Can Dogs Eat Pickles?

17.09.2020. 20:31:02

If you are an experienced dog owner you probably know which human foods are safe for your dog, and if you are just preparing to become a pet parent, it is good that you are trying to find out which foods are safe and which are not safe for your pupper. If you are wondering, “Can dogs have pickles?”, we will try to help you with some information.  Pickle is one of the most popular side dishes in America and we love eating them in our hamburgers and hot dogs. They make great additions to our food and sooner or later, your dog will start asking you for a piece of your hamburger. Nice, juicy burgers have a...

Dog Stung by Bee? Here Is What You Need To Do

06.09.2020. 18:21:02

Most of our dogs are quite interested in catching insects that are flying around them - whether it is just a reaction on a thing that is catching their attention or a hunting instinct, it seems that they get a kick out of catching them. If your dog got stung by an insect, whether it is a bee or a wasp, in most cases a sting will only cause slight pain and discomfort. It isn’t usually a reason for panic. The serious problem can occur if your dog gets stung several times or if it has a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting. Many dog owners don’t know how to react in those types of situations and can eas...

Patellar Luxation in Dogs

11.08.2020. 21:32:03

We all love our dogs and we don’t want them to have any problems, but the ugly truth is that some of our favorite furry friends have some health problems. One of the most common health concerns is luxating patella in dogs. What exactly is patellar luxation in dogs? The “luxation” part of the name can be best described as “out of place” or “dislocated”, and the patella is a part is actually a kneecap. The patella is located at the end of the biggest thigh bone - the femur, and just above the knee. Patellar luxation in dogs can be described as a dislocated kneecap or a kneecap that moves out of its predef...

Cherry Eye in Dogs

07.08.2020. 14:41:02

Maybe there was a situation where you noticed a dog with a bright red and swollen looking eye. That is commonly referred to as Cherry Eye in dogs. Because dogs possess the third eyelid, this state occurs when the tear gland becomes inflamed in that third eyelid. This third eyelid works as additional protection for the eyes, especially during hunting, fighting, etc. Cherry eyes in dogs are usually not painful, but the eye can be itchy to the dog. If this disorder is left untreated, that can lead to many other complications including the dry eye syndrome. Cherry Eye in dogs – symptoms The most common symp...

Benefits of Dog Walking

30.07.2020. 19:41:45

Dogs have been a man’s best friend for centuries now. They are our best friends and companions we can rely on in good times and bad. Other than having a lifelong best friend here are the top 7 health benefits of dog walking. Physical benefits 1. Weight control Being overweight or obese is a serious health issue. There is a simple medical solution to obesity - burn more calories than you consume. A regular activity like walking can help you burn calories and help you keep your pounds in check. It also works the same for your dog. 2. Joint Health Immobility is another common health problem. Joints, eve...

Healthiest Human Food Dogs Can Eat

22.07.2020. 20:48:36

Dogs are domesticated carnivores belong to family Canidae. It is a part of the wolf-like canid and most abundant terrestrial carnivore. A dog has been described as carnivores or omnivores as compared to wolves. Dogs from agriculture societies have extra copies of amylase and other genes involved in starch digestion that contribute to an increased ability to digest a starch-rich diet. Also, like a human, some dog breed produces amylase in their saliva. A dog is in between omnivores and carnivores. A dog can produce bile acid with taurine, and it cannot produce vitamin D, which it obtains from the flesh....

Dogs In Hot Cars: How To Save Them?

06.07.2020. 19:51:23

Summer is back! For most of us and our dogs, that means the return of nearly unbearable heat. We usually associate summer with holidays, having fun on the beach near the sea or the lake, cocktails, and sunbathing. We can imagine having a great time during the summertime. One important thing we must not forget is to take care of our dogs that might have a tougher time battling the heat than we do. Imagine wearing a warm sweater all the time during the warm summer weather and you will understand how our pups are feeling. Most of us dog owners are aware of the rule when it comes to heat, cars, and dogs. Th...

Dog Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

02.07.2020. 20:33:01

Diabetes mellitus is a disease that our dogs can suffer from and that is a disease in which the beta cells of the pancreas stop producing insulin or produce it insufficiently enough for the body's needs. Getting a diagnosis like that can certainly make us feel very scared for the wellbeing of our furry best friend but should we be scared? How dangerous is dog diabetes actually? How do we treat it and are meds easily accessible? Find out in the text below. How can I know if my dog has diabetes? There are many symptoms that can indicate diabetes in dogs and some of them are frequent urination, increased a...

Doberman - can you crop their ears?

11.04.2020. 13:52:45

Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann, a German tax collecting officer from the late 19th and early 20th century is credited for developing a unique dog breed that he specifically bred to guard and accompany him on his tax collecting rounds. Much like today, people didn’t like to pay taxes and usually the ones that had the most problems were the tax collectors. Even though they only did their jobs, people hated them because of their line of profession. He wanted to create a striking and intimidating dog that would be a great guard dog when problems arise. We don’t have to look at the Doberman twice to know tha...

Why dog grooming is so important

11.03.2020. 08:25:43

There are many reasons a dog should be groomed and the main reason is - to keep your dog healthy. We are not talking about the grooming most dog owners have in mind. Poodles that are getting a show worthy haircut or a Yorkshire Terrier with impeccable hair all the time. The reality is that a dog's life is messy and here are some tips on basic grooming.  We would like to mention that every dog has different grooming needs depending on the breed, lifestyle, size, health, and age.  Dog grooming should consist of a couple of basic things and they are  1. bathing, 2. brushing,  3. teeth cleaning, 4. nail cut...