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Teaching an older dog new tricks: Six things you should know

Teaching an older dog new tricks: Six things you should know

More people are adopting older dogs, according to recent news reports and books, but this raises a question: Can you actually train an older dog? The answer is a resounding yes, in spite of the time-worn cliché that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. So

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Biofields? Dogs hearts found to beat in sync with their owners

Biofields? Dogs hearts found to beat in sync with their owners

The concept of biofields – fields of energy that extend beyond the body – forms the major basis of many types of traditional, holistic and alternative medicine. Now, scientific support for this idea may have come in the form of an experiment performed on owners and their

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Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Whether your dog is cuddly and cute or tough, steadfast and stoic, most American canines have one thing in common: Chemicals in dogs are now detected at alarming levels, sometimes at levels 20+ times higher than what we’re seeing in humans. So what are the biggest threats

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Dog Potty Training: It’s Never Too Late

Dog Potty Training: It’s Never Too Late

This is all for you dog or new puppy owners who are still having issues with house potty training your dogs. Take heart, its never too late. I know it can be frustrating to deal with a dog that just can’t seem to get the idea that he/she

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11 Tips to Introduce Dogs to New People and Other Dogs

11 Tips to Introduce Dogs to New People and Other Dogs

Introducing a shy or fearful dog to a new situation can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! These tips will help you ensure that your dog feels confident and comfortable around new pets and people. Does your dog hide behind you at the park when other

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Breeds of Dogs — How Do You Find the Right One for You?

Breeds of Dogs — How Do You Find the Right One for You?

Dogs are full of personality, as are their owners! Here’s how to find a dog breed that matches your temperament and lifestyle. Breeds of dogs each have their own distinctive personalities and energy levels, just like their human counterparts, so how do you pick your new pooch

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10 Dog Personalities You Might Be Able To Relate To

10 Dog Personalities You Might Be Able To Relate To

Here are 10 dog personalities that you might be able to relate to: 1.Labrador Retriever: The First Crush Labrador retrievers tend to be outgoing and friendly. As a person, a Lab would likely be the romantic comedy-esque Romeo who caught your eye. Even if you don’t stay

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Is Your Dog Sick?

Is Your Dog Sick?

Since your dog can’t talk, it’s important to know when your dog is not feeling well as it might be sick. The normal temperature of a healthy dog is about 101-102 F. The best times to walk a dog during hot days is either early in the

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Adopting a Shelter or Rescue Dog & Making It Work

Adopting a Shelter or Rescue Dog & Making It Work

There are always a wide variety of dog breeds in every size, shape, and color available at the animal shelter. And there are, unfortunately, new dogs arriving on a daily basis. If you take the time to choose a shelter dog, and take the time to train

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Benji was homeless his whole life…then this happened

Benji was homeless his whole life…then this happened

When Hope for Paws got the call they weren’t real sure what to expect. One thing that is for sure is that there are few animals on the planet as resilient as the dog. Benji is the epitome of why dogs are called mans best friend. Take a

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