Jovanka Panic

My name is Jovanka Panic. I am a writer, translator, veterinarian, humanitarian, and a passionate traveler. After playing with white bears and elephants in the Belgrade ZOO and dealing with Rabies virus in the Institute Pasteur, I enjoy writing. My five beasts are my ultimate love, including three cats (Clementine, Josephine, and Sophia) and their 'mom' American Staffordshire terrier (Malena).

Best apartment dogs

The 10 Best Apartment Dog Breeds

Many people believe that only small dogs are suited to living in an apartment. In most cases, it is true, but the size is not a decisive factor, and there are also a few large breeds that enjoy indoor living. Basically, the best apartment dogs are...

Shiba Inu Husky Mix

Shiba Inu Husky Mix – What You Need To Know

A designer dog is a crossbred baby of two purebred parents that belongs to two different breeds registered in the AKC (American Kennel Club) or UKC (United Kennel Club). The goal is to create an animal that combines its ancestors’ best...

Best dog breeds for seniors and retirees

The 30 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors and Retirees

Many seniors believe that dogs can hurt them. On the contrary, most of them are highly beneficial for retirees since dogs can help older people stay in good mental and physical shape. You can find many lists describing the best dog breeds for...

Worst dog breeds for cat owners

The 11 Worst Dog Breeds For Cat Owners

There is much prejudice about the relationships between dogs and cats. When I brought a kitten Clementine home after she picked me out on the street, my husband entirely freaked out. He heard so many stories about the American Staffordshire...

Can dogs eat French fries

Can Dogs Eat French Fries?

Believe it or not, the question ‘Can dogs eat French fries’ is one of the most common many owners ask. When feeding carnivores with food for humans, the answer is not simple and always depends on several factors. In this case, the potato...

Alaskan Malamute

The 7 Cold Weather Dog Breeds

Some dog breeds are more accustomed to the cold weather than others thanks to their large body size, thick double coats, furry paws, small ears, and bushy tails they use to wrap their faces. These physical characteristics allow cold weather dog...

Why do Chihuahuas shake

Why Do Chihuahuas Shake?

Chihuahua is a dog that weighs 2 to 4 pounds (0.9 – 1.8 kg), which makes it the smallest breed worldwide. It is well-known for one unusual characteristic, shaking. Even though it can be quite disturbing, especially when you see it for the...

Can dogs eat sauerkraut

Can Dogs Eat Sauerkraut?

Serving sauerkraut to your dog sounds a bit weird to me. My first thought is connected with a high amount of salt, hypernatremia, upset stomach, and bloating. Not to mention that this grocery doesn’t sound like a natural meal for canines. But...

How to bath Chihuahua

How Often Should I Bathe My Chihuahua?

It can be quite funny to see Chihuahua running around after having a bath. Such behavior, well-known as the ‘zoomies,’ is the dog’s reaction to the stress caused by unwanted contact with water. Therefore, you should ask yourself...

How smart is a Chihuahua

How Smart Is A Chihuahua Dog?

Chihuahua is the smallest existing dog breed weighing less than 10 pounds (4.5 kg). According to the FCI recommendation, their ideal weight is 6 to 7 pounds (2.7 – 3.2 kg). As for intelligence, most experts can’t agree on how smart is a...