Symptoms of overheating

Check on your dog often. On very warm days, watch your dog’s condition closely.  While exercise will make dogs pant if the panting becomes “heaving” this is the earliest sign that he is getting too hot. When the panting has become loud and is becoming a “roar” he has already become too hot and the…

Understanding and Caring for your dog in hot weather – Part 2

Stay inside If possible, bring outside dogs inside on hot days and if you have air conditioning in your house, leave it on during the day even if your dog is home alone.  There is no ideal temperature that applies for all dogs, but most begin to show signs of overheating between 27 – 30…

Understanding and Caring for your dog in hot weather – Part 1

As the mercury rises this summer keeping your dog cool is vital.  Dogs can have the same troubles that we do — dehydration, overheating, sunburn.  Heat Stroke in dogs is a life-threatening condition with warning signs including panting excessively, moving sluggishly, acting woozy, and losing consciousness. If you observe any of these signs, call your…

Is your dog smarter than average?

It’s obvious your dog is the most adorable, best looking, well-behaved and smartest dog on the planet – right?   But how can you be sure that your dog is extra intelligent compared to the average dog? Be careful what you wish for because having an intelligent dog can actually have downsides.  You have to put…

Do dogs get jealous?

Ever come home from visiting a friend and their dog, only to be kind of padded down with a nose followed by a look of absolute disgust – traitor!!  If you think your dog has an issue with the other dog and or cat and or pet in general he’s smelling on your clothes, you’re…

Running with Your Dog at Night

Originally posted on 21 Pup Street:
Running with your dog is a great way to bond and work on your fitness together. Daylight runs are optimal for many reasons, but if you’re like me, you struggle to find enough hours in the day (especially in the winter). But before you go out on your first nighttime…

Hands for Compassion 

Originally posted on Conscious Business:
Hands for Compassion Heart of Ganesh has launched a new Humane Tourism campaign #NotOnMyBucketList to raise awareness for elephant cruelty in tourism. Tell travelers that elephant cruelty disguised as entertainment needs to be taken off the Bucket List!? Here is what you have to do: 1. WRITE #NotOnMyBucketList on your…