Why and how to groom your dog

How to groom your dog

All dogs need to be properly taken care of in order to be healthy and to look nice. If you have a dog then you know how much of an attention they require. Their coat always needs to be clean and shiny, while their nails must be cut regularly. Even dogs themselves understand that grooming …

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How to stop your dog from eating poop

Dog eats poop

It is not uncommon for dogs to eat their own feces or poop of other animals. This is their natural behavior, although it is very disgusting for us humans. The professional term for this is called Coprophagia, and why dogs eat poop can be related to numerous reasons. Anyhow, you are probably wondering about how do you stop your dog from eating his poop or how to stop your dog from eating cat poop. The answer to those questions can be seen below. The following are some main reasons why dogs eat feces and the solutions about how do you stop your dog from eating his poop.

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Keeping Dog away from Cat litter box

Dog in a cat litter box

Sometimes I’m surprised what dogs can eat – ranging from eating cat food, human food, raw vegetables and so on. Unfortunately, dogs have a reputation also for eating poop. Let’s face it, a dog at least few times in its life have tried to eat feces. Maybe it was as a puppy or sometimes even as an adult dog, but that’s what they do. Reasons for dogs feasting with the content of litter box can be various.

Dogs like to have their home clean, so if a litter box is near by, they won’t hesitate. Same as human babies want to taste everything, puppies love to explore the world around them and try different new things. Does your dog really like the taste of cat feces? In fact, they might as cat food contains a lot more protein than dog food does, therefore, even a poop might seem like a good snack for your barking friend. In this article, we will explain how to stop your dog from visiting cat litter box and eating cat feces.

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HM tip: How to teach a dog to swim

You could say most dogs are able to swim by default and no intervention of human is required. While some dogs are excellent swimmers, others are afraid to, don’t like to, or can’t even if they like to (it’s not extraordinary to see a dog who tries to swim but sinks… not a common scene, …

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Dog eating Cat food – How to prevent it?

Dog wont stop eating dog food.

Most dogs like to eat, I mean a lot! Sometimes we can’t stop wondering because a dog with a weight of about 30lbs seems to eat as much as a full grown human adult would. Dogs often find cat food more appealing than their own kibbles. Why so? First, there is a difference in nutrition when comparing dog food with cat food. Food that’s made for cats have way more protein – a higher percentage of meat which may be one of the causes. Your dog also might want some extra food because of improper scheduled feeding. At the end, there are a ton of reasons with many answers, but for most, it’s just because they are dogs and food in their eyes is and stays food. Therefore in this article, we will learn how to stop your dog from eating at food and can it do any harm for your barking friend.

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How can I tell if my dog is in heat and how to handle it

dog in heat

Dear dog-lover, This comprehensive article is solely dedicated to female dogs in heat so that after reading the owner would have a complete understanding of this period and how to handle it. Symptoms of heat vary throughout the cycle. It is crucial to recognize them if you are an owner of a female dog that is …

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Dog Feeding Schedule – Should I do it and if so, how?

Dog scheduled meals featured

When it comes to feeding our beloved four-legged companion, people use different methods. Well first, you can feed your dog with a dog food or human food, but that’s not what this article is made about. We wanted to explain the difference between free feeding and scheduled dog meals, which is better and how to start feeding your dog on a schedule. Let’s say you are using a dog food. Do you just refill your dog’s bowl as soon as it’s empty or you only fill it at specific times a day? Believe or not, but the way how you feed your dog can impact not only your dog but also other animals as well as yourself.

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Stopping your Cat from stealing Dog food

Cat stealing dog food

Ever found your cat feasting on your dog’s bowl? In most cases, it won’t do much harm if your cat grabs few pieces of dog food. However, if this happens on a daily basis, some boundaries have to be made. If you own two pets that live together, it’s very important to distinguish their feeding bowls. It’s a very bad idea to feed multiple pets – cats and dogs with a single food bowl. Each of your beloved companions has to have its own bed, water bowl, and food bowl.

But what to do if you cat keeps returning to dishes that are meant for your dog? This is why we have created this article to help you learn and fix this seemingly harmless issue.

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Best Dog Nail Clippers 2018 with How to Guide

Clipping dog's nails

As we, humans, have to keep ourselves in shape by brushing teeth, cutting hair and clipping nails, our four-legged companions also may require some additional grooming besides the regular bathing and coat brushing. This isn’t only about appearance but also your dog’s health. One of these things that dog owners often don’t do is clipping or trimming your pet’s nails. In fact, if there is a need to shorten your dog’s nails and you don’t pay attention to it, your beloved pup might end up with serious health issues that can affect its life quality.

We have seen many damaged dog nails in our clinics because dog owners didn’t trim their dog’s nails or did it the wrong way by not using proper nail clippers or technique. This article is all about managing your dog’s nails, choosing the best dog nail clippers and learning how to do this seemingly hard task.

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HM tip: How to help your dog and cat get along

cat and dog living together

Dogs and cats living together in peace – is that something extraordinary, or completely achievable for every household? We know you’d like to hear it’s the latter, and some articles might claim it’s true, however, in reality, that’d be a huge exaggeration… AND YET, you can, in fact, increase drastically the chances of success for …

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