Let’s be clear. Dog lipstick is a euphemism for dog penis, and most people don’t like seeing it. But is a dog lipstick sighting ever something to bring to your vet’s attention?
Why do female dogs hump? Female dog humping is a common behavior. Male or female dogs might grind on toys, legs and other dogs for a few different reasons.
Why are the dumbest dog breeds considered “dumb”? Are the canines we refer to as the dumbest dogs just the ones who are harder for humans to train?
Is your dog restless at night? Aging, anxiety and lack of exercise are some of the common causes. Here’s some help in getting him to rest (so you can, too).
Zoomies in puppies and dogs might sound funny — and usually they’re silly and harmless! But, why do the dog zoomies happen and could they ever put your pup in danger?
Does your dog ignore you? Do you think your dog isn’t listening to you, or maybe you’ve just got a stubborn dog on your hands? A pro shares tips on training a dog who doesn’t seem to listen!
Is your dog biting, gnawing or chewing at the base of her tail? Allergies, injury, infection and stress are among the causes of dog tail biting or tail chewing.
If your dog ate a sock, here’s what happens to that sock and when you need to see the vet. Plus, not sure if your dog swallowed a sock? Here are some of the signs.
Should your puppy sleep in your bed with you? Going from a warm pile of littermates to a cold lonely crate can be traumatizing, so we think “yes.”
Ever thought, “My dogs sleeps all day”? You’re not alone. How many hours a day do dogs sleep? If your dog sleeps all day, it might be normal … or not. We turned to the experts for insight into dog sleeping habits. This is what they said.
Why do dogs chew their feet? There could be a couple of different issues at play — and foot chewing or licking in itself could create even more problems.
Most dogs urinate every four to six hours, while puppies and senior dogs tend to go more frequently. So, is your dog peeing a lot and is it a cause for concern?
Do raised hackles, a.k.a. the hair standing up on a dog’s back and neck, always convey aggression? Find out how to figure out what it means when your dog’s hair stands up.
Dogs can develop health problems that make them unable to urinate. Bladder stones are the most common cause. Some breeds, such as Schnauzers, Yorkshire Terriers, Bichon Frises and Pomeranians, are more prone to this. Underlying illnesses like Cushing’s disease and portosystemic shunts also increase the risk for stones, as does the presence of a urinary tract infection. Males seem to be at higher risk than females.