Choose the Perfect Bed for your Dog

Owning a dog is an amazing experience for anybody. Dogs are very friendly and surprisingly intelligent. They are also very observant animals. They are perceptive to their surroundings and have distinct personalities that differ from dog to dog, even within the same breed. A friend of mine bought this very expensive fur bed for her little beagle, but was disappointed when her dog refused to even try it out. The moment she turned her back, the dog would climb down from it and jump on her favorite spot in the drawing room couch! Thus, we need to keep quite a few factors in...

What’s So Important About Fish Oil...

As a pet owner, it is important for your pets to have healthy skin. A dry skin is uncommon. The good news is there are so many ways to treat dry skin, but some pet owners would resort to natural remedies. This type of treatment isn’t recommended because natural remedies are intended for humans and not for animals. However, with the latest advancements in medicine and science, it is now possible to treat dry skin of animals with the aid of fish oil. Dry skin for dogs Drying of the skin is not a common thing for dogs, but there are dog breeds that are prone to developing...

5 Myths About Dog Shock Collars

There are a lot of different myths concerning dog shock collars and it is important that you know about some of them and what the truth is if you are interested in buying one. A shock collar can be an excellent way to train a dog, but there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding these devices. 1. Shock collars injure and torture dogs While many people claim that shock collars cause dogs short and/or long-term injury and are essentially torturing them, this is not true at all. The fact is that the shocks that these collars deliver are mild and do not cause any injury to...

Dog Vacay For When You Vacay

I recently started a new full-time job and for the first time in two years I am working full-time in an office. Not only am I mourning the loss of my former flexible work from home schedule but I’m pretty sure my dogs are too. Luckily, my office is close enough that I can take a long lunch and run home to let my pups out as needed which is a huge relief for me. Now I have to think about who will watch my guys when I go on vacation this summer (wishful thinking). Enter Dog Vacay, a newly launched start-up dedicated to pet sitting. Dog Vacay is an online marketplace for...

Find and Adopt a Dog Who Looks Just Like...

Find and Adopt a Dog Who Looks Just Like You! Doggelgänger This may be one of the most clever (and high tech!) adoption promotions I’ve ever seen. Pedigree’s New Zealand branch hired design agency Colenso BBDO to come up with a new way to get the word out on pup adoptions. Using the idea that dog owners tend to look like their pets, Colenso teamed up with NEC to develop Doggelgänger, “Human to canine pairing software, designed to connect real homeless dogs to their human doubles.” The site uses NEC’s facial recognition technology, normally used for anti-terrorism and...