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...

Pepto-Bismol For Dogs - What You Need to Know

Pepto-Bismol is a well-known, popular over-the-counter medication that helps humans deal with tummy problems. Some human meds are safe for dogs, and Pepto-Bismol is one of them. Humans use this medication to deal with problems like diarrhea and vomiting, and dogs can take it for the same reasons. Visiting a vet every time your dog gets diarrhea is not the most practical thing, and mostly there is nothing seriously wrong with them. If you are a dog owner, you noticed that dogs often have stomach problems that cause diarrhea or vomiting. Pepto-Bismol is a human medication that all dog owners should have a...

Texas Heeler - Ultimate Farm Dog

The Texas Heeler is a designer breed originally bred and mostly found in the great state of Texas. Like most designer breeds, these dogs are a crossbreed. They were created by crossing the Australian Cattle Dog and the Australian Shepherd. The goal with the Texas Heeler was to create a brilliant, hard-working farm dog capable of completing complicated tasks and jobs independently. Whenever a crossbreed is created, the aim is to get both parent breeds’ best qualities, and unfortunately, that is not always the case. Let’s see what kind of dog is the Texas Heeler and what we can expect from a hybrid like t...

Teacup Poodle: Should You Get This Micro Dog?

The popularity of the teacup Poodles is on the rise, and we can certainly understand the appeal such tiny dogs have. Other than being adorable, they can literally fit in your pocket. They are really cheap to maintain, and they shouldn’t make you spend too much money on dog food. But is that the actual situation when it comes to teacup dogs? Are they really cheaper and easier to maintain? We will help you get to the bottom of the teacup Poodle dilemma, and we will certainly try to help you make an informed decision about these dogs. Let’s see what we can find out about these cute tiny dogs. Difference be...