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Why Do Dogs Cough?

As a concerned pet parent, you are probably asking, “why do dogs cough?” It’s not easy to watch your adorable dog cough and suffer. There are a variety of reasons dogs cough and they range from mild to severe.  The good news is it's normal for dogs to cough sometimes because it’s a part of ...

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Can Dogs Eat Biscuits?

Can dogs eat biscuits? This question is referring to delicious human food biscuits that are great with gravy and soups. This question is a bit complex because, generally, biscuits are not toxic to dogs, but some of the ingredients can be.  Biscuits are usually made with wheat flour, grains, ...

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Can My Dog Eat Popcorn?

Can my dog eat popcorn? Yes. Air-popped popcorn is a healthy snack for dogs as long as it doesn’t have sugar butter, salt, or any toppings. Popcorn contains iron, protein, and B vitamins. Although a few pieces of popcorn won’t have a huge effect on your dog’s health, it certainly is a healthy snack ...

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Can My Dog Eat Instant Noodles?

Instant noodles are affordable, filling, and flavorful when added to soups and other tasty dishes. These convenient noodles are found in households across America that almost every family enjoys. As a pet parent, you are probably wondering, "Can my dog eat instant noodles?"  Packaged noodles, ...

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Can My Dog Eat Cheerios?

Can my dog eat cheerios? Yes, but sparingly. Do you eat a bowl of cheerios for breakfast every day and wish you can give some to your dog? If so, you can but only a tiny amount.  Cheerios are made from whole-grain oats and digest quickly. However, they don’t provide any nutritional value to your ...

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How to Sedate a Dog for Grooming

Wouldn’t it be great if your dog behaved like a little angel during grooming sessions? Life as a pet parent would be so much easier! The truth is many dogs have anxiety and fear when they get groomed.  This fear causes them to shake, tremble, whine, and run away from you as soon as they see the ...

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Why Does My Dog Eat Socks?

Why does my dog eat socks? You spend loads of money on toys for your dog, but your dog prefers your smelly socks for playtime or a snack. This strange scenario is a popular discussion pet owners have with veterinarians after their dog swallows a sock. What’s the attraction, and why does it ...

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Why Walking Your Dog is Good for You

Walking your dog is a task all dog owners have to do on a daily basis unless otherwise advised by a veterinarian. Most dog breeds require walks to help maintain their weight, burn off energy and maintain their overall health. While the advantages for your dog are off the charts the benefits of ...

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Why Do Dogs Sleep So Much?

Have you ever watched your dog sleep? They look so peaceful and calm. They even look cute when they are dreaming and kicking their little paws a bit. While it’s enjoyable to watch your dog sleep, many pet parents ask why do dogs sleep so much? The answer to this question is a bit complex because ...

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Why Do Dogs Hump The Air

Dogs can present with some interesting challenges – whether it is barking at people walking by the house, peeing on the carpet even after you let them outside, or jumping up whenever anyone visits your home, dogs can have some interesting quirks to their personalities. Although most of these are ...

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

There is nothing more fun than spending time with our family and friends outside – this includes our loveable furry friends, like our dogs. Likewise, our pets also love to spend time outside with us as well – whether it is sitting in the sun on the deck, a jaunty walk downtown, or venturing out ...

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Why Does My Dog Keep Licking Its Paws?

Owning a dog is one of the most wonderful partnerships that someone can have – we love to spend time with them, ensuring that they have a healthy and happy life. By spending time with our dogs, we learn a tremendous amount about what they enjoy, how they learn, and what kind of food they love. ...

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How to Make a Dog Leash Out of Paracord

Walking your dog can be a great adventure, especially when you have an excellent leash. A paracord leash allows you to walk your dog with confidence and maintain control. Paracord was initially made in the United States and used during World War II by American paratroopers. Once the paratroopers ...

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Can My Dog Eat Apples

Canine parents are always on the lookout for healthy and tasty treat options for their furbabies. However, if you want to know the answer to the question - can my dog eat apples - you’ve come to the right place. Canines can safely eat apples, as they’re not toxic for them. However, even good ...

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Can My Dog Eat Eggs

Before humans domesticated canines, dogs (or their ancestors) were excellent hunters and quite able to provide for themselves. However, modern-day canines don’t need to go a-hunting or gathering - not with concerned pet parents around. Nonetheless, dog owners often have diet-related queries like - ...

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How to Leash Train a Dog That Won’t Walk

Whether you have a new puppy or an older dog, one of the most important things a dog needs to learn is walking on a leash. Some dogs take to leash walking so easily – you clip it to their collar, and they walk along like they have been doing it their entire lives. With some training, ...

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How to Sharpen Dog Nail Clippers

There are lots of things that we need to purchase when we own dogs – the obvious things include dog beds, food, toys, and leashes. For the most part, the needed items for dogs do not require multiple purchases, except for dog food of course! Treats and food are all very important for sure, but ...

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Can My Dog Eat Lettuce?

Pet parents are always curious about what they can feed their pets. One common canine dietary question is - can my dog eat lettuce? Well, the answer depends on various factors. Vegetables are good for a balanced diet, but not all of them are good for your furry buddy.  Can My Dog Eat Lettuce So ...

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Can My Dog Eat Brussel Sprouts?

You either love Brussel sprouts, or you don't. But if you do, you may be tempted to add some Brussel sprouts to your dog's meal. Is that safe? Believe it or not, one of the more common questions canine owners ask is - can my dog eat Brussel sprouts? If you've been asking the same, you've ...

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Can My Dog Eat Salami?

How many of us share our snacks with our dogs? We all do. But are all snacks healthy for your dog? Probably not. Many dog owners often ask if their canines can eat deli meat. For instance, can my dog eat salami? Let us answer this question by helping you understand what salami is and whether ...

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