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 Cats Wag Their Tails?

A tail can tell many tales. We all have that image of a friendly dog who with his tail frantically wagging so hard it seems as though he may take off. In this case, the message is pretty clear- you have a happy dog. However, according to the experts, in some cases, the message isn’t … Read more

Why Do Cats Hiss?

A hiss is a sound that every cat owner has heard at some time. Even if you believe that you have the sweetest, most perfect cat on the planet- if he has ever felt threatened or needed to warn a potential enemy- he has probably hissed at some point in his life. While hissing may … 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 Cats Growl?

Though cats are typically sweet and cute, they are also quite confusing and mysterious. If you are a cat owner, you’ve probably spent more than one sleepless night, scratching your head trying to figure out why he does what he does- growling/hissing are no exception to this. Fear Typically, growling and hissing seem like angry … 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 Cats Vomit?

Chances are, you’ve seen your cat vomit every now and then and you didn’t really give it a second thought. When a cat vomits, it can be something minor such as eating too quickly or can be an indication of a much more serious condition that will require immediate medical treatment. Typically, though, a cat … Read more