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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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.
Does your dog seem to be scratching his/her ears more than normal and with more intensity than normal? You might want to consider the likelihood that she could have an ear infection or ear mites.
Has Fido become fat? How do you know, and what should you do about it? It’s estimated that around 40 – 50% of all dogs in the United States have become too heavy…and the interesting thing is that many pet owners don’t even recognize the fact that their dog weighs too much.