How Much Exercise Do Puppies Need?

A Lot According to Our New Puppy Exercise Guidelines! There seem to be two approaches to exercising puppies by well-meaning owners. There are those who do too much too soon with their pups, starting repetitive, concussive exercises like weave poles much too soon. Then...

One Easy Way to Improve Your Breeding Success

Improve your dog’s fitness! Instead, breeding dogs need to develop strength, balance, proprioception and flexibility. Stud dogs need core, rear and front strength in order to mount and tie a bitch. They need balance and proprioception to hit their mark during a...

Bowls, Biofilms, and Pyometra

Lately, I’ve been thinking about biofilm. I know, it’s an odd topic. Several bloggers have been making seemingly outlandish claims relating biofilm to a huge array of dog problems. To check these claims out, I had been digging into biofilm when I came...

How To Teach Your Dog To Take Pills

ne of the biggest challenges a dog owner faces is to teach your dog to take pills, happily and willingly. At some point during every dog’s life, it’s likely it will need to take pills, such as antibiotics, supplements or pain medication. Teaching a dog to take...