How Much Water Should a Dog Drink?

Some dogs approach their water bowls with enthusiasm, while others may need a bit of a push to drink their water. In either case, water is necessary to keep your dog healthy and to help your dog’s body function. Read on to learn how much water a dog should drink and how to keep a dog hydrated. How Much Water is Enough? The amount of water a dog should drink is dependent on how active they are, their breed size as well as the weather during the day. Generally, your dog should drink one ounce … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide to Litter-Training Your New Adult Cat

If you’re a cat-enthusiast, chances are you own or have owned a few cats and have had to litter train them. So, you may already have an idea of how to do it. That being said, most of us only know how to deal with kittens. This article is for those who decided to take in an adult, outdoor or stray cat and give them a home. But that’s just the first step.  What comes next is more challenging - getting your kitty properly litter-trained! Training a full-grown cat to use a litter box is … [Read more...]

How Much Exercise Does An English Bulldog Need?

The English Bulldog has long been a very popular breed, thanks to their distinctive, grumpy, yet funny looks, and their gentle characters. And they bring a lot of warmth, happiness, and love to their homes. But the English Bulldog is also famed as a rather lazy breed, and combine this with health conditions they are prone to, keeping them well exercised is key.  This breed more than most others has a high level of importance on getting the exercise amount just right! And you may be … [Read more...]

Become a Dog Nutritionist: The Down Low on Healthy Dog Food

There are six essential classes of nutrients for dogs required for optimum health. These include water, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. Unfortunately, many dogs aren’t getting the nutrients they need. The good news is, as a pet owner, you can learn what your dog needs and ensure they are healthy and happy throughout every stage of life. While you can work with a dog nutritionist, you can also take matters into your own hands. Keep reading to learn the basics of dog … [Read more...]

Easy Tips for Introducing Your Dog to Your New Baby

Motherhood is one of the most important stages of a woman’s life but also one of the most difficult. If you’re preparing to become a mother for the first time, you probably have a million unanswered questions and even more fears regarding your baby’s safety.  One of the most common concerns of new parents is how to create a welcoming environment for the baby when they already have a pet at home. How will the dog react to the newborn? Will he or she behave in the baby’s presence? Will he … [Read more...]

Ways to Stop Aggression in a Dog

When your dog shows signs of aggression, whether that’s snapping, growling, or biting, you’re dealing with a problem. Indeed, aggression is one of, if not the top reason why owners go-to professionals to train their dogs. This is an issue that any dog breed can have, whether it’s a German Shepherd Lab mix or a Pitbull. Any breed can become aggressive if the right circumstances are met. Fence It Up If you’re dealing with an aggressive dog, make sure that your property has a very … [Read more...]

Beginner’s Dog Training: 5 Essential Tips for Obedience

Have you just gotten a new puppy for your family? Training a dog can be a tough situation, especially if you've got young kids in the house. You can't expect the pup to have a seamless transition into your household on its own, so you've got to give it the proper dog training to give it obedience. In this post, we're going to give you 5 tips for raising a happy and obedient dog. A new puppy is great for kids and parents alike, but only if you can train it to be a good dog. Get the treats; … [Read more...]

Tips for Moving Long Distance with Pets

Moving with pets is not always easy, moving a long distance can be even harder. Pets can get stressed out quite easily and while there is no easy way to move them you can make things easier for them.  Andrew Anderson from BalckhawkMovers.com – Oakland and east bay moving company, shares some tips that could reduce your pet’s stress levels and yours: Move your Pets Away From the Busy Areas It is important that you ensure your pets are as stress-free as possible. It is, therefore, … [Read more...]