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Archive for February, 2015

Is Your Dog One of the Most Intelligent?

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

We all may argue that we have the smartest dog. And of course he’s the most handsome and best behaved, too. WebMD has put the argument to rest with a list of the most intelligent dog breeds. Has your dog made the list? Or, for those dog parents with mixed breeds, did one or more of the breeds mixed within your dog make the list? Read on and find out! (more…)

What Diseases Could YOUR Dog Be at Risk For?

Monday, February 9th, 2015

So you’ve completed the DNA test for your dog (no? Read our blog about it then!), or already know the breeds your dog is mixed with. Now, you want to arm yourself with an even better defense for your dog’s health. We’re here to help! We’ve made a list of some of the most common diseases and the breeds that suffer with them. With this, you’ll know what signs to look for and, maybe, implement changes to your dog’s diet and routine to help prevent the progression of the disease. (more…)

DNA Testing for Dogs – Is It Worth It?

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

You may have seen the viral video circulating around the web of the dog owner who gives in to all the hype surrounding dog DNA testing, only to find that sometimes you are safer when you don’t know. While most of us are pretty sure our dogs do not have a secret file at the FBI from their former lives, DNA testing for dogs can be a helpful tool in caring for our pets properly, especially when it comes to their health and behaviors. (more…)