Sunday, September 23, 2018

How much exercise does your dog need?

How much exercise does your dog need?

Breed, size, age and health status all play a role in how much physical activity your dog requires to stay fit, happy and healthy....
Traveling with your senior dog

Traveling with your senior dog

Taking a senior dog on summer vacation with you? Here are 8 ways to keep safe and comfortable while traveling and at your destination. With...
Brachycephalic dogs

Brachycephalic dogs

From Boston terriers to pugs, flat-faced dogs with short noses are prone to health problems, especially respiratory issues. It’s important to educate yourself about...
Balance your dog’s energy with seasonal acupressure sessions

Balance your dog’s energy with seasonal acupressure sessions

Your dog’s energy shifts as the seasons change. These acupressure sessions will help him keep his Yang and Yin chi balanced as we move...
Brynn

Brynn

This German shepherd is more than just a pretty face. She’s using her influence to spread the word about canine health, nutrition and EPI,...
6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

Rescue dogs often come from situations of neglect and abuse, so may have trouble adjusting to adoption. These tips will help your new friend...
Dogs that don't like to play

Dogs that don’t like to play

You’d think that dogs and play would go together like apples and cinnamon, and in most cases, they do. But depending on how a...
Dog-friendly breweries

Dog-friendly breweries

Looking for something different to do with your dog? How about visiting some dog-friendly breweries? While you sample the suds, your canine companion can...
Service, therapy and emotional support dogs

Service, therapy and emotional support dogs

The terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but there’s a difference between these three working dog classifications. Our canine companions enjoy having a job. Many become...
Why interactive toys are good for your dog

Why interactive toys are good for your dog

Interactive toys offer many benefits to your dog – they provide mental stimulation and combat boredom, satisfy his natural instincts, and make mealtime more...
Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Is your dog a “nervous Nelly?“ Anxiety is common in our canine companions, so here’s  how to help him chill using a holistic, natural...
Understanding your dog's mind and emotions

Understanding your dog’s mind and emotions

How smart is your dog? How many emotions does he have access to? Recent research into canine behavior and cognition is yielding some surprising...
Solutions for dogs that eat fast

Solutions for dogs that eat fast

Does your dog eat fast? Have you tried everything to slow her down without success? Here's some additional tips to help you remedy the...
Bathing your dog: a step-by-step guide

Bathing your dog: a step-by-step guide

When bathing your dog, follow these 8 steps for a smooth and stress-free experience. Bathing your dog isn’t rocket science. But it’s a good...
Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Daily walks and exercise help more rescue and shelter dogs find forever homes by giving them physical and mental stimulation and teaching them valuable...
Spencer

Spencer

This charming little rescue pup from Hawaii is making waves on social media – and inspiring kids around the world to become responsible pet...
6 dog-friendly summer activities

6 dog-friendly summer activities

Tips for making your favorite summer activities safe and fun so you and your dog can enjoy all these great outdoor getaways. Now that summer...
5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

Many of us are taking steps to improve our impact on the environment. With these 5 eco-friendly gift ideas, your companion's 'paw-print' can be...
How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

You might not think much about the condition of your dog’s paws, but foot injuries or problems can be as uncomfortable for him as...
Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking or jogging with your dog can be excellent exercise and lots of fun, but remember to keep his comfort and safety in mind. Spring...
Canine acupressure for spring conditioning

Canine acupressure for spring conditioning

With the return of warmer weather, your dog will be more active than he was during the winter. Here’s how physical conditioning, along with...
5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

Spending time outdoors for fresh air, exercise and mental stimulation is vital to your dog’s happiness and well being. “Who wants to go out?” It’s a...
Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Artificial scents may make your house fresh and fragrant, but the chemicals that go into them can be toxic. You’ve seen the ads for all...
dental toys for dogs

Dental toys for dogs

Many toys are designed to clean your dog’s teeth – but not all of them are safe. Here’s what to look for and what...
Rate your dog's food!

Rate your dog’s food!

How does your dog’s food rate in terms of good nutrition? Use this scoring system to help you make the best dietary choices for...
Ripley

Ripley

This happy, high-energy husky spends her days exploring the Washington wilderness, starring on social media, and advocating an end to puppy mills. When Amber Johnson...
car restraints for your dog

Car restraints for dogs

Your dog should not travel loose in the car. High quality car restraints such as harnesses, crates and carriers help keep pets safe from...
Harnesses for dogs

Harnesses for dogs

Take a look at the “who, why, what and where” of dog harnesses, and how easy they are to use! Walking offers multiple benefits to...
how to massage your dog

How to massage your dog

Who doesn’t love a great massage? After all, massage benefits us physically and psychologically. The same is true for our dogs. Through massage, you’ll...
Pom Pom Chewy Animal Wellness Magazine

Pom Pom Chewy

This kindly Pomeranian is recognized worldwide for his striking “foxlike” features, his special connection with children – and his love for the camera! Not all...
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How to put on your dog’s harness

Do you struggle to get a harness on your dog? The very mention of going for a walk can send dog into an excitable frenzy....
winter activities to enjoy with your dog

Outdoor winter activities for you and your dog

Spending time outside doesn’t have to stop because it’s cold or snowy. Here are 5 winter activities you can enjoy together, and what you...