Did you know that your dog's retractable leash is not just a poor training decision for most dogs, it's also downright DANGEROUS?
If your dog is already prone to pulling on a leash, a retractable lead will exacerbate that problem. The mechanics of it teach them that if they pull at
Heather spent her life as a caregiver. First, she took care of her children. Then, she made her career in nursing. Later, the grandchildren came along. Now, at 75, she thinks she wants a break from taking care of everyone, but eventually, she wants to share her home with a
Choosing good dogs, for seniors or anyone else, can be a fun and enriching process. But it starts with assessing the needs and wants of a prospective owner (which might be you or a loved one). After all, everyone has a unique set of preferences, so the kind of dog
A new study shows older adults who own dogs are more physically active than non-dog owners
Simply walking their pets caused dog parents in the study to meet internationally recognized exercise goals
Researchers also observed that dog owners had fewer continuous periods of sitting down than non-dog owners
If you’re an urban or suburban dog owner, you’re likely familiar with the local dog park. It’s a canine oasis, where your leash-less pet is free to sniff, run, and socialize with other dogs.
But like any social activity, it's important to know basic rules of etiquette. And in this case, it's
by Donna Potter, owner and inventor of Fusion Gates, designer baby and pet gates.
Ten years ago I could not imagine owning a dog, let alone starting a pet gate business and spending a Sunday afternoon at a lecture about dogs. What happened to me?! How did I go from a