Many people find the companionship found in a dog to be just what the doctor ordered. The unconditional love a dog gives can most definitely be used as a form of therapy, and many people rely heavily on their animals to get them through the stresses of everyday life.
We need to learn how to safely and respectfully approach dogs to prevent these episodes from occurring. There are appropriate and inappropriate was to approach and greet dogs…
The holiday season brings merry festivities to our homes and often brings new people, plants, foods, and decorations which warm our hearts (and our bellies!) but can also pose threats to our canine and feline family members.
Like with any season, your own routine might change a little to adjust to the weather and this also applies for your dog.
We get a lot of questions about dog parks and whether they are good or bad for dogs. It is not always a simple question to answer.
As dogs age, they often experience small or significant changes in behaviour. Many of these changes are a normal part of the aging process while others merit a visit to your vet.
It is not uncommon for many dogs to dislike going to the vet but there are some simple and easy steps to reduce your dog’s anxiety and fear about office visits.
Doesn’t it often seem like small dogs suffer from a Napoleonic complex? Small dogs may act aggressively toward other people, children, and dogs which can be a significant annoyance.