I get a deep-in-the-gut unsettled feeling every time I view a particular type of pet photo that has become all the rage these days, particularly on Facebook. I’ll bet you’ve seen these photos- the ones in which pets and young children are posed together.
Pulling on the leash is a common problem with dogs and can be frustrating to address. An energetic dog may pull on his leash when he is eager to get somewhere. A nervous dog may actually drag his owner home because he’s anxious to get back to the safety of his own turf.
As dogs age, their bodies may stiffen up. Many times this will develop into arthritis, some dogs more likely to suffer from this condition than others. As a dog ages, his arthritis will continue to get worse and can become a more serious health issues because it affects his ability to walk.
Finding loving homes for deaf dogs can be tough. There aren't a whole lot of places to go when placing these pups: social media, Internet lists, friends and the occasional shelter. This is the story of two lucky boxers who not only found a home but communication as well.
Many people assume all dogs can swim. Certified trainer Caryl Wolff points out this is not the case. According to her article, swimming is probably not an ideal option if your dog falls into certain categories. For many others, however, swimming can be a fun and safe exercise alternative.
With so many different types of dog toys on the market today, it’s no wonder that choosing the perfect toy for our canine companion can be an overwhelming experience. Millions of dog toys are purchased each year, with most purchases taking place during the holidays.