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Kennel Cough In Dogs

Kennel cough, the common name given to infectious canine tracheobronchitis, is a highly contagious respiratory disease among dogs. As the name suggests, it is typified by inflammation of the trachea and bronchi. This disease is found throughout the world and is known to infect a high percentage of dogs at least once during their lifetime. It is also sometimes referred to as bordetello...
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Cool Facts About Dogs You Might Not Know

COOL FACT #1: Dogs can smell thousands of times better that humans Scientists say that dogs' sense of smell overpowers our own by orders of magnitude—it's 10,000 to 100,000 times as acute. "Let's suppose they're just 10,000 times better," says James Walker, former director of the Sensory Research Institute at Florida State University who, with several colleagues, came up wi...
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Does Your Dog Have Allergies?

There are numerous reasons that cause a dog to itch leading to scratching and chewing at itself. The itch may be caused because fleas are biting at him, or because his skin is irritated and/or dry. Allergens can also cause itching in dogs, quite often the itching is caused by a combination of dry skin, fleas, allergens and irritation. In some cases, the symptoms involve the respi...
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Games Kids Can Play With Dogs

There are few things more heartwarming than seeing children and dogs playing happily together. Playing with the family dog is not just a great bonding experience – it’s also a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, provide some mental stimulation for your dog, and even teach your kids important values like patience and empathy!  It is important to remember, though, that young children do ...
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Is Your Dog a Canine Good Citizen?

Responsible Owners - Well-Mannered Dogsi The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen program is recognized as the gold standard for dog behavior.having a well mannered dog The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. Dogs that pass CGC test can earn a certificate and/or the official AKC CGC title. Dogs with...
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