All posts by Alison McEvoy

What Causes Giardia in Dogs? [Symptoms and Treatments]

When your puppy or dog has diarrhea, it’s unpleasant and alarming. Frequent diarrhea is usually a symptom of an underlying health problem and can lead to serious issues like dehydration. The problem is, there are numerous reasons for diarrhea in dogs including dietary changes, irritable bowel disease, and allergic reactions. This makes diagnosing the root cause […]

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Best Dog Boots for Winter (That Stay On!)

As the weather gets colder – and colder – humans wrap up warmer and warmer. And while not every dog needs a coat – some breeds are bred for cold weather and others have dense, thick fur ‘jackets’ to keep them warm naturally – every pup that will be walking outside in snow, ice or […]

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How to Stop A Chihuahua From Barking

All dog owners love their pets. They love the things that a dog adds to the quality of their lives. For so many people, growing up with a dog as a companion and ‘best friend’ is what fond memories are made of and seen as being an essential to a happy childhood. We learn so much from […]

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I Think My Dog Ate Garlic Powder. Shall I Worry?

Most people take the assumption that if a food is safe for them to eat, it is also safe for their dog to eat. This is not at all true. The truth is some of the things we love are not good for your dog. In fact, some of them are actually very toxic. Things like […]

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How To Trick Your Dog Into Drinking Water?

Love it or hate it, there is no escaping the fact that water is not only essential for our health, but our very lives depend upon it. The same goes for our four legged friends! For a dog to function at the top of their ability and ward off any health issues as a consequence of hydration, […]

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Why Do Dogs Eat Deer Poop?

Deer are peaceful and inquisitive animals. If you live in a region of the United States where deer roam freely, chances are you see them all the time. These animals are frightened of humans, and many of them will walk right up to you. However, with free-ranging deer prancing through your backyard, they tend to feed […]

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How to Stop My Dog Barking When Out Walking

Are you headed out for a walk with your dog? Jogging along with your dog or taking your pooch to the park is a great way to get some exercise. Does your dog bark and pull at the leash when you pass other dogs or people? It’s a common behavior that’s somewhat embarrassing – why […]

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The Top 100 Yiddish Dog Names (Plus Fun Facts)

A new dog or puppy is a member of the family. Making the time to pick out the right name (like you would for a child) just makes sense. The name for dog in Yiddish is ‘kelev’. If you are searching for good Yiddish dog names, a name that acknowledges your family’s background and traditions is […]

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Help! My Dog Ate Raw Chicken: Should I worry?

Whether your dog accidentally ate raw chicken or you are contemplating a raw meat diet, here’s what you need to know. Table of Contents My dog just ate raw chicken. Should I worry?Why can dogs consume raw chicken and humans can’t?Can dogs eat raw chicken?What are the scientific reasons for and against a raw meat […]

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Why Do Dogs Toenails Turn Black?

As a caring pet parent, you need to know what’s happening when your dog’s toenails start to turn black or change color. Infections in this area are typically secondary to another underlying disease. In addition, proper maintenance with regular nail trims and the right nail clipping technique can help prevent common issues like hangnails and […]

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