Fats, proteins, calories, electrolytes, H20. What ingredients should you look for when choosing the perfect snack for your four-legged trail buddy? Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Deming weighs in.
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If you’re looking for a fun new way to get outside and have an adventure with your dog, you might want to check out skijoring (if you’re into snow sports) or bikejoring (if you’re a cyclist). In these two “mushing” sports, you and your dog are connected by a tether so that your dog can help pull you to beautiful places. It’s a great way to cover a lot of terrain, obey local leash laws, and learn to work together. The best part is, virtually any healthy dog that weighs at least 30 pounds can try it.
Summertime offers a plethora of outdoor activities to enjoy with our dogs. But with rising temperatures, a fun day outside can quickly become uncomfortable and dangerous to your pet. Learn about the signs and treatment of heat exhaustion and heat stroke in dogs, as well as other warm-weather cautions from veterinarian Dr. Jen Deming.
Dr. Jen Deming offers a veterinarian’s perspective on how to keep your dog happy and healthy all summer long.
Summer should be about enjoying the sunny skies, the warm evenings, and spending quality time with those you love. By being cautiously aware of potential dangers to your dog, you should be able to enjoy the season to its fullest. This post touches on things to keep in mind when enjoying the great outdoors with your pup — even when that’s in your own backyard!
Stand up paddleboarding (SUPing) is a great workout for dogs, and it works on impulse control and focus in different situations. It also builds confidence and teamwork skills between you and your pup. Here’s an outline to help you get started!
Nothing beats the heat like having some fun in the water and now more than ever there are water sports we can include our dogs in – boating, swimming, paddle boarding and more. But how do you know if they are having as much fun as you are? Some dogs naturally love water and start swimming as puppies, but some aren’t so keen on the idea of playing around in the water.