As not all dog breeds are created equal, let's take a closer look at which dog breeds are particularly suited for the little ones.
How Do You Know When It's Time to Euthanize a Pet
Deciding to put your pet down is an incredibly difficult decision to make. Dr. Andy Roark offers advice on when to euthanize a pet and what's best for them.
10 Healthies Dog Breeds
All dogs can have health problems, but some breeds are less predisposed. Here is a list of 10 of the healthiest dog breeds Australian Cattle Dogs: Also known as the world’s oldest living dog. Basenji: They literally have no bark but these terriers make excellent pets in excellent health. Beagle: Sweet and energetic dogs and overall a very healthy breed. Belgian Malinois: Belgian Malinoise..Malinwa? Ok, I can pronounce it but these guys are known as the most versatile working dogs in the world.…
Top 15 smartest dog breeds
Everyone claims they have the smartest poochy around, but does their dog make the list of the smartest dog breeds? First, let’s break it down to the facts: There are three aspects of intelligence when it comes to dog breeds. First is instinctive intelligence, which refers to the dog’s ability to preform tasks it was bred to do, like herding or guarding. Second aspect of intelligence is adaptive intelligence, which refers to the dogs ability to solve problems on their own and social…
The 10 easiest dog breeds to train
If you're looking for a furry addition to the family, these breeds are at the top of our list.
Client handout: How to win the barking dog battle
Have your veterinary clients try these tips for more peaceful pooches.
6 grooming tips to help your pet put their best paw forward
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but a young one should become accustomed to a grooming routine early on, experts advise.
12 Ways to Protect Your Dog’s Paws All Year Round
Paw problems can cause a lot of discomfort for dogs. Veterinary experts share tips on how pet parents can protect their dog's paws all year round.
10 Tips To Protect Your Dog's Paws From Hot Pavement
Hot pavement can and will burn a dog's paws. So what can be done to protect your dog's paws? Here are 10 tips to keep your dog from getting burned this summer.
How to Care for a Dog's Paw Pads
The padding, or pads, on your dog’s feet serve multiple functions.
Laws for Paws: How to keep pets safe in the car
Thanksgiving is behind us now, but holiday travel will continue through the New Year’s celebration. Thousands if not millions of people will be going “over the river and through the
Why Does My Dog Paw At His Bedding?
Dr. Molly McAllister explains why dogs paw at their beds before settling down to sleep. For more answers from Banfield veterinarians, visit www.banfie...
DIY Paw Print Ornaments
It's time to craft with your pets! Cornflower Blue Studio shows us how to make simple, homemade clay paw print ornaments to celebrate your favorite furry f
How To Fly For Pilots 'n Paws
E made his first flight for Pilots n Paws in 2009, and since then he's made dozens of flights and carried nearly 600 dogs. Other pilots as...
Why Spay and Neuter » PAWS
It's no myth, there is an overpopulation of unwanted pets nationwide and in our state. Every year more than 150,000 dogs and cats end up homeless in Washington State shelters, and sadly there are just not enough people who adopt from those shelters Some animals in shelters are saved from the streets and cruelty, while some are given up by their families. Countless others never make it to shelters and suffer without someone to care for them. Spaying or neutering pets prevents animals…
Why Do Dogs Chew on Their Paws?
Is your dog too "into" his paws lately? Is she slurping and chewing away on...
5 Tips for Muddy Paws
Introduce your dog to wiping their paws when they're young, even if they're not wet. Your dog will be much more cooperative if they're in a situation they're familiar with.
How to ditch your dog's itch
One of the top reasons people seek help from a veterinarian for their dogs is itching! That’s just the problem this reader came to me with: Q: My 8-year-old chocolate Lab suffers from allergies. I’ve had tests done, but they come back with only high yeast content. I thought giving him yogurt with his food …
Top 10 Pet Paw Facts
Pamper With Pedicures:Your dog's nails should just about touch the ground when she walks. If her nails are clicking or getting snagged on the floor, it's time for a pedicure Snip and Trim:Trim paw hair regularly to avoid painful matting Clean In Between: Foreign objects can become lodged in your dog's pads. Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisturize:A dog's pads can become cracked and dry. Ask us for a…
Paws on Carpet: What is the Best Carpet for Pets?
Paws on Carpet: What is the Best Carpet for Pets? Many pet owners who are in the market for flooring might think that carpet is not an option for their homes and four-legged friends, but nothing could be further from the truth. We found the “Carpet Shopping for Pets” Checklist to make carpet work for your …