You wouldn't know it with all the drooling going on when you're fixin' a home cooked meal, but dogs only have about 1700 tastebuds! Sounds like a lot, but humans have over 9000!
The best way to make sure your pet is at their ideal weight is not by actually weighing them, but by their Body Condition Score!
A Body Condition Score (BCS) chart lays out specific guidelines to help pet owners and professionals have a hands-on assessment of fat and muscle mass. It is either scored 1-5 or 1-9 depending on what chart you use.
Click the link below to take a look at a BCS chart and figure out where your pet stands!
Did you know that a dog has different ways of wagging its tail?!
It was discovered that if a dog wags its tail to the right, it means its happy! But, when they wag their tail to the left, they are frightened. A low wag means they're insecure, and a rapid tail wag accompanied by tense muscles could signal aggression.
Did you know that Chihuahuas are born with a soft spot, just like a human baby?! It hardens up as they age and is called a molera. In babies, this spot is called a fontanelle.
2017 is winding down and we have the top dog names for this year!
Max made the top of the list for the boys, and Bella hit #1 for the girls! 🐾
Did your pet make the cut this year?! Let us know!
Did you know that your dog is as smart as a two-year-old toddler?!
That’s right! It may be why your furry friends get along so well with the younger members of the family.
A dog can understand approximately 250 words and gestures; they really ARE smarter than you think!