Before we were born, our parents prepared for the day they would bring us home. From bibs to blankets to bottles to booties, they either bought or were showered with things they thought would give us a great start in life. Well, all babies deserve to begin life in the best way possible. So, now that you’ve opened your home and your heart to a new puppy, we’re going to share our list of essentials you’ll need to lay the foundation for your furbaby’s fabulous future.Read more
Terriers can be generally described as rough and tumble, adventurous, and lively, but there is always at least one exception to every rule, and in this edition of Animal Facts, we’re going to shine the spotlight on one that shows that there’s two sides to every coin.
Depending on the situation, this pup can be tough like an officer, or suave like a gentleman. Join us as we take a closer look at the small dog with the big personality and one sweet ’stache—the Miniature Schnauzer.Read more
Go to any animal shelter and you’ll likely find that there’s no short supply of canine companions longing to go to their furever homes. The typical shelter will have a diverse selection of dogs: large, small, long-haired, short-haired, high-strung, laid back, purebred, crossbred, and everything in between. So how do you sort through the differences to pick the right pooch?
Well, we’ve got an app for that…well, not really an app, but in this edition of Animal Facts, we’ll give you some tips to help you choose a shelter dog that will fit perfectly into your family and your hearts.Read more
Selecting a dog can be a tough decision for anyone, but that decision is considerably harder when the pup you want has to win your heart and be able to protect you, your family and your property—and yet another degree of difficulty is added to the equation if you’ve never owned a dog before. In this edition of Animal Facts, we’ll sort through the good, the bad, and the ugly, to shine the light on some of the best guard dog breeds for first-time owners.Read more
The decision to give a puppy a furever home is a big deal, and should not be taken lightly. After you’ve zeroed in on a breed that suits your lifestyle and found a trustworthy breeder, the final and likely most challenging step in the process is choosing a pup. In this edition of Animal Facts, we’ll look at the factors you’ll need to consider when selecting not just “the pick of the litter,” but your pick of the litter.Read more
As a group, Terriers are a tough, tenacious bunch and none is feistier than the star of this edition of Animal Facts. It is an energetic, rodent-chasing, escape artist that, in many cases, is not much bigger than its prey. Buckle up for the ride as we take a closer look at the exterminator of the canine world—the Rat terrier.Read more
How could you not love puppies? We are hard-wired to find these miniature tail waggers irresistible. Their squishy, adorable faces, wet noses and tiny paws, you just want to eat up, capture us at a primordial level. But there’s actually a lot more to these downy little cuddle monsters.Read more
One is the fourth most popular dog breed in America and for good reason—they’re super-sweet, highly intelligent, naturally athletic, gentle with kids, and to top it all off…they look like living sunshine. The other is the strong, quiet type—calm, courageous, and built like a muscle-bound bouncer. These two dogs might seem like polar opposites, but in this edition of Animal Facts, we’ll take a closer look at the differences and similarities between the Golden Retriever and the Rottweiler to help you decide which one is your “top dawg.”Read more
Okay, so after much thought you’ve finally decided that you—or you and your family—are ready for a dog. But how do you decide what breed is right for you? In this edition of Animal Facts, we’re going to cover the most important factors to consider when choosing your “best friend furever.”Read more
Many of us have been on lockdown for the past few weeks in an effort to stop a scourge that has been likened to the plague. You thought it could never happen in our time, but it has…and if what we’re experiencing now could happen, anything can—including the zombie apocalypse. Since you have all this free time on your hands, now is the time to make a supply list so you’ll be prepared…you know, just in case. You’ll need bread of every kind, milk, eggs, rubbing alcohol, drinking alcohol, hand sanitizer, and of course—toilet paper, but did you know that you’ll also need a dog? We did, and in this episode of Animal Facts, we’re going to share our picks for the best dogs to help you survive the zombie apocalypse.Read more