Dogs

Let your best dog be your wing-canine when it comes to dating. By: shilpasingh369 The dating scene nowadays is intimidating, stressful and — to my mind — far more trouble than it’s worth. You have a slew of new terminology to tackle, such as “ghosting,” “breadcrumbing,” “stashing” and “benching.” (What do those even mean?) And
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Nexgard and Bravecto are chewable flea and tick preventatives for dogs. By: PixelwunderByRebecca Your head could spin when trying to buy a flea and tick product these days. It seems like there are a ton of new products out there, but that’s actually not true. The only truly new class of flea and tick preps
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Meeting up at a dog park with your pups can be a great first date. By: Pexels You’ve tried Tinder, Match, OkCupid and maybe even eHarmony. You’ve created more dating profiles than you’d care to admit. The amount of failed dates you’ve been on adds up to a number that makes you cringe. As much
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German Pinschers were originally known as excellent vermin hunters. By: Judith Dzierzawa 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 16–19 inches Weight: 25–35 pounds Life Expectancy: Up to 15 years The German Pinscher is a medium-sized dog with strong vermin-hunting instincts. The medium eyes are oval-shaped. Ears are usually cropped and the tail docked, although these practices are illegal in some
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Pet insurance companies usually don’t cover dental problems. By: Jennifer1107 Do you have pet insurance? This week’s article comes by way of thinking aloud about some quirks of pet insurance. And, for full disclosure, this was prompted by a recent case I treated where the dog’s severe stomach problems were caused by her human feeding
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Spoiler: It’s a girl! Pregnancy announcements, baby showers, gender reveals, birth videos — who says human babies deserve all the multi-media attention? As of late, an adorable and sometimes shocking and hilarious trend has given people the giggles and vicarious thrills of becoming a new pet parent. Take, for example, this photo shoot planned by Texas-based
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Meghan Markle’s rescue beagle Guy, who was recently spotted sitting alongside dog-loving Queen Elizabeth in a car, has his own fairy tale story. The sweet pup with “magnificent ears and eyes” was adopted by the newly minted Duchess of Sussex in 2015 from Ontario’s A Dog’s Dream Rescue. And what a dream Guy’s life has become since
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Ticks and fleas are something to watch for when your pet spends time in the great outdoors. By: photogeider We know our mammalian pets to be pretty rough-and-tumble — we generally give them free rein to lick, sniff, play with, tug at or sit on anything they’d like (except the white carpet). In fact, we
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Does Paul the Antisocial Corgi have moves like Jagger? Or is he more of an Elvis, or perhaps a Travolta? He’s certainly smooth on his paws like Michael Jackson or even Justin Timberlake, but if you ask us, his fancy footwork is most reminiscent of old twinkle toes himself, Fred Astaire. One thing is for
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Allergic to your household’s pet? Ease your suffering by not allowing them in the bedroom. By: Didgeman If you have pet allergies, you know how bad the sneezing, itching and watery eyes can get. You’ve lived through fits of coughing, scratching and feeling like the pain will never end. It’s hard, because avoiding pets in
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There’s already a Twitter account that rates adorable dogs from across the web, but Gideon’s Twitter is a little more hands-on. The 9-year-old from Cedar Falls, Iowa, recently started the Twitter account @IvePetThatDog as a supplement to his website of the same name. On both, Gideon shares photos of himself with precious pups he has encountered in
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As with any canine health issue, having a copy of the dog’s medical history is invaluable for vets. By: veroturg What can cause a dog’s back legs to give out? That’s a question I had to answer recently for the anxious parents of a middle-aged Labrador. Murphy is your typical, eager 6-year-old Labrador retriever. Always
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A recent dog-related fatality has many wondering “What happened?” On Thursday, Nancy Garcia, 52, was attacked by a group of seven dogs, reported to be dachshund mixes under 40 pounds, in Ardmore, Oklahoma. This incident, which occurred new Garcia’s home, resulted in the woman’s death. Though dachshunds are often perceived as harmless and even ‘goofy’
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