Shih-Poo Mixed Dog Breed Pictures, Characteristics, & Facts

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The Shih-Poo is an increasingly popular mixed dog breed, characterized by its small size and lots of soft, cuddly fluff. These friendly, affectionate canines make wonderful companions and lap dogs for families or individuals and are particularly appreciated by seniors due to their personality and size.  The Shih Poo’s parent dogs are the Shih Tzu …

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How to Keep an Old Dog Active

How to Keep an Old Dog Active

Exercise isn’t just important for inquisitive puppies or high-energy working breeds, it’s also crucial for the health and well-being of older dogs. Your old dog may be perfectly content to spend most of their time lounging around the house or sleeping in your bed, but getting some exercise is still a vital part of their …

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Anxiety in Dogs: Causes & Treatments

Anxiety is an adaptive response to situations that threaten us. It happens to humans and other species like dogs, and we’ve had a couple of stories that prove it. When you think about your dog, you might think that it does not experience anxiety. But that’s not so. Anxiety in dogs is more prevalent than …

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Satos are Puerto Rican Street Dogs, and You Can Adopt One

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In Puerto Rico, dogs that live on the streets are called satos, and there are over 300,000 of these stray dogs on the island. There is even a beach on the southeast side of the island known as Dead Dog Beach because so many pups are abandoned there. After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the problem …

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Watchdogs: Health & Food

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What Makes a Good Watchdog? A good watchdog is not necessarily a good guard dog. Guard dogs are specially bred and trained to stop intruders and provide extra security. Watchdogs are more of an alert animal. They warn their owners of an approaching threat but will not attack. They are an early canine warning system. …

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