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How to Avoid Separation Anxiety in Dogs During the Holidays

Posted by Caroline Silva on

How to Avoid Separation Anxiety in Dogs During the Holidays

Separation anxiety in dogs is one of the most common challenges that dog owners face. Canines who suffer from separation anxiety don’t just dislike their humans being away from them, they experience intense panic attacks resulting in destruction to not only themselves but also their environment.  During a panic attack, a dog may bark, howl, destroy the home, have accidents, and exhibit many stress-induced behaviors. In fact, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, roughly between 20% and 40% of dogs who are seen by animal behaviorists in North America are diagnosed with separation anxiety. While some dogs are genetically...

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Are Dental Chews Good for Dogs

Posted by Caroline Silva on

Are Dental Chews Good for Dogs

We have all met the adorable-looking dog, only to be shocked by how their breath smells. We’ve come up with phrases like ‘puppy breath,’ ‘dog food breath,’ and everything in between to describe the pungent aroma coming from our dog’s mouths.  But the fact of the matter is, whether a dog’s breath is good or bad is not related to age, or what they most recently ate. It’s connected to their dental hygiene or lack thereof.  Cute dogs with bad breath beg the question, ‘are dental chews good for dogs?’ Well, the verdict is out. And the answer is a...

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How To Tell If Your Dog Is Bored

Posted by Matthew Holmes on

How To Tell If Your Dog Is Bored

North America is the land of the free and home of the brave. However, with over 63 million households owning at least one dog, it’s also home to a big bunch of enthusiastic pet lovers and pet pooches! And who can blame us? Cute, playful, funny, and mischievous, it doesn’t take long for dogs to become treasured members of the family. But there’s no denying it: looking after them can be a labor of love! And one of the biggest jobs for any owner is finding ways to keep them entertained. After all, with oodles of energy and hours spent...

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