• Best dog insurance
    May 17, 2015

    Is Pet Insurance Worth it?

    If you’re hit with big medical bills for your Morkie you basically have four choices: What is pet insurance? Dog insurance is a service that will he...
  • From TMZ.com
    May 15, 2015

    OMG Australia wants to kill Yorkies!

    Luckily, Johnny Depp’s two Yorkies, Pistol and Boo, did in fact bugger off out today before Australia’s Minister of Agriculture had a chance ...
  • Do not buy a puppy through craigslist
    May 15, 2015

    Why you should NEVER buy a dog from Crai...

    A very, very sad story today on the news out of California… a family bought a beautiful Morkie puppy from a Craigslist seller. Within just 6 day...
  • May 12, 2015

    Small dogs and pancreatitis

    One of our readers has just asked why, in a recent post, I wrote don’t feed your Morkie table scraps and especially not fatty meat trimmings....
  • about Morkies feature pic size.pages
    May 8, 2015

    Can my Morkie take aspirin?

    By far, the #1 cause of poisoning for cats and dogs is human medications. When a dog is in pain, we’re eager to relieve that pain and medicatio...
  • A hot car is like an oven
    May 7, 2015

    Prevent heat stroke

    It’s warming up again — time to think about your Morkie and potential heat stroke. Dogs can’t sweat like us – they dissipate a...
  • Rhubarb is bad for dogs
    May 2, 2015

    Quiz: the veggie we think is a fruit, th...

      OK here are your clues. People often think that this vegetable is a fruit.  It is used to make sweet treats, especially in summer. It can be a...
  • Can dogs get the flu
    April 26, 2015

    Can dogs get the flu?

    Dogs can get the flu, also called kennel cough.  The symptoms are much like our own flu and are usually mild in most dogs. However, a new strain tha...
  • Your Morkie and vaccinations
    March 18, 2015

    THE worst vaccine for your small dog

    Leptospirosis – Lepto – has been call the killer vaccine because it is the #1 cause of serious reactions in small dogs. Small dogs like ...
  • Jerky Treats dog deaths
    March 11, 2015

    7 Things you should NEVER buy at Dollar ...

    Dollar Stores are the fastest growing sector in retail by far – people love getting bargains.  But there are lots of things for sale in dollar ...
  • Maltese dog licking her lips
    October 15, 2014

    Why do Morkies lick your face?

    Ever wonder why dogs lick so much?  You just wash your face or you’ve just finished your makeup and boom!!! Dog kisses all over the place! Gene...
  • Maltese mix puppy, close up
    October 8, 2014

    Beware of teacup dogs: they’re extreme...

    Teacup Morkies – good idea? They’re so tiny and adorable, who wouldn’t want one, but before you decide, please read up on so-called teac...
  • celebs
    August 14, 2014

    Celebrity Morkies

    There are famous Yorkies, or Yorkies owned by celebrities and famous Maltese – Maltese who are owned by celebrities… and now there are fam...
  • Dogs with light faces often have reddish-brown stains under their eyes.
    April 14, 2014

    Clean stains around your Morkie’s ...

    This is the first of 3 articles in a series about your small dog’s stained eyes.  Want to clean stains around dog eyes? If your small dog has exces...
  • dog-first-aid-for-morkies
    February 5, 2014

    The ONE THING you really need in your Mo...

    If you’ve made or bought a first aid kit for your Morkie, you know you need the basics, including: Adhesive tape Ointment or antiseptic cream (s...
  • Can dogs eat grapes
    May 22, 2015

    Can dogs eat grapes?

    Grapes? Raisins? Noooooo! Scientists aren’t sure WHY, but they do advise that both can be poisonous to your Morkie (or any dog). Since Morkies a...
Best dog insurance
Important

Is Pet Insurance Worth it?

If you’re hit with big medical bills for your Morkie you basically have four choices: What is pet insurance? Dog insurance is a service that will help you plan for…

From TMZ.com
Important

OMG Australia wants to kill Yorkies!

Luckily, Johnny Depp’s two Yorkies, Pistol and Boo, did in fact bugger off out today before Australia’s Minister of Agriculture had a chance to exercise his threat: euthanasia! Agriculture Minister Barnaby…

Do not buy a puppy through craigslist
Important

Why you should NEVER buy a dog from Craigslist

A very, very sad story today on the news out of California… a family bought a beautiful Morkie puppy from a Craigslist seller. Within just 6 days, Copper, the Yorkie…

Important

Small dogs and pancreatitis

One of our readers has just asked why, in a recent post, I wrote don’t feed your Morkie table scraps and especially not fatty meat trimmings. I responded that too much fat in a…

about Morkies feature pic size.pages
Important

Can my Morkie take aspirin?

By far, the #1 cause of poisoning for cats and dogs is human medications. When a dog is in pain, we’re eager to relieve that pain and medication often comes to…

A hot car is like an oven
Important

Prevent heat stroke

It’s warming up again — time to think about your Morkie and potential heat stroke. Dogs can’t sweat like us – they dissipate a little bit of heat through the…

Rhubarb is bad for dogs
Important

Quiz: the veggie we think is a fruit, that dogs can’t eat?

  OK here are your clues. People often think that this vegetable is a fruit.  It is used to make sweet treats, especially in summer. It can be a powerful…

Can dogs get the flu
Important

Can dogs get the flu?

Dogs can get the flu, also called kennel cough.  The symptoms are much like our own flu and are usually mild in most dogs. However, a new strain that’s hit the…

Your Morkie and vaccinations
Important

THE worst vaccine for your small dog

Leptospirosis – Lepto – has been call the killer vaccine because it is the #1 cause of serious reactions in small dogs. Small dogs like Morkies should have fewer shots, less often…

Jerky Treats dog deaths
Important

7 Things you should NEVER buy at Dollar Stores

Dollar Stores are the fastest growing sector in retail by far – people love getting bargains.  But there are lots of things for sale in dollar stores that aren’t safe,…

Maltese dog licking her lips
Important

Why do Morkies lick your face?

Ever wonder why dogs lick so much?  You just wash your face or you’ve just finished your makeup and boom!!! Dog kisses all over the place! Generally, licking is sociable…

Maltese mix puppy, close up
Important

Beware of teacup dogs: they’re extremely fragile!

Teacup Morkies – good idea? They’re so tiny and adorable, who wouldn’t want one, but before you decide, please read up on so-called teacups, teensies or baby dolls and the…

celebs
Important

Celebrity Morkies

There are famous Yorkies, or Yorkies owned by celebrities and famous Maltese – Maltese who are owned by celebrities… and now there are famous MORKIES! Here’s a list of just…

Dogs with light faces often have reddish-brown stains under their eyes.
Important

Clean stains around your Morkie’s eyes

This is the first of 3 articles in a series about your small dog’s stained eyes.  Want to clean stains around dog eyes? If your small dog has excess tears,…

dog-first-aid-for-morkies
Important

The ONE THING you really need in your Morkie first aid kit

If you’ve made or bought a first aid kit for your Morkie, you know you need the basics, including: Adhesive tape Ointment or antiseptic cream (such as Polysporin Ointment, Polytracin or…

Can dogs eat grapes

Can dogs eat grapes?

Grapes? Raisins? Noooooo! Scientists aren’t sure WHY, but they do advise that both can be poisonous to your Morkie (or any dog). Since Morkies are so small, even a couple…

Mother Morkie and puppy

Happy Mother’s Day Morkie Lovers!

If you have a Morkie – or any other pet – you know the joy an animal brings into your life. Their unconditional love, 24/7 loyalty and for Morkies –…