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Dog Food Advisor

January 3rd, 2011

A high quality dog food is the bedrock for a healthy and happy pup. Find out more on the foods that you’re feeding your best friend.  Read the rest of this entry »

Merry Christmas!

December 20th, 2010

Thanksgiving Tips for Dog Owners

November 24th, 2010

There’s enough for people to worry about at Thanksgiving. “Oh no, not Aunt Edna’s greasy gravy.” “My brother’s bragging is going to drive me to drink.” “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.” But we can’t just think of ourselves over this food-focused holiday: We have to look after our best friends, too. Read the rest of this entry »

The Wet Dog Shake: Physics Revealed

November 14th, 2010

We’ve all been sprayed by a shaking soaked pooch. Now their technique could be applied to washing machines.

Wet dogs and other wet animals shake their bodies in such a precise, effective manner that washing machine designers are taking notice, according to a new study that is the first to explain the physics of animal self-drying. Read the rest of this entry »

Chewing: The Why’s and How’s to Stop a Gnawing Problem

November 4th, 2010

Sooner or later every dog lover returns home to find some unexpected damage inflicted by his or her dog; or, more specifically, that dog’s teeth. Although dogs make great use of their vision and sense of smell to explore the world, one of their favorite ways to take in new information is to put their mouths to work. Read the rest of this entry »

Danger: Sugary Pet Treats!

October 15th, 2010

Today’s pet treats aren’t the dog bones of your childhood. Over the past decade, a surprising ingredient has begun to appear on pet treat ingredient lists: sugar.

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How to Choose a Healthy Dog Food

September 26th, 2010

The choices in dog food can be overwhelming. There’s food for small dogs and large dogs, thin dogs and fat dogs, couch potatoes and active dogs, and even food specific to a breed (such as Best Breed Dog Food). But, if you want to insure the best nutrition for your dog, choosing dog food from the array of healthy foods available is the best course. Read the rest of this entry »

The Danger of Pet Obesity

September 17th, 2010

Childhood obesity is an epidemic in this country. Our pets aren’t far behind. In fact, a 2005 study from Purina found that 60 percent of America’s pets are overweight. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy National Dog Day!

August 31st, 2010

The 5 Most Common Canine Ailments

August 31st, 2010

What are the most common dog diseases and health problems? In 2008, a popular pet health insurance provider (VPI) evaluated this issue and released the following results, listed in order of frequency: Read the rest of this entry »

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