Emotional Support Dogs: Keeping Your Helper at Your Side


People with severe depression or anxiety often rely on the love, compassion, and assistance of their dog. Support dogs play an important role in the life of the people they protect and comfort. These are often very obedient, intelligent, and talented creatures that are more like a family member than a pet. Unfortunately, they are still considered to only be pets by the law and are not given the same protections and rights as a service dog.

31 October 2016

3 Things That You Can Do To Make Your Dog's Grooming Experience A Good One


While it is very important that your dog is groomed regularly, it is also important that this isn't a traumatic and stressful experience for them each time. While it may not be possible to completely eliminate the stress your dog has in terms of grooming, there are definitely some things that you can do to at least reduce the amount of stress that it causes them. This article will discuss three things that you can do to make your dog's grooming experience a good one.

12 October 2016

Is Your Allergic Child Desperate For A Dog? What Are Your Options?


If your child is allergic to dog dander but regularly begs you for a puppy of his or her own, you may wonder whether you have any options short of enclosing your child in a bubble or continuing to deny these heartbreaking requests. Fortunately, there are now a number of hypoallergenic breeds that should allow all but those with the most severe pet allergies to become dog owners. Read on to learn more about the breeds that may be best-suited for your family, as well as the factors you'll want to consider when making this important decision.

27 July 2016