What A Tail Tells!

  A big fluffy dog tail. Photo by PisutKP | Shutterstock    Every time I return home, I find my dog waiting for me at the front door wagging her tail so vigorously her entire body sways from side to side. She pays no mind to whatever obstructs its path,...

Human Foods You Shouldn’t Share With Dogs

A dog begs for some pasta. Photo by Susan Schmitz | Shutterstock  You know how it goes. You’re sitting at the table, about to enjoy a delicious meal when you feel a wet nose nudging at your side. There, looking at you with the biggest, saddest eyes, your dog is...

Why are dogs such messy drinkers?

Why Are Dogs Such Messy Drinkers? Photo:Shutterstock Have you ever found yourself wiping up puddles around your dog’s bowl and thought, “Why? Why do dogs make such a mess while drinking water?” Apparently researchers at Virginia Tech did, because they conducted experiments that measured lapping in nineteen dogs of various...

Is your dog’s mouth cleaner than yours? I think not!

A dog licks its lips. Photo by Taya Ovod | Shutterstock   Perhaps you’ve heard the old saying that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s mouth, or perhaps you haven’t, and you’re thinking, “Wait, there are people out there who think dogs’ mouths are clean?” Yes, there are people...

A Tired Dog is a Good Dog

Is your dog a chewer? A digger? A barker? Does he bug you for attention all the time? You are not alone! Many people are in the same boat with their dogs. Chances are your dog is...

Basic Dog Grooming

It’s important to start early grooming your dog and to make it a daily habit as part of a lifetime commitment to quality dog care. Some of the basic areas of dog grooming are as follows...

What is the Best Dog Food?

The food you give your dog plays a critical role in his well-being, both on a daily basis and long-term. He needs a diet with the right nutrients to keep him active, happy, and healthy. And make no...