Can Dogs Drink Water From Outdoor Sources Without Getting Sick?
3 June 2015
When you're outside, your dog drinks out of puddles. When you're inside, it drinks out of the toilet. Is there any water your dog can't drink?
In fact, dogs can be susceptible to contaminated water just like humans can. While their gastrointestinal tracts are better suited to managing bacteria than those of humans, there are some guidelines you should follow for giving water to your pet dog.
Dangers of Outdoor Water
Preparing Your Dog For The Pet Boarding Experience
9 May 2015
For many pet owners, placing their dog in a boarding kennel for even a few days can be an emotional decision. After all, it is always difficult to be away from someone that you love. However, with just a bit of planning, you can help to ensure that the time your dog spends in the kennel will be enjoyable for both of you.
Make Sure Your Dog Is Up-To-Date On Their Shots
2 Very Real (& Very Important) Advantages Of Dog Ear Cropping
10 April 2015
When it comes to dog ear cropping, there are many who purport that such procedures offer little benefit to either to the dog or the owner. However, while research varies from one veterinarian to the next regarding whether or not doing so will reduce your dog's risk of ear infection, there are quite concrete, tangible benefits to having this procedure performed. This article outlines two of the most legitimate benefits that dog ear cropping can provide: increased value for purebred breeders, and increasing the intimidation factor of guard dogs.
Behind The Scenes: Three Situations Dog Boarding Staff Members Encounter
17 March 2015
Have you ever dropped off or picked up your dog from a boarding kennel and marveled at the organized chaos in the facility? From the outside looking in, a boarding kennel may seem like a loud, disorderly place. Boarding facility staff are quite possibly among the most coordinated and composed group of dog lovers you will ever find. Here is a peek into what staff members deal with each and every day, and how you can help.