Conjunctivitis In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Eye problems are fairly common among dogs, and usually, these problems are easily treatable. Conjunctivitis is one of these dog problems. It is our duty as dog owners to keep our dogs in the best possible health, and sometimes, there is nothing we can do to prevent health issues from developing. The Best thing to do is learn as much as possible and help our dog fight the problem. Dealing with a dog’s eye problems can be a bit yucky because they are mostly manifested by different discharges, which most of us find repelling. Conjunctivitis is precisely that, and eye discharge is one of the first signs. Th...

Temperament Of The Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois is one of the best working dogs we know today. They are one of the first picks for military and police dogs because of their fantastic working ability and incorruptible temperaments. These days, more and more dog lovers decide to get a Belgian Malinois as a family pet. Some of them don’t know what they are getting themselves into. It is pretty hard to describe what it’s like to have one of these dogs; only when you become a Malinois owner, can you really see their true colors and temperament. These dogs need work, not just training all pet dogs need. If you are thinking about gettin...

Pancreatitis In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms &Treatment

As dog owners, it is our duty to keep our dogs safe and healthy. The best way to do that is to learn about problems like pancreatitis. The symptoms might not be too obvious, and this medical problem is often mistaken for something less sinister and dangerous. The worst thing that can happen is that we lose our beloved pet because we weren’t paying attention. Here is what you need to know about pancreatitis in dogs. What is pancreatitis? The easiest way to describe pancreatitis would be - the inflammation of the pancreas. If you are not a vet, this definition might not be enough, so first, here is what y...

How Long Do Dogs Live?

Getting a dog is one of the best things you could do in your life. Your dog will be responsible for unconditional love, laughs, and many different joys in your life. All dog owners have a glooming question in the back of their minds "How long do dogs live?" All journeys end the same, and life is is a journey. The same is for humans as it is for dogs. We would love nothing more than for science to allow our dogs to live forever. But until that happens, we will have to accept that our dogs will have to leave us at some point. The best thing we can do is enjoy their company as much as we can, while we can,...

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...

Tail Docking - Why It Is Still Done Today?

Tail docking is a term that describes removing or partially removing a dog's tail. Some might say that this is an outdated and inhumane procedure that gives no benefit to dogs, yet it is still popular in many countries. There are different views and opinions regarding this topic, and both sides have some strong arguments and impressive ambassadors. Those that are for tail docking are led by one of the most prominent cynology institutions globally - the American Kennel Club. Those opposed are lead by different animal welfare organizations, and the most famous are PETA, RSPCA (Royal Society for the Preven...

Favorite White Dog Breeds

There is something special about purely white dog breeds that make them look unique and elegant. Most dog owners have a specific preference towards one breed or another. All registered dog breeds have standards, and most of them have clearly defined colors they can come in. Their standard clearly says which colors are allowed within a breed and which color should be considered a fault. We truly believe all dogs are awesome, no matter how big, active, or color they might be. They are amazing animals capable of loving and keeping us company even when we are at our worst. Because of that, we decided to lis...

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...