Doggie Dental Hygiene: Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth

Much the same as you would groom your dog and keep up with clipping your dog’s nails, it is important to regularly clean your dog’s teeth.  Dental hygiene is not only important for maintaining your dog’s teeth, but also for keeping your pet in overall good health. Many dangerous health conditions can start as tooth … Continued

Poodle Health

Congratulations! You have decided to add a standard poodle to your growing family.  These large dogs are intelligent and loving, with the ability to run with the kids all day long.  Through the years they have held a top spot in many a dog-lover’s heart, and for good reason. Your poodle will take to training … Continued

Chihuahua Health Issues

Since one of the dogs in our office had suffered a cardiac arrest, we decided to look into the potential health issues that Chihuahuas may run into. We thought that we would make this post to increase awareness about the risks that your pet may have. Chihuahuas are highly desired since they are the smallest … Continued

How to Introduce Your Newborn And Your Dog

How to Introduce Your Newborn & Your Dog If you’re planning on expanding your family soon or you or your spouse is currently pregnant, you may or may not have thought about how your “fur baby” will handle the new addition. The best way to introduce your newborn and your dog is to plan for … Continued

How To Choose A Dog

Most people that you come across, you will find them to be a dog lover. There are very few people who are not so fond of dogs. However, it is a big decision to invite a dog into your family. Being mentally ready is the biggest step as you have to remind yourself that there … Continued

The Benefits of Dogs In The Workplace

It is obvious to most of us that a dog’s presence in the workplace relieves stress. However, we don’t always reflect upon the kinds of ailments that such powerful stress relief helps to prevent. What are illnesses which having dogs in the workplace may help to prevent over time? Heart disease and diabetes are two … Continued

All About Doodles!

Why do Doodles make such great pets? Poodles themselves shed very little, making they and their crossed offspring essentially hypoallergenic – and therefore great for dog allergy sufferers. Here are facts about some of the most popular Doodle breeds. A Springerdoodle is a cross between an English Springer Spaniel and a Standard Poodle. Springerdoodles may be parti-color … Continued

There Are No Bad Dogs, Only Bad Owners?

There are no bad dogs, only bad owners? In the world of dog lovers, it’s a pretty common platitude. There is some truth to it, however, and some exaggeration. For the most part, if there’s something behaviorally or psychologically wrong with a dog, chances are that the animal has sustained a brain injury, has been … Continued

Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool this Summer

Dogs, just like humans, can suffer from heat exhaustion and sunburns. While some breeds are more susceptible to the heat, including short-nosed breeds such as boxers, pugs and bulldogs, all types of dogs can be overcome by heat. Long-snout dogs can generally tolerate heat up to 90 degrees. However, short-nosed dogs should only frolic in … Continued

Common Dog Fears – And How To Sooth Them

There are many dog fears that are quite common. The good news is that there are ways to sooth them. Dogs have phobias, just like humans. One common dog phobia is thunder. While there is no way to prevent this instinctive fear, one way to alleviate your dog’s anxiety during thunderstorms is with a mild sedative. … Continued