Group dog walks can help your puppy be more adjusted, socialized and calm. When is the right time for your puppy to go on a group walk?  Some believe 16 weeks or older. Other dog walking services request 6 months, passing IQ test and scoring 2400 on the SATS. All kidding aside, some require a…

What to do if your dog food is recalled or you think it should be. Whenever there is a pet food recall, it’s easy to immediately panic. What if my dog’s food is on that list? What if he gets sick? How do I know if he is okay? What if he exhibits symptoms of poisoning…

Experts say that dogs were domesticated between 12,000 and 25,000 years ago—and that all dogs evolved from the wolf. Since then, humans have selectively bred more than 400 breeds, ranging in size from four-pound teacup poodles to Irish wolfhounds, whose three-foot stature earns them the title of tallest canine. But the most popular pooches are…

What Are Allergies? Just like people, dogs can show allergic symptoms when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances—or allergens— as dangerous. Even though these allergens are common in most environments and harmless to most animals, a dog with allergies will have an extreme reaction to them. Allergens can be problematic when inhaled,…