Observe your dog for other signals to see if fear, stress or excitement is a factor. Redirect beforehand and create structure for your dog to follow daily. If growling or biting accompanies this behavior, seek the help of a professional.
It may seem necessary to you to shave your dog in the hot summer months, but it seems to be in their best interest NOT to, and here’s why.
With summer’s intense heat, we must keep in mind the safety of our companion animals.
Your dog is as unique as you are so when it comes to breed specific information, don’t choose a dog based on generalizations.
Severe injury, infection and burns to the pads of your dog’s paws could develop quickly by allowing your dog to walk on hot pavement and other hot surfaces.
All dogs, regardless of age, size or breed, have an instinctive need to fulfill a daily task.
Animal cruelty is a crime. Every state now has protection for dogs and cats regarding animal cruelty laws and a majority of states regard abuse as felonies.
If your dog’s kneecap jumps out of its natural groove or luxates sideways, it causes the leg to lock. This is not uncommon and it may be painful.
Senior dogs, regardless of size or breed, may develop arthritis and a stiffening of joint or leg muscles. Consult your vet.
Your dog is never doing this out of spite or anger. It is, in many breeds, an instinctive behavior but often it’s due to a need not being met.
When introducing cats to each other, it’s always best to separate them initially for a period of time.
As cats age, particularly from the ages of 8-10 and older, extra care is needed to keep them healthy and happy.
Allelomimetic behavior in canines is an imitative behavior that can begin as young as 5 weeks old.
Gum, candy, medications and inhalers could be lethal to pets.
Barrier Aggression is a type of canine aggressive behavior in which a dog feels trapped or threatened in an enclosed area.