Since pets cannot speak our language, we have to look for other signs that they may not be feeling well. This video is a great review of signs to watch for. If you suspect that your pet may be sick, contact your veterinarian—they are the best resource for information about the health and well-being of your best friend.
There are numerous reasons you should spay or neuter your dog! Let’s talk about health reasons first…
Disgusting to us humans, “coprophagy” or the act of eating fecal matter, is a common dog behavior—so when you see your dog snacking out of the litter box or stopping for a midwalk nosh, understand that this is in his nature.
Puppies, like human babies, have sharp little teeth.
Why do dogs dig holes?
If you think the answer is “yes,” you are wrong! Modern science has answered this age-old question: Dogs can see color, but not in the same way that we do. The palette of colors they can see is limited in comparison to ours; it is also less vibrant.
As is the case for us, our four-legged friends may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure.
Let’s face it: no one likes to think about their best friends growing old. One of the worst things about loving a dog or cat is the simple fact they age faster than we do.
Who knew that the dirt we walk on harbors a fungus called Histoplasma capsulatum that can cause a chronic, noncontagious infection called histoplasmosis in animals and humans. Histoplasmosis is found globally and most commonly affects dogs and cats.
Dogs, like people, can have allergies to certain foods.