If you’ve found a rescue dog to adopt through a verified shelter or animal rescue, there are a few things you need to do before you bring the dog home. You'll want to prepare your home and establish ground rules with all family members before the dog arrives. You also have to allow time for
Whether you choose to work with a dog rescue in Smyrna, GA or one that is located out of the area (including out of state), doing your research is crucial to the success of your dog adoption. So, you are ready to adopt a rescue dog. Where should you begin? In Part 1 of our
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. The coronaviruses cause cold-like illnesses in people, while others cause illness in certain types of animals, such as cattle, camels, and bats. Other coronaviruses, such as canine and feline coronaviruses, infect only animals and do not infect humans. Some coronaviruses that infect animals can be spread to humans
Although it may seem straight out of a sci-fi movie, the danger of worms is a serious reality for your pets. Most worms and parasites are a threat to pets who have more access to the outdoors and other animals. It is important to be able to identify, treat, and prevent each of these worms.
We love our dogs and just like humans, they go through changes and developments throughout their life. Dogs who are otherwise on their best behavior can suddenly display signs of bad behavior. Considering that pets have no sense of morality, they do not do something since it's "incorrect" or "right." They simply do whatever works.
When most people think of rabies, they picture a violent animal that is foaming at the mouth. No one would like to see their beloved pet in this state. The fear of rabies is very real for many pet owners. People often forget that wildlife, whether it is small, cute, and quit can be dangerous.
It is always best to be prepared. Especially for the unexpected things in life. Most people have some sort of a first aid kit in their house. Whether it is bandages, antibacterial medicine, hydrogen peroxide, or pain-relieving medication, most situations can be easily handled at home. Especially if a household has kids, they are more
As much as we don’t want to acknowledge it or admit it, everything gets old - even our pets. It may be hard to watch your best friend get old and for some of us, we may even be in a bit of denial. But one day you notice they don’t come as quickly as
It is safe to say that everyone has heard about grain-free pet food being a healthier alternative at least once. But is that really true? Is it really healthier for your dog? Grain-free pet food gained popularity as a low-carb alternative for pets. This happened around the time the keto-diet became popular for humans. Dog
Calling all responsible pet owners! June is National Microchipping Month and it’s time to celebrate. Microchips can save lives and reunite pets with their owners in the unfortunate case they are lost. We are going to talk about all the ways the microchips help animals, their owners, and rescue shelters. In addition to that, we