Month: October 2017

What It Is: SparkleDog, Kameron Westcott‘s pink-colored premium dog food, which she created, developed and launched on season 2 of The Real Housewives of Dallas. Who Tried It: Peanut, the 13-year-old Yorkie of Writer/Reporter/Real Housewives Recapper Dave Quinn. Why We Tried It: As a lover of all things Real Housewives, I’ve supported nearly all of the products launched by
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Worth the wait: A Poodle-Yorkie mix puppy named Curly Sue. I work at an animal shelter, so when my sister-in-law, Lana, called me with the announcement she was getting a dog, I was thrilled to begin matchmaking. But then she dropped a bomb — they had already found a Maltese–Yorkie mix for sale in Missouri.
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Bethenny Frankel‘s most loyal canine companion has died. On Monday, the Real Housewives of New York City star announced that her 17-year-old dog Cookie had passed away. “My @cookiedabooboo is gone,” Frankel wrote. “Bless her furry heart…” “My furry first baby, may your next life be as beautiful as this one was,” she added, captioning
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Question: My rescue pup is extremely shy — can Reiki help? Answer: What a very good question–the answer is yes! Why? Because Reiki is a healing energy. What your rescue pup would need is called a mental healing. Rescue dogs have many issues. Many of them have been neglected or abused. They also have anxiety.
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On National Pit Bull Awareness Day, it’s important that people know the negative stereotypes surrounding this breed are wrong. Aggressive. Dangerous. Angry. People who aren’t familiar with them describe pit bulls as a lot of things — mostly negative. But as PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin explains above, pit bulls are actually “some of
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The dog influencer world has lost a shining star — and total sweetheart — too soon. Chloe the mini Frenchie has died. The Instagram-famous dog was 4. Chloe’s owner, Loni Edwards, announced the sad news in a post on Instagram Wednesday night, writing, “We’re numb and heartbroken to share that Chloe has gone to heaven.” In the
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Dental disease is more than just a cosmetic issue — when your canine companion or feline friend has red gums, yellow teeth and stinky breath, it could be a sign of serious oral disease that could, if left untreated, lead to devastating affects on your pet’s quality of life. Neglecting your pet’s teeth and gums
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Thank you so much to everyone who entered our Halloween Photo Contest! There were so many amazing entries — all your dogs are so good-looking and so well-behaved! We received more than 100 entries and from those, we randomly selected five finalists. The finalists are featured below, and now we need your vote to determine our
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Can dogs read our emotions? (Picture Credit: Shutterstock) A study shows that just by looking at your smile or frown, your dog can tell if you are happy or angry. Scientists showed dogs separate photos of the upper face around a person’s eyes and the lower part of the face — specifically the mouth. Each
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All dogs can be potty trained. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock) It’s true that canines communicate very differently from humans, and marking–intentional urination–may be the most blatant example. Though it looks (and smells) identical, marking is not at all the same thing as elimination. If your dog has an accident indoors because he simply can’t hold it
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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Any time pets are forced out of their routine and made to face an unfamiliar scenario; there are chances that the animal, whether cat, dog, or hamster can get injured suffering physical or psychological stress. Many injuries that are reported to the veterinary clinics on the days following Halloween are avoidable with
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Bone cancer in dogs, also known as osteosarcoma, is a condition that results in an abnormal, malignant growth of immature bone cells. It is an extremely deadly and aggressive form of cancer that can easily metastasize, meaning it can spread to other parts of the body, and especially the lungs. Usually
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Tell Santa’s reindeer to watch out; Kim Zolciak Biermann‘s dog Sinn has an appetite for antlers. Biermann, 39, received a surprise package, which she unboxed on Snapchat, stocked with treats for her family’s dogs. Among the personalized canine cookies and other goodies were some more bizarre gifts: full moose antlers. Kim Zolciak/Snapchat Kim Zolciak/Snapchat Acadia Antlers,
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Question: How can I stop my puppy from chewing everything in sight? Answer: Puppies, like babies, tend to explore the environment by putting things in their mouths. The problem, of course, is that not everything a pup finds lying around is appropriate to chew, and many things can be downright dangerous. Just as with a
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