Why do dogs pant in the car?

Why do dogs pant in the car?

The real reason your dog pants in the car could be due to multiple factors. They could be showing emotion (happiness, excitement, stress, fear), cooling themselves down (especially on a hot day or in a warm car) or as a result of medical factors (if they are potentially hard of hearing or sight and the … Read more

Can dogs get dementia?

Can dogs get dementia?

Unfortunately, yes, dogs can suffer from dementia in a condition known as canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD). Dementia usually occurs in older dogs and there can be multiple unpleasant symptoms including depression, lack of spatial awareness, aggression and confusion. Naturally, it’s a devastating condition for your dog to have, but it can also impact on your … Read more

Why does my dog sleep so much (and is it healthy)?

Why does my dog sleep so much (and is it healthy)?

Your dog loves sleep – and no wonder! It’s normal for your dog to sleep between 10-14 hours per day. The typical outline of a dog’s day will be divided up like this: 50% is spent sleeping, 30% is spent in restful consciousness while 20% will be spent in activity. It’s completely normal for your … Read more

My Dog Ate A Condom What Should I Do?

We are all well aware of the fact that some dogs will eat just about anything. What you see as disgusting, your dog may very well see as an appetizing morsel. This can be a problem when it comes to things your pet may find discarded around your home. Things such as condoms. So, why … Read more

What To Do If Your Dog Ate Raisins

Over the course of his lifetime, odds are that your dog has eaten a variety of things not specifically on the canine menu. Everything from pieces of rubber balls to backyard greenery, to a pretzel, left unattended. Some things are cause for concern. But are those tiny little dried grapes one of those things? What … Read more

Signs Of Dog Poisoning

Watch this video on YouTube Hard as it may seem to believe, poisoning is still one of the most common problems with which dog owners may have to deal. Some owners may have to deal with the problem repeatedly, and, quick intervention is important, it is vital that you recognize the common symptoms of poisoning … Read more

My Dog Ate A Dryer Sheet What Do I Do?

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Anyone who owns a dog knows that, sometimes, there is just no explanation for what your pet will find appetizing. Pups have been known to eat their toys, your socks, and the occasional houseplant. But what do you do if your dog, for some obscure reason known only to himself, decides that those dryer sheets … Read more

My Dog Ate Glass What Should I Do?

We all know that some things are good for us, and some things are not. Humans have the ability to reason what they should, and should not be eating. Dogs may lack this ability, and eventually will gulp something before thinking. What happens when you realize your dog ate some glass, perhaps a glass ornament? … Read more

My Dog Ate A Stick Of Butter What Should I Do?

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You’re taking inventory of the ingredients laid out on the kitchen table. Wait a minute – what happened to that stick of butter? That when you notice your beloved pet licking his lips with a satisfied expression. The whole stick of buttery goodness has completely disappeared, and you can hazard a guess as to who … Read more