You need to be aware of the things that your dog likes to chew, especially any wild nuts or sticks. There are a number of trees that are highly poisonous to dogs. I found 17 species of trees found in North America that can cause severe reactions or death if your dog eats any part of the tree.
This is the first of many articles about trees and plants that are toxic to dogs. In this article, I list 18 wild plants that can be found in North America and that can cause illness or death in your dog if ingested. I have photos of the plants, basic descriptions to identify the plants and some suggested links and botany books.
Try your hardest to come up with a name for your male dog that fits his personality or the way he looks. But that is not so easy. The best unique dog names range from funny to cute the perfect match for your dog. But don't choose a stupid name for your dog, or everyone will think that you are stupid (and they would be right).
My cat kept hissing at a new cat that I brought into my home for a 10-day cat boarding job. There ended up being a scary catfight and I made the mistake of trying to break up the fight. I detail all the correct and incorrect things I did so that you don't experience the same thing I did.
In this article, I cover all aspects of in-home dog sitting from cost to the duties you can expect from your sitter. You need to check out the pet service companies in your area for rates, deposits, surcharges, reservation and cancellation policies, scheduled walks, special notes, and quite a few other important points.
Many of my clients owned both a dog and a cat. I also have boarded close to 40 dog breeds while I owned a dog and 2 cats. This has given me insight into various dog breeds that are good with cats. I cover 12 dog breeds that I have experience with introducing to my cats and include another 12 breeds that are known to be good with cats.