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?
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.
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?
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.
Many things require your attention when caring for a dog in heat. Reducing her restlessness is among the hardest. We remember when our dog was in heat for the first time. It was driving her crazy. She was whining and crying most of the time, and it was hard to calm her down.
Diabetes has increased among dogs and cats over the last several decades. Some say it may simply be because pets live longer, giving them a greater chance to develop diabetes. However, it’s also hard not to notice that the lifestyles and diets of dogs have changed radically.
How do you know if your dog is in heat? One of the easiest ways is looking for heat symptoms, however, while they work in most cases, sometimes they may not be reliable enough, or they may not be apparent. In this article you will learn about different ways how to tell if your dog is in heat.
Symptoms of a dog in heat vary throughout the cycle, and recognizing them is crucial if you are an owner of an un-spayed female dog. In this article you are going to learn how to identify the heat symptoms in female dogs.
Should I spay my dog? It is one of most asked questions to veterinaries. Many owners feel huge responsibility when taking this step and they want to be sure if it won’t harm dog’s health and self-esteem.
Is your dog in heat? Or maybe she is about to come in heat? Here’s a list of articles we’ve written about female dogs going through estrous cycle.