How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps If you have a small dog or a senior pet who is having trouble getting up on furniture or into the car, getting a set of dog steps might be the answer.

Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

Puppy born with upside-down paws learning to walk after surgery

"It was obvious he was having difficulties walking, and his front legs were pretty much useless." Milo moved using his elbows and wristbones, according to Hays, who had the dog checked out by a veterinarian.

Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Top Cold-Weather Concerns For Pets Via iStock.com/Pekic Most of our dogs and cats are covered with fur, and some breeds seem to tolerate the cold more naturally, but… “Every breed has different limits of hot/cold, and each pet should be considered individually,” says Dr. Sara Witherell, a board-certified associate veterinarian at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.

Is this be Britain’s unluckiest dog? Pet waiting more than a 1,000 DAYS for new home

Is this be Britain’s unluckiest dog? Pet waiting more than a 1,000 DAYS for new home

Zen is being backed by a Valentine's Day appeal (Image: NAWT) “Either the potential owners have pulled out, or their circumstances have changed and they could no longer give Zen a home.” Despite being feted on social media, coached by top trainers and having sleepovers and days out with animal charity staff, he awaits his forever home.

3 Impulse-Control Activities to Calm Down a Dog

3 Impulse-Control Activities to Calm Down a Dog

Once the dog bowl is on the ground, say “take it” and let your dog enjoy his food. Once your dog has released the toy, hold it at your chest level and ask the dog to sit.

Fury after emaciated dog found tied to fence - 'It must have been TERRIFYING for him'

Fury after emaciated dog found tied to fence - 'It must have been TERRIFYING for him'

There are plenty of animal charities in the UK ready to offer help.” It is not known how long Mario was tied to fence (Image: RSPCA) Lead and chain used to tie Mario to fence show signs of wear (Image: RSPCA) Appealing for help to trace those who abandoned Mario, the RSPCA investigator urged angry members of the public not to call its emergency line unless they had information.

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) says calls about pets getting high from accidentally eating either edible weed products or the cannabis plant itself have risen 765% over the past decade.

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

2. Extra Feeding by Family Members One of the most common reasons dog weight-loss plans fail is because not all of the humans in the dog’s life are on the same page.

Feline body language

Feline body language

Cats have a wide range of emotions – happy, sad, angry, hungry, afraid, relieved, relaxed, sleepy, frustrated, friendly, doubtful... If accompanied by gentle, forward pointed ears and gentle eyes, this is a cat which wants to play.

Good dog Kevin has been trained to do laundry to help out his owner

Good dog Kevin has been trained to do laundry to help out his owner

‘He’s one of a kind, he’s so happy to do anything for you and to help you at any time,’ says Wendy.

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

The Puff-N-Fluff is a huge coat that fastens with Velcro and features an attachment for your hair dryer. The warm air gets trapped within the coat, drying more than one area of your dog at a time.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Saves French Bulldog from Drowning

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Saves French Bulldog from Drowning

Johnson says he wasted no time in jumping into the pool, and that once Brutus was out, “He was a little delirious, took a moment, threw up all the water he swallowed.” Lessons learned Every new pet brings new lessons.

How to Keep Dogs Off Furniture

How to Keep Dogs Off Furniture

Teaching pups a specific cue that gives them permission to get on furniture helps ensure that your wet or muddy dog doesn’t ruin your upholstery or bother your guests.

Miracle pony rescued from HORRIFIC DEATH after being found drowning in mud bath

Miracle pony rescued from HORRIFIC DEATH after being found drowning in mud bath

Puddles the pony trapped in muddy morass (Image: RSPCA) Only the ears of the little Welsh pony were left clear from cloying mud as RSPCA rescuers and firefighters battled to save her from drowning.

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn A DOG dubbed ‘the world’s cutest’ canine has passed away from’ a broken heart’ following the death of his best pal Buddy just over a year ago - with millions of fans mourning the fluffy canine’s passing on Saturday morning.

Watch this cute video of a bulldog puppy pushing his baby sister in a trolley

Watch this cute video of a bulldog puppy pushing his baby sister in a trolley

Belle, who turns one later this month, decided to take over from owner April Adie, 23, by standing on her hind legs and pushing her tiny puppy sister in the black case.

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Pets teach us a lot—like how to live in the moment—but the most popular response from pet parents polled was patience. Most pet parents polled said their pet’s bedtime ritual consists of sweet snuggles and spooning, whether with their humans or their toys.

Dog food made from insects to go on sale in UK for first time

Dog food made from insects to go on sale in UK for first time

Environmental experts have long recommended insects as a relatively sustainable food source that could help end world hunger and reduce the damaging environmental impact of meat production.

Ultimate New Puppy and Dog Product Checklist

Ultimate New Puppy and Dog Product Checklist

“So, being careful not to overwhelm them initially can help them to adjust.” Dr. Mitchell recommends giving your new dog his own space, such as a small room or bathroom, providing him with downtime, and staggering introductions with family and friends so they happen over time, not all at once.

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Puppy party! See pics from Sunny's birthday reunion with his siblings

Nathan Congleton/TODAY You can take part in the festivities — and help support the Guide Dog Foundation at the same time — by tweeting a pic of your dog using the hashtag #TODAYPuppyParty .

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