Dog Health Guides
How Long and How Far Can a Dog Run (In a Day) Are you a dog parent and active runner who loves hitting the pavement at break-neck speed? Or, do you prefer to go the distance with a slower pace jog? Maybe you’re new to running and would like to take your dog with you.
How Much, How Often, and Age Limits for Walking Your Dog Walking your dog is one of the easiest ways to exercise your dog (and yourself). It’s low impact, meaning it’s not hard on the joints, like running, but still works the cardiovascular system, aids in bowel function and helps your pet burn excess energy.
If you’re a seasonal allergy sufferer, you know how miserable certain seasons can be. Year-round allergy sufferers, even more so. Did you know your dog may similarly suffer from environmental allergens like ragweed, pollen, and mold too? As a human, you have remedies available that lessen your symptoms, allowing you to go about your day.
Can dogs have food allergies? You may be surprised to know that true food allergies in dogs is rather rare. In fact, according to the 2018 State of Pet Health Report by Banfield Pet Hospital, research showed food allergies only affect 0.02% of dogs. What many of us think are food allergies may actually be
If you believe your dog has anxiety issues, this guide examines what causes dog anxiety and what you, as a pet parent, can do to help your dog. Although our focus here is about general anxiety in dogs, we would be remiss not to mention separation anxiety in dogs. This common disorder affects all breeds,
This guide breaks down dogs’ exercise needs by breed, activity levels, size, and age in easy to read charts with exercise recommendations.
Grooming your own dog can be a special moment between the two of you — and it can be traumatic for you both, if you don’t know what you’re doing. If you shampoo, brush and groom your own dog at home, here are eight tips for beginners (and eight reminders for seasoned at-home dog groomers)
Not all dogs were created equal … at least when it comes to their coats and how they should be cared for. In this section of The BarxBuddy Guide to Dog Grooming, we offer helpful tips for combing and brushing your dog. How Often Should You Brush Your Dog? The general rules for how often
Do dogs get dandruff? Yes. Like humans, dogs can suffer from itching, dry, flaky skin. As a pet parent, you’re probably asking a few questions like why does my dog have dandruff? What do I do if my dog has dandruff? Or, what does it mean if my dog has dry flaky skin and is