Martha M. Everett
Why do dogs chew their feet? There could be a couple of different issues at play — and foot chewing or licking in itself could create even more problems.
Poor oral health can take a bite out of your dog’s well-being, causing tooth loss, mouth sores, pain that limits ability to eat and infections that can lead to heart, liver and kidney disease.
Why do dogs shake? There are lots of reasons why dogs shake and they range from the not-so-serious to things that require vet attention ASAP.
When our dogs look at us with those big eyes, sometimes we can’t resist sharing our food. But can dogs eat bread? What about fruits and vegetables? And can dogs eat nuts or fish? Let’s take a look at human food for dogs — what foods are good for dogs, what foods and bad for dogs — and what foods are toxic.
Here’s what to know before hiking with dogs, what to do on the trail and after-hike care for your dog, plus how to find dog-friendly hikes near you.
Summer is just about here and that means it’s time for you and your dog to gear up! From the basics like collars and harnesses to specialized stuff like goggles and booties, check out our guide to summer gear for dogs.
Are you making these common mistakes when choosing your dog’s gear? How do you know if dog gear like harnesses and collars fit properly? How can you train your dog to love his gear and prevent injuries? The experts weigh in.