Tag: dogs

FAQs About Dog Seizures

Seizure in dogs is a nightmare for owners. Different dog breeds including Labrador Retrievers, Dachshunds, and Rottweilers, are prone to dog seizures. What is a seizure in a dog? Dog seizures occur when there are involuntary movements of a dog’s body due to unusual electrical activity in the …

10 Tips on Caring for Dogs in The Winter

Dogs enjoy playing in the snow but exposure to the season’s dry and cold air can spell trouble for your pet. But do not fret! Caring for dogs in the winter is not as hard as you think. Chapped paws and dry skin are some of the common …

Portuguese Podengo

Portuguese Podengo Overview The Portuguese Podengo is a unique breed that comes in three different sizes. Each was bred to hunt, and the size correlated with the terrain they hunted in. Grandes (the largest) hunted wild boar while the Medio (middle) was dexterous against rabbits. The Pequeno (smallest) …

7 Possible Reasons Why Dogs Bark

Do you ever wonder why dogs bark? All dog bark except for Basenji dogs; they yodel instead of bark. Barking is dogs’ way of communicating to their fellow dogs and just about everyone around them. There are different reasons why dogs bark. So if your dog barks incessantly, …

Hypothyroidism in Dogs: What You Should Know

Is your dog gaining weight, shedding excessively, or his coat turning dull? These may be indications of his failing thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism in dogs can develop an array of physical and psychological problems in your dog unless identified and treated at the early stage.   The Underactive Thyroid …

Why Do Dogs Yawn?

People yawn when they are tired and sleepy, but what about dogs? Why do dogs yawn? Do they yawn only when they are tired or feeling sleepy? Is there any health issue underlining such behavior? Should an owner be concerned seeing his dog yawning? Let us find out. …

Dog Safety: Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe in The Fall

It is important to keep your dog safe in the fall. While the season is the perfect time to enjoy the natural charm, there are dangers that come along with, especially for dogs. Some tick species – especially those that are carriers of Lyme disease – are most …