Dog Knowledge

How Long Will My Puppy Poop Worms After Deworming

Worms are one of the more unpleasant aspects of owning a dog. Seeing your dog rubbing its behind on the floor isn’t only gross but sad. Worms cause both stomach discomfort and itchiness, which can irritate your dog.  Puppies are the most at risk for contracting worms. Many pet owners wonder how long will my […]

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Why Is My Dog’s Poop Orange? Should I Be Worried?

Unfortunately, we dog owners are all too familiar with dog poop. Every time we go out for a stroll with our dogs, they leave a pile of poop that we have to deal with. But what happens if you notice something odd, like orange dog poop? Orange dog poop can be a sign your dog […]

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Do Pitbulls Shed? How To Manage Shedding

Pitbulls are a loving breed that is gaining popularity. Asking yourself do pitbulls shed may be a common question if you’ve begun to consider them for your own home. The simple answer is yes. Pitbull breeds do shed, and they aren’t a hypoallergenic breed. Read on for more information about their coats, how to manage […]

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Do Dobermans Shed? How To Manage Shedding

The Doberman is a large dog popularly known for its guarding abilities. They’re loyal, intelligent, and have an athletic build. But do Dobermans shed? Dobermans shed, but they are moderate shedders. Dobies are single-coated breeds, meaning they do not have a thick undercoat. Though they shed throughout the year, you will never see dog hairballs […]

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Do Shih Tzus Shed? How To Manage Shedding

Shih Tzus are renowned for their intelligence and their attractive two-layered hair. While their undercoats are soft and hairy, the topcoats are long, thin, and silky. But, do Shih Tzus shed? If so, how do you manage their shedding? Like other dog breeds, Shih Tzus do shed. However, they don’t shed much because they have […]

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Do Great Danes Shed? Tips To Deal With Dane Shedding

For any dog owner, fur can be a nightmare. It sticks to your clothing, covers your furniture, and can even make its way into your morning coffee for a less-than-enticing first sip. When you think you have the hairy mess under control, the seasonal shed cycle starts again.  Though we love our pets, their hair […]

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and How to Help

Scientists are still trying to scientifically prove that dogs have emotions, but one thing all dog owners agree on is that their canine companions feel human to them.  Like humans, dogs have their share of hormones that can get out of balance. When that happens, your pet may experience feelings of anxiety or depression. This […]

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When Do Puppies Calm Down? At What Age?

Puppies may be small, but they possess more energy in the tips of their tails than many full-grown dogs.  Sometimes this can be charming. Other times your puppy may go ominously quiet on you, and you know they’re up to mischief. That can range from the harmless, like munching on a cast-iron table leg, to […]

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Crusty Scabs on a Dog’s Back: Causes, Treatment, & Prevention

Everyone in the family suffers when you find crusty scabs on your dog’s back. The last thing we want is for our canine companions to be uncomfortable. When your dog has a skin issue that causes scabbing on their back, it can lead to excessive licking and scratching. Your dog unknowingly aggravates the condition, introducing […]

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Why Does My Dog Lay on Me? Is Something Wrong?

Dogs will often claim whatever space they feel entitled to, even one on top of their owner. Dog owners often become accustomed to this behavior. Sometimes, the space is on their owner’s chest or their laps. This closeness might be a habit, but have you ever wondered why dogs like to lay on their owners?  […]

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Do Dogs Get Tired of Barking? How Can I Stop It?

We are all familiar with the loud sound of a dog’s bark. It can be during your walk, from a car with a dog passing by, almost everywhere. However, you may hear a dog bark for hours and wonder to yourself, “Do dogs get tired of barking?” When one hears a dog bark, it is […]

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High Fever in Dogs: How To Tell If Your Dog Has a Fever

When your kids are under the weather, you know how to feel their skin or use a thermometer to see if they have a fever. But what about your four-legged children? Is there an easy way to see if your dog has a fever when they are displaying other symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting? […]

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