Animal Chiropractic: The Next Wave in Holistic Healing
I believe in the total health of our pets, from the inside out. While we are more than willing to take care of the former, it is up to our pet parents to do the latter. But, when we find something that leads to better overall health, we consider it our duty to share that information, and let our readers and our customers make the decision for themselves.
How to Start a Successful Pet Sitting Business
The ins and outs of starting your own successful pet sitting business. It can be a great way to supplement your income and enjoy some time with loving animals.
Simple Tips Before You Buy Dog Beds
Responsible dog owners have always treated their pets as an integral part of the family and the way that they treat their furry buddies is no different from how they interact with their loved ones. Similarly, their needs are not that different from regular people. This means that pet owners ought to be more discerning when it comes to finding suitable food and lodging for their pets. Needless to say, dogs will come to appreciate your presence once you treat them as an equal member of your household, and they will no doubt be with you as well as provide ample companionship whenever they are with you.
Mobility Problems in Dogs
It’s estimated that about one dog out of five has some mobility issues at some time in their life. These problems often occur as the dog ages when arthritis can start to affect a dog’s joints and slow them down. However, there are some other causes of mobility problems in dogs.
Ticks – A Very Serious Threat to Your Dog’s Health
Ticks and dogs have always been associated with each other. Whenever there is a dog, the main concern is to prevent your pet from having this kind of “insect,” which might even infest not just your beloved dog but also the nooks and corners of your house.
Common Dog Problems And What You Can Do About It
There are several common dog problems that you may discover soon enough if you are a dog owner. It is important that you correct these problems as early as you notice them so as to prevent them from worsening.
Clicker Training For Dogs
One of the most common methods of dog training is “Dog Clicker Training”. This method has been about for a while now and was originally devised by Keller and Marian Breland, two students of B.F. Skinner, way back in the 1940’s. Many people believe it originally started with Dolphin training but this isn’t actually the case. Later in the 1980s clicker training was made more popular through marine biologist, Karen Pryor and dog trainer, Gary Wilkes.
Dealing With Dog Hot Spots
Many times, when we think of grooming, we often think of a dog’s coat and brushing it out on a regular basis. We don’t think about the dog’s skin or the importance of treating and grooming areas on the skin that may be having problems; however, it is very important to pay attention to the health of your dog’s skin. The main reason for this is because the health of the skin greatly affects the overall health of the coat.
Do You Know What You Are Feeding Your Dog? How To Read Labels On Pet Food
Do you know what goes into the commercial pet foods that you are feeding your dog? Learn how to read labels and understand what you are feeding your dog.
How to Entertain a Puppy With a Laser Pointer
Using a Laser pointer on your puppy can help entertain or train him/her. If you notice odd behaviors stop using the laser and seek professional help.
How Snake Training Your Dog Works
The art of training a dog to stay away from venomous snakes and how it is accomplished. This method of training is ingrained in the dog’s memory, and will last for as long as your pet lives.
The Deadly Dog Disease, Canine Distemper
The deadly canine distemper disease is once again in the news after 40 to 50 dogs were euthanized at the Memphis Animal Shelter in a desperate effort to stem the outbreak of distemper there. This happened on the weekend of 26/27th March 2011. More heartbreaking news is the fact that the remaining dogs at the shelter are facing the same fate. It is believed that the shelter has a continual battle on its hands trying to deal with sporadic outbreaks of the disease.