One trip to your local dog park will easily show you that not all dogs are the same. Some dogs need a little space. Not because they misbehave, but because they’re different — and different is OK. But owners of unsocial, timid and infirm dogs know that interaction with unfamiliar people or animals could be potentially dangerous to their pets. That’s why The Yellow Dog Project could make a huge impact on the lives of these pups and their owners alike.Read Full Story
Dog owners most likely agree on one thing: Dogs aren't shy about showing their emotions. From the crazy tail-wagging he dishes out when you come home to the dropped head she exhibits when she's done something wrong, we can usually read them loud and clear. But what about when your dog feels stressed?Read Full Story
If exercise, diet and training haven’t cured your hyperactive dog of his anxious and high-energy tendencies, it may be time to visit the vet. When all other alternatives have been exhausted, there are medications and treatments that can help your pooch. Just like humans, some pets need a little extra help when it comes to certain imbalances. Here’s what you need to know about common options to discuss with your veterinary professional.Read Full Story
If the mere sound of your keys starting the ignition sends chills down your pet's spine, it’s time to work on preventing car anxiety. Your pup may suffer from car anxiety if he shows signs of carsickness, barking, whining, pacing, scratching and restlessness. These symptoms are not only harmful to your pet and vehicle, but they also cause hazardous driving conditions for all travelers on the road. Help keep your pet and yourself happy and healthy by easing his fears of car travel.Read Full Story
Most people aren't home all day, every day to care for their furry baby — they enlist the services of a dog walker. Whether you use a dog walker daily or just once in a while, we have four essentials to look for in a dog walker to ensure that both you and your dog are happy.Read Full Story
Admit it. You've gotten a chuckle or two out of watching your pet chase his tail. Maybe even caught it on video to share with friends and family. Silly habits like tail-chasing are cute and funny but certain incessant behaviors can be cause for concern. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) isn’t limited to humans. For our sweet fur-kids, diagnosing the issue takes a watchful eye. Common behaviors might actually be signs your pet has OCD or, as some like to call it, canine compulsive disorder (CCD).Read Full Story
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