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Foods Poisonous to Dogs

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Toxic Foods for Dogs

Toxic Foods for DogsAlmost everyone knows chocolate is bad for dogs, but there’s a range of foods that are poisonous to dogs. Below, we take a look at the long list of toxic foods for dogs. Continue reading

Exercise is the Best Medicine For Dogs & People

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Exercise Your Dog

Exercise Your Dog

It’s no secret how important exercise is not only for people, but for dogs as well. Professional dog trainers recommend exercising your dog for at least 30 minutes everyday. Despite factors, such as age or breed, physical activity is essential to your dog’s health. The best part about exercising your dog is you can fit in your workouts as well, which builds greater companionship between you two.

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Veterinary Assistant Jobs

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Tips on Getting a Vet Assistant Job

Veterinary Assistant Jobs

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, animal care and service workers have better than average employment prospects through 2016 due to an increasing pet population. This prediction is supported by data from The Los Angeles Times, which shows the number of cats and dogs as pets increase by 2.4% in 2009 to reach 169 million. However, the long-term effects of the recession may temper that outlook somewhat so it’s important for a veterinary assistant to set him or herself apart from the field in order to gain employment. The following tips can help job seekers land animal careers in a competitive market. Continue reading

Careers with Animals

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Jobs with Animals

Careers with Animals

Dog training is often a job into which people transition from other careers related to caring for animals. Individuals who work as dog trainers, pet groomers or caretakers hold a variety of responsibilities depending on their precise line of work and place of employment. Continue reading