We all know that many Americans struggle with their weight, but did you know that’s also true for our dogs? Over half of American dogs are overweight. And carrying extra weight around puts them at risk for developing health issues such as hypertension, diabetes, osteoarthritis and liver disease. That’s the bad news. The good news is we control one of the biggest factors that contribute to our dog’s weight — their food. Over Half of…"Feeding Your Dog Less May Lead To A Longer Life"
We can all agree that puppies make the world go round! From their cute little paws to their adorable puppy eyes, puppies can melt even the toughest of hearts! But, how do we gage how they feel? Just like their physical growth, puppies go through emotional development as well and the first year is the most important. During this 12 month period, they learn what they like, what scares them, what makes them feel safe,…"A Month to Month Guide on Your Puppies Emotional Development"
This is a companion piece to “Some of Us Can’t Handle Euthanasia, And That’s OK.”These pieces were written to emphasize the fact that we’re all individuals — and that the way we deal with death, loss & grief will vary greatly. Some of us can put on a brave face and conquer anything after the loss of a pet, and some of us can’t. For those of us who have struggled to cope with the…"When It Comes to Losing a Pet We All Mourn Differently, And That’s OK"
New research has found that dogs judge humans for being rude, and they they’re less willing to take a treat from someone whose unhelpful to their owner. Studies have shown that babies as young as the age of one seem to have an ‘inate morality’ that allows them to judge adults. So a team from Kyoto University team wanted to test whether or not that’s true for other species as well. Can other species can…"Study Finds That Dogs Judge Humans For Being Rude"
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word fleas? For me it’s creepy little bloodsucking freaks that infest your house and are impossible to get rid of. I say that because I’ve dealt with fleas a couple of times, and it’s really no fun at all. They’re notoriously hard to get rid of. When my dog got fleas a few years back I panicked. After 20 years of owning pets…"3 Reasons Why Fleas Are So Hard To Get Rid Of"
Just like we need physical activity, so does your fur-baby! Their suggested daily activity can depend on breed, age, size, and more. Some dogs are good to go with a daily walk and others need a more strenuous activity, but one thing is for sure: all dogs need exercise to keep them happy and healthy. To find out if your puppy needs more exercise look out for these signs Pestering or annoying behavior As much…"Signs That Your Dog is Not Getting Enough Exercise"
Have you ever been petting a cat when all of a sudden they go into full on demon mode? Things are nice and relaxing one minute – they’re purring and enjoying a nice kitty massage but then suddenly they decide that omg why did you touch my belly you incompetent fool and before you realize what in the hell’s going on they’re kicking you with their back legs & biting your arm… via quickmeme Confession:…"Confession: My Dog is Super Fussy, And It’s Probably All My Fault"
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Do you consider your dog sneaky? Has your dog ever deceived you? If so you’re not alone. New research suggests that dogs use deception to get what they want, especially when it comes to food. The study was conducted by Marianne Heberlein of the Department of Evolutionary Biology & Experimental Studies at the University of Zurich. After observing her own dogs tricking one another (pretending to see something interesting outside to get the better lounging…"Is Your Dog Sneaky? Study Finds Dogs Use Deception on Humans"
“Eat less and exercise more” is the answer we often hear when it comes to losing weight. The truth is it’s not quite so simple. Yes, if we want to lose weight we need to burn more calories than we consume, but weight loss isn’t just about eating less and exercising more; it’s about finding the balance that’s right for you. And the same can be said of our dogs. To help them lose weight…"5 Tips To Help Your Dog Lose Weight"