When Hot Dogs And Summertime Don't Make A Good Pairing

Trekking up beautiful mountain trails and exploring America's vast wilderness areas with your four-legged best friend can be an excellent way for both of you to get exercise while enjoying nature. But before you decide to head out on a long summertime hike, you need to make sure that your dog is ready for a big adventure. Unfortunately, too many dog owners assume that their pets will be able to handle the rugged outdoors and its elements simply because they're animals. [Read More]

Tips For Giving Your Dog A Healthy Diet

When you bring your dog to the vet for a checkup, there's a good chance the vet might talk to you about the dog's diet. What you feed your dog has a lot to do with its health, and you might not realize that you are actually causing harm to your dog through the foods you give it each day. Here are some tips to help you feed your dog the right food for optimal health. [Read More]

Pressing Matters: The 101 On Hepatic Encephalopathy

Bringing a new dog into your home and family's life is an exciting experience. Unfortunately, you may not be ready for the physical, emotional, and financial responsibilities that go along with caring for a dog. Considering your dog may face many health issues, understanding common signs and symptoms is smart to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment. If your dog presses their head against a surface periodically, it may be a cause for concern. [Read More]

Your Dog's Sprained Leg: What To Do

Your four legged friend stands on their toes with their knees forward and ankles in the air. If you can imagine doing that all day long you may have an idea of the kind of stress and weight your dog puts on their joints and muscles. If your dog appears to have injured themselves, you need to be aware that he may has sprained his leg, know what a sprain and how to help your pet recover. [Read More]