There is a fine line with people when it comes to how much they love animals. In one sense, you hear about people who take in every stray they can, and you may think it is a good thing, but you should not take in or care for dogs if you can’t give them the proper love and attention they require. So is there such a thing as owning too many dogs, and how do you know what it is? Well, we have a simple way to look at it.
We are nearing the end of Winter, people. But before it ends, we have to go through its coldest, darkest, cruelest, shortest month. February. During late winter months, many human can suffer through what is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD for short). This is caused by a lack of vitamin C and a lack of outdoor activity. It creates a perfect storm for depression. But guess what you might not know? It does the same thing to dogs.
In this day and age, we know a dollar saved is a dollar, and that those dollars can up after awhile. It could be said that dogs can already be quite expensive, but true dog lovers know they are well worth it. But what if we could tell you some basic ways to save money every week on dog food? We imagine that would be something you would want to know, right? Well, here you go!
Christmas time is here! Time to gather around with the family and celebrate love and happiness. But much like we talked about during Thanksgiving, there are certain foods that will be around more on Christmas that can really be dangerous to dogs. We wanted to assemble a quick list for you so you knew what treats should and shouldn’t hit the floor when the dog is around.
You ever have one of those days when everything just goes wrong? When you feel like you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, put your pants on wrong, and only got cold water in the shower? When you hit every red light on the way to work, your boss yells at you all day, and you get all the red lights on the way home, too? Do you know what turns that day around? The moment you get to your front door and see your dog’s tail,eagerly waving back and forth in giddy excitement to see you.
Winter is pretty much around the bend, people, and you know what that means? Freezing weather, snow, and pretty much all the other negative stuff that comes along with it. It also means many of our dog lovers have to move some of their dog adventures indoors. You do know how they do that, right? Well. We will admit, we help.
We know we have been talking about the winter weather a lot lately, but you need to understand, that is part of our job. We exist solely because we love dogs, want dogs happy, and want dogs healthy. It really is that simple. While we respect that some people keep their dogs outside, and the dogs are okay with that, we tend to get a little mad when we see or hear about that during winter months. Yes, a dog may be bred to deal with cold, but that doesn’t make it any less uncomfortable for them. Well, some of them, anyway. Truth is, it often boils down to preference by a particular dog. Our point is, atleast give them the option.
We want to take certain things that seem to be taboo in dog culture and change that for people. One of those things we want to address is dogs with depression. First off, if your dog gets depressed, do not hold any guilt for that. It is not your fault. In most cases, animals get moods just like humans, and some animals feel moods very differently than some others. As oppose to brush it under the rug or pretend it does not exist, we thought we would take a moment to offer you some things you can do to help your dog overcome their depression and get back to their old selves in no time.
You know we generally focus on doing posts that can better both you and your dog’s quality of life. This means we often focus on how to keep dogs fit and healthy. Today, for a light-hearted change of pace, we thought we would make a list of the most famous dogs from pop culture. Dogs that not only inspire and entertain us, but were well known for entertaining all the world and making their breeds more well know and beloved in the process.
It’s funny, all people talk about puppies all the time. About how cute and loyal and loving puppies are. How they bring their youthful energy to all they do. Everyone wants to play with puppies and roll around with puppies and laugh with puppies. But we need to ask, what about the older dogs? The dogs that have been faithful to their owners for fifteen years? What about the old, weathered, and wonderful dogs that AREN’T puppies? We just wanted to take a moment to extol the virtues of an older dog.