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Viagra's Irish Plant Still Giving Local Men And Dogs Stiffies (Not Really)

The near two-decade-old story that refuses to lie down aroused interest again at the weekend: folk from Ringaskiddy in rural Ireland complained once more that a nearby Viagra plant was still giving local men and, um, dogs a chubby. The village fi...

FDA Warns ‘Bone Treats’ Can Kill Your Dog

If you were planning on stuffing your beloved pooch's stocking with bone treats this holiday season, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says you might want to think twice. They've received 68 reports of pet illnesses, including 15 deaths, rela...

Sorry But Dogs Are Actually Smarter Than Cats

Who’s smarter – dogs or cats? It’s a debate as long as time itself. But now, we FINALLY have an answer. And for anyone who adores their dog, this won’t come as any surprise. Sorry to break it to any cat lovers out there but dogs are *apparently* s...

Older Dogs Are Being Traded In To Make Way For Christmas Puppies

  ounds around Ireland are filling up with dogs as people make way for a Christmas puppy. The dogs being abandoned are as young as three. Fiona Gammell, who has worked in animal welfare for more than 40 years, said it is a new trend driven by our ...

Food Safety Authority Update Guidelines Regarding Dogs

Until today, guidance from the FSAI and Health Service Executive to restaurants was mixed, causing confusion and stress for food businesses looking to become dog-friendly. This didn't stop numerous cafes and pubs around Ireland from welcoming our ...

Dogs Evolved To Stare Into Our Eyes – Because It Makes Us Feel Good

New research done on dingoes – which are descended from the same common ancestor as wolves and domesticated dogs – shows that dogs gradually increased the amount of time they spent looking into our eyes over the last several thousand years bec...

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Great Alternatives To Long Walks In Freezing Cold Weather

There's nothing that dogs love more than going on a great, long walk. Getting to really stretch their legs, explore lots of places, and mark their territory as much as possible. Of course, now that we're fully into the winter months, doing that c...

Ultimate Guide To Dog Behaviour, Training & Games

The relationship between dog and human is never ending from thousands of years. They have witnessed all era of a human generation very closely. Dogs are one of most human-friendly animal on the planet. Dogs share plenty of basic behavioural trait...

How To Treat Flea Bites On Dogs

Besides being irritating and itchy, flea bites on dogs can affect their health and their owners who may also suffer from the bites. There are various dog flea treatment methods that range from purchasing products on the market to home remedies. T...

A Higher Protein, Grain Free Dog Food Can Help Give You Happy Puppies

Dogs can be fed many things, ranging from cheap discount kibbles to a grain free dog food. No matter the size or breed of your dog, from a Great Dane or a teacup Poodle, most dogs can benefit from feeding them a grain-free diet. Such diets are cl...

Benefits Og Grooming Your Dog

Why should you take time in grooming a dog? A pet cannot take care of itself without a human. New pet owners are often faced with worries about how they can survive handling their pets. Grooming is one of the issues that dog owners face. Dog groom...

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds - Dogs For Allergy Sufferers

Loose skin flakes, known as dander, is what causes the allergic reaction to dogs for some people. Most people think it is the loose hair which they are reacting to, but it is actually the dander. There is a solution: a hypoallergenic dog. A dog ...

Things You Shouldn’t Put Your Dog Through

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself” – Josh Billings Thoughtful dog parents are the most unbelievably incredible people in the world. It is amazing how well they can take care of their four-legged friend an...