Wow. My sweet little puppy has been replaced by a savage monster. His adorable little nibbles have transformed into full-on chomps, and even though his teeth are still tiny, they are mighty. My fingers and arms are a war zone. Poor Erich has it worse. For some reason, Leo likes to take it out more on him than me. It might be because I have a low pain tolerance and […]
More like The Crate and us versus Leo. I wouldn’t say the first night went completely smooth, but Leo only cried 4 times throughout the night, and he didn’t eliminate in the crate, so I’d call that a success. We put the crate in our bedroom at the foot of the bed and played a Soothing Dog Sounds playlist from Spotify all night. We filled the crate with a snuggle […]
Is your dog an avid grass-eater? If you’ve noticed this odd behavior also known as pica (the term for eating things that aren’t food), there’s nothing to worry about. It’s a very common and natural behavior that is observed among both domestic and wild dogs.
As summer commences and the 4th of July approaches, it’s important to keep your pets in mind. While 4th of July celebrations are filled with fun and happy times, for some pets, it can be anything but happy. Pet owners whose pets have severe noise anxieties must take caution during the upcoming fireworks season. Unfortunately, this type of phobia may not go away, and if not treated, it can get […]
Coprophagia, the condition in which pets consume their own feces or those of other animals, is a common (yet distasteful) habit among dogs. In fact, it’s a very common problem in puppies but usually clears up by adulthood.
It’s certainly no secret that dog’s love to chew. That’s why there are thousands of chew toys out there, like the Kong Classic Dog Toy, to satisfy chewers of all types, especially puppies during their teething stage. For those enduring or about to endure the teething stage, here’s a quick guide to surviving the wrath of puppy teething. At about 16 weeks of age, your puppy’s baby teeth will be […]
Dogs are active by nature, and as pet parents, it’s our job to make sure they get adequate amounts of exercise. On the list of things dogs need to live a healthy and happy life, just below food, water, and unconditional love, is exercise. Making sure your dog sufficiently exercised can do wonders in maintaining his or her physical and mental well-being. On the other hand, dogs who aren’t sufficiently […]