For now, the only chance to accurately know if your pet is pregnant is to have an ultrasound test after 3 weeks or more at a veterinary clinic. But soon this may change! A Finnish diagnostics company is launching the first quick pregnancy test for our furry friends which should be available in pet shops around the world in the near future. This novelty enables the diagnosis … [Read more...] about The First Rapid Pregnancy Test For Dogs Developed In Finland
Health Care Tips
General well-being of your dog depends much on the healthy habits you work out together. Natural and nutritious food, diet, mental and physical activities, training, walking...There are so many details a fresh owner should learn and keep in mind to raise a healthy pup. Each breed is special and has its own demands and peculiarities. We have tried to collect the most important tips to improve your furry friend's life.
What Do I Need to Know Before Taking a Pup from a Shelter? Caring for any pet is a big responsibility, because your dog's health and well-being depend only on you. The decision to adopt a dog from a shelter is a noble one. But many dog owners find themselves not fully prepared for the challenges of adapting a dog to its new home. Shelter dogs rarely have happy histories, and … [Read more...] about How to Care For an Adopted Dog?
How Much Sleep Does a Dog Need? First of all, let's note that the amount of sleep is individual for each pet. Just like humans. After all, some of us, after six hours of sleep, spend the whole day yawning, and some of us are awake and in a great mood. But there are still sleep standards for pets of different ages that all caring owners need to be aware of. Dog … [Read more...] about How Long Do Dogs Sleep?
If you want to get your pet involved in exercise, make sure you know where to start first. After all, , otherwise jogging is good for dogs, as it is for people, only if you follow all the rules and recommendationsyou can harm your health rather than strengthen it. For starters, it's worth mentioning that not all dog breeds are apt at all for running. Decorative breeds are … [Read more...] about What’s The Right Way To Run With Your Dog?
If your dog loves to jog, you've probably thought about how great it would be to take him on a bike ride. This way you can enjoy time together. But before you pack up your bike and take your pup along, read our tips on how to prepare. So what does it take to make a bike ride with a dog successful? First, a special bike leash, or bike springer. It frees your hands … [Read more...] about How To Prepare For Bike Rides With Your Dog?
Attention, Worry, Need for Help? What are 9 Important Messages That a Dog’s Nose Indicates? Our pup can express what he feels in several ways: he pokes into our hand with his nose, he bends his head into our lap, he snuggles next to us, he puts his head to our chest, or he curls up close to us while we sleep. Dogs may have different forms of communication, showing what they … [Read more...] about Why is My Dog Poking His Nose?
"Pet First Aid is the immediate care given to a pet that has been injured or suddenly taken ill. Just as administering first aid to a human can mean the difference in a critical or life-and-death situation, the same is true for dogs and cats. Pet first aid includes information and training on preventing and responding to an emergency situation such as a bite, choking, bleeding, … [Read more...] about Pet First Aid
The Problem of Fleas and Ticks Fleas and ticks can be an issue all year long, so learning how to prevent them is important. Not only they are an annoyance for you and your dog, but they can also cause a host of health concerns for both of you - from simple itching and scratching to serious issues like anemia and Lyme disease. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to … [Read more...] about How to Protect Your Pup from Ticks and Fleas
What You Need To Know To Have a Healthy Beagle Puppy Every loving Beagle owner wishes his pup a long and happy life. Cheerful, active and joyful Beagle is first of all, a healthy Beagle! It is great if you have a trusted vet, to whom you can entrust the health of your dog, who can at any time provide Beagle care and grooming, and help if needed. If not, when buying a puppy, we … [Read more...] about Beagle Care and Grooming
Breaking Down The Basics of Doggy Dental Hygiene Does your dog need a breath mint? Is his breath so bad you can’t even snuggle with him anymore? Contrary to what many pet parents believe, “dog breath” is not just part of owning a dog. It could actually be the first clue that your best buddy is developing dental disease. Inside your adult dog’s mouth, there are 42 permanent … [Read more...] about 7 Things You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Dental Health