Stinky Dog Breath? What It Means And How To Get Rid Of It

A dog's breath can say a lot about his health. A sweet smelling puppy breath may smell good, but as your dog ages, he could develop some health problems that could affect his breathing. If your dog has really stinky breath, it could be the result of a few different things. One of these things could be gum disease, although it could be due to something much worse such as an infection. [Read More]

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of Pet Acupuncture

Pet acupuncture is being embraced by more and more pet owners as well as veterinarians as an effective method of controlling pain in pets. However, it's understandable if you feel anxious about the idea of having your pet punctured with multiple needles on a regular basis. Rest assured that pet acupuncture is a safe treatment, and this guide will explain why you don't need to worry about it. Cleaning When your pet's acupuncturist is getting ready to place the needles, they will take special care to clean the sites where the needles will be inserted. [Read More]

How To Brush Your Dog's Teeth

Dogs need to have their teeth cleaned as do humans. You must clean your dog's teeth to clear away food debris that can harden and become plaque. If you do not brush your dog's teeth, your dog is at risk for bad breath, tooth decay, doggy breath, and tooth infections that can spread throughout the body and be fatal. Familiarize your dog with tooth brushing by putting your fingers in your dog's mouth and touching their gums and teeth for a month or so before you actually brush their teeth. [Read More]

Planning A Road Trip With Fido This Summer? 3 Tips To Protect Them From The Heat

Hot weather can wreak havoc on your dogs. Since they can't sweat, they have to find other ways to stay cool. If you're going to be traveling with your dog this summer, you need to take some extra precautions. Here are three steps that will help keep your dog healthy while traveling in the heat. Provide Portable Water When you're on the road, it can be difficult to stop each time your dog gets thirsty. [Read More]