If your dog is in the habit of demanding attention when you just want to relax, you can make some changes that will keep you both happy. He does need to learn that it’s not always about him, but there should be time every day that is about him.
The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry about a potentially poisoned pet. When prepping for and celebrating for the season, consider your pets. Below is a list of holiday-related decorations, plants and food items that our friends at Pet Poison Helpline recommend keeping away from pets.
Holidays are coming, and for many that means lots of company. It will be so nice to see friends and family! Your dog agrees and leaps in the air to get closer to their faces...maybe now is the time to teach him the acceptable way to greet your visitors.
During this time of family, friends and festivities, we want to help prevent your pet from some potentially poisonous household dangers common during the week of Thanksgiving.
The start of fall brings new seasonal household items that pose a threat to the safety of our pets. These common household items can cause serious problems if ingested by animals. Here is the list of seasonal products that the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline recommend keeping away from pets.
Would you like to be able to hear the doorbell without your dog getting into a frenzy? It is a natural reaction for dogs to alert their people when someone is at the door. But you can teach them that everything is okay and that they can stop barking when you want to open the door.
You’re off down the driveway, and Fido immediately starts pulling ahead. If this sounds familiar, then it is time to read further and learn how you can help your dog be the walking partner you have always wanted.
When your dog has been alone for several hours after having enjoyed so much time with his favorite people, you might see behaviors that indicate he is unhappy about the change in schedule. These tips will help your dog adjust.
Local AKC dog clubs and AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC Reunite that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, donated a life-saving pet disaster relief trailers, the first of its kind in the state of Colorado, to officials from Adams County. The trailers house and deliver essential supplies such as fans, lighting and generators; [...]
Fayetteville, NC —AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC Reunite and AKC dog clubs that is dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, presented an emergency trailer to officials in Cumberland County, North Carolina. "Moore County Kennel Club is proud to join their neighbor club Fayetteville Kennel Club and AKC Reunite in providing an AKC Pet [...]