Below we’ve gathered the `10 most essential dog commands to teach your furry best friend first. First there are basic commands, and then we jump into more advanced tricks. Aim to practice all of them with your dog two to three times a day for 10-15 minutes at a time. It should take a couple of […]

Parvo: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

The canine parvovirus (CPV) infection, also referred to as Parvo, is a highly contagious viral illness that affects dogs, particularly in puppies that are between six weeks and six months old. The virus takes on two different forms: intestinal, which is characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, and lack of appetite; and cardiac (less common), […]

Ten Things Your New Dog is Trying to Tell You

If only your new dog could talk. Well, they can, in a way: if you listen and observe you’ll pick up some important cues. For now your relationship is in its initial stage so here are some of the key things your new dog is trying to tell you: Thank you for welcoming me to […]

New Puppy: First Night Home Tips

Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting time. While it’s true that puppies provide us with companionship, love and unrivaled affection, bringing home a puppy is also sure to come with a lot of questions. You might wonder what you need to buy your puppy, how to prepare your home and what the transition process […]

How to Choose a Healthy Pure-Bred Puppy

Question : There are ads for puppies in the newspaper, on the Internet, and, of course, there are those adorable puppies in the pet stores. Where’s the best place to buy my purebred puppy? Answer : Breeders advertise in a variety of ways, including ads on the Internet, in newspapers, and their own web sites. […]

Why My Dog Humping ?

Watching your dog get personal with the new sofa may make you cringe, but it’s normal. For many dogs, humping feels good or relieves stress. It’s more commonly done by male dogs, but females do it too, sometimes. It’s OK to look the other way in most cases. But if they’re humping people, they may […]

Is Your Dog Normal?

Tail-Chasing When puppies chase their tails, it’s like babies grabbing their toes. It’s a way to explore their bodies. It’s not usually a problem unless dogs do it all the time. See if you can distract your pup. If they would rather chase their tail than eat or go for a walk, it’s a problem. […]