Lifestyle – Dogs

Take your dog’s natural lifestyle on the go with our resources. From flying to day trips & eating away from home, natural pet lifestyles travel quite well.

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets: Part III

In Part I and Part II of this series, we discuss various health issues which can adversely affect your pet’s mobility, suggest therapy and exercise options and review tools and equipment you may want to consider to help with specific …

Quiz: Name That Mutt!

Are you a mutt mix master? Time to put your ID skills to the test!

Before you jump in though, here are some tips to keep in mind:

1. Consider the size of the pup to help narrow down the

Puppy Mills: Adopt, Don’t Buy

USDA Animal Abuse Information Black-Out

As you may have heard by now, in February, the USDA suddenly yanked from its website all information about the treatment of animals at breeding operations, zoos, research laboratories and other places where animal abuse …

Bulldogs: Health and History

Origins of the Breed

Bulldogs originated as a recognized breed in the British Isles and were officially recognized by the AKC in 1886.  According to the Bulldog Club of America, Bulldogs may have originally been used as “butcher’s dogs” to …

Dog ID and Tracking Product Round-up

According to the American Humane Association, every year over 10 million dogs and cats in the United States are lost or stolen and one in three pets will become lost at some point during their life. I can tell you …

Companion Animals: Property or Sentient Beings?

Animals in the United States are currently treated as personal property rather than sentient beings.  Although most states have anti-cruelty laws and some animal welfare regulations – and these vary widely by state – animals do not have anywhere near …

Can You Read Your Dog’s Body Language?

Welcome to Can You Read Your Dog's Body Language?!

dog diagram

When a dog's ears are flat, his tail is tucked, and he's crouching, he is most likely:
dog barking

When your pup is barking in rapid strings of

Dog Fighting: Facts about this Cruel Blood Sport

As you may well imagine, this is a very difficult topic to discuss.  However, the more we collectively understand about an issue, the more likely it is we will be able to effectuate positive change.  So, here goes!

History

Dog …