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Fever In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

(Picture Credit: yacobchuk/Getty Images) A fever is your dog’s body’s way of fighting off infection or inflammation, which can range from mild to life-threatening. Dogs’ temperatures run a bit higher than humans, usually between 99.5 and 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Anything higher than that would be considered a fever in a dog. Dogs get fevers to fight …

Dog Mom: Can You Love Your Dog Too Much?

(Picture Credit: valentinrussanov/Getty Images) I used to hate getting on a plane without my husband. In addition to making me queasy, flying triggers my fear of dying. And if I was going to perish prematurely in a giant ball of flames, well, I wanted Mike right there with me. I don’t feel that way any …

5 Things That Will Help Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Clean Between Doggy Dental Visits

(Picture Credit: K_Thalhofer/Getty Images) Keeping up with your dog’s regular veterinary checkups is a necessity, but some pet parents may forget that keeping up with their dogs’ dental cleanings are just as important. Certain breeds are predisposed to having poor oral health, making it even more difficult to keep up with teeth cleaning. Does your …

30 Best Dog Names For Gorgeous Great Danes [PICTURES]

(Picture Credit: Azael Garcia / EyeEm/Getty Images) Naming a dog is a fun part of being a dog parent. We all want to find the best names for our pooches. When I think of Great Danes, I think of names like Zeus or Brutus. Names that sound big, strong, and noble. Even though this is …

8 Cool Dog Hangout Spaces That You Can Make For Your Pup

(Picture Credit: skynesher/Getty Images) Dogs love hanging out with their humans, but sometimes they also appreciate a space that they can have all to themselves to chill, feel safe, and maybe catch up on some napping. People make all kinds of dog houses, pads, and forts for their dogs, and some are far more intricate …

Can Dogs Eat Tomatoes? Are Tomatoes Safe For Dogs?

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat tomatoes? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat tomatoes, but there are some big exceptions and things you should know before you give them to your dog. It’s important to note that tomatoes are in the nightshade family, and parts of them contain substances that are toxic …

10 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Adopt A Dog

(Picture Credit: Capuski/Getty Images) Becoming a dog parent can be a huge challenge, and your whole world will be completely different. But opening your life to a pup in need of a forever home is also one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. It will shape the way you live, the way you see …

7 Of The Most Stubborn, Challenging-To-Train Dog Breeds

(Picture Credit: Busybee-CR/Getty Images) Training your young pup takes patience and hard work. Quite often, it isn’t all that bad, especially if your dog is a breed that’s more naturally eager to please. But there are some dog breeds that might just test the limits of your patience while you’re trying to train them. And …

Paralysis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Paralysis in dogs happens when the central nervous system’s ability to coordinate the body’s movements is diminished or completely lost. The area of dogs’ bodies most often affected are the hind legs. Although, many other parts of the body, including the facial muscles, the front legs, or the muscles that control …

5 Indoor Potty Ideas For When Your Dog Just Can’t Go Outside

(Picture Credit: FreshSplash/Getty Images) Potty training can present challenges for new and experienced dog parents alike. One of these challenges is that, as much as we’d love to stay home with our furry friends all day, many of us have full time jobs and must leave our pets home for a while–at least at times …