Animal Shelter Daily Pet Tip Archive

Pet Tips and Pet Information

Is it to cold for my dog

Is it to cold for my dog

Written By: Published: 1-19-07
Here are a few tips to help make your pet more comfortable and safe during the cold wither days and nights.

Always keep your pets indoors, even if they have a doghouse outside. Short-hair dogs are especially susceptible to cold temperatures. ...Read More...
Five facts about the Boston Terrier

Five facts about the Boston Terrier

Written By: Published: 1-18-07
1. Boston Terriers love to snuggle up as close as possible to you. They want to get in your lap if they are on the ground, and if they’re already in on lap, they want to curl around your neck, get in your face or burrow into your chest. ...Read More...
Tumors in tropical fish

Tumors in tropical fish

Written By: Published: 1-17-07
Tropical fish are much like other species in many respects, this includes the fact that they may have or acquire diseases or disorders that may resemble those of any other animal, but are specific to the fish themselves. One good example ...Read More...
Housebreaking your dog

Housebreaking your dog

Written By: Published: 1-16-07
The most important thing to remember when housebreaking your dog is that dogs are creatures of habit; once they develop a habit, breaking it will be a long, and frustrating process. Your dog will need guidance and encouragement from you in order to develop ...Read More...
Lyme disease

Lyme disease

Written By: Published: 1-15-07
It is very difficult to get an early diagnosis of lyme disease in your dog. The first sign of lyme disease in humans is generally a rash; animals however, do not develop this rash so it makes it that much more difficult to identify. Lyme disease is also not ...Read More...
Clicker training

Clicker training

Written By: Published: 1-13-07
The number one benefit of the clicker and clicker training is that it makes a consistent sound and we can make the sound at the very moment that our dog is completing the behavior we are looking for. Your dog will soon learn to associate his good behavior with the 'click' which is ...Read More...
Your dogs coat

Your dogs coat

Written By: Published: 1-12-07
Keeping your dog’s coat healthy, shiny and clean is a very important aspect to maintaining a healthy and happy dog. The largest organ on your dog’s body is his skin. Keeping your dogs' coat in good health is very important. ...Read More...
Choosing the right dog collar

Choosing the right dog collar

Written By: Published: 1-11-07
A leather collar is the regarded as the strongest, most practical, and most comfortable dog collar available. It should be rounded for longer coats, in order to avoid breaking the hair, and flat for shorter coats, in order to avoid leaving a mark or ring around the ...Read More...
Hip dysplasia

Hip dysplasia

Written By: Published: 1-10-07
Although symptoms are not always apparent hip dysplasia is more prevalent than we may think. Just the other day I was reading an article about hip dysplasia in dogs. Before we go any further please understand that this applies to cats as well. The article was written by a nationally recognized ...Read More...
The Dalmatian

The Dalmatian

Written By: Published: 1-8-07
Dalmatians are high-spirited, clever, sensitive and affectionate. These dogs are very smart, and respond well to training and excessive praise. Dalmatians make excellent pets with their friendly nature and need for close companionship. This breed gets along ...Read More...