How to Adjust Your Dog to Their New Home

This blog post appears on the “Zesty Paws” website:   Adopting a dog is one of the most rewarding things you can ever do – you’re saving a life and making a wonderful addition to the family. But while it’s a win-win situation, there’s a transition time you need to be aware of as your new…

4 Ways to Care for Small Dogs

This blog post appears on the “Zesty Paws” website:   Our fur babies bring so much joy into our lives. They’re part of our families, and when we bring them home we commit to caring for their every need, much as we do our children. Heck! They are our kids! That can vary, though, according to several…

6 Ways How to Dog-Proof Your Home

This article appears on the “Dog Endorsed” website:   When we bring dogs into our homes, we’re often so obsessed with how cute they are that we forget that they’re animals. And animals respond differently to their environment than we do. They are scavengers and survivalists. And while there are exceptions to the rule, most…

5 Ways To Help Your Senior Dog Stay Mobile

This blog post appears on the “Zesty Paws” website:   According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), small dogs are geriatric at the age of seven, and some larger breeds turn senior at six years old. Technically, that means there’s a lot of senior dogs out there! It’s no wonder that vets see an…

How Fast Can A Dog Run?

This article appears on the “Dog Endorsed” website:   Did you catch the Westminster Dog Show in June? I’m an addict and saw the whole thing. I enjoyed watching all the beautiful dogs, but one in particular caught my attention. Lark, a tiny Papillon, stole the show in the agility competition because of how fast she…

What Is A Male Dog Called?

This article appears on the “Dog Endorsed” website:   You may be wondering what is a male dog called? Although we generally refer to all creatures great and small as male and female, many of the most common species do have different gender names, including dogs. Most of us know that a female dog is…

How Many Toes Does A Dog Have?

This article appears on the “Dog Endorsed” website:   I took my three chihuahuas to the groomer to get their nails clipped last week, and I always ask them not to forget the dewclaws. Some groomers in the past have missed them, and it’s a pet peeve of mine. A dewclaw is indeed a toe…