Essential Oils For Dogs : A Beginner’s Guide

As a vet with a specialty in pain management, I see dogs (and other animals) daily with creaky joints, overtired or compensating muscles, and itchy skin conditions. I am regularly faced with the complication that these poor dogs are either old, or have underlying health conditions. This means dispensing pain relief or steroid medications may cause further complications. Therefore, I started...
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10 Smartest Dog Breeds in the World

It is actually really difficult to rate a dog’s intelligence.  Whilst there have been a number of studies, most of these concentrate on how trainable a dog is.  So, this list has been pulled together to give us an idea of some of the breeds out there that are known for their learning ability but it is not a conclusive and finite one.  There will be dogs of other breeds out there that are...
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Dog Owner’s Guide to CBD

Over a third of Americans own a dog in the United States. If you’re one of those “dog people,” your dog probably feels like part of the family. In fact, many of today’s dog owners care so deeply about their furry loved ones, that they plan to spend more on their dog over the course of its lifetime than they will on their own health care costs. As a dog owner, you likely...
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How to Clean your Cat’s Ears

Every cat wants to be independent. They can control how much they eat, can open doors, and even groom themselves on a regular basis. However, even the most attentive feline occasionally needs their pet parent to give them a safe, thorough cleaning of their ears. While vets are trained to do a great at job at this, cat ear cleaning is something you can easily do if yourself when properly...
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Obesity and Lack of Appetite in Dogs

Obesity and Lack of Appetite in Dogs By Adam Conrad, Shihtzuexpert.com One of the biggest indicators of your dog’s health is his or her relationship to food. If your pup eats too much and exercises too little, the resulting weight gain will cause them to become obese. On the other hand, some dogs struggle to work up the appetite to keep themselves at a healthy weight. These dogs can lose weight...
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To Dress Or Not To Dress

…that is the question! Before answering this question, you must first decide the definition of dressing up your dog. Is it putting on a harness, a jumper or a coat on a cold day, a cooling jacket on a hot day, adding a bandanna for a bit of style, blinging up their collar with diamanté or donning a fancy dress costume. “COSTUMES – NOOOOO, CRUELTY” I hear all the haters...
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50 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Dogs have been companions to human beings for most of humans’ recorded history. Whether used for work – guarding, mostly – or simply as companions dogs feature in the ancient stories of many human cultures. Today, dogs are more popular than ever and the number of breeds has increased significantly. Valued attributes in dog breeds include: looks, ease of training, suitability for...
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All You Need to Know About Pets Improving Your Health

Having a pet is more than just having someone to come home to. This is another member of your family, who will love you unconditionally. It doesn’t really matter what type of animal you keep as a pet, you have someone who relies on you and just wants the best bond with you. Read...
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Bulldog finds a comfy spot

This is our Winnie our Bulldog getting comfy on Balto our Malamute when travelling in the van together.
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Cat tries to catch dogs tail

The evil Bonnie trying to catch Jenny’s tail. Jenny oblivious!!
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