5 Tips: Car Travel With A Dog: Here we provide some tips on car travel with Dog in tow, to help to make it more enjoyable for you both.
5 Dog Grooming Tips That Every Dog Owner Should Know To be able to groom your dog efficiently, it is primarily essential to know and understand the whole process and keep the equipment at hand. It is also important to remember that grooming your dog regularly will not only add to its aesthetic appeal but also keep it healthy and happy. If your dog’s coat is left unclean, there could be pest infestations that involve a whole lot of trouble. The first step in the grooming process is to know the breed of your dog and find out its exact requirements. Listed below [...]
Written by Samantha Randall – Editor-in-Chief at Top Dog Tips The main reason why dogs are rehomed or end up in shelters is due to destructive behavior. It’s no surprise that owners can become very frustrated when their dogs start chewing furniture, destroying belongings, barking incessantly, and engaging in other destructive behaviors. But this behavior is rooted in causes that can be easy to fix if you dig a little deeper. Here are the most common reasons for destructive behavior in dogs and what to do about them: Separation Anxiety Dogs with separation anxiety may start acting out or acting destructively as soon [...]
Your dog shows you so much love and is always there for you. Each one of us dog owners wants to return the favor, so we shower them with treats and toys. Take it a step further by building your furry friend a cozy home, with your own two hands. Whether you make it from scratch or repurpose an old item, you can customize a DIY dog bed to fit your pup’s personality! There are tons of ideas out there; here are a few popular ideas that almost anyone can do!
3 Cool Dog Gadgets To Give Your Home A Futuristic Look This is the 21st century. It is certainly a different world today. According to American pet products association, Americans pet spending has reached $63 billion the last year (2016). These days technology and gadgets aren’t just for humans, there are hundreds of amazing high-tech tools out there for puppy lovers. With this new technology, we the pet owners can maintain our busy lives well while making sure that our dogs are not feeling alone. With something for everyone, here are the three high-tech dog gadgets that can help improve [...]
We have partnered Impact Dog Crate to-do a giveaway. This weeks (11/3) Freebie Friday is going to be especially special because we are teaming up with our partners Impact Dog Crates to offer our followers the chance to win not only an Impact Dog Crate, but a Petchatz HD too! WHAT IS IMPACT DOG CRATES? Each Impact Dog Crate is made in the USA from American-made, high-quality aluminum and a powder coated finish, meaning it’s both durable, lightweight, and will help reflect heat away from your pup. HOW DO YOU ENTER? STEP 1- Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Make sure you [...]
Dogs are social animals, and they’re not meant to spend their days alone. They evolved in packs, and just like people, they need environmental stimulation. Of course, you’d love to play with your pet all day, but you have to work. Don’t feel bad–there are plenty of solutions! Read on to learn about the effects of loneliness on a dog’s physical health and emotional well-being, and what you can do about it. Whether your pet acts out or suffers in silence, there are signs to look for and steps you can take to solve the problem. Impaired Development Puppies and adolescent [...]
When you decide to have a pet dog, you take on a huge responsibility. You have the responsibility for a new life, and you must take care of them since they cannot take care of themselves. Most people tend to forget the fact that dogs are living beings, too, and they can have the same problems that human beings do; but they cannot be verbal about it. Just like human beings have mental health issues, dogs may develop them, as well. These problems mostly arise when dogs have been left home alone all day at home. Since most people are [...]
Having a dog for a companion can be great as dogs are friendly, loyal, and cute. However, individuals who live in small apartments and don’t have time to walk or play with their dog all day, or have limited mobility might be concerned about adopting a hyperactive dog.
PetChatz and DOGTV are collaborating with the Center for Shelter Dogs at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University on a 12-month study of dogs in two New England animal shelters to determine if the presence of dog-oriented video can improve the welfare and quality of life of these dogs.