Is Your Dog Overweight? Try Out A Dog Boarding Facility During The Week

Work and other responsibilities can get in the way of spending a lot of time at home, which can make things difficult when you own a dog and want to give it the best life possible. Unfortunately, your dog may have become overweight in the past few months and now you want to get them healthy again. It will not be an easy task to handle during the week when you are at work for most of the day, so it is worth doing a trial run at a dog boarding facility by taking them there every morning during the workweek. Read More 

Tips To Help You Successfully Give Your Dog Medication By Injection And Pills

You may not be able to or not need to give all types of medical care or treatments to your dog. Often, you may need to give your dog their annual vaccinations or a dosage for a veterinarian-prescribed medication on your own, at home. When you need to give your dog a medication injection, an oral pill, here are some tips to help you accomplish it successfully. Giving Injections It is a good idea to always try to take your dog to the local animal hospital for someone there to administer a vaccination or other injection. Read More 

3 Tips For Caring For Your Dog

When you need to be sure that you can keep your dog healthy and strong once you bring them home, you will want to reach out to a veterinarian who can help you out. There are a lot of vet professionals you can entrust with this service, which is why you owe it to yourself to seek them out. With this in mind, factor in these points and get in touch with a veterinarian that can serve you. Read More 

3 Things Potbellied Pig Owners Need To Know About Arthritis

It's common knowledge that people can get arthritis, a painful inflammatory condition that affects the joints, but your pet potbellied pig can also develop this painful joint condition. Here are three things potbellied pig owners need to know about arthritis. Why do potbellied pigs get arthritis? Potbellied pigs can develop arthritis for a number of reasons. It may occur as a natural part of the aging process. As your pig ages, their cartilage degenerates, leading to decreased cushioning around their joints. Read More 

Winter Hiking With Your Dog: Don’t Let the Cold Spoil the Trip

If you're an avid backpacker or outdoors person, you're not likely to let a little snow or cold weather keep you from participating in this favorite pastime. You know the importance of being prepared. However, if your dog accompanies you on these treks, you need to be prepared for him or her as well. Hypothermia and frostbite are not just problems for you. They are a hazard for your furry friend as well. Read More