Not that long ago, dog carriers were typically limited to bulky plastic or wire crates that were cumbersome to move from place to place. Today, dog owners have many choices when it comes to portable kennel options, including a growing market of lightweight, folding soft crates that are easy to transport from place to place. The crate is a useful training tool to help teach housetraining skills, manage over-arousal, and protect against unwanted destruction when owners are unable to supervise an untrained dog of any age.
There are four over-the-counter oral medications that can kill fleas on your dog. All are in the same chemical class; three contain the same short-acting active ingredient.
Last month, in Bravecto, Nexgard, or Other: Which Oral Flea Control Should You Use?, we described the five oral medications that veterinarians may prescribe to stop or prevent a dogs flea infestation. This month, well describe the four oral medications that...
Dog Training & Behavior
We have no doubt: Dogs have greater powers of reasoning and intelligence than we usually give them credit for. Learn how to teach your dog to show you how and what he thinks!
In our apparently endless quest to prove our species superior to all others who walk this earth, even as those other dominoes fall, we have long clung stubbornly to the belief that dogs and other species were seriously deficient in the cognition arena. Defined as perception,...
Non-invasive therapies speed healing and reduce chronic pain.
Arthritis pain, which affects four out of five older dogs, interferes with everything that makes life special for our best friends. Wouldnt it be great if we could turn the clock back? Technology may not yet offer a time machine, but it can seem that way for dogs treated with...
Walking the Dog on Leash - Why Is It So Hard for People?
After spending a couple days in the heavily dog-populated San Francisco Bay area recently, I found myself wondering: Why is it so hard for people to walk...
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