Would you know how to support your dog during a seizure?
It can be stressful to watch your child struggle at school early on. It can also be frustrating to have your child diagnosed with dyslexia later in life when, as a parent, you suspected literacy and other academic challenges early on. Our daughter is dyslexic: Here is our story.
Brussel Griffons are recommended for families with older children. These dogs are easily trainable and love the challenge of learning something new. They have been noted to have “human like eyes”, a trait many Brussel Griffon owners find endearing.
Although, it is easily contagious between dogs even before symptoms are evident. Dogs may start to show signs and symptoms of kennel cough 2-14 days after inhaling infectious particles. They may not make a full recovery for 3 week or longer.
I asked parents who self identified as mothers and those who self-identified as fathers to answer "yes" or "no" to whether or not they felt parenting was a "job".
Just like everything with our furry friends, their veterinarian care has evolved, their role is our families has evolved, training is less about punishment and more about supportive, positive reinforcement. So our crate training strategies also need to evolve.
The professionals work with the dogs everyday. The dogs get regular care, food, water and outside time. Everyday. In a few weeks the dog’s start to transform. They lose their fear of people, they gain social skills, they are re-integrated and ready to be a domesticated dog.
As a dog owner, you know your dog's behavior best. In some cases you may be wondering? Can my pooch feel sad or depressed? The answer is yes, there are circumstances when a dog may exhibit signs of depression. As their owner, would you know what depression looks like in your dog?
Medically trained dogs have given humans capabilities they would not otherwise have. Now, during times of a global pandemic, these specialized dogs can assist us with rapid, accurate and non-invasive COVID detection.
Even though they chose crate training, this dog does most of his destruction when the family is away during the day. He has chewed his way through kennels and destroyed clothing, shoes and furniture all the while he is free and unattended. When the family returns, they find a hyperactive dog awaitin
You may have noticed your dog chomping on the fresh green lawn. You feed your dog 2-3 times and day, plus the occasional treats – so why is this happening? Sometimes it's simple enjoyment. Otherwise, Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids are commonly not part of generic dog foods. Neither are probiotics...
This craft books contains several beautifully illustrated, kid-friendly pages with step-by-step instructions for each type of craft. The back of the book is about ½ an inch thick and is a built-in, storage area for all the supplies that are included in the set.
Feed your dog the best way possible, but all these nutritional choices get complicated and not everyone has the time to cook each dog meal with fresh ingredients. Use human cooking herbs to spice up a dogs meal, no matter what grade of dog food you are using and create your own nutritional punch!
If you are looking for a high-energy medium to large breed family dog, the Weimaraner may be a great fit for your family. The breed has been popular in the past because of their elusive taupe colored coat and light eyes. This breed has also found popularity in art, due to their motivation to work
Silver Labradors became a sudden fad in spring 2020 in North America. Spot the subtle differences and learn fact from myths. Learn some dog genetics and vote on your favorite breeds! Maybe you'll decide a silver lab is right for you!
This original article was submitted in 2015 in response to a contest about senior pets on a platform called Squidoo (which doesn't exist anymore). The article won. Rather then this short historic summary be lost, I'd rather share it with all of you.
This is a very popular breed for families because the breed is very gentle, intelligent and easy to train.
Adolescents growing up with a family dog experience some advantages over their same-aged peers. Adolescences is a time of rapid neuronal and synaptic growth, the brain is becoming more specialized in life - preparing for adulthood. Family dogs help built resilience.
You probably thought your dog sees as well as you do?! Did you know dogs do not rely on sight as much as we do? Dog's other senses, such as hearing and sense of smell are far more valuable to them than sight. Since I am still curious, thought I would show you how your dog sees the world
As an adult, you should be proud to know - all that science you found hard in school is actually much easier now! Here's an easy solid and liquid experiment you can teach your children like a professional. All you need is some water and ice cubes.
So your children want a dog... You think it’s a good idea. But you worry about the cost of dog ownership, the responsibility and the investment value. What else will dog owning do during childhood development to make all this worth it!
Probiotics promote digestive health for your whole family, including your dog. Find out signs and symptoms that indicate your dog can benefit from probiotics. Also learn the benefits of probiotics for children and adults and tips for administering probiotics to babies and children.
Want to know what signs are signs of love from your dog? Sometimes interpreting obvious signs of dog affection can conflict with what us humans think is affection. It's hard to understand why your fuzzy buddy chews your shoes to say "I love you".
Ever wondered about the intense focus and unique relationship between a guide dog and the owner? Here's how guide dogs work with their owner to help someone who is visually impaired. Do you know the facts or the myths?
As an owner of a large breed aging dog, I have observed that Titan's hind legs are becoming weaker and he is no longer has the steady gait he once did. I worried that the symptoms were progressing and learned there is a diagnosis and predictable path for aging dogs who have this condition.
Many families want to know how to pick a dog that is a perfect fit them. A less common breed is gaining popularity - the Beagle. This wonderful breed deserves a warm place in the family pack.
Learn what to do when your older dog has recurring urinary tract infections.
Find ways to keep your dog entertained this winter. Try these new games and see what you think! Keep your dog's mind fit well self-isolating or just looking for fun things to do. Vote on the games to let others know what they should try
Considering a Bichon Frise for your family but concerned about about how the dog will fit with your children? Read on to see if the Bichon Frise is the best fit for your family. Discover everything from Bichon Frise character, breed history, grooming requirements and health promotion.
Wow! People actually still put barrels of brandy around their St Bernard's neck in modern times to honor the breeds tradition. St Bernard's are a large breed, attentive, gentle, family dogs. They are known for helping people, and are thought of as care-givers.
Remember the classic story of Peter Pan? Well, the Darling children where cared for by a Newfoundland dog named, Nana. Discover a breed with a great reputation of caring for children.
UPDATED: Includes COVID Travel Policies. Traveling with your dog can be fun and exciting if you are both prepared. Consider how you plan to travel well ahead of time. Plane, train, boat, or vehicle, or a combination of transportation methods. Many dogs experience high anxiety and stress...