Cani salvataggio
Dog

Rescue dogs: four-legged heroes

When thinking about rescue dogs, the first images that comes to mind involve a Saint Bernard running in the snow or a Newfoundland Dog ready to dive into the water….

Dogs and the leash
Dog

Dogs and the leash: how to walk your dog

New dog owners often wonder how to teach their dog to properly walk while on a leash. We all know that it is very important to walk our dog every…

Dog barking
Dog

Excessive barking: how to solve this problem?

My dog barks all the time, what can I do? Dog owners often have this question for their pet behaviour counsellor or veterinary behaviourist. The first thing to do is…

Dog retrieves an object
Dog

Why do dogs retrieve?

Dog owners might have noticed that their dog is retrieving objects and might have done so since puppyhood. Many dogs love bringing objects to their owner and they do that…

Dog eating sock
Dog

Why do dogs eat socks?

Sometimes dogs pick up things with their mouth and they might even eat things that should not be eaten, like clothing items, small objects, paper towels, etc. This type of…

Dog

Yellow ribbon, dog needs space

Dog owners might have seen or read articles about a yellow ribbon or a bandana tied to dogs’ collars. It often happens in dog forums and groups that owners ask…

Valentine's Day dog and cat love
Dog

Valentine’s Day: dogs and owners celebrate!

On Valentine’s day we all want to celebrate with those we love the most. Many dog owners have no doubt: their dog deserves something special. Why many owners think that…

Gifts for dog
Dog

Gifts for dogs

What can we gift our dog for their birthday? Or any other occasion, for that matters. What can we give our dog to let me know how much we love…

Dog in a garden with family
Dog

Dogs and the garden

You might have heard that if you want to adopt a dog, especially a large one, you need a big garden where they can run and wear off their energy….

Lost Dog Sign
Dog

Lost dog, what to do?

What should we do, in the terrible event we lost our dog? This is definitely the worst nightmare of dog owners: one minute your dog is in the garden or…

Problem solving games for dogs
Dog

Problem solving for dogs

Problem solving games are excellent activities that satisfy our dog’s need for mental exercise. What are problem solving games? Problem solving games are dog activities where our friend needs to…

Dog eating snack
Dog

What shall we feed our dog in Summer?

Dogs tend to have omnivorous nutritional needs and a dietary behaviour that varies according to the breed. The feeding pattern of beagles, for example, is very similar to that of…

Old dog
Dog

How to take care of a senior dog

Dogs, like people, become slower and delicate as they age. And exactly like we need to do with our senior citizen, we need to take special care of our senior…

Canine socialisation
Dog

Canine socialisation

We all have heard about canine socialization, but we might not know what the term means exactly. Socialisation is the procedure through with we get a puppy used to all…

New Year's Eve
Dog

How to avoid noise fear in dogs on New Year’s Eve?

We all love New Year’s Eve and for many people fireworks are part of this celebration. Dog owners, however, know how fireworks might be terrifying to dogs. In fact, up…

Toilet train a dog
Dog

How to toilet train a dog

Dogs are naturally clean animals, which try to keep clean the area where they sleep, eat, rest. This nice habit comes from their natural instinct of keeping their den clean….

Summer dog
Dog

Dogs and the summer: risk of heat exhaustion

As summer is upon us, dogs, like us, are at risk from heat exhaustion or stroke. How can we recognise these conditions? Do dogs suffer from heat exhaustion? Exactly like…

Fat dog
Dog

Help, my dog is fat!

If your dog is fat, it means it is overweight or obese. Firstly, do not panic: you should know that obesity, that is the accumulation of excessive amounts of adipose…

Dog's hair
Dog

Are there dogs that do not shed?

Technically, all dogs shed their hair. It is part of the normal life cycle of the hair, which is made up of 4 phases: growth, transition, rest, fall. Thankfully, individual…

The dog paw
Dog

How to correctly care for dog’s paws

Taking care of your dog’s paws is critical to their health and safety. In order to properly perform this practice, which is part of the pet care routines, it is…

How to trim the dog's nail
Dog

How to trim your dog’s nail?

You should know that trimming your dog’s nails is a very important operation, but, fortunately, equally simple. It is essential that the dog’s nails always remain short, to prevent the…

HOW TO WASH YOUR DOG
Dog

How to wash your dog?

How can you wash your dog? What is the correct procedure for drying him/her? And at what age is it advisable to start washing a dog? These are some of…

Dog running on the beach
Dog

Playing sport with dogs: the best way to keep in shape and strengthen the bond with your four-legged friend

Playing sports with dogs is an opportunity to consolidate the bond with them, and also keep yourself in good health! The best sports to do with your dog must first…

Sitting dogs
Dog

Rally obedience: a discipline for happy dogs and handlers!

Rally Obedience, also known as Rally-O, is a relatively recent canine discipline open to all mixed breed and purebred dogs over 6 months of age and their handlers. The goal…

Dog

My dog eats grass: why do they do it?

This is a very common question that dog ​​owners have for their vet. In fact, it is not uncommon to observe a dog or a cat eating grass or other…

dog-drinking
Dog

Why does my dog not drink water from their bowl?

The amount of water a dog should drink daily depends on many factors, including age, physiological status (e.g., pregnancy), level of physical activity, type and amount of food, and environmental…

doggo guinzaglio
Dog

Your dog pulls? Here’s how to educate him on a leash

“My dog pulls on a leash!”: How many times have you said this to friends or fellow walkers? The dog has a very special relationship with this object: as soon…

26 agosto giornata mondiale del cane
Dog

World dog day: a day to celebrate our furry friends

Every occasion is a good one to celebrate and today there are celebrations for every event. Did you know that even our beloved four-legged friends have a day to celebrate?…

Dog

What to do when the dog runs away

Educating our four-legged friends is a long and challenging mission, but full of satisfaction: since they are puppies, we really spend many hours teaching them what is right and what…

doggo zecche
Dog

Ticks on dogs: how to remove them, and avoid the risk of contagion

Dog parasites – a real nightmare. Every owner knows about it: brushing, grooming, and visually controlling the coat of their four-legged friend is a healthy routine, ensuring that your puppy…