How to Stop Dog Nail Bleeding

Cutting or trimming dog nails is an important part of your dog grooming routine. However, cutting your dog’s nails too short can cause him to bleed. So as a responsible pet parent, you should know what to do and how to stop dog nail bleeding wherever confronted with such situation.   Your pet has a sensitive tissue underneath his nail. Known as the “quick,” it contains …

Benefits of Acupuncture for Dogs

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese way of pain management. Its efficacy led to the technique being adored as an alternative or complementary treatment for many chronic health issues. Though owners are often skeptical about acupuncture for dogs, many attest its benefit for their pets. Acupuncture for dogs is …

Rotten Teeth in Dogs: Effects and Treatment

Be it a man or a dog, toothache is an issue for all, and it can be very painful. Rotten teeth in dogs not only cause discomfort but also lead to severe health complications. For this reason, knowing the signs, effects, and proper treatment of rotten teeth is …

ADHD in Dogs: Does It Really Exist?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a possibility in dogs. Non-stop running, excessive barking, and inability to focus are visible signs of ADHD in dogs. Although these signs are common in many dogs, their continued showcase together with overactivity and hyper-reactivity hints at the presence of canine ADHD. …

Dogs And Chocolate: What To Do If Your Dog Ate Chocolate? 

Chocolate can be toxic to your dog. If you know what to do if your dog ate chocolate, you stand a good chance to save your pet’s life. Chocolates contain theobromine and caffeine, which can be harmful to your dog. Being methylxanthines, these ingredients can cause heart and …

Diabetes in Dogs: Caring for Diabetic Dogs

Diabetes in dogs is manageable. However, it requires pet parents to be steadfast in their care and concern. While caring for diabetic dogs, it is important that you follow the set diet and exercise routines for your pet as strictly as possible to avoid any spike or sharp fall in his blood sugar level.  Diabetes in dogs can be …

5 Common Causes of Yeast Infection in Dogs

Give a thought to how much you know about causes of yeast infection in dogs, especially when your pet suffers from it every now and then. All dogs carry a healthy population of yeast on their bodies. When something goes wrong with your dog’s immune system, yeast can …

8 Tips To Prevent Stress in Dogs

Chronic stress in your dog causes him to exhibit abnormal behavior.  He experiences a decline in appetite, prefers isolation, shows increased aggression, and looks insecure. Stress causes systemic and self-mutilating changes in him that shapes his physical and psychological response. You may find these changes in your dog …

Things To Know About Dog Tail Docking

Dog tail docking has been a tradition among many dog breeds. The practice involves removing a portion of a dog’s tail.   There are two ways to have it done. On the first one, the blood supply to the tail is constricted for a few days using a rubber ligature. This method is only …

Dog Ear Cropping: Should You Have Your Dog’s Ears Cropped?

Dog ear cropping is plagued with issues and controversies. The practice has been labeled unnecessary and cruel, yet many dog enthusiasts continue to have the procedure done on their dogs.  Dogs have different ear shapes and sizes. Dachshunds, Labradors, Poodles, Rottweilers, and many other dog breeds have floppy ears. German …

7 Tips on How To Prevent Parvo in Puppies

Parvo disease is a puppy killer and it can kill your dog in just 72 hours. In fact, the mortality rate of untreated parvo-infected puppies is as high as 80%. The disease is caused by the canine parvovirus, which attacks the digestive system of dogs. The disease may …

Canine Distemper Symptoms: How To Identify Infection in Dogs

Prevention is always better than cure. However, if you fail to detect early distemper symptoms in your dog, the worst may unveil. Just like parvo, canine distemper is a highly fatal disease in dogs. The canine distemper virus attacks the dog’s nerves and brain. Unvaccinated puppies are at …

Dog Drives: How Do Urges Shape Pet Behavior

Dog drives are biological impulses that motivate your pet to perform an action. Despite their evolution over the years, dogs continue to have these drives in their genes, shaping their behavior and helping them survive. Even dog drives play an important role in the preservation of dogs’ skills, …

Adorable Dog Video: The Talking German Shepherd

Perhaps, it is the most heart-touching German shepherd video we have ever seen. It is a universally accepted notion that dogs absolutely love food. In this video, a German shepherd experiences perhaps one of his most painful food-related heartbreaks. In this fictional talking animal clip, the poor dog’s …

Funny Dog Video: German Shepherd vs Spider Toy

Over the years, German Shepherds have gained a reputation for being tough and aggressive guys. Indeed, many owners of other dogs fear this breed. However, those of us who have lived with and cared for German Shepherds, know how untrue these stereotypes are. Living with German Shepherds has …

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