How to Help a Shy Dog Be Less Timid

Shy Dog image by anjika from Pixabay

As a dog owner, you already know how important it is to notice when your dog is experiencing some kind of discomfort whether this be physical or mental. For example, if your pup is shy around other people or dogs, it’s important to address the problem right away so that it doesn’t become more serious.

Shyness in dogs is quite common, and it can be rather frustrating for both dog and owner. Shy dogs can be a lot of work. They don’t always want to meet new people or even go on walks, and they may need some extra encouragement to even have fun.

I’m Shy Please Ask to Pet Dog Bandana (Assorted Colors)

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Organic Raw Dog Food Pros and Cons – Is It for Your Pooch?

Organic Pet Food

One of the best ways to make someone close feel special is by taking them out for an enjoyable meal. It’s no different for your furry buddy. Besides grooming your dog at home, an excellent meal is one of the best ways to make your dog feel special. Let’s see if transitioning to raw dog food could be the answer.

But you don’t have to wait for the right occasion to make him feel special. You can make it an everyday treat by feeding him raw and organic pet food.

Disclaimer: The contents of this post are interest -based and not to be taken as advice. A Veterinarian should be consulted before making any changes to your dog’s diet.

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Working from Home with a Puppy or New Dog – 5 Tips That Help

Work from Home with a New Dog

Did you adopt a pandemic puppy because you had to work at home? Many did of course and a huge number of people continue to work from home, even today. If you are still working from home while welcoming a new puppy, dog, or cat, then your furry companion will become part of your day almost as much as the job at hand. However, striking a good balance between the two can take some work! This article provides you with 5 ways in which you can include your pet, pandemic puppy or otherwise, in a work-from-home routine.

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Dog Massage Benefits and Techniques

Massage a Dog

Who hasn’t had a dog that simply loves to roll over and have her belly rubbed? Similarly, most dogs absolutely love having their ears scratched or the base of their tail massaged. This is particularly true if your fingers gently ruffle up the under coat. But, have you considered massaging dogs for anxiety?

Handheld Pet Massager for Dogs and Cats – Electric Cat Massager Dog Massager with 4 Massage Heads – Dog Cat Head and Back Scratcher Full Body Massager for Relieving Tight Muscles, Stress and Stiffness

Like humans, most dogs actually enjoy a massage.

Why is that?

Is it just affection the dog is craving? Or can a massage actually be therapeutic for your dog?

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Why Is My Dog Panting Excessively & Overheating?

Cooling Panting Dogs

Some dogs seem to pant more than others, but there is nearly always an explanation. Your particular dog could be panting due to a variety of reasons, such as overheating, excitement, anxiety, fear, pain or an underlying health problem.

Excessive heat is a very common cause of this kind of panting, as you would expect. But it is not the only reason. So we’ll briefly look at other possibilities before discussing how to manage the overheating issue. This is a matter of concern for both groomers as well as for dog owners.

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Pampering Dogs