How Tight Should A Dog Collar Be?

A well-trained dog requires a collar. Some dogs are happy to wear one while others despise them. A question which often crops up is how tight should a dog collar be? This is an important question because

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What Length of Time Is a Female Dog Pregnant?

People with a pregnant dog are often unsure of what to expect, especially if it is the first time. All dogs are slightly different but here are some interesting facts about the gestation period of dogs. To

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Water Safety for Dogs: Keep Your Dog Safe This Summer

Dogs are a part of our family and they love to come along with us when we go to the pool, lake, river, or ocean. Even if they hate taking baths, jumping into water is one of their favorite past times.

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How Hot is Too Hot for a Dog?

How hot is too hot for a dog? If your dog or puppy is ill, you cannot rely on guesswork. As with humans, you need to be sure. Like young children, dogs cannot talk. They cannot tell you how they feel.

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How to Clean Your Dog Between Baths

Taking the dog to the groomer can be expensive and grooming your dog at home can be a time-consuming ordeal. However, your dog will be happier and healthier with regular baths and brushings, and your house

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Which Dogs Don’t Shed?

A question that pops up all the time with prospective dog owners is “which dogs do not shed?” With lots of people suffering from various allergies, the search for non-shedding and hypoallergenic breeds

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How Much Do Dogs Sleep? (A lot!)

A dog’s sleeping pattern is quite different from a human’s, and the amount a dog sleeps is dependent upon size and breed. Generally, smaller breeds of dog require less sleep than bigger breeds. On

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Best Dog Training Collar For Large Dogs | A Complete Review

You don’t need to teach your new dog to fetch your slippers or catch a flying frisbee unless you want to, but all dogs should receive basic obedience training. This is especially true for large breeds,

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Review of the Brindle 4-Inch Solid Memory Foam Dog Bed

Orthopedic dog beds provide more than just a plush place for your dog to sleep – they also cushion your dog’s hips, knees and other joints from the hard floor below. This can provide dogs already

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DogBed4Less Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Bed Review

Many dog owners consider purchasing an orthopedic dog bed in an effort to provide their dog with the most comfortable sleeping accommodations possible. However, in addition to providing your dog with a

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Puppy Proofing Your Home: A New Owner’s Checklist

Perhaps it involved months of planning, research, and preparation, or maybe you just couldn’t resist those puppy-dog eyes at the local Adopt-A-Pet event. However it came about, he (or she) has arrived:

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15 Large Breed Dogs With High Vet Bills to Match

You hear it all the time: Vet care is expensive. But could you really put a price tag on your precious companion? Some people don’t realize how expensive owning a pet can be. And owning a dog could

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Big Barker Review: The Ultimate Orthopedic Dog Bed?

An orthopedic dog bed is an extremely comfortable mattress, designed to help cushion and support your dog’s joints and bones more effectively than a standard, low-cost dog bed can. And while orthopedic

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Milliard Premium Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Bed Review

Many owners are keen to provide their dog with a comfortable pet bed, but they aren’t interested in spending a small fortune in the process. This leads many to consider entry-level orthopedic dog beds,

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PetFusion Ultimate Pet Bed & Lounge Review

Most owners like to provide their dog with a comfortable sleeping bed, and the modern marketplace provides a diverse array of products from which you can choose. As you’d expect, there are a broad range

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How to Build a Large Dog House

Did you like to read Charlie Brown comics as a kid, or enjoy watching Charlie Brown television specials? Then you probably remember Charlie Brown’s trusty beagle and best friend, Snoopy. Snoopy

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9 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Stop Drinking

Unlike cats, who regularly fail to drink enough water, most dogs readily drink enough water to remain healthy. However, some dogs occasionally try to drink excessive amounts of water, which can signal

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Digestion Problems in Dogs: Do Large Breeds Have it Worse?

Is your large dog having digestive issues at home? Your dog may be prone to such gastrointestinal problems. But, do larger dogs really have worse digestion? If your dog suffers from digestive troubles

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Why a Retractable Dog Leash is a Bad Idea

If you have a large breed dog, chances are you’ve researched several options when it comes to picking out the right leash. While they’re a popular item on the market today, a retractable

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Dog Bloat: A Big Concern for Large Breeds

Welcome to our informational guide to bloat in dogs, a particular health concern for owners of several large dog breeds. As a dog owner, it is important that you know what to do in a medical emergency.

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