Dogs evolved as carnivores, getting their nutrients from other animals. Their living conditions included fresh air, lots of exercise, sunlight, and grass and soils rich in trace minerals. Here's a biologically appropriate approach to your dog diet plan.
Before work, my Chocolate Lab, Kayla, and I used to take a walk and play fetch every morning in the heavily wooded area around our home. One morning in April 2013, we were out for our walk and playing fetch when, suddenly, I heard the most horrific sound from her off in the distance.
Nutrition is one of the most significant variables when it comes to your pet's health. Luckily for pet owners, it is also one of the easiest variables to control. Adjusting your pet's diet for optimum nutrition will lead to healthier, happier pets. Take a look at my recipe for optimum pet nutrition and learn how you can help your pet thrive.
A raw diet recreates the way our pet’s ancestors ate in the wild for thousands of years. Dogs and cats are carnivores. Left to their own devices, their typical daily diet, like that of their wild cousins, would involve catching and eating another animal. A raw diet returns our cats to this more natural form of nutrition, as if they had hunted and caught their perfect dinner.
According to records, the Golden Retriever was first bred around 1890 in Inverness-Shire, Scotland by Dudley Marjoribanks - Lord Tweedmouth. Who could have known that crossing the Flat-Coated Retriever with Tweed Water Spaniels, Blood Hounds, and Irish Setters would turn into one of today’s most popular and revered breeds?
The Bulldog had its origin in the British Isles and was a descendant of the Asiatic mastiff. The name "bull-dog" was originally provided because of the breed's use in bull baiting. Back then, Bulldogs were aggressive, ferocious and courageous animals having the power to attack a grown bull from the underside, a cruel sport that was finally banned in the 19th century.
Some behavior problems can be easy to fix while others are more serious. It is important for you, as a dog owner, to have a plan for building positive behaviors in your dog, whether you adopt them as a puppy or later in life. Let's take a look at the 10 most common canine behavior problems, and how to correct them.
Summer is upon us which means it’s time to remember how dangerous the heat and humidity can be for our furry friends. Leaving canines in cars, walking dogs on hot pavement, or leaving them outdoors without access to water can lead to extreme heat stroke in dogs.
The Greyhound is one of the most ancient breeds known to man. It originated in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Carvings of the Greyhound were found in the Egyptian tomb of Amten as far back as 2900 B.C.