Howling is one of the many forms of vocal communication in dogs. Whether it has been in person or on TV, it’s likely you’ve heard the howl of a wolf or dog. Sometimes the sound is mesmerizing, and other times it can be downright annoying, but why do dogs do it?
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Is your dog an avid grass-eater? If you’ve noticed this odd behavior also known as pica (the term for eating things that aren’t food), there’s nothing to worry about. It’s a very common and natural behavior that is observed among both domestic and wild dogs.
If you notice that whenever you’re around dogs your nose starts to run, you start sneezing, or you maybe start to wheeze? It’s very possible you’re allergic to dogs. Dog allergies are very common, especially in people who have other allergies or asthma. For dog lovers, this can be an absolute nightmare.
Coprophagia, the condition in which pets consume their own feces or those of other animals, is a common (yet distasteful) habit among dogs. In fact, it’s a very common problem in puppies but usually clears up by adulthood.
NexGard, first of its kind, is an oral flea and tick preventative that effectively kills fleas and 3 types of ticks (the American dog tick, the black-legged tick, and the Lone Star tick), and it’s a great alternative to other flea and tick preventatives like topicals and collars.
Shelves and online retail stores are filled with dog treats that contain peanut and peanut butter flavors, and you hear all the time of people giving their dog peanuts or peanut butter, but are they even safe for our dogs to consume?