Signs of Heatstroke

Dogs are much more susceptible to heat than we are. Every year, many dogs become ill or even die as a result of overheating. To prevent heatstroke during warm weather, never leave your dog in the car, exercise him or her during the early morning or evening when temperatures are cooler, and provide plenty of […]

Pets sleep habits

How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need? How Much Sleep Do Cats Need? What Should You Look For In a Dog Bed?



10 Dog-Friendly Wineries in Virginia and Maryland

When planning a day trip to a local winery, most folks look for great scenery, nice vintages and a place to spread out the nibbles for a picnic. But in many cases, dog owners have to leave their four-legged friends at home. Here’s a list of 10 vineyards in Virginia and Maryland that allow dogs, […]

Vaccinations for Your Pet

Vaccines help prevent many illnesses that affect pets. Vaccinating your pet has long been considered one of the easiest ways to help him live a long, healthy life. Not only are there different vaccines for different diseases, there are different types and combinations of vaccines. Vaccination is a procedure that has risks and benefits that […]

Kennel Cough in Dogs – Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

What Is Kennel Cough? Kennel Cough (also known as canine infectious tracheobronchitis) is a highly contagious respiratory disease. Dogs commonly contract kennel cough at places where large amounts of canines congregate, such as boarding and daycare facilities, dog parks, training groups, and dog shows. Dogs can spread it to one another through airborne droplets, direct contact (e.g., touching noses), […]