Dogs

Oct
30

Beware of These Toxic Ingredients in Commercial Dog Foods!

Beware of These Toxic Ingredients in Commercial Dog Foods!

The pet food industry has a net worth of over $24 million. Your dog is the love of your life, and you want to make sure they are receiving everything they need to live a long and healthy life. Here are a few food ingredients you need to be aware of that may be in your dog's food.

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May
27

Choosing the right lumber for a dog house

Choosing the right lumber for a dog house

Owning pets involves a lot of different responsibilities, but not all of them are troublesome. If you enjoy working with your hands, the need to provide your dogs with shelter can be a positive pleasure. Building your own doghouse is a great do-it-yourself project that doesn't require a lot of complex tools. You need to make smart choices when you're picking out your materials, though.

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Jan
16

Why do dogs eat grass?

Why do dogs eat grass?

It is common to see dogs who like eating grass. Many owners worry when their dogs eat grass; however, in most cases there is nothing to worry about. But what are the reasons for dogs eating grass?

1- Your Dog Is Following Ancestra Instinct

Canines are opportunistic scavengers, which means that they eat a variety of foods to meet their nutritional requirements. Dog’s ancestors used to eat their prey completely, including bones, viscera and the grass inside the stomach of some plant-eating animals. In wildlife, some canines also eat fruits and vegetables as part of their diets. Even though some dogs eat plants, they do not possess the enzymes needed to digest vegetable matter. If your dog eats some grass now and then it is probably due to his/her instincts and you have nothing to worry about.

2- Your Dog Has An Upset Stomach

Sometimes your dog may feel bloated or have an upset stomach. In these cases, your dog may eat grass as a natural remedy to relief the upset stomach. Eating grass may help your dog vomit and, therefore, alleviate a stomach problem. If your dog eats grass and then vomits you should keep a close eye on she/he since there might be an underlying disease affecting her/his health. If your dog vomits more than once in a 24-hour period you should take him/her to the vet because this can be an indicator of sickness.

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Jan
15

How to train your Golden Retriever puppy

How to train your Golden Retriever puppy

Golden Retriever puppies are one of the most popular choices of dog breeds among people who are looking for a family pet. One of the reasons for this is that they are not only very attractive, but they are also one of the easiest dogs to train because they are so intelligent. Training your new Golden Retriever puppy from an early age will help to keep your dog safe and make sure that he or she fits in with the family properly allowing you to build a lasting bond with your new puppy. Let's take a look at how to go about training a golden retriever puppy.

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Jul
11

What dog are you!

What dog are you!

We humans all have different characteristics and personalities, but some people may not realize that dogs do as well! Have you ever wondered what kind of dog you would be, if you grew four paws and a tail? Perhaps a happy-go-lucky, fearless athlete like a Labrador Retriever? Or maybe a sensitive introvert like an Italian Greyhound? Let’s take a fun look at what type of dog breed best matches your own unique personality.

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