There are so many breeds of dog out in the world and most people cannot accurately tell which dogs are pure breeds, mixed breeds, their ancestry, or whether the dog you have has good genetic health. Modern DNA test kits will check for markers of genetic health conditions and let you know. This is important information as some breeds are more susceptible to particular … [Read more...] about DIFFERENT DOG DNA TESTS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Itchy skin in dogs can be really uncomfortable for them. Not only can it cause them to need to scratch and groom the area trying to get relief, but they can become low emotionally if the problem persists. As responsible pet owners, we all want the best for our furry friends. Luckily, itchy skin is often one of the most easily treated issues a pet can have. There are various … [Read more...] about How To Relieve Your Dog’s Itchy Skin
Have you thought about getting a dog and just don’t know if it’s the right decision because of kids in the home? Or maybe you want to start a family but don't know if a dog should come first. In this article, we will look at and answer your questions when it comes to getting a dog with children in the mix. Before we look into the logistics of getting a dog, do dogs and … [Read more...] about Who Should Be First: Dog or Baby?
Introducing a new puppy or adult dog to your kids can be one of the most rewarding experiences your family has. However, it is important to be prepared for the responsibility that comes with dog ownership, the logistics of having a dog in your home, and also making sure your kids are ready. If your kids are older, it can be easier to introduce a dog, but there are still … [Read more...] about Getting Your Family Ready for the Arrival of a New Dog
Just like a kid getting their very first haircut, a dog’s first grooming session is quite a significant and memorable milestone in their life—and depending on how it goes, it can either be a positive memory or a negative and traumatic experience for your pet. Thankfully, there are things you can do to ensure that it’s more of the former than the latter. Trust us; your puppy—and … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Prepare Your Dog for Their First Grooming Session