As long as you are mindful of when it’s better to walk away, you can approach a scared dog by maintaining a calm demeanor. Even the best trained and most calm dogs can behave unpredictably, if threatened or scared. In all situations, it’s best to ask the owner for permission to greet the dog and let the dog be the one to approach you.
It’s normal to slip Fido a scrap of food or two under the table, but did you know that many of the items you could be feeding him could result in him getting extremely sick, and can even be fatal? It’s a scary thought, especially when all we want to do is spoil our pets and make sure they’re loved and safe.
Everybody loves spring! After being cooped up in the winter months, dogs cannot wait to get outside to smell the balmy air, let the sun kiss their fur, and see all the new life that is emerging. Unfortunately, dogs can suffer more problems in the spring as a direct result of being outdoors.
Vets report a large number of pet owners ask about what people foods are acceptable for use as dog food. The motivations behind the question come several directions, from wanting to share the family goodies with the favored pet to wondering how to add tasty and nutritional food to the diet.