Posted on: June 19, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

How To Train Your Dog for Agility

As a rule, agility training should start while the pet is still a puppy. However, owners could still facilitate training with older dogs. The question “when is the dog considered old for agility training” is central to choosing when to start training the dog. Being “old” greatly varies from dog to dog, from the extent of a dog’s experience to the innate and natural tendencies it has. In short, there…

Posted on: June 19, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

How to Care for Your Dog That’s Allergic to Itself

Some dog breeds are more susceptible to allergies than others. This may be because of small nasal passages, allergic reactions to flea bites, irritable stomachs that make digesting food difficult, or they may be allergic to their own hair and dander. Dogs that have allergies include the following breeds: Bishon frise, terrier, retrievers, beagles, setters, and boxers. All dogs have the potential to be allergic to something, however. The most…

Posted on: June 19, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

What You Should Consider Before Adopting a Dog

Having a dog is a lifetime commitment. Or at least a commitment you should keep as long as your dog lives. When you adopt a dog, it becomes your responsibility, whether you are in the mood to take good care of it or not. Not a few dog owners leave their dogs tied to their chains unattended, day in, day out. Imagine how bored you would be if you have…

Posted on: June 19, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

The Different Personality Traits of Terriers

The personality of a lively child put into a dog- this might be a good way of describing the general personality of terriers. But as it appears, that still would not justify their temperaments. These dogs came from the British Isles where they were first oriented to hunting fox, rat, otter, and the likes over and under the ground. And as its name suggests, “terrier” came from the word “terra”…

Posted on: June 18, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Caring For Your Dog’s Health

Just like humans, dogs feel miserable when they are sick. As a pet owner, it is your primary responsibility to keep your canine friends healthy and happy. With proper care and nutrition, you will have a friend for life in the form of your pet dog. Here are some tips on how you can properly care for your dog’s health: Feed Them Properly Every dog has a preference when it…

Posted on: June 17, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

What You Should Know Before Purchasing Pet Insurance

Before dog owners purchase health insurance for their family dog, there are a few questions they should ask themselves. Asking these questions will give the dog owner a reasonable idea of what type of policy will best suit them. The first thing they should consider is whether or not they would like a discount insurance plan or a comprehensive insurance plan. The next question pet owners need to ask themselves…

Posted on: June 16, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Saving Pups One Dog at a Time

West Texas is among the locations with the most significant dog overpopulation issues. Regretfully, Texas shelters are constantly filling, and numerous pet dogs don’t make it out alive. Last year, the Odessa Animal Shelter needed to put down 3,000 pets. Then, a non-profit group that was established in January 2019 decided that something had to be done. They collected numerous resources and started carrying pet dogs out of the shelter…

Posted on: June 15, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Why Aging People Should Get a Guide Dog

Aging alone is hard on us all, yet being blind too does not make life easier. You have support, however. Being blind makes it hard to be independent, feel safe, and secure, which could lead to stress and depression. Even if you have blurred vision but can’t read, a guide dog might just be the answer for you or someone you know. With the help of a guide dog, one…

Posted on: June 12, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

How Often Should You Feed Your Dog?

This often becomes an important question asked by many dog lovers and dog owners. If it is a puppy within the age of the first six weeks, the puppies need to be given milk at the rate of five to seven times per day. The puppy will make some sound if it wants to feed in general. However, the feeding frequency may be reduced when the dog becomes six to…

Posted on: June 12, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

What You Can Do if You’re Allergic to Your Dog

Are you a pet owner who thinks that you may be allergic to your dog? If you are, you may be looking for guidance. After all, there is nothing worse than realizing that you are allergic to your beloved pet or pets. One of the first things that you will want to do is make sure that you do have a pet allergy. Sometimes, the symptoms of having a pet…