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My OTTB Horse Has a Shivering Front Leg

My OTTB Horse Has a Shivering Front Leg

Shivering, also known as shivers, is a disease that affects the nervous system in horses. The condition can affect a horse's performance and quality of life. Horses don't always show signs of shivers, which can make a diagnosis difficult.
The Top Reasons Why Dogs Get Sick

The Top Reasons Why Dogs Get Sick

This is a pretty open ended question and one that could easily fill volumes of text which we do not have. We are going to highlight some things that might prove to be helpful and hopefully enlightening and will prove to be useful as far as dog health advice to those of you that are new to pet owners
How to get a dog to Sleep

How to get a dog to Sleep

Your household's ready for bed, except for one four-legged member. About this time each night, Fido decides he's ready play and will do whatever it takes to make sure the rest of the family stays awake with him. Employ these calming techniques to get your dog to sleep when it's time to relax and unw
Giving Your Dog Treats

Giving Your Dog Treats

Dog treats are a great way to let your dog know that you love them and you appreciate him.Sometimes we forget to show our dogs how much we love them and giving them a great treat is a good way to let them know.
Dealing With a Dog That Has Had a Stroke

Dealing With a Dog That Has Had a Stroke

Just finding my dog lying on the floor helpless made my heart jumped into my throat. We took her to the vet only to find out she had just suffered from a stroke.
Agility Training For Dogs

Agility Training For Dogs

Without agility, the most muscular person in the world couldn't win a fight against a fifth-grader. But did you know that for a dog agility is possibly even more important?
Cats and Naproxen

Cats and Naproxen

For humans, naproxen is a popular over-the-counter medication that treats fevers, aches and pains. In animals, especially cats, naproxen can be deadly. Due to its widespread use in homes, accidental ingestion of naproxen and other similar drugs is quite common in cats and dogs. Naproxen should never
Improving Animal Health Through Vets For Pets

Improving Animal Health Through Vets For Pets

Most individuals place a significant amount of focus on the health and well-being of their family pet. If this is a concern for you, then it is important to take advantage of as many resources as possible, in order to improve the health and happiness of your animal friend.
Bloat Is a Twisted Stomach

Bloat Is a Twisted Stomach

Bloat in dogs is considered the second cause of death in dogs after cancer. Bloat is also known as Gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), "twisted stomach" or "stomach torsion. No matter what you want to call it bloat is a very serious condition that needs immediate attention.
Choosing Leather For Dog Collar

Choosing Leather For Dog Collar

Collars are one of the essential and popular dog accessories that you can get for your dog. Collars have given the owners the convenience of walking their dog without the fear of their dog running away to chase something that triggers his/her curious mind.
How to Make Simple Liver Dog Treats

How to Make Simple Liver Dog Treats

Dogs may not actually need treats but they enjoy receiving them and most dog owners enjoy giving them. Treats make training easier and healthy treats can actually be part of a well-balanced diet if they are rationed appropriately. Homemade liver treats that are made from hormone-free, fresh liver wi
Get the Right Dog Crate for Your Puppy

Get the Right Dog Crate for Your Puppy

When you are away from your home, you might be looking for a safer method of keeping your dog and the dog's crate is the right choice for you that will help you in many ways. If you are keen about providing a separate house for your puppy, this is what you would need because this will be a home
How to Stop a Dog's Ear Odor

How to Stop a Dog's Ear Odor

If your dog's ears smell bad, it might be a sign of an underlying health disorder. Although any dog can develop a disagreeable ear odor, it is more common in floppy-ear breeds, such as beagles, Saint Bernards and golden retrievers, in which the dog's ear flap covers the ear canal, trapping moisture
Puppy Training and Socialization

Puppy Training and Socialization

When we talk about a dog being part of the family, it's usually because the family took the time to socialize the animal when he was a puppy.The term socialization isn't necessarily training, it just involves teaching the dog what others expect of them.There are many things that a new pupp
How to Deal Effectively With Common Health Problems in Pet Dogs

How to Deal Effectively With Common Health Problems in Pet Dogs

Dogs sometimes get ill and like their human masters they need proper attention and medical care. Here are three common illnesses affecting dogs and a few useful guidelines for dog owners who are looking out after them. Food allergies A food allergy manifests in dogs in much the same way as in human
How to Retrain a Dog to Use Training Pads

How to Retrain a Dog to Use Training Pads

Housebreaking can be a challenge for even the most experienced pet owner. Many dogs quickly learn to go outside to do their business, but some dogs have a much more difficult time learning where to urinate. Training pads have become a valuable tool for many owners who have dogs that develop house-tr
The Heaven Sent Therapy Dog

The Heaven Sent Therapy Dog

Therapy dogs help people in hospitals, nursing homes; mental health centers... and they do everything from lifting spirits to assisting with physical therapy. Albeit, the TV series about a stray German Shepherd rescuing humans from peril and strife were fantasy episodes, but I know a story of a real
Dog Photos Into Dog Paintings - Is it the Right Dog Lover Gift For You?

Dog Photos Into Dog Paintings - Is it the Right Dog Lover Gift For You?

If you are looking for a wonderful dog gift for someone you care about or even for yourself, choosing a dog painting is a great idea. Plus, you don't have to choose a dog portrait painting of some unfamiliar member of your favorite breed. Instead, you can have a pet portrait made of your own fa
Pet Care - All About Training Your Dog!

Pet Care - All About Training Your Dog!

Attention: The following spouting is directed at the selfless human, you who have a pet you leave alone for nine hours a day, not to romp happily on acres of woodlands but to stay practically still, tethered as it is to a limiting post or trapped as he or she is within the confines of a cage no bigg
How to Make a Neoprene Vest for a Dog

How to Make a Neoprene Vest for a Dog

Neoprene is a versatile material developed for wet suits. If your dog swims in icy water, it makes sense to make him a vest of the same material to conserve his energy. This project can be made from a purchased dog clothing pattern; or make one to fit your dog's measurements. This is a tough job for