Category: Dog Health + Care

Oldest Age a Dog Can Have Puppies
Dog Health + Care

What Is the Oldest Age a Dog Can Have Puppies?

Whether you’re a responsible breeder facing the question of when to retire your dogs or you’re looking for a puppy – it’s important to check the ages of the potential sire and especially the dam. There are many factors that need to be taken into account when determining whether a dog is up for breeding, […]

How I Use Coconut Oil to Prevent Fleas and Ticks
Dog Health + Care

How I Use Coconut Oil to Prevent Fleas and Ticks

Keeping your dog healthy and happy at all times should be a priority. But when the days get warmer and brighter during spring and summer, ticks and fleas start to lurk around every corner. These bugs are not only nasty but they also carry fatal diseases like Lyme disease or FAD (flea allergy dermatitis). If […]

Dog Sitting Positions and What They Mean
Dog Health + Care

7 Dog Sitting Positions and What They Mean

We all know it and have seen it multiple times: the dog sit. Every dog of any breed and age performs it and it’s seemingly the only command that comes naturally to a canine. The pup is sitting upright with his knees flat to his sides and the feet are nicely tucked underneath. But sometimes […]

pink liver dog nose
Dog Health + Care

Everything You Need to Know About Pink Dog Noses

The black cute nose is a loved canine feature and it’s the most common color you will see. But just like different coat colors, your dog can have different nasal tones. There are five main nose variations: black, liver (pink), blue, dudley and butterfly. Genes directly affect the coloring of a dog’s nose but also […]

can you cut dog whiskers
Dog Health + Care

Can You Cut or Trim Your Dog’s Whiskers?

Depending on your dog’s breed and coat type, grooming might be a weekly topic including brushing, combing and trimming nails or fur. But what about the prominent wiry hairs that surround your dog’s face? Vibrissae (whiskers) typically grow around the muzzle, the cheeks, the chin and on both corners of the eyebrows. They are thicker […]

do dogs have lips black
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Do Dogs Have Lips?

Humans, like many animals, have a visible and distinctive looking upper and lower lip which is separated from the cheeks. But when you look at your dog, you won’t be able to locate them immediately. Do dogs even have lips or is the Canis lupus a lipless race? Dog Mouth Anatomy When looking at a […]