Shiba Inu dog breed facts & information you need to know

Shiba Inu – Overview and History The Shiba Inu, also known as the Shiba Ken, the Little Brushwood Dog, the Japanese Turf Dog, the Little Turf Dog, the Japanese Small-Size Dog or simply the Shiba, is the oldest, smallest and most popular of all Japanese breeds. Its name translates from Japanese as “small dog.” It… Continue reading Shiba Inu dog breed facts & information you need to know

Addison’s disease in dogs: How to spot, treat and prevent

Definition of the Disease Addison’s disease, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, is defined as diminished hormone production from the cortex of the adrenal gland. The adrenal cortex can be damaged by hemorrhage, mineralization or infection, among other things. Addison’s is a potentially life-threatening disorder of the endocrine system which cannot be cured but, if caught early,… Continue reading Addison’s disease in dogs: How to spot, treat and prevent

Adopting A Shelter Dog? Don’t Make These 10 Common Mistakes

It’s not uncommon for people to make a few mistakes after adopting a shelter dog. If you’re thinking about adding a furry friend to your family, please do your research first. We hope this blog post give you a better understanding of what it’s like to adopt from a dog shelter and how to do… Continue reading Adopting A Shelter Dog? Don’t Make These 10 Common Mistakes

Six Dog Breeds with Long Hair You’ll Love to Cuddle

There are many criteria to consider when selecting a new canine member of your family. If a super-cuddly pup with tons of long hair is what you’re looking for, get your grooming tools ready and read on for six of the most popular dog breeds with long hair. Golden Retriever Golden Retrievers are perfect family… Continue reading Six Dog Breeds with Long Hair You’ll Love to Cuddle

5 Signs of Glaucoma Every Dog Owner Should Know

Have you ever seen a dog cautiously walking around, bumping into furniture or objects, with milky white eyes? Chances are, this poor pup had glaucoma. According to MedVet, approximately 2% of canines in North America are diagnosed with glaucoma every year. While this number might seem low, glaucoma can lead to blindness in pets if… Continue reading 5 Signs of Glaucoma Every Dog Owner Should Know

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