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10 Greatest Summer Care and Safety Tips for Dogs

10 Greatest Summer Care and Safety Tips for Dogs

Summer can be fun, but it also can be hazardous for dogs. There are certain precautions that should be taken to make sure your canine companion is safe. Read on to find out some summer care and safety tips for your dog…

1. Make sure he has fresh, cool water throughout the day. This is especially true if the dog is an outdoor dog. Before giving the water to the dog melt down the ice cubes in it to make it extra cool.
How Vaccinations Can Save Your Dog's Life

How Vaccinations Can Save Your Dog's Life

Much confusion in regards to dog vaccinations have arisen lately. People have been asking whether their dogs need them to remain safe.
Senior Dogs and Creative Homecare

Logan Dawson

Senior Dogs and Creative Homecare

Senior dogs deserve special treatment. They have specific needs. Just as you pamper and help a puppy, so, too, must you accommodate an older dog. It is not very difficult. It requires some adjustment and a few additions to your household. Some things may be expensive; others are easy to arrange and cost next-to-nothing. All will help your older dog maintain a healthy life style. It will ensure dog behavior remains on an even keel.
Understanding Hip Dysplasia

Understanding Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is caused by an incorrect fit of the ball and socket joint of the hip. Instead of the top of the femur fitting securely into the socket it is loose and slides around in the joint, creating irregular wear patterns. In addition to the poor fit and malformation, the tendons also are also not tight across the joint, allowing even more irregular movement and wear of the joint. Since this can be tested for prior to breeding it is important to ask the breeder for the hip certification in breeds that are known to be problematic.
Vitamins And Minerals Your Dog Needs

Shawn Kerrigan

Vitamins And Minerals Your Dog Needs

All living animals require specific nutrients to sustain life. Dogs, like all other canines, have different requirements for vitamins and minerals than other types of herbivores, largely because they are considered to be carnivores or meat eaters. Some researchers argue that dogs are closer to omnivores since they will scavenge and live off of grasses, grains…

Games and Activities Families can do with Their Dog

Games and Activities Families can do with Their Dog

You can give your dog some fantastic moments in his life buy allowing him to spend lots of time with the family. Including your dog in family activities can really boost the relationship between your family and your pet while having fun.