February 2, 2017

A Furry Friend in Grief is a Friend Indeed

Dogs are recognized by doctors and therapists as comfort animals. Even Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing, acknowledged the presence of pets as a source of comfort during difficult times such as long illnesses. The advantage of having a dog beside you when you are grieving is his constant companionship. He offers what most […]

January 27, 2017

Factors to Consider when Exercising your Dog in Winter

One of the things our dogs need for optimum health is exercise. The exercises can be through playing out in the park, walks or just training in the backyard. However, when the weather is chilly, you have to be extra careful not to expose your dog to extreme cold while exercising. Here are some factors […]

January 20, 2017

How to Protect Children from Dog Bites

There are many benefits of introducing dogs to your children, including learning to be responsible for another at an early age. However, dogs can pose danger to children, especially children who are below five years of age. This is because children at this age may still not understand that a dog sometimes needs its space. […]