New Hope for Treating Dogs with Heartworm

Tara Turtleson July 10, 2019

Heartworm can be a devastating disease for dogs. Some dogs can be treated, but many dogs are often euthanized when they test heartworm-positive. Many dogs who become infected with heartworms stand a strong chance of dying. However, the University of Illinois shelter medicine program has an affordable treatment option that …

The Absolute Best Dog Breeds for Kids

Johnny Priest July 9, 2019

Thinking of finding a fluffy canine friend for your little ones? Do your homework to make sure you know what you’re getting into ahead of time. A dog’s breed can’t tell you everything, but it can tell you quite a bit. Because dog breeds were domesticated for different purposes, they …

Tips for Taking Your Dog to Sunny Places

Tara Turtleson July 8, 2019

With winter behind us, we’ll be seeing more sun-filled days and spending more time outdoors – and that includes your dog. Many people don’t think about it, but your dogs need protection from the sun, too. However, some of the things that protect you from the sun could actually be …

What You Need to Know about Leaving Dogs in Hot Cars

Tara Turtleson July 6, 2019

As temperatures begin to soar across the country, it’s time once again to warn people against leaving dogs in cars. In addition, here are some heartbreaking stories to make you think and remind you once again that temperatures inside vehicles are hotter than you realize – even with all of …

Top Tips on How to Travel Safe and Happily With Your Dog

Tara Turtleson July 5, 2019

Yay!  Warm weather is here, which means it is the perfect time to travel with your most favorite companion. We love to travel with our pets, but traveling with your dog is nothing like traveling with people.  There are many things you need to consider in order to keep your …

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Ever Wonder Why Your Dog Follows You Around?
Tara Turtleson July 4, 2019

Ever Wonder Why Your Dog Follows You Around?

Anyone with one of these very friends already knows, dogs tend to follow their owners around everywhere. But have you ever wondered why they do this? Why are dogs often our second shadow? Actually, there are a number of reasons for this. Let’s delve deeper into why dogs watch and …
25 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds
omgdogs July 2, 2019

25 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds

Dogs are popular domestic animals but they can be dangerous. There are certain breeds of dogs that are more dangerous than others. This can be due to factors including temperament, strength, and size. Large and muscular dogs can be intimidating and they can be hard to control at time. There …