Hopefully, this article assists you in deciding if your dog’s injury needs medical attention or just a little tender, love and care. Tail injuries can be severe and serious but most of the time, if you just step on your dog’s tail, your pup will be fine. You may just need to give him a little more loving.
TIPS FOR YOUR DOG IN THE FALL SEASON Fall Is Upon Us: 8 Steps to Prep Your Pup! Fall is a favorite time of year for many. The color of the leaves seem to change as fast as the temperature and this means it’s time to prepare yourself, and your pup, for the season ahead. As nature begins her beautiful transition from the heat of the summer to the crisp ...read the full article.
Healthy Alternatives for Pets Calling All Chemicals Guest Blog by Arianne Ortiz Chemicals are in just about everything that lines the shelves of some of our favorite go to places. Saturated with terms like “all natural,” “organic,” “eco-friendly,” and pretty earth-friendly labels that commit to, “never tested on animals,” the average consumer is misinformed. All of those terms have truth and can still be harmful to our environment, so what ...read the full article.
How Natural Treatments Helped My Dog, By Samantha Randall, a pet writer, podcaster, and editor at Top Dog Tips Natural Treatments For Dogs One of my first dogs was a mixed breed. Shadow had some German Shepherd in him, and a common trait of German Shepherds is chronic eczema. He was constantly itching. The continuous fidgeting to scratch caused massive weight loss and an increase in appetite. Not mention the fact ...read the full article.
Children and Dogs At WiggleLess, we love walks on the beach, weekend BBQs and playing outdoors. Although my own girls have left the nest, I still notice little ones everywhere. Once school lets out, the kids hit the beaches and towns in our surrounding area wearing flip-flops and ready for Summer Fun! Along with families, comes DOGS. Big ones, little ones, and some in between. Of course, I am highly tuned-in ...read the full article.
INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DISEASE — IVDD I have enclosed two photos of Sadie. Read below to see what she has been through and what she has accomplished. We tried many therapies. Sadie was completely paralyzed from the mid-spine back. No bladder control, no intestinal control, no tail wagging, and no walking. She was at the Animal Specialty Hospital in Naples for three weeks. No surgery recommended. She may or may not ...read the full article.
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Caring For Senior Dogs Have you heard of the Dane term Hygge- visit http://www.visitdenmark.com/hygge (pronounced Hooga)? I embrace this “feeling” when I’m with all my dogs but Bruisy (now 12+) especially. Hooga means “the recipe for a better life”. Clearly my life is better because of my dogs. Bruisy and I are as thick as thieves. I think Hygge defines how I feel about my life with Walter, Sherm and ...read the full article.
CANINE FLU Flu, flu Go Away! This time of year we are focused on getting our own flu shots, preparing our medicine cabinets for the cold months ahead, digging out our hot water bottles and buying boxes of tissue, but what about our furry friends? Protecting your best friend from canine influenza can be daunting. Until 2004, when an equine influenza virus was detected in greyhounds, many people didn’t even ...read the full article.
Zen-Pup Who doesn’t love a spa day? Pampering ourselves and feeling cleansed from head to toe, flushing out toxins and releasing anxiety, thus emerging renewed and revitalized. Wouldn’t our precious pooches agree? They love a good massage and even if they grudgingly go through the bath routine, they love the way they feel afterwards! So maybe it’s time to make their experience as relaxing and enjoyable as we do ours. ...read the full article.
The Wolf Among Us: PART III How Bigby Got His Lucky Break The next day, I returned in the evening to Carson Shelter with cupcakes in hand. This time, I was done with the paperwork within ten minutes. A volunteer — part of the same group who had gotten us to come there in the first place — filmed Bigby’s “Freedom Walk” out to my Civic. I opened the door, ...read the full article.