Megan Kriss

Megan Kriss has been a writer and editor for about five years and a lover of dogs for her whole life. She lives in Georgia with her Border Collie and Chow Chow mix, Ginger, her two cats, Pepper and Misha, and her fiance, Matthew.


Dog Care

Latest Articles From This Author

A guide to when dogs stop growing

When Do Dogs Stop Growing? 7 Factors That Affect Growth

Quick Answer There is no set age when dogs stop growing. A dog’s breed, sex, nutrition, health, and genetics all play a role in when your puppy reaches their final ... Read more
A guide to the reasons dogs shake

Why Is My Dog Shaking? 6 Reasons for Shivering & Trembling

Key Takeaways Vets are often asked, “why is my dog shaking?” But before they can diagnose the problem, it’s important to understand that shaking can mean several different behaviors. There’s ... Read more
A guide to bathing a short-haired dog

How Often Should You Bathe a Short-Haired Dog?

Quick Takeaways Short-haired dogs generally don’t need bathing as frequently as those with longer coats, as their hair is less likely to matt and holds less dirt. The occasional bath ... Read more
How to stop your dog jumping up and scratching the door

How to Stop a Dog From Jumping and Scratching a Door (Using Positive Training Methods)

Does your dog scratch at the door? This behavior is an indication of anxiety, frustration or boredom, but it can be prevented with the right techniques. Door scratching can be ... Read more
A guide to sizing a dog door

What Size Dog Door Do You Need? (With Sizing Chart)

Quick Overview It’s vital to install the right size dog door. Too big, and you’re cutting a larger hole than necessary, which may compromise the security of your home. Too ... Read more
Why adopt a shelter dog

7 Reasons to Adopt a Dog From Your Local Rescue Center

Key Takeaways There are many reasons to adopt a dog rather than buy, but here are seven of the most important: At The Dog Clinic, we believe that prospective dog ... Read more
Sharpening clipper blades

How to Sharpen Dog Clipper Blades (Safely!)

Quick Summary Sharpening dog clipper blades is essential to ensure they cut hair without pulling. Here’s a quick summary of how to sharpen blades, but read the article for the ... Read more
Why won't my dog drink

Why Won’t My Dog Drink Water?

Can’t figure out why your dog won’t drink water? Don’t worry yet. Here are the most common reasons a dog won’t drink, ranging from simple to severe. It can be ... Read more
Licking the air

Why Does My Dog Lick The Air? 6 Causes Of This Behavior

Key Takeaways Air licking is a canine behavior with many potential causes. These range from relatively harmless triggers, such as excitement, to neurological conditions and other health problems, In this ... Read more
A guide to canine hydration

6 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Hydrated

Do you worry about making sure your dog stays hydrated? These six tips will help ensure your dog gets all the water that he or she needs. Why Water Is ... Read more