Huskies are double-coated and require extra grooming during shedding season. Brush daily and use a special de-shedding shampoo and conditioner to ensure fabulous fur.
Organ meat is high in protein and nutrients like iron, zinc and vitamins A, C and E that are healthy for dogs. But too much of this meaty treat should be avoided.
At the break, stop the bleeding using slight pressure and Styptic Powder. Then apply dog-safe antibiotic and a bandage. If you can’t get the bleeding to stop, it’s time to see a vet.
The answer is yes! Dogs can eat sesame seeds, and they provide fiber, calcium and vitamin E, among other nutrients says Dr. Jessica Taylor, vice president of veterinary medicine at Petfolk. Just be sure your dog isn’t getting too much of these nutrients from his daily food and his treat of sesame. Too many sesame
Make incremental 1/16 inch cuts to avoid hitting the quick, which is harder to see on black dog nails.
Our veterinarians dig into the 5 most common types of cysts on dogs and how to remove them.
Start by reading the calorie recommendations on the back of the can of dog food. Then, use a calorie calculator chart to determine how much energy your dog exerts.
Start with a pair of ball-tip grooming scissors and a slicker brush to trim the excess hair between the toes and around the paws.
Tip a dog groomer between 15 to 20% for a job well done, as in any service industry. A regular tip calculator app can help you with the math.
Don’t use human lotions on your dog. Depending on the cause of your dog’s dry skin, there is a range of specially created products from dog lotions and ointments to skin and coat supplements that can help soothe the itch. Dogster digs in.
Dog parents love to share the holidays with their four-legged family members, especially the food. Dr. Sarah Nold, a veterinarian for Trupanion Pet Insurance, knows that sharing Thanksgiving food with your dogs can be fun, but parents need to know what foods are safe for dogs on Thanksgiving and which foods are toxic to dogs,
Ever had the feeling that whatever you say next is only going to make things worse? This was one of those times. “So you’re saying my precious little Luna is FAT? How dare you call her OBESE! Dr. Ward, I’m so surprised at you!” For the record, I hadn’t uttered the word “fat,” “obese” or
Apple picking is a favorite fall activity — and one that you can share with your dog! Check out these do’s and don’ts before heading to dog friendly apple orchards.
Some dogs can be a challenge to bathe in the best of conditions. But if your dog hates water or fears the bath, the entire experience can be much more stressful. Even dogs that happily play in the mud puddle may run from the faucet. Fortunately, there are several ways to make bath time more
Dogs eating too fast can be a health hazard. Dogster has the latest on different types of slow feeder dog bowls and how they can make your dog eat slower.
A dog sanitary trim cuts down the hair around your dog’s privates, so that urine and feces do not get stuck on the dog. This keeps your dog — and your house — cleaner.
Vacuums are among the top sounds that dogs hate. Dogster has tips on desensitizing your dog to the vacuum and other loud sounds.
Imagine being picked up by a stranger and transported to a completely new world, where everything is new to you. Everything you see, hear, touch and smell is scary. That’s what happens when you bring a new puppy home. Your world is foreign and maybe even a bit scary to her. This is why puppy
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We’ve all heard this, but how does it pertain to dogs? Do you often ask yourself, “How often should I take my dog to the vet?” An annual checkup for your dog is a necessary part of being a pet parent and taking our beloved