All posts by Alison McEvoy

Cute Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog curled up in his bed

Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down?

If you’ve watched a fair share of dogs fall asleep you’ve probably asked yourself at some point, “Why do dogs circle before lying down?”. It’s a behavior that many pets (cats and dogs) exhibit and it leaves you feeling curious.When your dog sleeps in your bed this circling routine can be a little annoying, but […]

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Dalmatian dog playing with KONG toy

The All-Time Best Puzzle Toys For Dogs In 2020

Just like their human companions, dogs get bored. And bored dogs can often quickly become naughty, destructive dogs, especially when left alone. Bored dogs can also become lethargic, depressed dogs.As neither of these is anything any pet parent wants for their pup, themselves or their home then finding ways to keep canines amused and engaged […]

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homemade diapers for dogs

How to Make DIY Dog Diapers

When you think of diapers, you probably picture babies, but diapers aren’t just for human babies; they can be helpful for four-legged babies, too. Whether you have a puppy that is having a difficult time getting the hang of house training or your senior dog has developed incontinence, dog diapers can come in handy. It […]

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Young woman sitting on sofa with dog working on cell phone

6 Top Tips for Dog Owners Working From Home Due to the Coronavirus

We may all be disturbed and at least a little distressed by the thought of being confined to our homes for what might be several weeks or more because of the precautions being taken to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)‎. Our dogs on the other hand? They’re pretty excited. All the humans […]

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Woman wearing surgical mask sitting beside pet dog

Can Dogs Get Coronavirus?

People have a lot of questions about the virus that has now been classified a global pandemic, the novel coronavirus or COVID19 as it is more commonly being referred to. As the disease spreads and evolves some of these questions are being answered, while others may only be solved over time as experts and researchers learn […]

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Zinc toxicosis in dogs

Zinc Poisoning in Dogs

Zinc is a common element. It’s found in all kinds of household items and also occurs naturally in many foods and beverages. The body needs a certain amount of zinc to maintain a healthy immune system and good thyroid function. For pets, however, consuming too much zinc can be dangerous, leading to zinc poisoning in […]

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Polymyositis in Dogs

Polymyositis In Dogs

All pups, large or small, need strong, healthy muscles to thrive and truly enjoy themselves when out and about with their family or when playing by themselves. There are some canine diseases that make that hard however, and can lead to their muscles wasting away. One such condition is polymyositis in dogs.What is polymyositis?Polymyositis is […]

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Kidney Failure in Dogs

As is the case for humans, a dog’s kidneys have crucial functions to perform every day. They must remove waste from the body, help make red blood cells, control the body’s PH levels and the kidneys even have a role to play in bone health. Unfortunately, just like humans, these vital organs can stop working […]

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Girl shopping for dry kibble

The best dry dog food for 2020

Finding the best dry dog food for your dog is a difficult task, absolutely! Every dog has different needs, and there are hundreds of options to choose from, so how do you make an informed decision?That’s where we have you covered. This complete guide to buying dry dog food will help you easily identify the best […]

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Cute golden retriever and shorthaired gray domestic cat indoors

Toxoplasmosis in Dogs

Cats and dogs can live very happily together, as many pet parents can attest to. However when they do, certain extra precautions need to be taken to ensure that everyone – cat, dog and human – remain healthy, especially when it comes to preventing toxoplasmosis in your pet dog.What is Toxoplasmosis?Toxoplasmosis (also called toxoplasma) is […]

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