Category Dog

Foxtail Grass and Your Dog

Your dog should avoid coming into contact with foxtail plants. The prickly seed heads of the foxtail plant have the potential to embed themselves in any area of your canine or feline companion’s body, including the nose, between the toes,…

Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

Even if it’s obvious that your cherished canine buddy is not a cow, you can get the wrong idea if you see them chewing grass. You might even be worried. Have they recently eaten? Bored? Sick? Will they become sick…

Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

Dangerous Foods for Dogs Who could resist those huge brown eyes and endearing puppy smiles? Can a small treat off the table or rummaging through Mom and Dad’s belongings truly harm your dog? Well, that depends on its nature and…

Why Is My Dog a Picky Eater?

Dog Food for Thought The act of providing food for one’s dog is traditionally a ritual that unites a doting owner with an appreciative and famished animal companion. It is concerning, though, if Fido does not appear to be enjoying…

Why Dogs Bark and Curbing Excessive Barking

Nobody should assume that a dog will never bark. That is equivalent to expecting a youngster to never speak. However, some bark excessively. If this is a problem in your household, the first thing you should do is investigate the…

8 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Free From Tick-Borne Diseases

What are Tick-Borne Diseases? Tick-borne pathogens can be transmitted to humans through tick bites. Ticks can carry bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, anaplasmosis, Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness, Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever, and tularemia are…

Tips for Brushing a Dog’s Teeth

I have a confession to make: My dog has bad breath, or at least she did before I started paying more attention to her oral hygiene. I’ve been brushing her teeth and giving her fresh water every day. Because I…