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 DevelopmentPuppies 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 [...]
The PetChatz Response to the Heavy.com review:Petcube Bites vs. PetChatz HD: Which Is Right for You?Recently, Heavy.com made a comparison between Petcubes Bites and PetChaz HD. Although we respect the author and Heavy.com, we want to take some time to give the full picture to the pet parents who are making this important decision for their fur-family member on what dog treat camera to invest in. The link to the full article is below.1. Look and FeelHeavy.com review“PetChatz looks exactly like what it is: something made for pets.” In the design and creation of PetChatz, we went [...]
Stay Connected – Even with "Back to School" LoomingApparently, it is time to start thinking about returning to our non-summer routine. Can it really be time to prepare for kids heading back to class? Back to School represents one of the biggest changes in people’s lives.Routines change, lives change, the number of people in your pack changes and the lives of your pets will also change. With shorter than human memories, the changes can be tough to handle – their world has been filled with all of their pack mates (mom, dad, human siblings in addition to their four-leg siblings) [...]
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.
Have you ever been told you’re not “Alpha” or dominant enough? Are you facing challenges with parenting you dog? You don't need to change to parent a great dog, there is another way. We've heard variations of this from many women over the years. Whether your dog pulls on the leash, plays inappropriately with you or other dogs, jumps up on the kitchen countertops or is showing displays of growling, snapping or biting. All these problems are related to your dog being dominant or your failure to be Alpha. We want EVERY woman to know, you DON’T have to be Alpha [...]