Category: Dog Products

The German Wire-Haired Pointer German Dog Breed

By BarkUptoday       Image credit: Wiki The German Wirehaired Pointer, also known as the Deutscher Drahthaariger Vorstehhund, originated from Germany. This dog breed originated from the Griffon, Stichelhaar, German Shorthair, and the Pudelpointer dog breeds. The German Wirehaired Pointer belongs to the AKC’s Sporting Group and the UKC Gun Dog Group. This breed is known for…

Rooibos Tea for Fleas and Good Health

Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Does your dog sometimes itch or have the occasional hot spot? Most dogs will have fleas at some stage in their lifetime, regardless of whether they are taking Frontline or any other flea medication. Chances are that you’ve discovered these little critters and have just about tried everything. Here’s what I’ve…

Genetic Testing for Dogs Gets New Funding! Dogs & Genetics!

Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun The latest canine DNA startup by cofounders Adam and Ryan Boyko at Embark Veterinary  has new funding of $4.5 million from investors. This would allow for pet parents, veterinarians and breeders to learn more about their dog’s ancestry and disease risk. A simple cheek swab of saliva and a small fee of $199…

Improving Fido’s Health With Kale, Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes and Fish Oils!

“For the first year of a dog’s life, balanced nutrition is vital,” says Dr. Stanley Coren, Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. “Without balanced nutrition, the nerve cells of a dog’s brain will not mature properly; and the brain will be smaller in volume and weight and not function as well. Poorly…

Wolves Can Tread Water While Killing Prey

By Claudia Bensimoun Vancouver Island Wolf   Image credit: wikia.com   Arctic Wolf Germany   Image Credit: Wiki Commons   Gray Wolf. U.S   Image Credit: Wiki Commons     European Wolf   Image Credit: Wiki Commons   Eurasian Wolf Image Credit: WikiPedia The Wolf Facts From ” If Dogs Could Talk. Exploring The Canine…

Let’s Do Doglates! Strengthening Fido’s Core Muscles & Emotional Well-Being!

By Claudia Bensimoun     “Many of these exercises involve common commands that you might ordinarily teach your dog, such as sit, stand, down-then stand, high five, turn around, or bow,” says Sherri CappaBianca of Rocky’s Retreat Canine Health and Fitness Center. “By using these commands when the dog is on surfaces at different heights,…