4 Activities for Keeping Your Senior Dog's Brain Sharp
As our dogs age it becomes increasingly important to exercise their brains as well as their bodies. As dogs age they may show signs of slowing down including sleeping more and general inactivity. Mental exercises and stimulation are actually very easy to do and can further cement the bond between you and your dog well into old age. Read on for a few easy, every day brain activities you can do with senior (and young) dogs!
5 Fun Ways to Get Fit with Your Dog that Doesn't Require Running a Marathon
Who says your daily workout has to be limited to your local gym? You can work up a sweat and have fun by recruiting your very own four-legged workout partner. Not only is regular exercise good for humans but provides a lot of mental and physical benefits to your pooch. Exercising also releases endorphins and helps maintain a healthy weight while also improving your dog’s coordination, balance, and strength. And you have the added benefit of a non-judgemental workout buddy! Here are just a few easy and fun things you can do with your dog to get in shape that doesn’t involve running a marathon.
Tips and Tricks for Welcoming Home Your Newly Adopted Dog
Adopting a dog especially from your local shelter can bring great joy to your home, but keep in mind that you and your new furry friend will need some time to adjust. Dogs that are adopted often times need to get acquainted with their new homes; the smells, sounds, and sights. At the same time they also have to learn a new routine and a new set of rules. Here are just a few tips and tricks for making those all important first few days of a new adoption go smoothly.
6 Practical Ways to Treat Your Dog like Royalty
The weekend is finally here and that means we can spend 48 blissful hours with our beloved pups. So what better way is there to cherish that time together than pampering your pooch! Read on for 6 practical and easy ways to pamper your pooch this weekend (or any day of the week)!
5 Tips to Make Trips to the Vet More Enjoyable for You and Your Pup
We all love our dogs like family, so when it comes time for the dreaded, yet necessary, vet visit it can be a bit intimidating for both you and your pup. Here are a few tips to help have a better experience during those all important check ups.
The 5 Biggest Myths About Dogs and Where They Came From
Over the years there have been a number of myths about dogs. Some have been around for centuries and others are more recent. In either case here are 5 of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to our furry family members.
What is Your Dog Thinking? Secrets of the Canine Mind
Do dogs experience emotions? Do dogs dream? Do dogs smile? These questions and more are not uncommon among pet parents, but the good news is that scientists have increasingly been researching the canine mind, providing us humans some insight into the once secret lives of our furry family members.