As health-conscious humans, we're constantly sifting through the research about whether organic food is better. And as pet parents, we always want to put the best in our pups' bowls. But does organic matter as much for dogs, or is it just another marketing ploy? After doing a lot of digging, we discovered that it's often not all it's cracked
Over the past few years, humans have become increasingly skeptical of the descriptions we see on so-called health foods: "Low-fat"? Okay, but how much sodium is in there? Turns out, we need to be just as suspicious of some of the terms we see sprawled on seemingly nutritious dog food, too. Take "antioxidants," for example—at best, terms like these
I'll admit it, I'm biased. I know that pretty much every human thinks their dog is the best, regardless of where they got it. But after bringing my pup, Pancho, home from Colombia (which is another story), I'm convinced he actually is the best! Don't get me wrong — I don't have anything against purebreds; I grew up with Dachshunds. But
Pancho here, and I'm here to set the record straight on a very important topic--licking. Apparently, there are some myths out there regarding the way we dogs use our tongues. It's not all kissy-kissy affection or hunting for crumbs, folks. Our licking can indicate a lot of different things, some of which might require a call to the vet. Here's
In the next installment of our "Ask a Trainer" column with Rachel Cohen Maso CPDT-KA of Brooklyn Dogtime, Ollie gets her thoughtful advice on what to do when a normally sweet pup turns on delivery people.
Ollie: I adopted my dog about three years ago. He was a stray we found on a trip to Columbia. He gets along with