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It's with great saddness that Buzz dawg has crossed Rainbow Bridge. On January 22/16 in a freak accident Buzz was hit by a car and quickly succumbed to
Do you eat organic foods? Are you careful about avoiding artificial additives, growth hormones and fillers in your food?
If so, you're taking real steps towards protecting your health and the health of your family. The next step is to do the same for Fido!
Find out more here....
Diarrhea in puppies is so common that there's rarely a pup who doesn't have at least one bout of loose stools!
BUT although puppy diarrhea can be non-threatening, it is also an early symptom of some the most dangerous dog illnesses, including the dreaded Canine Parvovirus.
So - please make sure you know how to tell if your puppys' diarrhea is a sign of a simple tummy upset or something much worse. It could literally save his life!
It's easy to get puppy aggression and dominance confused, or to misinterpret totally normal behavior. Check out these questions for the answers you need.
Canine Parvovirus is a killer. Protect your puppy by learning about the causes, transmission, symptoms, prevention and treatment of Parvo. It could save your pets life.
Vaccinating your puppy/dog is the best way to protect him/her from a whole host of canine diseases, some of them potentially fatal.
Today I received an email from a heartbroken dog owner who had lost a whole litter of puppies and their mom to Parvo. She wanted to make sure other owners don't suffer the same heartbreak and had this message to share...
'My son has just lost his dog, and her seven, seven-week-old puppies to Parvo. They were taken to the vet as soon as symptoms were recognized but it was too late... and that was within a 24 hour timeframe. One minute they were all fine, the next.... it's a very sad day here.I urge everybody - PLEASE vaccinate your furbabies, it will reduce the risk of suffering the heartbreak we are going through now.'
Check out the link below to find out everything you need to know about puppy shots, and protect your precious pup from danger.
Spring isn't here yet and for most of us that means fleas and ticks are not yet a problem.
But in a few short months the weather will start to get warmer and these nasty little critters will raise their heads!
Check out this page to learn all about the most popular flea (and tick) medicines for dogs, and how to choose the right one for your pooch.
Wondering when your puppy will start teething? Or when he'll finish?
Want to know how to keep those little pearly whites, white? Or what type of puppy teething toys to buy?
All the information and links you need are in this article :)
Puppies grow and develop at an amazing rate during their first year of life.
It's such a fun time to share with your pet, but these weeks and months go by much too fast!
Check out the link below to get an in-depth look at the stages your furbaby will go through on his/her way to maturity.
You might be surprised at what you'll find out!
Dogs communicate in a totally different way from us. Their language is verbal at times (barking, howling, whining and so on), but body language plays the biggest role.
It's very important to understand your dogs' (or pups') body language because misunderstanding lead to confusion, even fear, anxiety, anger or danger.
Follow the link below to learn how to interpret exactly what Fido is trying to tell you. It will make you both happier :)
Puppies use their mouths a lot! They bite, nip, growl, tug... this is totally normal behavior for them, but new owners sometimes worry that their is aggression behind the mouthy play. This is very rarely the case.
Continue to article to find out why your pup acts the way he does, and when/if there's anything to worry about.
Puppies are babies, but they're baby dogs not baby humans!
As a result their behavior can be confusing, worrying and sometimes even challenging to their human parents.
Is your pup nipping everyone? Breathing strangely? Acting like a crazy pup every evening?
Well, all of this (and more) is totally normal, so don't panic
Life is much easier for everyone when you know what to expect, and how to handle it. This page can get you there :)
It can often be tricky to figure out if your puppy is truly sick or not, especially at first when symptoms are vague or mild.
BUT, prompt diagnosis and treatment is absolutely vital if you want to give Fido the very best chance at making a full recovery.
There are several very serious canine illnesses which puppies are vulnerable to prior to them being fully vaccinated.... some of these can, and do, kill young puppies on a regular basis.
This article gives you the knowledge you need to recognize the signs of trouble early - that could be a lifesaver!
Potty training your puppy doesn't have to be challenging or frustrating - for either of you!
There are a few simple steps you can take that will help little Fido understand what you expect from him, as well as minimize the mess and speed up the whole process.....
Check out this article to learn more about these 8 tips (and much more) in this comprehensive guide to potty training your puppy.
You'll both be glad you did :)