2 Major Safety Issues with Tennis Balls, According to Veterinarians

Credit: MICOLO J Creative Commons   Tennis balls are a perennial favorite of dogs for decades.  Their fuzzy texture and rubbery mouthfeel make them absolutely irresistible for pups. Veterinarians, however, have been increasingly warning certain safety concerns. The 2 Major Safety Concerns with Tennis Balls, According to Veterinarians The Fuzzy Surface Actually Acts as Sandpaper…

How to Potty Train With Dog Doorbells

Teaching a dog to ring a bell to go outside is a great command.  It opens up communication between the dog and owner.  It provides a way for the dog to communicate it’s needs.  Sometimes the dog will ring it to potty and sometimes it’ll ring the bell just to get fresh air. I like…

RECALL: Specialty Dog Food Gets Recalled Due To Listeria Concerns

Just Food For Dogs of Los Alamitos, California has issued a voluntary recall for certain lots if its all-natural dog food due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, according to Dog Food Advisor. The website reports that, according to the company: “A customer reported that JustFoodForDogs’ Turducken special made her dogs sick with vomiting and diarrhea….

Longest Shelter Resident Wants Nothing More Than A New Home

Shelter staff and volunteers at Broome County Dog Shelter in Binghampton, New York see hundreds of dogs to new homes every year. They love each four-legged resident that comes through the door, but there’s one pooch that stands out. Mallory arrived at the shelter in May 2017 after being found wandering through a local trailer…

How Often Should I Bathe My Dog?

“How often should I bathe my dog?” It’s the type of question that every dog owner asks from time to time, and it’s one with no simple answer. It depends on a variety of factors ranging from their breed to their health to their lifestyle. If your dog hates bath time, you may want to…