You bet your stuffed Kong they can. Fortunately, there are a lot of things you can try to make them better--including a miracle pill that cleared up Chance's allergic symptoms entirely in just a few days!
If you've considered getting one of those puppycams with fancy extra features, here's why I think that might actually be a really bad idea.
The right toys and games, used for the right reasons, can provide valuable enrichment for your dog!
Has your dog ever erupted in some weird fit of wheezing and snorting and gagging? And has it ended as abruptly as it started? Here's what's going on...
I don't think ANY dog-trainer is 100% right about everything, including the Dog Whisperer himself. But if you're an anti-Cesar absolutist, I think you're doing a disservice to dog-owners (and dogs) everywhere.
Here's how I trained Chance to never chew on anything but dog toys.
You thought the only thing better than a cat chasing a laser pointer would be a DOG chasing a laser pointer, right? Yeah...me too. Turns out we're SO wrong.
Look, we ALL KNOW you're not supposed to exercise your dog in extreme heat! I'M NOT A NEGLIGENT DOG-PARENT. But sometimes you don't think a leisurely walk counts as "exercise," and sometimes you don't think it's possible for "extreme heat" to exist at 10am. And sometimes you're wrong.
When I take my dog Chance for a walk, nothing is more frustrating than another dog-walker who allows their dog to come right up to Chance without asking permission. I'm not the only one who feels this way, and here's why...
It's nearly impossible to guess a dog's breed based on appearance and behavior. So how should we answer the question, "What breed is he??"
Have you always wanted to DNA-test your dog, but wondered if it was really worth the cost? Learn from my experience using the Wisdom Panel test for Chance!
Dog rescues are frequently demonized for their high adoption fees, invasive application and home check processes, and their occasional lack of professionalism. Here's why we should step back and take a breath before casting stones.
It's not exactly a fairytale, but it does end happily ever after. Here's my crash-course on cranial cruciate ligament disease in dogs, how to decide if surgery is right for your dog, and Chance's experiences recovering from a TPLO.
Going out of town is stressful. Trying to find a place to board your dog makes it worse. Let me help with that.
Looking for an affordable place to board your pup while you're out of town? Or maybe a doggy daycare in the Valley? We got you covered.
Do you ever wonder if you're really getting the best deal at the pet store? I compared six retailers to find out who really has the best prices on dog supplies, and you probably haven't heard of the winner!
If your dog or cat gets loose in Los Angeles, microchipping is absolutely the best way to get him or her back.
I was going window-shopping, I swear. I can't be held responsible for this monster.
Wish you could know what your dog's up to while you're out of the house? It's easier than you might think to find out!
Before you go anywhere else for dog training (especially if you are a first-time dog owner), find out why I cannot recommend Matt Beisner enough!