Does your dog stretch when they see you or when they get up from a nap? This is not only great for their muscles, but it is a sign they’re comfortable with you! When dogs bow their head low, this shows trust and submission.
Finding a coyote lying in the median isn’t where you’d expect a love story spanning years to begin. Kathy Tatus was driving to work one Saturday morning when she saw the meek figure, which she assumed was a coyote, in the median. She moved along and began work at a store on the Little Rock Airforce Base in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Almost every dog owner has experienced their beloved pet excitedly giving them an enthusiastic kiss on the face. Unfortunately, the breath that sometimes accompanies the kisses can be enough to knock you off your feet. Bad breath is just one sign of teeth issues, and pet owners should recognize that putrid breath is not a 'normal' occurrence.
Although it may not be at the forefront of owners’ minds, excessive sun exposure in dogs can lead to health problems and decrease quality of life if not managed. Understanding the risks and preparing to protect your dog from the UV rays takes a little thought and consistent action.
Legg-Perthes, also commonly named Legg-Calve-Perthes, Coxa Plana, and Aseptic or Avascular Necrosis of the femoral head is a disease that causes lameness in the hip-joint in small dog breeds ranging from five-months old to one-year of age.
As our dogs get older, they become more prone to more health problems and conditions than when they were young pups. There are many causes of hind leg weakness in dogs and the exact cause is hard to discover, even for vets.
The history of the Bernese Mountain Dog is that it was a farm dog of the midland regions of Switzerland. They were primary used as a companion and watchdog to farmers and their families. These beautiful-looking Swiss farm dogs takes his name from the area of Bern, where he likely originated.
Its November and that means its Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Unfortunately, older pets have a harder time finding homes. It is a sad reality that these wonderful animals are often the last to be adopted from shelters, putting them at an increased risk for euthanasia.