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How to Exercise Your Dog in Hot Weather

These 10 tips on how to exercise your dog in hot weather will help you find the balance between keeping your dog active and avoiding heat stroke. Pictured is a GoPet TreadWheel For Small Dogs – it looks like a hamster wheel, but it’s actually a type of dog treadmill. At first glance, this seems like a silly idea for exercising your […]

Causes of Gurgling Noises and Stomach Problems in Dogs

Diarrhea, stomach making noise (gurgling), and no appetite are all signs of upset stomach in dogs. Here’s how to deal with your dog’s stomach problems, based on my experience with my terrier Georgie. Georgie’s tummy was upset for almost a full year before I finally figured out what was wrong. Her stomach was making weird, loud noises for such a […]

What to Do When You Can’t Take Care of Your Dog

Are you finding it impossible to take care of your dog? These options for pet owners range from doggy daycare to dog fostering through rescue organizations; I wrote this for a reader who can’t care for her dog. “I have a two year old jack russell terrier called Mailo,” says A. on Should You Give Your Dog Away? “He is the best […]

Signs You’re Ready to Adopt a Dog

Should you adopt a dog? When you’re ready, you’ll recognize the signs. Here are a few things to consider before adopting a puppy – these are the signs I knew it was time for us to adopt a puppy to “replace” the one we lost. We’re reading books like How Dogs Think: What the World Looks Like to Them and Why […]