Month: December 2019

Can You Use Human OTC Eye Drops as Eye Drops for Dogs?

One morning last summer, I spotted a troubling green discharge in the corner of my dog, Baby’s, right eye. I spend the best part of each day thinking, researching and writing about other dog owners’ canine health and behavior questions. Weirdly, this means I often take my own dog’s hardiness and well-being for granted. For several heartbeats, I experienced the …

My Dog Ate Ibuprofen: Now What?

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Your Dog Will Thank You For These Amazing Homemade Chicken Jello Snacks

If you love cooking for your family members, your dog should be no exception. It’s easy to pick out cute treats near the checkout aisle at the pet store, but you can have more fun making fresh treats for your dog at home. We’ve got a recipe for homemade Chicken-Flavored Jello treats your dog will …

English Mastiff Protects Sister At The Bus Stop Every Morning

Dogs are known as man’s best friend but they don’t stop there. They’re often fiercely loyal to the smaller members of their family. Once a dog has human siblings, they typically make bonds that last a lifetime. They take their role in the family seriously, whether it’s the family prankster, the cuddler, or the daily …

Car Jacked Dog Reunited With Dog Dad Thanks To GPS And Police Force

Mike Reed popped into a convenience store in East Cleveland the night before Thanksgiving. His ever-present side kick, a Miniature Schnauzer named Franz, waited inside the car. When Mike came out, he was faced with a terrifying situation. A man standing next to Mike’s car demanded the keys. At gunpoint. What unfolded over the next …

Dog Uses Her Motherly Instincts To Help Rehabilitate Orphaned Wildlife

Ziva is an American Collie Dog living in Oberscheld, Germany. Her animal-loving parents, Werner and Angelika Schmaing, run Schelder Forest Wild Animal Rescue where they provide emergency care to injured and orphaned birds and mammals. Ziva is always ready and willing to act as a surrogate mother to abandoned babies including foxes, deer, and wild …

Dog-Shaped Cloud Proves That All Dogs Go to Heaven

Losing a dog is a heartbreaking situation that only a true dog lover can understand. Dogs are a part of our family, and they are like our own furry children. All they want to do is show you how much they love you, which is the purest, most beautiful thing in the world. So, of …

Pets As Gifts: Good Intentions, BAD IDEA

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) A pet can make a wonderful addition to a home. However, living, breathing animals are more than just gift ideas for Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays, Easter, or special occasions. Owning an animal comes with a commitment, often for a decade or more. Each animal deserves a pet parent who has time, energy, …

8 Things Every Dog Owner Should Have To Get Through The Winter

(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Winter is approaching fast. Before you know it, the days will be short, the Christmas lights will be up, and you’ll be brewing yourself a cup of hot cocoa to fight off the winter chill. However, winter presents a different set of challenges for dog owners, especially for those living in areas with …

Dream Job: Doggyguard Wanted To Protect Pomeranian In The U.K.

They say if you love your job you’ll never work a day in your life. And, if you thought the perfect job didn’t exist, think again. How about being a dog’s bodyguard? Or would it be a doggyguard? It sounds amazing either way you say it. The job might sound too good to be true …