I was always told dogs that are eating are grass are encouraging themselves into throwing up. This is an unproven theory. Recent studies point to other reasons like boredom, anxiety, or simple ancestral instincts may be the actual cause. Is your dog self medicating by eating grass? It is extremely[...]
Category: All About Dogs and Puppies
Informative articles about the care of dogs and puppies.
It is important to read labels even dry dog food ingredient labels. Is meat the first ingredient? how much corn is o.k.? Should I be feeding a grain-free diet just because? Food as medicine is a common way of thinking for us humans, but what about our pets? There is[...]
It could be as simple as a sour stomach, or a newly found distaste for a new bag of kibble to something more serious. Sometimes it is just a dog feeling down or stressed. If your dog continues to drink water, and enjoys treats, and is otherwise acting normal, observe[...]
How many times does YOUR dog want out at night to bark. Most of the time it is hard for me to see what the heck is winding her up. What is my dog seeing in the dark that I can’t see? I appreciate her defending our home, but most[...]
Should I Give My Dog Heartworm Medication in the Winter?Should I Give My Dog Heartworm Medication in the Winter?
Most dog owners know about Heartworm, and how it’s spread by Mosquitos. Most probably think mosquitos outdoors will die after the first winter frost. Why provide heartworm preventatives during the Winter? What if there is more to this heartworm tale, and your dog is in danger all year round? Because[...]
Yikes! It looks like someone had an accident in the house again. It is always a surprise when an adult dog that suddenly starts peeing inside the house. If your dog is over 8mos, has been housebroken but is now having problems there can be several reasons. It is important[...]