How to Create a Dog Friendly Backyard

About the author: A former veterinarian’s assistant, Jasmine Patel has parlayed a love of animals into a career of advocating for and writing about her furry friends. See Spot Run. See him jump. See Spot whine because he’s cooped up inside all day while his parents are at work. Dogs need space to run and play outdoors for mental and physical stimulation. You wouldn’t think twice about putting up a playground for your children, so […]

The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2019

The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2019 With 2020 around the corner, it’s time to look back on the year. Dogs have been a huge part of our lives. But which dog breeds were the most popular of 2019? Let’s look back at how the US and Arizona ranked dog breeds. Be sure to read through the whole article to get to the Comparison Chart! Top 10 Dog Breeds in the Nation There are many […]

How to Maintain a Pet-Friendly House and Keep it Odor-Free

Author Bio: Matt Clayton is a writer for PetHairPatrol where they offer tips and tricks to get rid of pet hair, pet odors, and keep your house fresh and clean. Although your love for your pet may be endless, your love for the smells that come with them is pretty non-existent. So, if your house has been affected by stinky fur or other pet odor, there are a few ways to help prevent those smells […]

Thanksgiving Foods You Can Share With Your Dog

With the season for giving upon us, it’s only natural that you’d want to share your Thanksgiving feast with your tail-wagging friend. Moderation may be off the table for you and your family during the holiday that’s dedicated to overeating, but it shouldn’t be for your dog. Offering your pet unhealthy fat trimmings can cause pancreatitis, and a turkey bone can potentially damage its digestive system. Fortunately, there are healthier food choices dog owners can […]

Adorable Ways Your Dog Says “I Love You”

The unconditional love of a pet is one of life’s blessings. Pets don’t talk back, they never judge and they somehow know when we are happy and when we’re not. Best of all, they ask for nothing in return. We have many ways to show our affection to our dogs. Some owners show it through giving their dogs their favorite treat. Others give physical affection. Some use play-time to show their love. That being said, […]

Dog Owners Likely Live Longer Lives

If your dog hasn’t given you enough reasons to love him as unconditionally as he loves you, here is another one. Dog owners might actually live longer lives! A new report from the American Heart Association suggests having a canine companion may help lower the risk of heart disease; in fact, studies linking pet ownership to better physical and mental health have been popping up for decades. “People who have dogs live longer than people […]

Dogs and Nuts: Safe and Unsafe Nuts for Dogs

What types of nuts are safe for dogs? Have you ever thought of giving nuts to your dog? As humans, we seem to have an inherent desire to share the things that give us pleasure, especially foods, with our beloved furry friends. With a world of information available at our fingertips, it only makes sense to inquire as to what foods are safe for dogs to eat before we offer them to our pets. In […]

Signs of a Sick Puppy – And What You Should Do

Being able to quickly tell if your puppy is sick or just worn out is really important. If only dogs could talk, what would they say? We know, just because it’s obvious, they would routinely tell their owners, “I love you,” but what else would they say? Surely, as dog lovers, we wish our beloved pets could and would tell us when they do not feel well so we could immediately address their concerns before […]

Dog Heat Stroke Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Guest Post by: Dr. Lori Hehn from Canyon Animal Hospital The heat of the summer is upon us! Heatstroke cases are on the rise and can be very dangerous to your pets. Let’s review the dangers of heatstroke. What is Heat Stroke? Heatstroke is the state of hyperthermia that leads to damage of the internal organs and death in some severe cases. It is most common in dogs that are overweight. The normal temperature of […]

Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed A Lot

Understanding Single and Double Coat Are you looking for dogs that don’t shed? Newsflash: all dogs shed! So, if you’re looking for a dog that doesn’t shed, you’ll be looking for a very long time. There is no dog breed, purebred or mixed, that will not shed its hair. However, in this blog, we’ll present you with what dogs don’t shed a lot. Included In This Article:   Single-Coat vs. Double-Coat Dogs Single-Coat vs. Double-Coat […]

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