in India. Its exact era of origin is so steeped in history that it’s hard to pinpoint, but the practice has been considered sacred by yogis everywhere since time immemorial. However, some forms of yoga, like doga, are a little bit newer. Yoga’s growing…

Read More »

Do Dog Whistles Work? What Are They For?

Do Dog Whistles Work? What Are They For?

(Picture Credit: Getty Images/jarih) Even though many of us pet parents have loved dogs for our whole lives, few of us have actually used a dog whistle before. What are dog whistles, exactly? What do people use them for? Do they whip dogs into a frenzy like in cartoons? A dog whistle, known also as…

Read More »

Dermatomyositis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Dermatomyositis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Dermatomyositis in dogs is a hereditary, immune-mediated disease that affects the skin and, sometimes, the muscles and blood vessels. The disease is most common in Collies, Shetland Sheepdogs, and mixes of those breeds. It mostly affects young dogs, though it can develop in adult dogs, as well. Symptoms include inflammation and…

Read More »