Is My Dog Overweight?

Dogs are manipulative with their cute faces and pleading eyes with which they convince us to give them food. In the U.S., dogs have mirrored their human companions... More
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Are Dog Years a Myth?

Most of us have heard the saying that a dog ages seven years for every human year. While there is some truth rooted in this statement, it's wildly... More
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How to Deworm a Dog

We love our canine companions so much and we want them to be as healthy as possible - even if it means dealing with the more unpleasant episodes... More
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Can Dogs Eat Grapes?

Dogs should not, under any circumstances, eat grapes or any derivative of the fruit. It's unclear what chemical in grapes is toxic to dogs but the damaging effects... More
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Human Foods That Are Good for Dogs

While wolves and other wild canines are mostly carnivores, domesticated dogs can and should eat an omnivorous diet. Wild animals eat their prey raw which enables them to... More
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When Do Puppies Stop Biting?

Whether you call it nipping, mouthing, or biting, this cute little puppy action can, in time, turn into a very big problem when your pup continues putting its... More
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When to Introduce a Puppy to Other Dogs

Puppies are playful, rambunctious fur-balls of energy. This is an endearing trait to us humans, but bringing a new puppy into a household where other dogs already reside... More
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Does Every Litter Have a Runt?

Not all litters have a runt and, if they do, there is usually only one. This holds true for both cats and dogs. What Is a Runt? The... More
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Why Does My Puppy Pee While Playing?

Puppies are excitable little creatures. Whether you are playing with them, just getting home from work, or making their (or your) dinner, they have a tendency to get... More
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How Long Do Dogs Carry Their Puppies?

A healthy human pregnancy can vary by several days, and likewise so do canine pregnancies. If your pregnant dog was a stray, the estimated time of birth is... More
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