Dog skin conditions are unfortunately all too common. Some allergic reactions can cause incessant scratching, licking, chewing, and fidgeting; making life so uncomfortable for him. They can also give way to hair loss and painful lesions that become infected without proper care. Here are the most common causes of skin conditions in your furriest family members.
Changing dog food isn't something you should rush into, especially when bringing home a new dog. Seeing canines chow down on the contents of an overturned trash can you might be tempted to think they have iron stomachs. The reality, however, is that dogs have surprisingly sensitive tummies, and abrupt changes to their food can upset them. To help make a dog food transition go smoothly for your new housemate, follow these steps.
Getting a new puppy isn't a decision you'll make casually. After all, you're considering a furry, four-legged toddler who needs you to provide for his every tiring, goofy—and yet adorable need. You know a puppy comes with a lot of responsibilities, but you're still wondering "am I ready for a dog"? Here are some things to consider when deciding if you're prepared for this energetic best friend.
Adopting a dog can be overwhelming if you don't know where to begin, but bringing home a pup is also fun and exciting! This milestone is the first bonding moment of many between you and your new fuzzy friend. To help ease that stress, here are ten things you can do to ensure a smooth transition for everyone.