Keeping your dog's nails clipped is important to prevent painful cracking and curving. However, your dog unfortunately does not realize that you are trying to help it by clipping its nails. There are a lot of dogs out there that are terrified of having their nails clipped, but this doesn't mean that you should put off this important grooming task. Instead, try these tips to help ensure that you can clip your dog's nails without any issues.
23 May 2015
If you're thinking of taking your dog to a grooming or boarding facility, then you need to be aware of a common disease that is often passed from dog to dog at such facilities: kennel cough. There is a kennel cough vaccine that your dog should receive before visiting such facility, but like all vaccines, it is not 100% effective. It's important that, as a dog owner, you still educate yourself about kennel cough in case your dog does end up developing this illness.
18 May 2015
For many dog owners, the thought of talking their dog for a walk comes with anxiety and stress. This is because while they may plan on taking their overactive dog for a walk, the dog usually ends up walking them as they forge ahead investigating one distraction after the next. If you have found yourself in this situation, the three tips outlined below can help in your efforts to teach your dog how to heel so that the two of you can enjoy a peaceful walking experience:
14 May 2015
If you have a dog in your home it is important that you make sure that they have been properly vaccinated. If you don't, you are not only putting your dear pet at risk for disease, you are also putting those around you at risk if they are bitten or are infected by the dog. This is why it is essential that you stay up to date with your dog's vaccinations.
29 April 2015