Coming across a stray dog, especially one in bad shape, tugs at the heartstrings of any animal lover. Our first...
When a person you love dies, it's natural to feel sorrow, express grief, and expect friends and family to provide understanding and comfort. Unfortunately, you don't always get that understanding when a pet dies. Some people still don't understand how central animals can be in people's lives, and a few may not get why you're grieving over "just a pet."
When there is already a dog in a home introducing a second one can get a bit tricky. It’s important not to throw two dogs together and expect they will automatically be best friends. In the wild, dogs live in “packs” and they decide who will be the alpha or dominant dog, and they determine the pecking order for the pack. If you do not establish the hierarchy in your home the dog will do it for you. This is a bad thing and will usually lead to aggressive behaviors in your dogs.
It’s not something you often think about and hopefully you’ll never have to do it but administering first aid to a pet can be a stressful situation, especially if you don't have the right supplies. Here are ten items to include in a pet first aid kit — it just may save your dog’s life.
Warm weather can bring on additional challenges for dog owners with brachycephalic breeds like Boxers, Bulldogs, Shih Tzus, Pugs, Frenchies, and Boston terriers. Because of these pooches’ short skull shape and nose, they usually have a reduced ability to breathe in air; thus, causing them to overheat more easily than other, longer-nosed breeds. As a result, these short-nosed dogs tend to become more vulnerable to heat-related problems like heat stroke, which can be life-threatening.
When you say, “It’s time to walk the dog,” many people assume that your pup needs to potty. Yes, walking...
Do you love boxers as much as we do? Would you love to help our boxers find their forever home? The answer to that is BECOME A FOSTER VOLUNTEER!
Welcome to Austin Boxer Rescue’s Hewitt Facility. Austin Boxer Rescue’s dream to have its own boarding facility has become a...