avoid dog poisoning

Your yard is usually your dog’s play area, the place where he goes to run and play and have a good time. But it can also be a place of danger for him. There can be poisonous substances in your yard that threaten your dog. If you enjoy a green lawn you may use chemical fertilizers on your grass. But these fertilizers can harm your dog. If you employ a lawn service you should discuss with them the chemicals they are using and talk to them about your dog and his safety. You may need to discontinue use of the…

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service-dog

What to Expect From a Service Dog A Service Dog is a dog that is specifically trained to help people with disabilities such as visual, hearing impairments, seizures, post traumatic stress disorders autism, mental illness and ambulatory issues. The service dog must have desirable character traits including good temperament, psychological makeup such as train-ability and must be in good health. They must be physically fit and have sufficient stamina.  Many of the service dogs are bred and trained by an organization. The most common breeds that are easy to train include Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and German Shepherds.  However, it…

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Rubold Fur Perfection Tool

Rubold Fur Perfection Tool Rubold Fur Perfection Tool is meant for pet owners that find grooming to be a painful experience. You can join several satisfied dog owners who use this tool in grooming their pets in a painless and effective way. In fact, even your dogs will enjoy the grooming sessions. Unlike other detanglers that scratch and irritate the skin due to pointed edge, this tool comes with unique rounded edge teeth, which glides and prevents scratching. It often offers a soothing massage that your dog will like. After a single use, you may be surprised how much hair…

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dog grooming scissors

Pet Magasin Grooming Scissors Kits The Pet Magasin Grooming Scissors Kits is designed for both pet owners and professionals alike. It is a great kit to help you take care of your cat’s grooming or dog’s grooming. You are likely to appreciate the quality of this scissor set. The safety of your pets is the first main concern. Big rounded scissors prevent accidental pokes, which makes them safer as compared to pointed scissors. The two pairs included in the set are smaller scissors for close trimming around the paws and face and smooth-bladed scissors to cut longer body fur. Pet…

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separation anxiety in dogs

Dealing With Separation Anxiety Many owners are under stress due to the separation anxiety disorder that their dogs experience.  Dogs who have separation anxiety can be very anxious and owners often don’t know how to deal with the problem. Symptoms of separation anxiety continuous barking after you leave the home crying  and whining desperate scratching or scraping at doors, carpeting and flooring. defecating or urinating howling chewing and destroying things in the home extreme distress People have to work, shop, and care for their families.  How can you teach your dog that they will be fine when you leave the…

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choosing a dog

The Importance of Choosing A Dog That Fits Your Lifestyle If you are trying to decide what kind of dog you need for your family’s new pet, you should have a clear idea of the kind of dog you are looking for. There are several factors you should consider when you make that decision. Do you have children?  How old are they?  How many people are in your home?  How much time can you devote to a dog?  How much room do you have?  How much energy do you have to spend with your dog? While there are always exceptions,…

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Canine Body Language

Canine Body Language For anyone who loves dogs canine body language is always interesting.  If you’re new to dogs you can learn some important things from studying your dog’s body language.  Here are some body language signals that will help you be more attuned to your dog. Most people first look to see if a dog is wagging his tail.  This is often a good indicator of your dog’s mood — but not always.  In fact, tail wagging has lots of different meanings besides happiness.  Your dog can show lots of different moods with his tail, from happy wagging to…

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