Proud parent of a German Shepherd Dog who’s looking to learn more or thinking about getting a GSD? Learn the facts about this dog breed here. German Shepherd Dog Facts What is the typical size of a German Shepherd dog? Photography by Polryaz / Shutterstock. Weight: 60 – 85 poundsRead More →

According to Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2019 State of Pet Health Report, dog obesity and arthritis is on the rise. One in three pets living in the United States are overweight. Osteoarthrosis is also surging, with a 66% increase in dogs over the last decade. “While limping is the most commonRead More →

Sardines for dogs? Yep, everyone in my animal house adores canned sardines. In fact, I’m not sure who loves them more— the dogs, the cats or me! I also appreciate the fact that you can buy sardines practically anywhere, at any time of the day or night. This is whyRead More →

Pet Partners, a national organization that registers therapy animals, recently announced an animal-assisted crisis response (AACR) training program. The program will provide training and credentials for Pet Partners handlers on how to provide support and comfort when bringing therapy animals to visit with people affected by natural, human-caused or technologicalRead More →

Fresh, wholesome foods create optimum health for our canine companions, so why do “table foods” still get a bad rap? Throughout my years as a canine nutritionist, I’ve learned that some well-meaning veterinarians discourage their clients from feeding their dogs table foods, as it conjures images of greasy, unhealthy junkRead More →