Does your state require dogs be harnessed in the car? Dogs and Distracted Driving. What type of dog restraint law does your state enforce? Click Law Types Below Yes This state has a law . . .
It’s that time again to announce our Orvis Cover Dog Contest winners who will appear on our 2017 Fall and Holiday Dog Books.
By: Jill Jones
The age-old question of a male versus a female dog defies a definitive answer—maybe because dogs are individuals, just like humans, and can’t be pigeonholed into gender-specific stereotypes. . . .
By: Amber Roberts
Your dog loves hiking, playing fetch, and sniffing out the newest scents around the neighborhood, but there is one activity he spends more time doing than any other: sleeping. An adult dog sleeps an
By: Deb German
It is so exciting to bring a new puppy home. What’s not to love about a warm, fluffy, wriggling mass of energy who delights in playing with her humans and exploring her new surroundings in search of trouble? A puppy brings so much life and energy to a household, it’s easy to get carried away, overindulging her exuberant behavior and insatiable desire for attention. While that behavior might be novel and charming now, it’s not going to be so cute when your dog becomes an out-of-control, full-grown dog.
You should certainly enjoy your new puppy and her hilarious antics, but need to set the groundwork to help her develop into a well-adjusted, obedient adult dog. Hopefully by now you will have read a book or two about raising and training a dog and have some idea about needed structure and discipline. But if you’re like most new puppy owners, you may have lapses where you don’t follow the advice of experts. Here are some guidelines you should never ignore:
Five common signs of heart disease in dogs
By Dr. Kelly Diehl
Morris Animal Foundation
Heart disease is a common problem in dogs that can be caused by a variety of underlying diseases including heart valve degeneration, irregular heart rate and rhythm (arrhythmia), and heart muscle disease. Despite the different types of heart diseases affecting dogs, many share common signs that can alert an owner to a problem….
By: Amber Roberts
Obedience training is an excellent step in your relationship with your dog. Whether you have a new dog or a dog who could use a brush-up on manners, a basic dog obedience class is a great way . . .
I recently stumbled across a discussion of the “dog Heimlich maneuver,” and I realized that I didn’t know exactly how to do it. A little research turned up an excellent video from Dr. Andrew. . .