Home Pets Dogs
By: Jennifer Ayalon

If you have, or are planning to have, a multi-pet household, one of the first things to consider will be the breed of dog you want. Some breeds of dog are friendlier than other breeds and include poodles, beagles, cavalier spaniels, and retrievers. These breeds, among many others, will be more likely to accept another dog or pet in the home, while ot...  read more »


Home Pets Dogs
By: Douglas Bezyak Email Article


Many people like having pets, such as dogs. Young animals like puppies are known for being mischievous and sometimes destructive. This useful article offers all types of advice to help you train your dog to sit.

If you want to help your dog learn not to chew inappropriate objects, allow him to be successful from day one. Even more...  read more »
By Jessica Remitz | Pet360.com

Though we all like to keep our pups in tow whenever we can find a dog-friendly outdoor space to romp and play, but as the weather heats up, it may be best to leave certain breeds at home. We asked Dr. Louise Murray, vice president of the ASPCA Animal Hospital, to share the top breeds that are at risk for overheating in warm weather in addition to some tips for ke...  read more »
Researchers observed the Beagles who had to perform a task in order to get a treat were more eager to eat it than those who did nothing for the treat. (Photo credit: Shutterstock)
Thinking of giving your Havanese a handout, or your French Bulldog a freebee? Well, according to the results of a recent study, you might want to reconsider.
A team of researchers out of the University of Agricultural ...  read more »
Vaccinations need to be undertaken always by the pet owners and the dogs need to be vaccinated at the appropriate time. This helps to improve the resistance of the animal against some specific diseases causing frequently problems in dogs. The dogs that are orphaned due to the death of the mother have lesser protection in their immune system.Such animals are to be particularly protected against var...  read more »

Question:
Why is it important for my puppy to get vaccinated? What vaccinations does he need?
answered by Kathy Gervais
Answer:
Vaccines stimulate the body to form antibodies to fight certain viral diseases that can cause serious and potentially life threatening diseases. There is great debate which vaccines are essential and how often should they be given. Core, or essential, vaccines for p...  read more »
Is Your Vet Still Over vaccinating Your Dog?
Is your dog being over vaccinated and your vet is not following the new guidelines? How many of you are still getting annual for your dog? Has your vet told you that there is a  protocol for vaccinating your dog? I say loosely because the guidelines have been around for over 5 years now! That is beside the point, let’s just go with the new guidelin...  read more »
By Don Hill of Georgia

I was in Augusta, Georgia where I had been for several weeks cleaning out my mother’s home following her recent death as a result of numerous health issues and complications. On this Sunday, my final day there, as I was just about an hour from leaving to return to the foothills of the northeast Georgia mountains and my five rescue dogs almost four hours away, I walke...  read more »
© 2015 ~ United Pet Care UPC is not insurance and is not regulated by the Department of Insurance. Corporate info | FAQ