When you think about air pollution, you likely imagine clouds of chemicals coming from factories, planes, or cars. While these things are significant contributors to the gasses that affect our earth's climate, air pollution exists in households, too.Read More
Indoor air quality affects how you feel and what symptoms you experience. It can also hurt your dog. Dogs need clean air just like humans, but they aren't able to help themselves or take preventative measures.
As a dog owner, it's up to you to learn about how air quality affects our dogs and what you can do to make your home a better place to live. Read about the most common pollutants to see how they might affect your home so that you and your dog can breathe easier while you snuggle or play.
Figuring out what brand and type of dog food are best for your beloved pup can be a little intimidating. With hundreds of options, picking "the right" one may seem overwhelming. Add in the technical jargon put on labels, and you've got a recipe for confusion. Let's take a look at what goes into dog food labels.Read More
Training your dog is an excellent way to deal with long periods of isolation. Many dogs respond well to training with their favorite treats. However, some dogs’ are more motivated by games and toys. Playing tug-o-war can be a fantastic game to use in training. It keeps the dog engaged with the handler. It’s kinetic, so energetic dogs can exercise both mind and body, and it is excellent for use both indoors or outdoors. Playing tug with your dog is a lot of fun. Contrary to popular belief, it does not cause bad behaviors in dogs as long as you and the dog understand a few basic ground rules, as outlined here.Read More
You already know your dog can eat carrots, peanuts, and popcorn and that you should undoubtedly avoid feeding him chocolate. But what if your pooch is begging for breakfast, eyeing those eggs on your plate? You only want the best for your furry friend, so do you give in and toss him a bit of egg white or stand your ground? Here's what you need to know before making the decision.Read More
Exciting news for breeders and puppy owners alike! CKC is unleashing a FREE puppy-training video resource that will help guide new puppy owners through the most challenging parts of puppy-hood. This is an exclusive product we are providing for CKC-registered puppies and owners!Read More