Dogs

Learn how holistic canine care, combined with proper diet & natural supplements, can effectively treat canine ulcers, hair loss, skin conditions and more.

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets Part I

Sometimes our fur babies need a bit of extra care from us if they suffer from a congenital or hereditary disability or limitation or acquire one due to illness or advancing age.  Cats and dogs (and most other animals) can …

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 …

National Shelter Pet Adoption Day Events 2017

In honor of the National Shelter Pet Adoption Day, here is a quick overview of some of the larger pet adoption events across the country which are put on by some incredible organizations.  You may also want to check with …

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

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Can Your Dog Read Your Emotions?

The short answer is “yes”.  As dogs evolved and separated from their wolf ancestors, they became more and more integrated with human companions.  Over the millennia dogs have learned to understand not only what their humans want from them but …