Dealing with Dog Breath by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Dealing with Dog Breath Dog’s don’t tend to have minty fresh breath, but if your dog’s breath has gotten so strong you can smell it from far away or you can't stand to be near him, then there may be a bigger problem. Bad dog breath is a sign that your dog has an unhealthy mouth, often signaling disease or bad diet. The best way to identify the problem is to check with your vet for an official diagnosis or even get a professional dental cleaning. However, in the meantime, there are some home … [Read more...]

Bringing a New Dog Home by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Bringing a New Dog Home Bringing a new Dances with Wolves Ranch dog home can be very exciting for you and your family, but it can actually be very stressful for your current dog. If you don't take the correct steps and closely monitor the new dog’s introduction, it can result in tension and even fighting between your pets. The way that your current dog reacts to the newcomer completely depends on his personality. If your dog tends to be aggressive, territorial, or doesn't get along well with … [Read more...]

What Fruits Can I Feed My Dog by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Fruits and vegetables are typically a healthy addition to any human diet. However, this is not always the case for animals. Pet owners often like to feed their dogs scraps from the table or use human food as treats. While some fruits and vegetables are safe for your Dances with Wolves Ranch puppy, others can be harmful. Dogs have different digestive systems than humans and you need to be careful with the fruits and vegetables you offer your pet. This is especially true for puppies who have even … [Read more...]

Cleaning Your Dog’s Ears by Dances with Wolves Ranch

When to Clean Your Dog’s Ears Having clean ears is an important part of your dog’s health and grooming routine. Typically, your Dances with Wolves Ranch dog shouldn’t need any special ear cleaning unless there is a problem. If you overclean your dog’s ears or use the wrong materials, it could actual harm more than help. If your Dances with Wolves Ranch dog has particularly sensitive ears or if he spends a lot of time in the water you may need to consider ear cleaning. Otherwise, the only … [Read more...]

Why is My Dog Licking His Paws by Dances with Wolves Ranch

  Why is My Dog Licking His Paws? Most of the time when your Dances with Wolves Ranch dog licks his paws, it is simply part of his normal grooming process. Dogs often dogs lick their paws when they are done eating or after they come inside from somewhere wet or dirty. However, if your dog starts to lick his paws more than normal then something could be wrong. Obsessive paw licking can be linked to either health or behavior issues. One of the most common reasons dogs lick their paws … [Read more...]

Cooling Your Dog Down by Dances with Wolves Ranch

How to Keep Your Dog Cool In really hot weather it’s possible for your Dances with Wolves Ranch dog to get heat stroke even in a matter of minutes. Dogs with a thick coat of hair are even more susceptible to heat stroke in the summer months. Heatstroke can cause a lot of damage very quick, so it’s important to prevent it as best as you can.   There are several ways you can keep your Dances with Wolves Ranch dog cool and prevent heatstroke. First, it’s very important to make sure your … [Read more...]

How Does My Dog Reduce Stress by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Along with being fun pets, Dances with Wolves Ranch puppies can also provide actual health benefits to you and your family. Dogs are often used to reduce stress in schools, hospitals, nursing-homes, airports and courtrooms. White Swiss Shepherds make such good service and therapy dogs because of their positive effect on humans. When humans interact with dogs, their oxytocin levels are boosted. Oxytocin is a hormone that decreases anxiety and slows the heart rate. When you play with your Dances … [Read more...]

Dog Car Safety Tips by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Often there are situations where you might need to bring your Dances with Wolves Ranch puppy with you somewhere in the car. With seatbelts and airbags, the car is designed to keep humans safe, but how do we keep our dog safe? Here are some tips on how to keep your Dances with Wolves Ranch puppy safe when driving. Car Safety The first thing to do is invest into some sort of harness or carrier for your dog for the car ride. Many people opt to keep their dog on their lap or simply sitting in the … [Read more...]

Creating a Pet Emergency Kit by Dances with Wolves Ranch

Emergencies can happen when you least expect them, and it can bring a lot of comfort to you and your family to prepare ahead of time for whatever may happen to you or your puppy. Here are tips from Dances with Wolves Ranch on how to put together a pet emergency kit. What you decide to add to your emergency kit will somewhat depend on the area you live in. You'll want to add things that would be appropriate in the case of an earthquake, tornado, flooding, poisonous animal bite or whatever … [Read more...]

How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need by Dances with Wolves Ranch

When deciding how much exercise your Dances with Wolves Ranch dog needs, you'll need to take several factors into consideration. Dogs need different amounts of exercise depending on their breed, personality and age. Breed Most adult dogs need around 30 minutes to 2 hours of exercise a day. However, this varies between different breeds and even between dogs in the same breed. Before getting a dog it's important to research that breed and their specific needs. High-energy level dogs will need … [Read more...]