Recently, it seems like every winter has been harsher and colder than the last. While our furry friends have some thicker coats to protect them from the frigid temperatures, sometimes it’s not enough to keep them warm.
Dogs hold special places in owners’ hearts, which makes their shorter life spans a difficult experience for many pet parents. While it’s inevitable that your canine will begin to show signs of age as they pass the decade mark, veterinary researchers believe that prolonging life isn’t entirely science fiction. Continue Reading →
Just like their owners, pooches face the dangerous threat of cancer that can cut their lives short. November marks the fifth annual National Pet Cancer Awareness Month to spread knowledge about the leading disease-related killer of dogs. Continue Reading →
It’s not uncommon for dog owners to coat medication in peanut butter and feed it to their pooches. Canines clearly love the taste, but it’s not so obvious why they do.
Most peanut butter contains fat, sugar and salt. While dogs might enjoy it, they don’t seek out salt as much as humans do because they lack salt-specific taste buds on their tongues. However, what they do have more of are fat-related taste buds. But most of these only apply to fats that come from meats, rather than vegetables or legumes. Continue Reading →