Why Is My Dog So Itchy?

Have you ever had an intense itch you cannot scratch hard enough to relieve? Occasionally, dogs can experience that too. That said, a dog who frequently scratches, licks or bites at his skin can immediately make us jump to the conclusion the dog has fleas or other pests. While this is one possible explanation for this behavior called "puritus", there are other reasons he may feel the need for a good scratch. Here is a list of common causes of skin irritation in dogs, and how to know when it's time to see the vet. 

Choosing The Right Dog Food For Your Best Friend

With so many choices of dog food brands readily available on the market, it can be a challenge to know which is best for your pup. Each one offers key phrases such as "no fillers" or "grain free" to grab your attention in an attempt capitalize on the $109 billion in revenue produced by the dog food industry. Let's delve behind all the advertising hype to uncover what matters most for your dog's nutritional needs. 

Cat vs. Dog: Which One Is The Perfect Pet?

Are you a cat person or a dog person? There are benefits to both, but every pet has quirks you need to accommodate. Let’s look more in depth at the similarities and differences between these loveable furry friends to see which one might be the perfect pet for you and your family.

How To Raise A Courageous Dog

Just as people have fears animals can equally be afraid of something new that they do not understand. Much like with children, to encourage fearlessness in your dog, you must expose them to different situations. There are many ways this can be accomplished safely. Here are some suggestions to get started combatting common fears for dogs.