Our guest writer Micah Coyle shares her tips on safely transitioning to a new diet for your dog. Micah is the founder of K9 Rocks, whose mission of thinking is: What's in it for the dog? A dog also has a soul, and its life also has high value. There are several ways to… Continue reading How to introduce new food to dogs
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A pet-friendly workspace for pet lovers who work remotely
By Belle Hernandez Ever wondered what it would be like to bring your furbabies with you when you work? Back then we’d usually leave them to be at our home, where they can be self-sufficient or be under the guidance of a person we trust. Nowadays, as we spend most of our hours in the… Continue reading A pet-friendly workspace for pet lovers who work remotely
How my dog changed my life during the pandemic
By Jane Barcenas-Bisuña During difficult times, we can turn to our dogs to lift our spirits. I am reprinting this account by Jane Barcenas-Bisuña, who was able to overcome her fear of dogs and now basks in the joy that they bring. Being holed up at home in the middle of a pandemic―seemingly with little hope in sight—has aggravated my… Continue reading How my dog changed my life during the pandemic
Everything you need to know about mini schnauzers
Here's a great video from ChihuLife that captures everything you want to know about mini schnauzers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6VwsiwK3kM This video came from Chihu Life -- a great resource for dog owners.
How much for a puppy?
Let me say a few words to you, yes you, the person who writes an email to simply ask the price. The person who calls and after hearing a price surprisedly states: “I can buy a cheaper pup elsewhere”. I also address you; the person who doesn’t care about papers because I want “just a… Continue reading How much for a puppy?
Caring for Your Dog Between Trips to the Groomers
By Sara Rupp, The Bark, September 2019 When you adopt a dog, you adopt a family member. You carefully consider what would make him or her feel happy and loved, then execute the fun pet supply shopping trip. Many don't consider grooming right off the bat, and that's okay, for a little while. No matter what… Continue reading Caring for Your Dog Between Trips to the Groomers
A Guide to Dog-to-Dog Greetings
What are dog greetings? Greetings between dogs allow people to assess their own ability to handle stress, but that is of course not their primary purpose. Dog greetings serve a lot of functions in social species, from reducing uncertainty, fear and arousal to gathering information. They can be used to signal status and to increase… Continue reading A Guide to Dog-to-Dog Greetings
Puppy Care 101: How To Deal With Puppy Separation Anxiety — Pets Kingdom
Does your puppy have an absolute meltdown every time you leave the house? Your dog might be suffering from puppy separation anxiety. Separation anxiety in dogs ranges from mild to severe. Puppies with separation anxiety may destructively chew your belongings, bark or howl, have potty accidents, or intensely pace the room. If these behaviors regularly… Continue reading Puppy Care 101: How To Deal With Puppy Separation Anxiety — Pets Kingdom
Can dogs eat rice?
This post is from the American Kennel Club newsletter. I am reposting it as is because rice is a staple in the Filipino diet, and is easily accessible to all those who want to give their dogs something else beyond kibble. One of the most popular foods around the world is rice. But can dogs… Continue reading Can dogs eat rice?
The Dog is Throwing Up: Your Guide to All Things Dog Vomit | Whole Dog Journal
By C.J. Puotinen [Updated August 22, 2018] Oh, that dreadful retching – followed by the up-chucking of anything from green bile to undigested dinners to things we’d rather not think about. How can you tell whether vomiting is serious enough for a vet visit or something you can treat at home? And what makes dogs… Continue reading The Dog is Throwing Up: Your Guide to All Things Dog Vomit | Whole Dog Journal