Dog Grooming for Winter

Winter means something different to everyone. Sometimes this can include freezing rain, wind, ice or the sun shining all the time. The cold can definitely make it difficult to keep up with your little guy’s grooming needs. Even if you are choosing to keep your best friend’s hair longer this time of year, you should […] Read more »

Dog Vision

Color What colors can dogs see? The answer to this question is (literally and figuratively) not simply black and white. Dogs’ eyes use color-detecting cells called cones. Like most mammals and colorblind humans, their eyes contain two kinds of these cones (versus three in the normal human eye). The brain interprets the neurons’ excitement in […] Read more »

Wolfdogs Part Two

Last week we did an introductory blog post on the differences between a dog and a wolfdog. Today we’re going to delve a bit deeper into the behavior of the wolfdog and the things people should consider if they’re thinking about adoption. What Exactly is a Wolfdog? Wolfdogs are domesticated animals with special needs. Since […] Read more »

Dog Seizures

If your dog is prone to seizures, we recommend that you take him to the vet. There are multiple causes of seizures, and only your vet can really recommend the proper type of treatment for your pet. That said, here are a few things you can do for your little one if this is a […] Read more »

Greyhounds 101

Greyhounds are one of the oldest known breeds and the only breed mentioned in the Bible. The Greek goddess Diana is often represented with a greyhound accompanying her. Greyhounds have astounding speed (as fast as 50 mph) and can see clearly for about a half mile of distance. Many of the common problems that appear […] Read more »

National Dog Biscuit Day

Tomorrow, February 23rd is National Dog Biscuit Day. Show your four-legged family member your appreciation with a homemade treat. Here are some pros with going the homemade route: Knowing exact ingredients without the worry of artificial ingredients A cheaper alternative to store bought treats Healthier teeth and fewer upset stomachs Your four-legged family member will […] Read more »

Horse Adoption

Adopting a horse is an immense responsibility, but it can be a rewarding and fun experience. If you’re looking into adopting an equine companion, consider the following factors before jumping into a decision: Monetary costs: boarding/ stable fees, veterinary care, dental care, and equipment such as saddles, blankets, and boots, are major financial commitments. Ask […] Read more »

Wolfdogs Part One

A wolfdog most often is the combination of a gray wolf and a Siberian husky, Alaskan malamute or German shepherd. The wolfdog will display behaviors of the wolf and the breed of dog that it is mixed with. The three categories of the wolfdog include low, mid and high content. The content is determined by […] Read more »

Crate Training for Dogs

Crate training your dog has many mixed opinions, but we’d just like to mention the basics as a guideline for some best practices. Dogs are den animals, and if you have ever brought a newly adopted dog home, you may notice that they are overwhelmed by the size of your space and will likely find […] Read more »

Dog Shows 101

Did you watch the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last week and wonder what it was all about? If so, you’re in good company. For dog lovers, events like Westminster can be entertaining but hard to decipher. Read on for a basic introduction to the world of dog shows! The essential principal behind dog shows […] Read more »