Help! My Dog Is Constipated

Constipation, even in dogs, is not a thing that should be taken lightly. It is a problem that needs to be taken care of as soon as possible. It is definitely a worrying sign for all dog owners, especially if your dog is regular. You will probably start wondering how you could help your dog and are there any remedies you can give them to solve their constipation problem. Here is what you need to know about your constipated dog, and we will let you know how you can help them. What is constipation? Constipation is usually a temporary condition that can be defined as infrequent or problematic stool passing....

Is Ear Cropping Still Necessary?

Ear cropping is still a heavily debated issue among dog lovers and owners. There are opposing views on this topic, and the biggest problem is the necessity of it. There is no denying that certain breeds look impressive with cropped ears, and they had a specific purpose that required them to have cropped ears. If you are thinking of getting your dog's ears cropped, here are some things you should know. Ear cropping procedure When it comes to the procedure of ear cropping, the biggest question is, "Is this procedure necessary?" Many dog owners and breeders argue it is, and the way vets do it shouldn't cau...

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 See In The Dark?

There is no doubt that dogs are amazing. We are fascinated by many awesome things our dogs can do, and if you are a dog owner, you probably wondered before, “Can dogs see in the dark?” It is a question that fascinated us, so we decided to sniff around and find out the truth. The shortest possible answer to that question would be - yes. The longer answer would be - dogs see in the dark better than humans but worse than cats. Here is why. Genetics and nature Most dog owners noticed that their dog could see things in the dark even when we cannot see anything. That is because they have a slightly different...

Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken?

Most dogs love chicken, but should you prepare it for them, or is it safe for them to eat it raw? Whatever you decide to do, there are some things you should know before you decide to make any changes in your dog’s regular diet. Here are the most important things you need to know about feeding your dog raw chicken. Is raw chicken safe for dogs? The shortest possible answer - yes. Dogs have a stronger stomach acid than humans, and they shouldn’t have any problem digesting raw chicken meat and bones. In fact, chicken and other poultry would be the biggest part of their diet if they lived in the wild. Can...

Rare Dog Breeds That Will Make You Stand Out

Most dog breeds we know today were created and bred with a specific purpose. Humans lived and worked alongside these rare dog breeds for more than 15.000 years, and dogs have played different roles we entrusted them with. Some helped our farmers keep their flocks safe, some dogs guarded us, some helped us hunt, and some kept us company. The modern role of the "man's best friend" has completely changed, and most dogs are now pets. There are still some bred for working - breeds like the German Shepherd, Belgian Malinois, or Caucasian Shepherd Dog. The "problem" is that most jobs and tasks dogs had to do b...

Kidney Infection In Dogs: Causes, Signs & Treatment

Was your dog recently diagnosed with a kidney infection? This can be very painful and potentially life-threatening. You can do many things to quickly get your dog back to their healthy and happy life and there are many ways to prevent them from developing a kidney infection. What Is a kidney infection? The medical term for a kidney infection is pyelonephritis.  This is not as common as a bladder infection but can occur in dogs with untreated bladder infections.  What Causes Kidney Infections A kidney infection is caused by a bacterial infection that moves from your dog's bladder up the ureters, the tube...

Pain Relief for Dogs: Natural & Safe

Is there anything worse than our pets in pain, and we cannot do anything to help them? It is one of the worst feelings in the world that makes us want to help our dogs any way we can. We can easily end up hurting them more if we don’t know what we are doing in our attempt to do that. The best thing you can do in this situation to help relieve the pain your dog is feeling is to call your vet for advice. Ask them the safest option for your dog and never self-medicate or give human drugs to your pet. If you are going to be a responsible dog owner, you should know how to safely help your dog if they are in...

Blue Bay Shepherds - Are They Dangerous?

People have been fascinated by wolves for thousands of years, so the idea behind creating the Blue Bay Shepherd doesn’t surprise us. This is a new breed whose development started in the early 2000s, and the foundation litter was born in 2011. The Blue Bay is still a relatively unknown breed, but their stunning wolf-like appearance and a much milder character than those of other wolf-like breeds make them increasingly appealing to more and more wannabe owners. These dogs are new, so getting unbiased information about them would be the first step towards getting one. We spoke to different people involved...