Month: June 2020

(Picture Credit: AleksandarNakic/Getty Images) Summer is a perfect time for kids to do some bonding with their pups. The nice weather brings plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities that will allow kids to form deeper relationships with the dogs they love. Dogs can teach children a lot about compassion, empathy, and responsibility, too. Just remember to
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(Picture Credit: LuckyBusiness/Getty Images) Canine mammary tumors or mammary neoplasms are among the most common type of lesions found in female dogs. They arise from different types of tissues — epithelial or glandular tissues and mesenchymal or connective tissues — in the mammary gland. Intact dogs are seven times more likely to contract the disease
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Redbone Coonhounds are active and energetic. Photo: Crystal Alba 1. Key Characteristics of Redbone Coonhounds The Redbone Coonhound is a versatile, adaptable, medium-sized hunter and possibly the only coonhound with a solid color on the coat. They have great hunting, treeing and tracking abilities and will go after small and large game. Their ears are
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(Picture Credit: dageldog/Getty Images) Dogs and chickens getting along may seem counterintuitive. After all, aren’t dogs related to animals that eat chickens? However, like most domesticated animals, dogs and chickens can get along if their humans train them well and carefully introduce them to each other. While pet parents should absolutely take precautions to prevent
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(Picture Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Tornadoes are some of the most destructive storms that households have to manage. These funnels can sustain extremely high wind speeds that may destroy an entire building in the course of a few minutes. It is not surprising that pets find this type of storm particularly stressful to experience. Fortunately,
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) While eating disorders are well known in humans, not many people know about the eating disorders that affect dogs. Animals have different reasons for having unusual eating habits, but they can be just as troubling for concerned pet parents. Here are six eating disorders that can affect dogs. 1. Overeating (Picture
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Australian Shepherds come in a variety of coat colors. Photo: Petful 1. Key Characteristics of Australian Shepherds Australian Shepherds are medium or large strong dogs who are built for long hours of herding through all sorts of terrain. They come in black, blue merle, red merle and red, with or without white markings. 2. Where
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