Aspirin for dogs - Is It Safe?

If you are a dog owner, you know how much we hate seeing our dogs in pain. There is nothing worse than not being able to help your dog. They cannot say they are in pain, but their body language clearly lets us know they are enduring it. Luckily, there are some human medications dogs can use to treat pain. Aspirin for dogs is a useful tool that will help you ease your four-legged friend’s suffering. Before you decide to pop one into their dog bowl, there are some things you should know. Can dogs take aspirin? The shortest possible answer to that question is - yes. Dogs can take aspirin for pain. Vets oft...

What to Do if Your Dog Eats Chocolate?

Dog owners should know how dangerous chocolate is for their dogs. If you are a dog owner, you should keep in mind that you shouldn’t give your dog chocolate under any circumstances. If you suspect your dog ate chocolate, you should call your vet immediately and let them know what happened.Not all chocolate is the same. Some types of chocolate in small amounts might not be fatal to dogs. Still, it can cause a severe gastrointestinal issue. As a dog owner, you should know what to do if your dog eats chocolate. Here is what you need to know if your dog ate chocolate.What does chocolate do to dogs?Chocolate...

Is Your Dog Limping? Here's What it Means

Just like humans, dogs can start limping for various reasons. The main difference is - humans can tell you precisely what happened. Our furry friends, unfortunately, don’t have that ability, so it is mostly up to their owners to figure out what happened and answer the question, “Why is my dog limping?” The best possible ally on your quest of discovering what kind of injury befell your dog is your vet. If you are anything like us, you will want to know a bit more about dog limping and why it happens. Well, here is what you should know and what the possible reasons for dog limping are. What to do if you n...

Best Dog Cooling Mats for Summer 2021

With the summer quickly approaching, it would be a good idea to think about keeping our furry friends cool and comfortable. A dog cooling mat is a great tool dog owners can use to fight off high temperatures and ensure their dog has a cool place where they can just lay down and chill. Here is what you need to know about dog cooling mats. How do dog cooling mats work? Some owners (including us) were unsure how cooling mats worked and whether they are an effective way to lower the dog’s body temperature. We were personally convinced about the effectiveness of the dog cooling mat. There are two types of co...

Best Dog Treats and How to Choose Them

Dog treats can be a powerful tool in a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog treats are not only used to show your dog some appreciation, but they are also used for training and strengthening the bond between the owner and the dog. Picking healthy dog treats for your dog is vital for several reasons. They can promote health, motivate the dog during training, and bring some spice to the dog’s life. What to look for in a dog treat? Some of us think that you can’t go wrong when buying dog treats for your dog. There is some truth to that. However, there are some things you should consider when buying treats that would f...

Can Dogs Eat Pears?

If you are a dog owner, you probably noticed some puppy eyes staring at you while you are eating. It doesn’t matter what the food is; the puppy eyes just want to share some of it. Pears are delicious, and we, as humans, seem to love them. The question most dog owners have regarding dogs and pears is, “Can dogs eat pears?” Here is what you need to know about giving this delicious fruit to your pup. Can dogs have pears? The shortest possible answer to that question is - yes. Pears are safe for dogs to eat, and they can safely have some. However, not all parts are safe for them, and there are a couple of r...

Why Does My Dog Eat Dirt? - Main Reasons

If you are a dog owner, chances are you witnessed your dog eating some pretty weird stuff. One of these things is dirt. The first thing that popped into our mind was - Why is my dog eating dirt? We were rather interested in such unusual behavior, so we decided to look a little deeper and see what is hiding behind dogs eating dirt. Why do dogs eat dirt? You might be surprised to find out there are different, legitimate reasons dogs can feel the need to eat dirt. It is a form of “pica,” which is defined as ingesting and eating non-food objects and things. If you want to know more about pica, check out thi...

Best Slow-feeding Dog Bowls [2021 Review]

Some dogs will do anything for food. The problem with them is that eating too fast could become problematic. That is when slow-feeding dog bowls come in handy. If your dog seems to inhale their dinner, or they throw up often after eating, this might be the solution to your problems. What dogs would benefit from slow feeder dog bowls? Other than dogs who are eating too fast, there are plenty of other dogs with unusual behavior that could benefit from eating from a slow feed dog bowl. In fact, even if your dog doesn’t have any eating disorders, they could still benefit from it. Getting your dog to slow do...

Should You Use Dog Life Jacket?

Most dogs are pretty good swimmers, but unfortunately, some of them love water but don’t have the ability needed to safely enjoy it. That’s when dog life jackets come in. Senior dogs, brachycephalic breeds like the French Bulldogs, or dogs with mobility issues will need dog life jackets to safely enjoy or train in the water. Humans love sailing, and often, dogs are accompanying them on the boats. Having a dog life jacket on board is just as important as having life jackets for humans. All doggie sailors need to be secured and have a life jacket in case of emergency. Not only is it essential to have it o...

Should You Use Dog Training Collars?

There is a lot of controversy about using training collars because they are shocking the dog. Controversial as they are, there is no denying that training collars are an effective training method. However, inexperienced owners should avoid it. Dog training collars can be a great tool in the right hands. That means a professional dog trainer or an experienced owner who will know how to use this training collar safely. 289,290,291 What to look for in a dog training collar? There are many different options available, and if you don’t know what you are looking for, picking the right one for your dog can be...