When you love your pet, it’s natural to want to keep it looking and feeling good — and that includes a shiny coat.
There’s more to teaching a dog how to swim than just throwing it in the water and waiting for instinct to kick into gear. When you want to empower your pet to enjoy the water as well as to be safe in it, you need to understand a few basics about how to teach your dog to swim.
Whether your dog has just gone for a walk on one of those notoriously muddy spring days or wakes up with that unmistakable dog smell, you'll know when it's time to bathe your own dog. Some dogs love the bath and others prefer to stay dry and cozy, but no matter what, it's important to regularly bathe your dog.
Did you just get a dog, or are you about to get one? Congratulations! Becoming a pet owner is an exciting experience — the beginning of a priceless bond you’ll treasure for years to come. To make sure you have a good experience as a first-time dog owner, however, there are a few tips you’ll want to keep in mind. Even if you already know the basics of how to care for a dog, reviewing a few essentials can help you make sure that you’re confident and empowered for your first time with a dog in your home.
Every dog owner has been there — that moment when you get your dog into the tub and realize that giving your dog a bath is not going to be easy or fun. Some dogs take to the water like ducks, but even the most cooperative pooch can make a bath more difficult by splashing around, getting distracted or just getting bored with the whole thing and jumping out of the tub sopping wet and soapy.