Ensuring Your Dog Has A Painless Death

Unfortunately, to the disappointment of dog owners, dogs do not live as long as humans. People only get to enjoy the company of their loyal furry friends for a limited time. Just as dog owners go to lengths to make their pet's lives as comfortable as possible, they struggle to make their dog's deaths bearable. Dog euthanasia may be necessary as dogs advance in age, develop incurable health conditions, or get severely injured and cannot respond to treatment. [Read More]

Prepare For Dog Boarding With A Vet Visit

Do you plan on leaving your dog at the boarding kennel for a period of time while you go away? Boarding your dog can be a great solution when you travel, but it is something you need to prepare ahead for. If you think you may board your dog in a month or two, then it's wise to make a veterinary appointment first. Here are some things your vet can do during this visit to ensure your dog has a safe and enjoyable stay at the boarders. [Read More]

Aural Hematomas: What Dog Owners Need To Know

From time to time, some dogs develop what are known as hematomas in their ears. These are basically pockets of blood that form in the ear tissue after a blood vessel bursts. They are also sometimes known as aural hematomas; the word "aural" means "ear." Most hematomas will eventually drain and heal on their own, but leaving them to heal on their own may cause unnecessary pain and permanent deformities of the ear. [Read More]

Basic Dog Grooming Tips for Pet Owners

If you have never groomed your dog at home, you may find the thought of doing it a little bit daunting. However, if you are trying to save money while taking greater responsibility for your pet's care then grooming is the perfect place to start. There are some rules that you should bear in mind to make the experience a success. Here's what you need to know. Get the Right Tools  [Read More]