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...

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...

Be Ready to Go!

How to Prepare to Evacuate Your Dogs in an Emergency Natural disasters requiring evacuation, from fires to floods, seem to be be more common these days. If you are a dog owner or breeder, you must prepare to evacuate your dogs, as well as your families, in short...

Canine Physical Therapy

There are many types of non-traditional therapies that benefit dogs! Canine sports medicine and rehabilitation is a relatively new specialty in veterinary medicine. Physical therapy (also called physiotherapy) has long been used for humans to help preserve, enhance or...