Diabetes in dogs is a condition where the pancreas does not produce sufficient amounts of insulin to effectively process the foods a dog eats. Because the food isn’t processed appropriately, it is unable to pass into the cells where it can be utilized, causing an excess of sugars to be passed into the bloodstream.
Common symptoms of diabetes in dogs … Continue reading Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs →
When choosing a pet dog for the entire family to enjoy it’s helpful to know the best dog breeds for children.
Some dogs are considered to be safe for families with children, especially smaller children. Other dogs are not recommended for children because their breed is known for being too aggressive towards humans and other dogs.
An … Continue reading Best Dog Breeds For Children →
Dogs have been assisting humans since the beginning of recorded history. Service and therapy dogs aid us with work, provide us with companionship and help raise our spirits. But it wasn’t until the 20th century that dogs were officially recognized for their therapeutic abilities.
Service dogs are usually identified by most people as guide dogs for the seeing impaired. There … Continue reading Service and Therapy Dogs →
Ticks are a threat that no one wants to find on their dog. Ticks can transmit diseases and even cause anemia or paralysis in your pet. As a dog owner, there are some basic facts you should know about the risks, prevention and removal of ticks. You can learn how to check for ticks and protect your pet from this … Continue reading How to Check for Ticks →
All dogs shed hair, some breeds more than others. Indoor dogs who shed a lot of hair can fill your house with loose hair and you end up having to frequently vacuum and pick up loose dog hair all the time.
Here are some grooming techniques to help reduce the amount of loose hair and also keep your dog cleaner … Continue reading Why Dogs Shed Hair →