How to Tell if my Dog is Pregnant (quick answer)

The vet may not be as cute as Lily, but he can tell you if your dog is pregnant

Whether you suspect your own pet might be expecting, or you’re curious about a new dog, you’re here to get a quick answer for… How to tell if my dog is pregnant: a pregnant dog, early on, may be lazier and grumpier than normal.  Later, her nipples grow and turn pink.  By the time there’s… Continue reading How to Tell if my Dog is Pregnant (quick answer)

How Much Food to Feed my Dog (quick answer)

If I finish my supper, can I have a cookie?

Is my dog eating enough…too much…? It can be confusing! Figure out how much food your dog needs by starting with this basic rule, and then adjusting it over time, as needed. How much food to feed your dog goes mostly by his size.  Rule of thumb: toy dogs need up to 1/2 cup; small… Continue reading How Much Food to Feed my Dog (quick answer)

Are “Gentle Leader” Collars Dangerous? How to Choose Safely

If your greyhound pulls at the leash a lot, you may be investigating different collars.  The Gentle Leader (similar to Halti) has great reviews, but would it work on a greyhound? As with any collar, the Gentle Leader is safe only in the hands of a well-informed owner.  Because its use involves more preparation, a… Continue reading Are “Gentle Leader” Collars Dangerous? How to Choose Safely

Affordable Dog Joint Care: how to know your supplements

Twenty years after starting my first greyhound on glucosamine, the market has exploded with a dizzying variety of joint supplements for dogs.  Understanding their ingredients makes it easier and quicker to pick the right one for your dog…and your budget. Veterinarians agree that the most effective joint supplements for dogs include one or more of… Continue reading Affordable Dog Joint Care: how to know your supplements

2022 Greyhound Jointcare Guide: how to relieve pain, affordably

I have put together this little shopping guide of products that I have used for my greyhounds over the years.  My second dog, Shannon, had particularly bad arthritis, so we tried many, many products, before we found ones that worked and were affordable.  We tried Rimadyl on him, and it was a total disaster.  He… Continue reading 2022 Greyhound Jointcare Guide: how to relieve pain, affordably

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