We spend the long winters wishing it was summer: good weather, fun activities, the beach, holidays... but our dog might not agree. These are some reasons why your dog doesn't like summer season.
Dogs are much more sensitive to hot temperatures than we are. Unlike humans, they cannot easily regulate their body temperature, as they only have sweat glands in the footpads. The only way they can eliminate heat is by panting.
If your pet is sick, you must go to the vet immediately. But remember that if you take care of him properly, he won't get sick very often. We just need to adopt some healthy habits!
If you have a pet at home, you know home cleaning is especially important: hair everywhere, mud, some peepee in the carpet... However, not all cleaning products are safe for pets, nor we can clean their bed, their litterbox or toys the same way.
Your dog's bed hides thousands of microorganisms such as parasites, virus, bacteria, bugs and fungi. Same way we care about washing and changing our bed's sheets often, we should take care of the dog's bed.
Having a pet is a great responsibility. They give us love and make us company, but they also depend on us for everything: to eat, to play, to be healthy...
Be careful with the products you use. Remember that many cleaning products we have at home are toxic for pets, including air fresheners.
Sometimes giving your pet his or her meditation is almost impossible... especially with cats. These are some tips you can try if you need them to take a pill.
An alarming number of owners ask in Barkibu what medication they can give to their sick pets. But there are many human meds that are extremely dangerous for pets, even lethal. If your pet is sick and needs a treatment, you should always go to the vet.
You might have heard that rule that one year for your dog equals seven years for you. But the math isn't that simple! According to WebMD, after reviewing different studies, they concluded that your dog's first year equals 15 human years.