This article was previously published December 19, 2013, and was updated on Octobert 3, 2022 Anticipating the loss of a pet – making preparations The pain of losing a beloved family pet is very real. Sometimes we feel silly mourning an animal, like we shouldn’t be as upset as we are or that we should […]
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Do’s and Don’ts for Throwing the Perfect Pet Party
This article was previously published March 21, 2014, and was updated on June 23, 2022. Pet party perfection – the Do’s and Don’ts! Decades ago, dog birthday parties were not the norm. Today’s pet parents celebrate with gusto. In fact, party supplies are just one contributor to the total amount spent on dogs, cats and […]
How to Give a Dog a Pill: Conversation vs. Command
Have you noticed that your dog has a mind of their own? Or thought “I need to give my dog this pill, it’s for his own good, why won’t he just take it?” Your next thought might be “But I’m not sure how to give a dog a pill!” Then even when you decide on […]
How to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer
Stay safe, be cool As it’s getting to be summertime, you’re going to need tips on how to keep your dog cool to keep them safe. Did you know that a dog’s breath is 102 degrees with 100 percent humidity? They cool themselves by panting. But during the summer, it can be harder for them […]
Are You Listening To The Dog Signals You’re Being Sent?
Is your pup trying to send you a message? Are they sick, worried, bored, angry, frustrated, grieving, sad, confused…? We don’t always pay attention to dog signals… and it can be very frustrating for your pet. “Hey you! I’m talking here…!” Worse yet, it can wind up costing your dog their life if you don’t […]
Do You Know How to Identify Dog Seizure Symptoms?
Would you know if your dog was about to have, or was having a seizure? It’s so important to your dog’s health to be able to recognize dog seizure symptoms. They may or may not be cured or prevented, but if you see the signs and understand what your dog is going through, you’ll be […]