Special Needs Dogs: What to Expect When Adopting a Special Friend Despite the challenges they face, special needs dogs have an indomitable spirit and zest for life. And when placed in caring homes, they reward support and affection with unconditional love and loyalty. There are additional responsibilities that come with caring for a special needs
Author: Sarah Ratliff
How to Keep Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Healthy One of your most serious responsibilities as a pet parent is to help keep your dog’s skin and oat as clean and healthy as possible. This can be tricky to accomplish since dogs of all breeds are vulnerable to conditions that can compromise the health of
Slow Down Mealtimes: Discover the Health Benefits of a Slow Feeder Dog Bowl Some dogs consume their food at a perfectly reasonable pace. Others act like you'll take their food away from them if they don't gobble it up as quickly as possible. This problem may be especially acute if you have a rescue dog
Best Pet Tech: Dog Talking Buttons, Smart Collars, and More Technology is slowly but surely changing the dynamics of the human-pet relationship. A virtual cornucopia of tech products designed for dogs and the people who love them have hit the market. Which gives pet parents the opportunity to enrich their dog's lives in innumerable ways.
A lot of well-known businesses are doing it. Amazon, Google, and Ben & Jerry's are just a few companies allowing employees to bring dogs to work. And so far, no one’s complained about the results! Goodness knows that at PetPlate, we welcome dogs to the office with open arms and hearts. Besides helping to ease
As a pet parent, pneumonia in dogs can be scary—so we're sharing what you need to know about the causes and symptoms of dog pneumonia and treatments for it here. Pneumonia in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments Pneumonia can cause your dog great distress, and watching your dog struggle to breathe as their condition worsens
How to Leash Train a Dog: Tips for Success All dogs can benefit from leash training. By leash training your puppy, juvenile or adult dog, you can help them learn to navigate the outdoor world safely while preventing them from becoming a threat or a nuisance to other animals or people. Through leash training, you'll
Stress-Free Holiday Travel with Pets: How to Travel Safely With Your Dog Will your dog travel with you when you visit your relatives this holiday season? Or are you planning to take them along on your holiday vacation, meaning they’ll be with you in your hotel, at the Airbnb, or in your tent or camper?
Can You Train an Older Dog? Your Guide to Training Older Dogs Despite what you may have heard, a dog’s willingness to learn does not disappear with age. Older dogs still have a trick or two left up their sleeves, and if you challenge and engage them in a training routine, their eagerness to learn
The Pet Parent’s Guide to Caring for and Adopting a Senior Dog Did you know that November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month? If you've been thinking about adopting another pet, a dog in its golden years could be an outstanding choice. You may never have considered the possibility of adopting an older dog, but