Category: Dog Health

How To Keep Your Emotional Service Dog Enriched

Two black lab puppies in vests playing on green grass

Enrichment is important for all dogs, including emotional service dogs. However, it isn’t as simple as picking up a toy or taking them to a dog park – these loyal companions need a unique approach to play and care. Proper care is paramount for emotional service dogs, and every aspect of their care contributes to… Read more »

How to Identify and Alleviate Anxiety in Dogs

Mix breed dog with blue eyes laying on the floor looking sad and anxious

Just like humans, dogs experience anxiety that manifests in various behaviors. When unaddressed, this anxiety can cause further stress for both the dog and the owner. Though the causes and reactions can be difficult to identify, understanding and addressing these signs is crucial. Below, we’ll go over some common causes, signs, and solutions to help… Read more »

What You Need To Know About The Mystery Dog Illness

A white dog with brown ears, brown spots, and black spots being walked on a leash.

Dog owners everywhere are likely anxious with news of a mysterious illness affecting dogs. Right now is not the time for panic, but it is the time for caution and understanding. Below, we will walk you through what we know about this illness, where it’s been reported, the symptoms, and what to do if you… Read more »

How to Check Your Dogs for Ticks

Parting the hair on a dog and there is a tick attached to the dog.

Dogs are no strangers to trekking through high grasses and deep woods, but even a quick hike on a local trail with your dog can expose them to ticks. It’s important to check dogs for ticks, even if you only let them out in your yard. Ticks are tiny blood-sucking parasites that can transmit a… Read more »