Dogs

  • 14 Common Dog Health Problems: How to Spot and Treat Them
    Dogs are one of the most popular pets in the United States, and for good reason. They are loyal, loving, and make great companions. However, they can also be prone to a variety of health problems. In this blog post, we will discuss 14 common dog health problems and how you can spot and treat … Read more
  • How to Choose the Right Dog for Your Family
    Do you have a family? Do you want a dog? If so, you’re in luck! This blog post is all about how to choose the right dog for your family. It can be tough to decide what type of dog is right for you, but we’re here to help. We’ll discuss everything from size and … Read more
  • Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About Owning A Dog
    If you’re thinking about getting a dog, or already have one and want to know more about being a good owner, this is the blog post for you! Whether it’s your first time owning a dog, or if you’ve owned dogs in the past but are having some problems with training them now – we’ve … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Chew on Their Feet?
    Lots of dog owners have observed their dog chewing on their feet and often wonder if this is something they should be concerned. Many times, dogs will gently lick their paws- but in some cases, you’ll find your dog chewing on his toes, which can be a serious concern. Should You Worry? The quick answer … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Eat Cat Food?
    While it’s true that many dogs will try to eat just about anything they can get to, the thing that seems to be the most tempting for them is cat food. Sure, it’s true that on the surface, cat food and dog food seems very similar. However, there are some very important differences. First of … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Dream?
    Most dog owners have experienced this at least once- you’re sitting there lounging on the couch after a long day, trying to unwind. Then, suddenly, you hear some scratching and whimpering. You worry about what is going on- and you rush to make sure your dog is okay. You find him sleeping peacefully- is it … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?
    Why Do Dogs Eat Their Poop? Dogs are much like humans and have their own motives for the way they behave. Dogs eat their poop for a variety of reasons, based on: age, training, living conditions, and diet. There are basically five different reasons that your dog may be eating his poop. He Was Born … Read more
  • 15 Ways Dogs Make Humans Healthier
    Your dog is your best friend. We know! Did you know your dog may be able to keep your doctor away better than any apple? Okay, maybe not quite as well, but it’s pretty close. There are some pretty major physiological and psychological benefits you get just by being a dog parent. How would you … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Lick Their Feet?
    This is a very common question among dog owners. Could it be a medical problem or a behavioral one? Why won’t they stop? Could it be harmful for them to lick their feet? The truth is that these questions really don’t have a simple answer. Anytime you have a question about your dog where a … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Lick Themselves?
    If you have ever observed animals, chances are that you’ve seen cats licking themselves- which is typically associated with grooming. This same thought cannot be applied to dogs who lick themselves frequently for other reasons. Here are some of the most common reasons that dogs will lick themselves. They lick to de-stress. Moms lick their … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Have Bad Breath?
    One of the most common problems in dogs is bad breath. Most of the time, a dog owner will notice this and may be surprised and curious as to what could be causing the bad breath in their dog. The truth is that his bad breath could be a variety of minor to moderate issues. … Read more
  • Can Dogs See Color?
    This is one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to a dog’s vision. Many people are curious as to whether dogs can see colors. The simple answer that dogs are colorblind is often misinterpreted by people. They believe that dogs don’t see color, but only shades of grey. However, according to a … Read more
  • What Do Dogs Dream About?
    Research has proven that dogs and humans sleep very similarly, with the same sleep cycles, including REM sleep. We know this due to the research that has compared brainwaves of a sleeping dog to the brainwaves of a sleeping human. Therefore, it’s a pretty reasonable assumption that dogs do have dreams. However, while we do … Read more
  • Can My Dog Eat That?
    While it’s pretty much common sense that you shouldn’t be feeding your dog table scraps, sometimes those sweet puppy-dog eyes get to us and it’s almost impossible to resist sneaking them a little something special from time to time. However, something you must understand is that just because a particular food is healthy and nutritious … Read more
  • Can Dogs Be Depressed?
    One day, you realize that your normally energetic dog is acting listless and withdrawn. Perhaps you’ve recently moved or brought home a new baby. Is it possible that your dog is experiencing depression? According to the experts- yes- and the truth is, depression in dogs is not that much different than it is in people. … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Overeat?
    Two topics that are fairly sensitive around most American dinner tables are overeating and obesity. This same thought process is true of the dog dish as well. From constant snacking to one time binges, our dogs- much like us during the holidays- have trouble eating sensibly. Fortunately, as a dog owner, you are responsible for … Read more
  • Why Isn’t My Dog Eating?
    Many times, as pet owners, we are used to our pets gobbling down their meals as quickly as they can. Therefore, when your dog isn’t wanting to eat, it can be quite bothersome. A lack of appetite is referred to as inappetence, or anorexia, (this is not to be confused with the eating disorder found … Read more
  • Why Do Dogs Like To Eat Grass?
    Lots of dogs eat grass. Sometimes they eat and swallow it; sometimes they seem to just grab and spit it out or chew and spit it out. No one knows for sure why they do it, but there are some theories. It seems to be a commonly held belief that dogs eat grass when they … Read more
  • Why Does Your Dog “Run” in His Sleep?
    Your snoozing dog suddenly starts moving his feet, but his eyes stay closed. His body starts to twitch and quiver, and he may vocalize a little. He looks like he is running on his side, possibly chasing something in his dreams. What’s going on? Why Your Dog Twitches in His Sleep Just like us, dogs … Read more