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The Loving, Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retrievers were originally bred for their work ethic. They're known for being loving, intelligent, and loyal dogs with a short, thick double coat that's easy to maintain. Labs are big dogs, but they don't need a lot of exercise to stay happy and healthy. These dogs are easy-going and love time with people and … Continue reading The Loving, Labrador Retriever

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Socializing Your Puppy

If you have a new puppy, the best way to socialize him or her is by exposing your pooch to lots of different people, places, and things. This will help them become accustomed to new environments and feel comfortable in whatever situation they find themselves in. Here are some tips on how to do just … Continue reading Socializing Your Puppy

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Service Dogs for PTSD

A service dog is a specially trained animal that helps people with disabilities. They can be trained for many different roles, including guiding vision-impaired people through crowds, alerting deaf people to sounds, and helping people with PTSD deal with their symptoms. People with PTSD often struggle with anxiety and panic attacks, which can make them … Continue reading Service Dogs for PTSD

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What Your Dog Wants You to Know About Social Media

Social media is a wonderful way to stay in touch with family and friends, but it can have its downside. Numerous studies suggest that overdoing it on Facebook or similar sites can make us unhappy. For example, having more than 7 social media accounts triples the risk of depression among young adults, according to researchers … Continue reading What Your Dog Wants You to Know About Social Media

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The Energetic Jack Russell Terrier

We basically want to find companions who would give us most of the benefits we think we need. Well, if you are looking for a dog that is somewhat of a one-in-package pal, you might find Jack Russell Terriers interesting enough. The History of the Jack Russell Terrier This dog has a history that somehow … Continue reading The Energetic Jack Russell Terrier

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Getting Fit with Your Dog

An out of shape dog often has an out of shape owner. While there are ways to exercise your dog while being lazy yourself, it only makes sense to get in shape together. Just like people, dogs that are healthy and fit are happier and live longer. Your dog doesn’t ask much from you but … Continue reading Getting Fit with Your Dog

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A Glimpse on the Various Types of Terrier Dog Breeds

Whatever your dog preference is, you are sure to find terrier dogs among the candidates for a pal. You'll get energy you want with little grooming and added wit with nearly any terrier dog breed. The Origin of Terrier Dogs Basically bred for hunting and killing vermin, Terrier dogs are now known to offer wide … Continue reading A Glimpse on the Various Types of Terrier Dog Breeds

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Dog Adoption Tips

When you bring home a shelter dog that you adopt, it is possible that the dog was rescued from the streets or that the dog was voluntarily given to the shelter for adoption. Whether she was born in an abandoned house or was an adolescent who was abandoned on the streets by his former owner, the … Continue reading Dog Adoption Tips

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7 Best Dog Breeds to Teach Tricks

There's no question that dogs are masters of tricks. From shaking hands to rolling over, they're always up for a little performance. And as any dog owner knows, teaching your pup a new trick is always a fun challenge. But what are the best breeds for tricks? Well, that all depends on what you're looking … Continue reading 7 Best Dog Breeds to Teach Tricks

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Introduce a Dog to Your Cat

Dogs and cats. They're two of the most common household pets, and for many people, they can be total polar opposites. Dogs are boisterous and love to play fetch, while cats tend to be more reserved and would rather lay in a sunny spot. If you're thinking about getting a dog but you also have … Continue reading Introduce a Dog to Your Cat