Female dogs that are not spayed will eventually go into heat. And if you’ve never had an experience with an intact female dog, you might find yourself confused about what is happening to your dog. When a dog goes into heat, she licks herself more often, there is a red discharge from her private area, and her personality might seem a little off. You might become nervous along with your dog, and this may end up a nightmare. What is going on?
Not all dogs are fast eaters, but many are. You can tell your dog is, when he is impatient as you reach for the bag of kibbles, or when half of the food disappears as you finish filling the bowl. The situation is not at all unfamiliar to us. But, in fact, many dog owners will confirm that their dogs are not only quick eaters, but also act like they are starving, even if it isn’t true.
Surely you recognize the situation — just when you begin to fall asleep, your dog asks to be let out. He whines, cries, barks and you give up. Later, when you are finally falling asleep again, he asks back in. It’s horrible, but there is a way out of it.
“Can I walk my dog when she is in heat?” is among the most common questions female dog owners ask during their dog’s period. You CAN walk a dog when she is in heat and, for owners who do not have a yard, you MUST walk your dog. Though, it isn’t going to be a walk in the park. Jokes aside, here are some things to keep in mind when walking a dog in heat.
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!