Posts Tagged ‘health’

Posted on October 10th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

Is your dog save in the trunk of the truck?

“Look mommy isn’t he cute?!”  My daughter says about the dog that is riding in the open bed of a truck parked next to me.   I think he (or she I can’t tell from here) sure is, but is it really safe for their dog to be riding in the “trunk” of their truck? What [...]

Posted on September 19th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

Dealing with Dogs and Separation Anxiety

Did you know that some of the more frustrating traits and “bad” behaviors your dog is exhibiting may be as a result of separation anxiety? Why does my dog suffer from separation anxiety? Some breeds are simply more “nervous” or sensitive to their environment and prone to this trait.  For other dogs it may be [...]

Posted on August 15th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

The many benefits of pet ownership

We know that pets take a lot of work, expense and care.  We also know that there are some really important questions everyone should ask before getting a pet.  But did you know that there are many important health, psychological and emotional benefits to owning a pet? Health benefits of owning a pet Pet owners [...]

Posted on July 19th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

Curing Kennel Cough

Many years ago when I bought my dog there were some things about dog ownership I knew and some things I did not.  “Kennel cough” was one of the topics that I was to learn a great deal of information about. What is kennel cough? Kennel cough may be a result of Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis, [...]

Posted on June 29th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

Firework Safety Tips for Dogs

With the 4th of July approaching, many of us may be looking forward to enjoying a brilliant display of fireworks at a local park or possibly even shooting off some near our own homes.   Wherever you are enjoying the fireworks there is one important thing to remember; “fireworks and dogs don’t mix.” I don’t know [...]

Posted on May 25th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

Beat the summer heat on your dog’s feet: Summer foot care for dogs

The summer can be pretty rough on your feet and let’s face it most women don’t even like to step foot out the door wearing sandals without a pedicure to show how neat their feet can be.  The dangers of summer on our feet are some of the same summer dangers that our dogs are [...]

Posted on May 10th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  1 Comment »

Choosing the Correct Collar

I recently went shopping for a new collar.  My poor pup really needed one.  But I was amazed at the number of collars available and actually was not sure what would be best for my Jack, who is a West Highland White Terrier.  What did my dog really need?  So I decided to do my [...]

Posted on April 25th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

Nine spring cleaning tips for dog owners

Spring is in the air and with it many home and pet owners are cleaning and sprucing up our home and garden so we can let a little sunshine into our home as well as enjoy the great outdoors.  However, some of our spring cleaning may not be safe cleaning for our dogs.  Use these [...]

Posted on April 18th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

What to do if your dog bites someone

We don’t like to think about it, but as responsible dog owners we need to.  What should we do if our dog bits someone? The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates that there are approximately

Posted on March 28th, 2011 by lisacarey  |  No Comments »

Being An Eco-Friendly Dog Owner

As many of us are looking for ways to “go green” and make environmentally friendly lifestyle choices for our home and family, let’s not forget our furry four legged friends.