The good news for dogs is they’re not as prone to cavities as human beings are. But despite the old conventional wisdom that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a humans, dogs can still develop problems like tartar and plaque buildup and gingivitis. But it’s not just bad breath and … [Read more...] about Tips to Brush Your Dog Teeth
If your dog spends lots of time outdoors, tick checks should be part of your daily routine. Here’s how to spot a tick and what to do if one has grabbed hold of your pet. Step 1: Scan for ticks Start by running your fingers slowly over your dog's entire body. If you feel a … [Read more...] about Getting a Tick Off of Your Dog
Can you give your dog a pill? More to the point, can you give your dog a pill three times a day without any stress on you or your pooch? A recent online discussion reminded me how difficult it can be to get some dogs to take their medicine, and I thought it might be helpful to go … [Read more...] about How to Give Dog a Pill
Times have changed! Today, dogs enjoy shampoos and conditioners that are on par with the best human shampoos- that don’t have harsh chemicals and that don’t strip the hair of all of its oils. The arguments against washing your dog too often are generally about stripping the … [Read more...] about How often should you bathe your dog ?
In small doses and in most cases, figs are safe for dogs to eat. However, when a dog eats more than a few of these dried fruits, they often experience stomach upset, diarrhea or vomiting, along with occasional rashes, sores, or inflammation on their mouth or tongue. There are two … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Figs ?