8 Mistakes That Are Making Your Dog Depressed

Wondering why your dog is looking a little downcast lately? If he seems listless, is sleeping more than normal, or has lost interest in playing or going for walks, he may be suffering from depression. Other signs of depression include changes in appetite, restlessness, aggression, or suddenly starting to soil inside the house. Trying to…

How Much Should I Let My My Dog Sniff on Walks?

If you’ve ever brought your dog around a new person, place or thing, you’ve probably seen him approach nose-first, sniffing pant legs, shoes, carpeting, and pretty much anything his snout can reach. Many dogs will also exhibit this nose-to-ground behavior on walks, especially when searching for a prime spot to go potty. This isn’t such…

Would Your Dog Save Your Life?

Dogs: They’re our best friends. They follow us around everywhere. They gaze at us lovingly. They really seem like they would do anything for us — but would they? If you were really in need, just how far would Fido go to help you out? Here’s what you need to know about just what your…

The Best Temperament Dog Breeds

Dogs with the best temperaments have several things in common, even though they vary in size and appearance. They aim to please their person, and enjoy people in general. While there’s a wide selection of well-tempered dog breeds to choose from, decide which canine fits your lifestyle. The best breeds for suburban and country life…

How Traumatic Is It For A Dog To Change Owners?

We all hope that every dog will find her forever home right away, but that isn’t always the case. Sometimes a person’s situation changes or they realize that their situation wasn’t ideal for a dog to begin with, and they have to re-home their furry friend. Obviously, it’s an emotional situation for everyone involved, but…

How Your Dog’s Behavior Changes With Age

No matter how old they get, our dogs will forever be puppies in our hearts. Even though we always don’t want to face the realities of time, it’s important for our dogs’ health that we watch for the physical and behavioral signs of age. Here’s what you need to know about how a dog’s behavior…