Everything You Need to Know About Emotional Support Dogs

Those of us who are dog owners are well-aware of all benefits our dogs provide us with. Our dogs might not be emotional support dogs, but they still make us laugh, shower us with love and affection, and even make us get a bit of exercise every day. Even walking your dog proved to be great for your physical health. Emotional support dogs are pets that provide us with emotional support and the ability to function on a day-to-day basis. They have made tens of thousands of lives better across the world and continue supporting us in situations that can seem overwhelming sometimes. If you are interested in ge...

Sable Color In Dogs

Deciphering dog coloration can be a tricky business. Sable color in dogs is one of those colors that are not commonly used worldwide, so some owners might have a problem when picturing what a sable colored dog looks like. To fully understand a sable colored dog, first, we need to understand what sable means. Sable color The term “sable” refers more to a color pattern than an actual color. It can be very different for different breeds; the important thing is that the hair on a dog’s body is lighter at the base than it is on the tip. The term sable in the US is mostly used to describe black dogs with ligh...

Best Dog Games In The World

Being a dog owner is one of life’s great joys, and our dogs are responsible for some of the best memories we have. Naturally, we want to provide our dogs with proper living conditions, care, grooming, schedule, and of course, playing sessions. Different breeds might require different activities. If you have a small inactive dog, they will probably have different exercise requirements than a large, active breed capable of running around the whole day. Providing our dogs with healthy games and play-time is very important for several reasons. Mental games help develop their brain and keep your dog well-beh...

How To Stop A Dog From Barking?

Unfortunately, dogs cannot speak, although some owners might disagree with us on that. Barking is their way to communicate, and we shouldn’t expect our dog never to bark. Excessive barking can become problematic and quite annoying; for you and your neighbors and family members. Curbing such behavior can be challenging but also successful. Teaching your dog to stop barking is a process just like anything else. If you follow this guide, you can easily teach your dog not to bark excessively. Why do dogs bark? Barking is an effective way for dogs to communicate with owners, family members, and other dogs. T...

Most Popular Dog Colors

If you are a dog person like we are, then you probably already know that dogs come in all sorts of colors and patterns. Some of these colors are pretty self-explanatory, while others can be pretty confusing and even sound mysterious. When we started our journey in this fantastic dog world, we encountered strange color and pattern names like piebald, merle, and bluetick. Naturally, we wanted to find out more and decipher this often confusing language used to describe dog colors. Coat color The basic coat color in dogs is usually pretty straightforward and easy to understand. There isn’t much room for con...

Service Dog Training

We know that dogs can perform a wide variety of tasks that were entrusted to them by humans. We used dogs as hunting companions for more than 20.000 years, and some historians say that is the main reason why the human-canine bond was created. Over the past 100 years, we started to realize that dogs can be used for assistance, and that is where service dogs step on the scene. Not all dogs can become service dogs. Some are too distracted, and there is special training a service dog should receive. What is a service dog? According to the  Americans with Disabilities Act, a service dog is “a dog specificall...

Can Dogs Eat Shrimp?

Believe it or not, shrimp is the most popular seafood dish in the USA. Not only are they responsible for over 25% of all seafood consumption, but an average American eats more than 4 pounds each year. These surprising statistics shouldn’t be so surprising if you ever tasted shrimp. Shrimp are ridiculously delicious, and you can prepare them in all sorts of ways. If you love shrimp and you are a dog owner, you probably noticed that your dog likes shrimp too. Next time you have shrimp, think about your dog and maybe save some for them. Can my dog eat shrimp? Not only can your dog eat shrimp, but shrimp ca...

Low-Shedding Dog Breeds

Like many other dog owners, we also hate the mess that comes with our beloved dogs. Some dog breeds seem like an endless source of loose hair. It looks like there is hair everywhere; floors, sofas, bed (even if your dog isn’t allowed on the bed), clothes, closets, and even underneath the fridge. If you hate vacuuming every day of the week, but you still want to have a dog, the answer is - low-shedding dog breeds. Not only do these breeds barely leave hair behind them, but they are also suitable for people allergic to dog hair. Because dog hair is one of the most potent allergens, people allergic to dog...

Best Dogs For First Time Owners

Getting a dog is possibly one of the best things you can do in your life; it is undoubtedly a thing that will bring you a lot of joy. You are already taking the right first step and researching the best dogs for first-time owners. Different breeds indeed have different temperaments and characters. If you decided to get a pureblooded dog, a big advantage is that you can be reasonably sure of their future character. Of course, individual dogs can also vary, and you might end up with a dog that is not a typical specimen of the breed, but more often than not, you will get a dog whose character is mostly kno...

How Often Should You Wash Your Dog

Washing your dog will be one of the things you will need to do as a dog owner, and there are some things you should know. A lot of new dog owners are not too sure about how often they should wash their dogs. The truth and the simplest answer is - it depends. There are over 400 internationally recognized dog breeds, and they can have very different coats. There are dogs with short coats, long coats, medium-length coats, and even hairless breeds like the Mexican Hairless Dog. Breeds like the Golden Retriever or Border Collie have a medium-long, double coat with a longer outer coat and a short, fluffy unde...