How To Help Your Dog In Case Of Earthquake

Living through an earthquake is a traumatic experience for our dogs and for us. A million thoughts and feelings are running through our minds, and often, we forget that our dogs got scared. Not being able to help or calm our beloved pet is another feeling we don’t need after a catastrophic event like an earthquake, so here are some helpful tips that will let you know how to help your dog in the aftermath. But first, we need to understand where their fear comes from. Why are dogs scared of earthquakes? All animals are scared of earthquakes, and it seems as they are more sensitive to them than we are. It...

Find Out Can Dogs Eat Cherries?

We believe that cherries are one of the best and tastiest things nature offered us. If you are a dog owner, you probably wondered before, can dogs eat cherries? The shortest answer would be - yes. Cherry meat is absolutely delicious and can offer certain health benefits. However, there are far safer alternatives you can give your dog than cherries. Here is what you need to know before giving your dog cherries. Are cherries safe for dogs? This is a tricky question that needs explanation. The meaty part of the cherry is safe in moderate quantities. Other parts of the cherry are not. The stem, leaves, and...

How Old Is My Dog?

One of the problems dog owners, who adopted their dogs face, is finding the answer to the question “How old is my dog?” It might seem impossible to find out, but if you know what you are looking for, you might just find the answer. There are some ways you can determine your dog’s age. One of them would be using a DNA test. It is easily ordered online, or it can be found in some pet shops. If you ask your vet that same question, they might be able to help you. There are specific things vets look for in a dog to determine their age accurately. Of course, not everyone is a vet, so we decided to make a list...

What You Need to Know About Dog Cones

Seeing your dog wear a cone might be pretty funny. They look like adorable lamps that are pretty mad at their cones. The reason behind a dog wearing it is not that funny, and let's hope you and your dog never find yourselves in that situation. The truth is that dogs can get into trouble in no time. It doesn't even have to be their fault. They might require surgery, and preventing them from licking their wounds is for their own good. If you find yourself in a "coney" situation, here is what you need to know about dog cones. Why dog cones? Dog cones are a great tool to stop a dog from licking or picking a...

Can Dogs Eat Asparagus?

Dogs love eating vegetables, and there are many they can safely consume without having tummy problems afterward. You might be wondering if your dog can eat asparagus, and the shortest answer would be - yes. As a dog owner, coming up with new things that your dog might enjoy can be tricky. Most of us would love to get our pups something delicious and healthy, but we should learn what is safe for them and what is not before we do that. Are asparagus healthy for dogs? Yes, asparagus is very healthy, and that is why it is safe to give some to your dog. Dogs are natural omnivores (they eat everything), and t...

Tips to Teach Old Dogs New Tricks

There are many expressions throughout the world, but they rarely involve dogs. Expressions like “A penny saved is a penny earned” or “Better safe than sorry” are actually good advice, but the expression “You can’t teach old dogs new tricks” might be misleading and disheartening. By following these tips mentioned below, you can easily teach your senior dog new things and correct their learned behavior. There are many senior dogs in shelters because people believe that adopting senior dogs could be problematic. Somewhere along the line, people decided that this expression is real and that learned behavior...

How to Potty Train a Puppy

From the moment your new puppy arrives at your home, your life will be richer and happier. But training, especially potty training, should start as soon as possible. You wouldn’t want to have a dog that leaves a smelly mess all over the house. Potty training, or housebreaking, your dog is one of the first challenges you will have to face as a dog owner. Taking on a new role as an owner can be pretty scary; there are hundreds of questions you need to answer and just as many decisions you have to make that will influence your new puppy’s development and character. But don’t worry, we are here to help! If...

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...