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All You Need To Know About National Dog’s Day

There is no doubt that dogs are the best cuddly, friendly, happy, and playful canine friends. They are the perfect furry partners for adventures and to keep your anxiety and sadness away. Their loving nature can win anyone’s heart. You can have your dog of any breed, size, coat color, and trait. If dogs are really the man’s best companion, then why not celebrate them? Why not appreciate their existence? Why not do something in return to make their day just like they turn our bad days into delightful ones?! There is plenty of reasons to thank them, and we can do it by AT LEAST dedicating one day of our lives to them. Every pup needs to be celebrated whether you have a big or small dog, the floof-iest or the fastest dog, prettiest or the most hyperactive dog! So, here it is, the “National Dog Day” dedicated to all the dogs worldwide. For those who still don’t understand, the principal objective behind promoting this day is to create animal awareness regarding their adoption, care, and rescues. It is a day solely devoted to making people embrace all breeds, pure or mixed. After all, they deserve a safe, healthy,...

Hyperactive Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, And Ways To Calm Down Your Puppy

Have you ever seen a hyperactive dog? If you own a dog, especially a Golden Retriever, you must have experienced a time when you were left with no clue how to handle your overly excited dog. Honestly speaking, most of the dog breeds are hyperactive. And the reason can be any. Typically, it is because of excitement, extreme boredom, or unexpected happiness. As per science, an energetic dog is acknowledged as entirely normal. But what matters is TIME and ENERGY LIMIT. If you see your dog chewing on your shoes, nudging you with its nose, or throwing tantrums just like a kid, take action. Ah, yes, just to make sure you have understood the term hyperactive correctly, what we meant by hyperactive dogs is “a state where your furry canine companion jumps up, down, and around uncontrollably, more like erratically.” For dog owners, it can be cute and equally exhausting. But one thing is sure, and that is our hyper puppy’s cuteness and crazily fun-looking scene. Usual Causes Of Hyperactivity In Dogs There are several aspects to the causes. It can be a result of behavioral issues, biological factors, or neurological syndrome. The most typical biological or neurological reason for...

How Similar And Different Are Golden Retrievers From Labrador Retrievers

One of the hottest debates regarding dog breeds is whether one should buy a Golden retriever or a Labrador retriever. Well, we cannot say NO to any of the two. Where one is a good-natured dog, the other is a lovable one. Besides, if you are buying a dog, you need to know the difference and the possible similarities in their breeds – the two most popular breeds, indeed! Yes, both dogs are correspondingly appealing, intelligent, easy to train and share certain eye-catching traits. But they also have potentially different characteristics. Uncountable dog owners often ponder upon which breed will go well with their families. American Kennel Club ranked Labradors number one back in 2017 and Golden in third place in terms of popularity. And if you want to know, the second rank was given to German Shepherds. They truly deserved to be! Labrador Retrievers vs. Golden Retrievers: The Similarities It goes without saying, but the most considerable similarity is the addition of the title “Retrievers,” showing that both breeds are purposely bred to retrieve game for enthusiastic hunters. So it wouldn’t be wrong to name them “GUN DOGS” or “BIRD DOGS.” They typically assist hunters hunting birds with their...

13 Best Halloween Costumes For Dogs

Is it November already? Then definitely everyone must be talking about Halloween! So, what’s up? Have you already got your dress? If yes, then it’s fantastic. But Halloween is never the same for dog owners. We can say it is more entertaining as picking out a horror yet cute dog costume can be a fun task. After all, cuddly, fuzzy, warm family members also need to dress up. And yes, they let you click the perfect, Instagram-worthy pictures. Imagine seeing a small pup walking down the road with cute little “arms”…it is exactly what we all need this year to make the most out of the quarantined world! Pro tips: Never forget to measure your dog properly before placing an order for the costume. And, most importantly, avoid clothing having dangling objects as puppies can swallow them. Here are the best Halloween costume ideas for the dogs if you want your furry friend to steal the spotlight! Spider Pup Costume Halloween and spider? A perfect combination! But when your dog becomes a spider, you can expect a wonderful Halloween night’s roadshow. A spider that everyone will adore! This costume has eight foam legs and is made with 100% polyester fabric...

Things Every Dog Lover Should Know Before Hitting The Road

Do you also think traveling with a dog is nearly impossible or extremely difficult? Well, it is not, ONLY if you prepare yourself before leaving for a trip! In fact, if you are well-aware of your dog’s nature, know the tactics to handle his mood and temper, are familiar with his timely needs, and have detailed information about the visiting places such as visa, passport, applications, hotels, and airlines rules, you have nothing to worry about. No more leaving your loveable pooches behind while you enjoy traveling! But remember, you will be needing a little bit of extra planning and packing when you decide to take your furry friend along. As one of the previous surveys states: approx. 37% of the dog owners have traveled around the world with their dogs. Genuinely speaking, people are constantly adopting dogs, and considering the increasing love for pets, all travel industries have been trying to amend their rules and regulations for pet-friendly traveling. For all the extremely passionate dog lovers who are also fond of traveling, the most important factors to keep in close attention are: Dog’s Health And Safety The very first thing you need to do in detail is a health...

17 Most Amazing Facts About Dogs

We all know dogs make one of the best pets, and there is not one but several reasons. Well, we are not going to talk about the reasons. Today, we are discussing the most striking, shocking, and fascinating facts about dogs. Yes, they are highly versatile and adaptable. Considering their variety of breeds, you can expect tons of fun and amazing facts. Let’s dive in! Heightened Sense Of Smell The essential fact is their extra extra extra strong smelling sense. We can say they can smell at least 40 times better than humans because their brain cells that are determined to smell are nearly 40 times larger. WHOA! Their refined smelling ability make them a good pick for sniffing people out to detect drugs and explosives. Less Developed Sense Of Taste It might shock you, but dogs tend to have decreased discriminatory sense of taste as they possess about 1/6th of the total taste buds compared to humans. In short, if humans have 9000 buds, dogs will have only 1700-1800. Pretty low, indeed! Their low ability has a direct relation with evolutionary instincts. Left And Right-Pawed Dogs It is one of the latest researches that dogs can be left or...

10 Incredible Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations

If you own a dog, you must have faced the problem of visiting places that don’t allow taking pets along. The most heartbreaking thing to hear, probably! Besides, who can leave their furry, cuddly friends at home all alone while enjoying vacations? We stand with all the dog owners who can’t stay away from them. We understand their anxiety when they think about sitting on the beach or taking a morning run in the park without their dogs. But don’t worry, there are tons of places that allow you to keep them with yourself. Now traveling the world with your fuzzy friends is no more a problem! Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations  Eastern Vermont When the discussion is about pet-friendly places, you can never miss out on Vermont. Eastern Vermont is a magical place with aesthetic sceneries. It will indeed become your dog’s favorite spot as you can take them on a walk to their “Dog Mountain.” It is located in the town of St. Johnsbury. This stunning location is ranked high for its beauty. It was used to be a dairy farm, but now, it is heaven for the dogs who love vacation-ing.  Your dog can play in the pond, run...