You are in the kitchen preparing some food and there they are, staring at you. You head to the bathroom and on your way out, there they are, sitting by the door, staring at you. You are watching tv and you can’t help but notice those beautiful eyes staring at you. But why does your dog stares at you? Sure, you are incredibly interesting but, is that all there is? Studies have shown that your dog could be staring at you for a few specific reasons: Desire: it is believed that t
Spring is finally here, the days are now getting longer and we are starting to put away our winter gear, getting ready for all the fun the outdoor weather will be bringing us, and as we prepare for the spring, we have to keep our furry kids in mind. When seasons change so does the environment around and we need to make sure our dogs are ready for these changes. On this post, you will find a few suggestions on things to look for, to be careful with, and to look out, so you can
Does it affect your dog when daylight saving time comes around? You bet! On Sunday, March 12th our clock moved forward by an hour and such a change can impact the life of our furkids strongly. Our furry friends have what animal behavior experts call circadian rhythm, an internal clock that tells them when it is time to eat, sleep, go potty, and everything else they have going on during the day. So what can you do to help your canine buddy adjust to the time change without cau
Yes, they are part of our family, and we want to share not only our bed with them; we want to share our table food as well, but before we do, let's consider this: what if this food is poisonous to my furkid? Below you will find a list with some of the human foods that are toxic to dogs and what they can cause if ingested. Grapes and Raisins: it is unknown what the toxic agent is in these fruits, but they can cause irreversible damage the kidneys, possibly resulting in death.
1) Dogs make you feel less stressed This is so true, you just have to try it out! Feeling stressed? Pet your dog! Studies have shown that within seconds of petting our dogs our heart rate begins to slow down, giving you a less stressed more relaxed’kind of feeling. 2) Dogs teach you responsibility There is no joke about owning a dog; it requires discipline, responsibility, and time. They can be a great source of skill learning for kids; for example, at our home we teach our l