Category: Health

Exercise Recovery For Dogs

Dogs can work hard – really hard. They will often play fetch, herd or do agility for what seems like hours on end. Many dogs will play until they have used every last bit of energy – then play some more! Just like you, your favorite pooch needs to rest and recover properly after he has exerted himself. This is… Read more →

All About Grooming

“Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” —Dean Koontz (author, Whispers)   Dogs. We’ve shared a mutual history with them for thousands of years, and to this day, we develop deep, meaningful connections them. They share our homes, our beds, and enrich our lives with their company. If you love adventuring in… Read more →

The Amazing Foot Pads of Dogs

Your dog’s paw pads perform a number of important tasks. They act like mini shock absorbers to help protect the tissues in the feet and the bones and joints in the legs. They offer traction, enabling dogs to get a grip on uneven or slippery surfaces. They also provide protection from extreme temperatures. Despite the protection that Mother Nature has… Read more →

How Do Dogs Cool Themselves?

How humans keep cool You might remember a concept that is taught in high school science class: evaporation causes cooling. This is the process used by the human body to keep itself cool. When you work out, your body temperature rises. Your body needs to react in order to protect your brain and vital organs from overheating. It does this… Read more →

The Benefits of Athleticism in Dogs

Dogs are naturally a lively and busy species, keeping pet owners on their toes with their exercise needs. From taking long walks to sports participation, canines find pleasure in various activities. However, while playtime and athleticism in dogs are great ways to initiate fun, they are also an essential part of good health. The Mind Canines are intelligent beings, and… Read more →

Health & Prevention

As you know we are very physical here in WooFLand! Of course with all of the physical engagement we do there is greater need to monitor the WooFPAK’S health conditions. I treat them monthly with a flea and tick preventative and also a heartworm preventative. Over the years of being so active I have learned (at least in my area)… Read more →