All dogs (like humans) itch and scratch periodically, it’s a very normal behavior. But when the scratching becomes constant, it’s time to take notice and find out what is going on with Fido. It may take a little detective work, because there are a number of things that may be irritating your dog’s skin…
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Just as it always does, Thanksgiving time is rolling around again, and everyone’s thoughts turn to the Thanksgiving Day celebrations, family time and feasts. And although your dog isn’t aware of the upcoming festivities he/she will quickly get on board once those wonderful smells of turkey dinner begin to fill the house. Should he be […]
What is going on with your dog? All of a sudden he/she has become destructive, chewing up shoes or other household items that were previously left alone, digging up your flower beds, barking unnecessarily, whining, licking excessively, pacing and seeming restless. This is not your dog’s typical behavior patterns…maybe he’s just plain bored.
After spending all that time potty training your dog when he was a pup, now, years later, he’s starting to have accidents in the house…what is going on?
It happens for dogs just as it happens for humans…time marches on, we age, we become senior citizens. And again, like humans, senior dogs may need special understanding and care. For dog owners, this can be a challenging time if you don’t know what to look for or how to care for them.
Your dog, like you, can become ill…but unlike you, he/she can’t verbally tell you that she’s not feeling well, is in pain or is just feeling under the weather. It’s really up to you to be observant, by being aware of some of the symptoms and signs that your dog is not feeling well.