Summer weather is here! Time to schedule weekend picnics, road trips, and B-B-Qs with the family, including your beloved furry ones! But as much as summertime is the opportunity to kick back, relax and enjoy the great weather, it’s also the time to pay extra attention to your dogs and make sure they stay cool as the summer temperatures begin to climb.
To help keep your dogs from overheating, here are seven summer care tips for you to remember:
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Flat-faced dogs like pugs, bulldogs, and boxers may be known for their squished features and loud snorting but these characteristics that are affectionately admired by their owners also make them prone to health problems. Here’s how you can make sure your flat faced furry friend is getting the care they need.
These dogs were bred for people that adore the squish-faced look, but the unfortunate reality is that this look comes with a multitude of health issues. Breathing issues, dental issues, and eye issues are all a result of the changed skull shape, and it’s something to be aware of if you find yourself with one of these flat-faced friends.
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Springtime is the perfect season for dogs and their owners to head outside and have some fun. Tired and bored of cold winter days, both animals and their human friends are eager to soak in some sunshine and enjoy the fresh breeze. But no matter how lovely the spring season is, warm weather also brings some health risks for pets.
So, before you head out, here are some tips on helping your pet have fun and stay healthy while outside.
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As Spring approaches, more Houstonians are being drawn outside. If you are itching to take Fido to a dog park to play, keep these foundational safety tips in mind. Here are four ground rules for any four-legged friend visiting a dog park in Houston:
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If you’ve ever seen a dog struggle through parvovirus, then you know that it’s a truly terrible and potentially fatal disease. With spring on the horizon, parvo season is about to begin, and it’s imperative that your pet is protected.
Proper prevention, quick recognition of the symptoms, and early treatment can mean the difference between life and death for your dog. Here’s what you need to know to give your pet the best chance against parvo:
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10 Human Snacks That Are Healthy For Dogs
Have you ever found yourself eating a delicious snack only to look down and see some “puppy dog eyes” staring up at you? We’ve assembled a list of ten human snacks that can also be used as a healthy treat for your pup. Now you can share your food…but remember; moderation is key!
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If you’re a dog owner, it’s inevitable that your furry friend will experience vomiting and diarrhea at some point in his life. No one likes to see their dog suffer, but no one likes to pay unnecessary vet bills either. It can be tough to know when your dog truly needs medical attention and when he just needs a day to get better on his own. These guidelines will help you make the right call and keep your pooch healthy!
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When you’re ready to welcome a new pup into your family, your first step may be to start researching which breed is right for you. But before you give that breeder a call, consider these five reasons to adopting a mutt.
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We’ve often heard the saying, “We are what we eat”.
But have you ever wondered how true it is in case of your furry friends?
Deciding what food you should give your dog is one of the most significant decisions you make as pet parents as healthy eating habits will determine your pooch’s long-term health. When you offer a balanced diet, your dog gets all the necessary vitamins and minerals from his food.
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