Why is it dogs rolling poop happens at the most inconvenient times? Not that you ever WANT your dog to dive into a pile of feces, but they usually wait until you've given them a bath, scheduled company to come over, or spread a fresh load of laundry on the couch. It's one of the worst habits of the canine world. Even worse, no one quite understands the drive behind it! There are plenty of interesting theories, though, so why not take a look through them?
Month: February 2021
Dogs and cats often share households. It's wonderful to have a happy home where everyone gets along. Your two furry friends snuggle together, play, and they may even sit down together in the kitchen at mealtimes. Sometimes, though, your dog takes the sharing a little too far. Dogs eating cat poop is one of the biggest frustration in mixed species homes. It's so gross! Why do they do it? And how do you stop it? We'll let you know all the answers.
You picked up a new puppy, and you know you'll need to upgrade their harness, bowls, and toys eventually - but when? How fast do puppies grow? And when do they finish? There are theories about the size of paws, but are they accurate? As it turns out, dog growth is dependent on quite a few different factors. Let's explore them and get you some answers.
You provide nothing but the best, high-quality dog food for your favorite canine. So why do they come back with a muzzle covered in dirt and mud half the time? You don't want to take it as a criticism of your "cooking," but what else could it mean? Dogs eating dirt often troubles owners. If you struggle with this same question, look no further. We have the answers you're looking for.
New puppies in a home mean a lot of excitement. But they also entail some work - and worry. Cats aren't the only curious species. If you don't take the time to work through puppy-proofing your home (inside AND out), you may find yourself working on bonding with your new four-footed family member at the vet's office. And that's no fun for anyone. Good thing we have all of the puppy-proofing advice you'll need.
Whether you want to start housebreaking your new puppy, improve socialization with a rescue, or work on new tricks with your faithful canine of many years, dog training books can walk you through the process. They allow you to move at your pace (or your pup's), with helpful hints and clear images to follow. And you often get helpful insight into the canine mind that lets you understand what your dog's thinking - something that makes training much easier.
What's better than a real-life teddy bear? Nothing! So when you find the poofiest, softest dog out there, you can't restrain yourself. That much fluff demands a blanket, a mug of cocoa, and a long afternoon of quality time. Of course, fluffy dog breeds come with a lot of responsibility. But if you want to get your fix of fluffiness, we have the pups for you!
When people see hairless cat breeds, they tend to have one of two reactions: they start to coo or they feel a shiver. These unique felines have their fans and their detractors. No matter what, though, they're worth getting to know better - which is what we're going to do here!
Have you ever stopped to consider your dog's teeth? You see them all the time: sunk into a tennis ball, or wolfing down breakfast, even nipping at their toes. How many teeth does your dog have? And when do puppies start to get their teeth? What are the different teeth dogs have? If you're curious about dog teeth, we have the answers to all of your burning questions.
Chihuahuas rank as the smallest dog breed. They also have one of the longest lifespans. While it's great that your chi will be with you for a long time, that lengthy lifespan presents some problems you'll need to watch for.