If you own a dog, you've heard this rule: 1 year for Fido equals 7 years for you. Turns out, the math isn't that simple. Dogs mature more quickly than we do early on. So the first year of your fuzzy friend’s life is equal to about 15 human years. Size and breed also play a … [Read more...] about Dog Years
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 ?
While sweat glands are designed to aid with cooling in humans, heat release does not occur in dogs this same way. Dogs lack the normal, predominant sweat glands that humans and other species have. How do dogs cool off ? While dogs have a small amount of sweat glands (which … [Read more...] about Do Dogs Sweat ?
Could puppies be in your pet’s future? Dogs are pregnant for about 63 days, which is measured from the day that they ovulate (release their eggs) to the day that their puppies are born. Like people, dogs are pregnant for three trimesters, each about 21 days long. Here are a … [Read more...] about Signs Your Dog Is Pregnant
Does your dog know how to sit on cue ? Teaching the "sit" command to your dog is usually quite simple, as dogs tend to sit naturally. Sit is an important basic command that every dog should know. It is a way to help your dog settle a little bit in one place and focus on you. It … [Read more...] about Train Your Dog to Sit