A Bond Like No Other

A Bond Like No Other

Category: Inspire
It is 3 a.m. Deborah Groenheyde sleeps fitfully, missing her dogs, Moka and Java. She and her husband adopted the adorable mutts, both tan-coloured with a splash of white, when they were just seven-and-a-half weeks old. A lovable brother and sister pair, Deborah is temporarily separated from them, and their absence weighs heavily upon her heart. more

The Great Greyhound

Category: Breeds
When witnessed snoozing on the couch, it can be hard to believe you’re looking at the fastest dog breed in the world. But make no mistake, the Greyhound is the cheetah of dogdom, capable of reaching speeds of 45 mph in the first six strides. This breed’s very form is built for speed, with an aerodynamic narrow skull and trademark lean “s” curve physique. more
How To Reduce Your Dog’s Anxiety

How To Help A Dog With Anxiety

Category: Health
  How To Help A Dog With Anxiety   Summer’s festive fireworks and fearsome thunderstorms can freak out even normally relaxed dogs. For dogs with anxiety or a nervy disposition, these events can seem like World War 3. Unfortunately, dogs running off and getting hurt during these events is all too common—vets and animal shelters report their busiest time of the year is July 4th. How to help a dog with anxiety stay secure and relaxed during storms and fireworks with these seven ways to calm an anxious dog and keep them safe. more

5 Reasons Your Dog is Whining—and How to Make Him Stop

Category: Dog Life
A barking dog can certainly be annoying. But whining? That’s enough to drive you crazy. Whine, whine, whine, whine… How to stop a dog from whining? It can feel like it goes on for hours. Some dogs also hit a certain pitch, driving a mental spike right through your brain. The more your dog whines, the less patience you have. What is up with the whining, anyway? Dogs whine for a variety of reasons, including appeasement, excitement, and for attention. more

Should You Be Worried About Worms? Read On To Find Out!

Category: Dog Life
What are roundworms? Roundworms are the most common intestinal parasite in dogs and cats. The adult worms are round and range in size from less than two inches to almost six inches in length (!!). According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, a survey conducted in 1996 using samples collected from across the United States found that more than 30 percent of dogs younger than six months of age were shedding roundworm eggs and other studies have shown that virtually all pups are born infected. Other surveys have found more than 25 percent of cats infected.   more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Sky