If you own a dog, you naturally understand his basic needs for food, water, and medical care. Nowadays, training is widely accepted as another need for dogs that is almost as important as their basic needs.
Since the early recognition that sound can influence human moods and health, people have wondered whether music therapy can be effective on pets, in particular on dogs and cats. Let’s find out.
Is your dog eating “treats” from your cat’s litter box? In this article, you will learn how to keep dogs out of cat litter boxes and why they eat cat feces right out of the tray. Dogs are attracted to litter box contents for several reasons. They are naturally predisposed to keep their home area clean, even if it means eating their own feces or the feces of their compadres.
Coprophagia is the relatively common dog behavior of eating feces. Most often, they consume their own excrement, but they can also eat the poop of other dogs or eat cat feces right out of the litter box. Dogs may also eat cow excrement and the feces of other animals, and even of humans on rare occasions. So your dog only eats its own feces? We think you should be grateful! In this article, you are going to learn about some possible causes of dogs eating feces and ways to stop coprophagia in dogs.
We all love to plan ahead and trust that everything is predictable. Mother Nature likes that too; however, she’s not always able to deliver. While most dogs go into heat twice a year and stay in heat for 21 days, abnormalities do occur. This article gives a brief summary about possible abnormalities in the heat cycle of female dogs.
Is your dog constantly barking? We know that yes, dogs do bark. Some bark louder, and some have a more persistent yap. After all, barking for dogs is almost like talking for us. But what if your dog barks too much—so much so that it becomes intrusive? Maybe you don’t get enough sleep for yourself because of it? Or worse, maybe your neighbors aren’t getting enough sleep!
Is your dog constantly hungry and wanting to eat even if you fed him a few minutes ago? Does it feel like there is no way to stop him from begging for and stealing food? In this article, you will learn about possible reasons why dogs have enormous appetites and how to stop your dog from constantly begging for food.
Obesity is a serious health risk for dogs. It is primarily caused by inactivity and too much food. Therefore, in order for your dog to lose weight, both must change. But can you do it properly, without making your dog feel hungry or becoming ill?
For a long time, it has been generally accepted that cats and dogs naturally don’t get along well. And there is no smoke without fire. Even if your dog is not at all aggressive, his or her active approach to greeting and “hugging” may be too much for your cat to take. This may end either in the cat being chased into the corner or under the bed or with your dog’s nose scratched. But can it be the other way round? Can cats and dogs become friends? Of course.
If your dog happens to be fat or obese, the problem is not only with your dog’s looks; extra weight also leaves a significant, negative imprint on your dog’s health. What’s worrying, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, is that more than half of the dogs in the United States are obese or fat. The good thing is that you have the power to change the situation.