Preventing a Dog From Peeing on Carpet and RugsPreventing a dog from peeing on the carpet, especially repeat performances, can be a frustrating process, but there are solutions to this problem. This is a page about preventing a dog from peeing on carpet and rugs.
Dog Pooping in My BedThis is a page about dog pooping in my bed. There are a number of possible reasons that a house trained dog might start pooping on its owner's bed.
Remedies for a Dog With DiarrheaThis is a page about remedies for a dog with diarrhea. Like their human owners, dogs can suffer from occasional diarrhea. Untreated it can lead to dehydration. Determining the cause, treatment, and whether you need to make a trip to the vet are the primary concerns.
Old Dog Peeing in HouseThere are many reasons a previously house trained dog begins to pee in the house, including advancing age. This is a page about old dog peeing in house.
House Trained Dog Pooping InsideIt is frustrating and confusing when your house trained dog backslides. This is a page about what to do when a previously house broken dog has started pooping in the house.
Smelly Black Tar Buildup in Dog's EarA dog owner asks: My dog has black tar stuff in his ear and it smells, what is it? One of the causes for a black smelly build up in your pet's ears can be a yeast or other type of infection.
Keeping Dogs From Pooping on GrassKeeping the neighbor's dogs from pooping on the grass can be a challenge. This is a page about keeping dogs from pooping on grass.
Training a Dog to Poop on a Training PadThis is a page about training a dog to poop on a training pad. Training a dog to use a puppy pad may be the best solution for a pet that stays inside for periods of time without access to a yard via a dog door.
Recovery Time for Dog With ParvoWhen caring for a pet with parvo, many owners would like to know the average recovery time for an infected pup. This is a page about recovery time for dog with parvo.
New Dog Not Going to The BathroomThis is a page about new dog not going to the bathroom. Dogs may become stressed when they move to a new house or family. This can translate into problems going pee or poop.
Treating a Dog's RashThis is a page about treating a dog's rash. When your dog is uncomfortable you want to be able to help them feel better. Consulting a veterinarian should be your first step.
Dog Pees in House When Left AloneThis is a page about when a dog pees in house when left alone. Even a house trained dog will have accidents under certain circumstances.
Parvo Advice for Those Who Can't Go to the VetWhen treating the parvo virus, a veterinarian should be consulted. But for many pet owners, the cost of professional medical care to treat their dog for the parvo virus can be difficult. If you are caught in a situation where you CANNOT see a vet, here are some ideas to treat your dog until you can arrange for the proper medical care. This is a page about parvo advice for those who can't go to the vet.
Homemade Food for Dog with Kidney DiseaseThis is a page about homemade food for dog with kidney disease. Pets that have been diagnosed with kidney disease generally need a special diet. You can buy the veterinary formula food or make your own.
Dog Pees in Owner's BedThis is a page about dog pees in owner's bed. It is extremely frustrating when your dog pees on the bed. There are a few different reasons that this may occur. Knowing why your dog exhibited this behavior will help to teach her not to do it again in the future, or help you make changes to prevent this from reoccurring.
Natural Treatment for Yeast Infection in Dog's EarsMany pet owners choose to treat their dog's yeast infections with natural products rather than seek medications from their vet. This is a page about natural treatment for yeast infection in dog's ears.
Using Corn Starch for Dog's Hot SpotsHot spots, or moist eczemas can result from allergies, bites, stress licking, and more. As your pet continues to chew and scratch the irritation progresses. This is a page about using corn starch for dog's hot spots.
Remedies for a Dog With Itchy EarsThis is a page about remedies for a dog with itchy ears. Itchy ears can drive your dog crazy.
Dog Still Scratching After Flea TreatmentTreating your pet for active fleas is only part of the process for getting rid of fleas and preventing re-infestation. Your home and yard will be to be treated. Even if your pet no longer has fleas, their skin may still need treatment to promote healing and discourage scratching. This is a page about what to do if your dog is still scratching after a flea treatment.
Getting a Puppy After Losing One to ParvoParvo is a very contagious disease, the virus can remain active in your home and yard for some time. This is a page about getting a puppy after losing one to parvo.
Dog Peeing Inside After New Dog ArrivedIntroducing a new dog into your home can cause stress to other pets you may already own. This is a page about dog peeing inside after new dog arrived.
Getting Rid of Mange in the HouseWill bleach work to kill mange mites in my carpets?
Remedy for Smelly Dog FeetThis is a page about remedy for smelly dog feet. Although your dog may be well, it can have stinky feet for no apparent reason. It can be bothersome.
Feeding a Dog With Food AllergiesThis is a page about feeding a dog with food allergies. Many dogs suffer from food allergies.
House Training a PitbullThis page is about house training a pitbull. Patience is needed when teaching your puppy to relieve itself in a designated area or outside.
Pit Bull Breed Information and PhotosThese popular guard dogs are a sturdy, medium sized pet and great companions for many people. This page contains pit bull breed information and photos.
Training a Pitbull to Not BiteThis is a page about training a Pitbull to not bite. Puppies love to play rough and tumble and biting is a part of that play. However, when they grow up biting is no longer acceptable and potentially dangerous. Training your Pitbull not to bite is a process you can undertake successfully at home.
Treating a Dog for Skin Irritation from GroomingPet grooming, particularly shaving, can leave your dog with irritated skin. Luckily there are some remedies to make your pet more comfortable and clear up the irritation. This is a page about treating a dog for skin irritation from grooming.
Dog Still Smells After a BathThis is a page about when a dog still smells after a bath. If giving your dog a bath does not eliminate a bad smell, you will need to try to determine the cause.
Dog Won't Eat After Being SpayedThis is a page about dog won't eat after being spayed. Spaying is a major medical procedure. Your dog may not be very interested in food after the surgery.
Should Dogs Get Parvo Shots After Having Parvo?This is a page about "Should dogs get parvo shots after having parvo?". Pet owners may wonder if there is any value in having a dog vaccinated against parvo once they have already had the virus.
Dog Peeing Inside When Lying DownThis is a page about dog peeing inside when lying down. It can be alarming and frustrating when a trained dog begins to have accidents in the house. You will need to determine if it warrants a trip to the vet or other action.
Remedies for Stinky DogsThis is a page containing remedies for stinky dogs. There are some home remedies you can use to help eliminate doggie odor.
Remedies for Dog with Itchy SkinThis page contains remedies for dog with itchy skin. The cause of the scratching can be determined by a visit to the vet.
Remedy for Dog's Itchy SkinDogs can suffer from itchy skin. This is a page about a remedy for dog's itchy skin.
Keeping Dogs from Jumping Your FenceThis is a page about keeping dogs from jumping your fence. Some dogs just love to jump over the fence, as soon as you turn your back, and head off on an adventure.
My Dog Is Sick After Getting a Parvo/Distemper ShotCertain immunizations can cause side effects in some pets. This is a page about my dog is sick after getting a parvo/distemper shot.
Suggestions for a Large Kibble Dog FoodCan anyone help me? I would like to know the name of a dog food that has large kernels. Every brand I have used has small kernels and they just keep falling out of the jowls of my Great Dane and Great Pyrenees. I sure would appreciate any suggestions.
Can I Give My Dog Canned Soup?Can I give my dog canned soup? For example Habitant beef, chicken, or vegetable soup. Maybe giving 5 or 6 tablespoons and mix with the 2 cups of dry food I give her.
Treating a Dog's Yeast InfectionAn overabundance of yeast can result in infections on your dog's skin, in the ears, and other areas. This is a page about treating a dog's yeast infection.
Feeding a Dog ChickenThis is a page about feeding a dog chicken. Some dog owners like to supplement their pet's food with cooked meat, such as chicken.
House Training an Adult DogThis is a page about house training an adult dog. When adult dogs are adopted, rescued, or moved into the house they often need to be house trained.
Using Tea Tree Oil for DogsThis is a page about using tea tree oil for dogs. Many pet owners have found ways to use tea tree oil as a remedy for various pet aliments.
Dog Diapers Won't Stay OnThis is a page about dog diapers won't stay on. Whatever the reason you need to use dog diapers, it is maddening when they won't stay on.
Remedies for Dogs With GasThis page is about remedies for dogs with gas. If your dog has problems with flatulence, it must be something in their diet.
Teaching a Puppy Not to BiteThis page is about responsibly teaching your puppy not bite. It's part of a puppy's nature to nibble on things and bite, but as they get bigger, this type of behavior can be dangerous.
Treating Crusty Patches on Dog's SkinThis is a page about dog has dry, crusty skin patches. You want to find a safe and effective treatment for your dog's skin problems.
When Do Dogs Stop Going Into Heat?This is a page about "when do dogs stop going into heat?". Many pet owners may wonder when their intact female dog will enter a doggy form of menopause and stop going into heat.
Treating a Dog's Ear InfectionDogs with drop ears, in particular, can be prone to recurring ear infections. In addition to the obvious trip to the vet, there are additional measures pet owners can take. This page has advice about treating a dog's ear infection.
Remedies for a Dog's Bad BreathThis page is about remedies for a dog's bad breath. Dogs can have problems with teeth and gums, or it can be a sign of another health issue.
Dog Peeing and Pooping InsideThis is a page about dog peeing and pooping inside. House training your dog takes patience and consistency. Even dogs that have been house trained may revert back to pooping and peeing in the house. Determining the cause may be difficult.
Puppy With Blood in its StoolThis is a page about a puppy with blood in its stool. There are a number of reasons your puppy may have blood in its stool, some more serious than others.
Feeding a PuppyThis page is about feeding a puppy. Making sure that your new puppy gets proper nutrition is important.
Dog Not Eating or Drinking After Having PuppiesHaving a litter of puppies can be a tough on a dog. Your dog not eating or drinking after having puppies is mostly normal, but keeping her food and water nearby will make it easier to get to when she is ready.
Dog Pooping and Peeing on ConcreteThis is a page about dog pooping and peeing on concrete. Often dogs that have been raised in kennels with concrete floors are reluctant to use the grass rather than your patio or driveway for their duties.
Keeping a Dog Warm at NightThis is a page about keeping a dog warm at night. Many dog owners look for ways to keep their pets warm and cozy at night when the temperatures begin to drop.
Flooring for an Outdoor KennelWhat would be the best flooring for a outside dog kennel? We have 2 large dogs and 3, 3mo puppies. Waste is getting out of hand and killing the grass. Any ideas: gravel, wood chips, just plain concrete?
Caring for a 5 Week Old PuppyCaring for a puppy that is younger than typical weaning age can present its own challenges. This is a page about caring for a 5 week old puppy.
Home Remedy for Dog's EczemaThis is a page about home remedy for dog's eczema. Determining the cause of your dog's skin problem can help you get it under control.
Training a Pit Bull PuppyPit Bull puppies need the same training and socialization as any puppy. There are some additional steps you can add to your training schedule for these energetic powerful dogs. This is a page about training a Pit Bull puppy.
Homemade Dog Food RecipesOne way to make sure your best friend is getting the best dog food, is to make it yourself. Homemade dog food is easy, as long as you know what nutrients your dog needs. This is page contains homemade dog food recipes.
Dog Had Dislocated JawMy dog woke up unable to close his mouth or eat on Sunday. The first vet said he had a throat infection. The 2nd vet said his jaw was dislocated and put it back in place. I can now close his mouth but he still does not close it or eat very well. Am I expecting too much after a day?
Puppy Poops in CrateThis is a page about puppy poops in crate. Knowing what to do to help teach your puppy not to poop in his crate can be difficult. You have seemingly tried everything and still have the problem.
Remedies for Dogs With Separation AnxietyThis is a page about remedies for dogs with separation anxiety. Separation anxiety can be very stressful for both dogs and their owners.
Dog Is Itchy After Being GroomedThis is a page about dog is itchy after being groomed. Grooming products or shaving are potential reasons your dog may be itchy after being groomed.
Remedies for Hair Loss in DogsThis is a page about remedies for hair loss in dogs. Visit your veterinarian to determine the cause of your dog's hair loss.
Homemade Weight Loss Dog Food RecipesThis is a page about homemade weight loss dog food recipes. Specialty dog foods can be hard on your budget.
Homemade Ear Wash for DogsThis is a page about homemade ear wash for dogs. Keeping your dog's ears clean is important for their health.
Bumps and Lumps on a DogThis is a page about bumps and lumps on a dog. It is disturbing, even frightening to discover a strange bump or lump on your dog while petting her.
Dog Won't EatWhen your pet stops eating, determining the cause is the first step in resolving the issue. This is a page about dog won't eat.
My Dog Played With a Dog That Has ParvoThe parvo virus is highly contagious and is transmitted by contact with contaminated feces. This is a page with advice when my dog has played with a dog that has parvo.
Dog Obedience Training Using a Squirt BottleThis is a page about dog obedience training using a squirt bottle. Some pet owners will use water in a squirt bottle to reinforce incorrect behaviors when training their dog.
House Training a Yorkshire TerrierIf you have a Yorkshire Terrier puppy, you will need to get it house broken as soon as possible. This is a page about house training a Yorkshire Terrier.
Dog Peeing in Its Own BedThere are a number of reasons your pet may be wetting his or her bed. This is a page about dog peeing in its own bed.
Dog Urinating in Other People's HomesThis is a page about a dog urinating in other people's homes. A number of things could be causing a house trained dog to begin urinating in someone else's home. It could be that they are marking their territory because they smell the odor of other dogs. It could also be due to anxiety of being away from the familiarities of home.
Puppy With Bad BreathThis is a page about puppy with bad breath. Puppies can have very bad breath when they are quite young.
Keeping Your Dog in Your YardThis is a page about keeping your dog in your yard. If your canine escape artist is on the wrong side of the fence again, there are some solutions you can try.
Previously House Trained Dog Peeing IndoorsYour dog could be reacting to changes in the household or possibly have a health problem. This page is about previously house trained dog peeing indoors.
Chihuahua/Pomeranian Mix Breed PhotosThis is a page about Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix breed photos. The PomChi is a sweet small mixed breed dog that may be perfect for your family.
Feeding a Dog Who is a Picky EaterThis page is about feeding a dog who is a picky eater. Just like other animals, some dogs do not want the food you have fed them.
Miniature Pinscher Mix Photos and InformationMixed breed dogs can make excellent companions and watchdogs. This page contains miniature pinscher mix photos and information.
Keeping Birds Out of Dog's FoodThis is a page about keeping birds out of dog's food. If you feed your dogs outside you may have problems keeping visiting birds out of the kibble.
Homemade Bitter Apple SprayThis is a page about homemade bitter apple spray. Bitter apple spray is used to help train dogs and puppies not to chew inappropriately on things such as your furniture.
House Training a Shih TzuThis is a page about house training a Shih Tzu. Some dog breeds seem more difficult to house train.
Dangerous Foods for DogsYou may have heard that certain people foods are dangerous, even deadly for your dogs.
Shih Tzu Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains shih tzu breed information and photos. These lively, small dogs make great companions.
Remedies for Dog MangeThis page contains remedies for mange. Before trying any home remedy for mange, it's important to check with your veterinarian.
How Can I Tell If My Dog Is a Pit Bull?Several dog breeds resemble each other. Determining the breed of a dog can be tricky. This is a page about, "How can I tell if my dog is a Pit Bull?".
Are Oak Trees Toxic to Dogs?Are all oak trees toxic to dogs?
Jack Russell Terrier Mix PhotosThis page contains Jack Russell terrier mix photos. Some of the best family pets are mixed breed dogs.
Skinny German ShepherdThis is a page about a skinny German Shepherd. Having a very thin dog can be disturbing. Trying to determine the reason your pet won't gain weight is an important step toward getting your pet up to a healthy weight.
Dog Peeing in the HouseThis is a page about dog peeing in the house. There are many reasons your dog may be peeing in the house under a variety of circumstances.
How to Prevent Dog From Hiding Under BedA new dog or a rescued abused one may feel afraid or insecure and hide under furniture such as your bed. This is a page about how to prevent a dog from hiding under the bed.
What Breed Is My Dog?It can be difficult to determine a dog's breed without a DNA test. This is guide about "What breed is my dog?".
House Training an Abused DogThis is a page about house training an abused dog. Dogs that have suffered abuse often present challenges when training.
Siberian Husky & German Shepherd Mix PhotosSome of the best family pets are mixed dog breeds. This page includes information and photos from Siberian Husky and German Shepherd mix dogs.
Puppy is Not EatingThis is a page about puppy is not eating. It can be disturbing when your puppy refuses to eat.
Remedies for Kennel CoughThis is a page about remedies for kennel cough. Kennel cough is a term used to describe both viral and bacterial infections of your dog's voice box and windpipe. It will often clear up on its own, but is very contagious to other dogs.
Training a Dog to Not Be AfraidThis is a page about training a dog to not be afraid. Dogs may experience fear in certain situations, either due to temperament or past experiences.
Dog Won't Come InsideThis is a page about when a dog won't come inside. A frightened or wary dog may refuse to come inside willingly. This situation is frustrating for you and stressful for your pet.
My Dog's Spine is Sticking UpMy pit bull puppy who just turn 1 looks like his lower spine is curved. It sticks up and doesn't look healthy. He eats well and plays and is very energetic. He shows no pains in his lower back. Any idea what this could be?
Treating a Dog's Scaly Smelly SkinThis is a page about treating a dog's scaly smelly skin. Identifying the cause is the first step in treating your dog's skin aliments.
Caring for a Dog and Her PuppiesThis is a page about caring for a dog and her puppies. When your dog has delivered puppies, you want to make sure she has a safe and warm place to nurture them.
DIY Doggie "Bridge"Our family got our first dog last summer. Sierra is a 2 year old mixed breed and has been a wonderful addition to our family. We live on Lake Norman and enjoy going out on our pontoon boat whenever possible. We were so excited to take Sierra on her first boat ride.
American Bulldog PhotosThis page contains American Bulldog photos. These popular sturdy dogs make wonderful companions.
Puppy Peeing EverywhereHouse training a puppy requires a lot of time, consistency, and a firm gentle approach. Just as you would not expect a toddler to be potty trained in a day, puppies are babies, they need your guidance to learn the expectations of house training. This is a page about puppy peeing everywhere.
Training a PoodleThere are universal methods for training dogs and then certain breeds may require some more specialized attention due to the breed or individual temperament. This is a page about training a Poodle.
Dog Potty Spot Made from Sod SquaresWe live in Florida and half of the year we are prepping for hurricanes and my dog may have to stay in for hours or even days during bad weather. I went to my local garden center purchased a couple of pieces of fresh sod(yes you can buy pcs! About $2.50 each) I put the sod in a cheap plastic kiddie pool on my back porch and voila! Outside potty inside!
Groenendael Breed Information and PhotosAlso know as a Belgian Sheepdog, the Groenendael belongs to the herding group. These beautiful, intelligent, hard working dogs also love human companionship. They are highly trainable dogs and have a life expectancy of 12-14 years.
Raw Ginger with Peanut Butter for DogsA little slice of ginger, with peanut butter on it, can help dogs tolerate car rides.
Grieving Dog Pooping and Peeing InsideDogs can have strong emotional responses to the death of another pet or one of their people. Sometimes this grief can result in a well trained dog beginning to poop and/or pee inside. Read on for some helpful suggestions to assist your pet in moving through their grief.
Training a Guard or Protection DogThe first thing to keep in mind when considering training your dog to be a guard or protection dog is to recognize the difference between a guard dog and an attack dog. Guard dogs are trained to alert and adopt a defensive stance when there is an intruder or danger, not to attack. The actual training takes research into techniques, the right dog, and patience.
Dog Poops and Pees on the PorchIt is very frustrating if your dog suddenly stops going in the grass and begins to poop and pee on your porch. There are some very helpful suggestions for changing this behavior below.
Soothing a Whining Puppy at NightPuppies may be lonely and whine at night, unable to sleep. To help soothe your pup you can try an old ticking clock, a hot water bottle wrapped in a towel, or even a blanket that smells like you. More suggestions can be found on this page.
What Breed Is My Puppy?The mom is German Shepherd, but I have never seen one with white markings and she is the odd ball. What is she and if she is full blooded German Shepherd what type is she?
Recovery Time for a Puppy with ParvoI brought home a 2 month old Golden Retriever puppy and the day he got his first shot of parvo, he became lethargic started vomiting and had blood in his poop. I took him to to vet and his medications were started.
Keeping a Dog from Chewing on Their BedMy American Bulldog is chewing on her bed. She doesn't do it often, but when she does it's bad! So I took away her bed in her cage and her regular bed in my room. What can I do to prevent this? And how long should I punish her?
House Training a Yorkie PuppyI am a new Yorkie mom. My male Yorkie will be home in two weeks. I'm not sure the best way to potty train him when he comes home. I live in a house with a front and back yard. So should I pee pad train my Yorkie or train him to go on the grass in the backyard?
Caring for a Puppy with ParvoMy 13 week old German Shepherd has parvo and I took him to the vet who gave him fluids through IV, a shot of antibiotics, and nausea medicine. I purchased penicillin for animals from a feed store. But I don't know how much I should give him through the shot. It's for use with a syringe so I take it that I can't give it to him through his food.
Introducing a New Dog to the Resident DogsWe adopted two Border Collie Aussie mixes two years ago (they will be two on March 17) and one English Bulldog in July (will be two on March 24). Soon we will take on an Italian Greyhound mini-Pinscher mix (who is four).