About Dogs

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads
There are few behaviors cuter than when a dog tilts their head while they are listening to you. The internet has many videos of German shepherd pup...

How To Potty Train A Puppy

How To Potty Train A Puppy
New puppies are one of life’s greatest pleasures. They’re fun, energetic, playful, and not to mention cute! However, puppies aren’t always fun and ...

What Are Service Dogs?

What Are Service Dogs?
Over 500,000 individuals are partnered with service dogs in the United States (Trainer, 2016). These dogs allow people with disabilities to have ac...

Rabies In Dogs

How Do Dogs Get Rabies
With stories like Old Yeller and Cujo it’s no wonder that many of us fear rabies. But is this disease really as bad as it’s made out to be? Yes! Fi...

Dog Acne: Can Dogs Get Pimples?

Can Dogs Get Pimples?
Much like a human teenager, puberty for dogs can be a difficult time filled with changes to a dog’s body and behavior. One of the many changes can ...

Can Dogs Laugh?

Can Dogs Laugh?
Dogs have evolved alongside humans for thousands of years (Pennisi, 2002). It makes sense then that dogs and humans would have developed similar co...

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?
One of the reasons we love dogs so much is because of how silly and playful they can be. Watching a dog play freely can be a fun and relaxing exper...

Why Do Dogs Dig?

Why Do Dogs Dig?
Are you concerned with your dog’s digging behavior? Has the digging become destructive to your garden or home? Does your dog regularly dig out of t...

Signs That A Dog Is Dying

Signs That A Dog Is Dying
We all wish that our furry best friends could live forever. I know that I certainly want to keep my 16 year old dog with me for a few more years. H...

Why Do Dogs Yawn?

Why Do Dogs Yawn?
Yawning is a familiar behavior to us humans. Oftentimes we yawn when we’re bored or sleepy. Our stretched open jaws may be accompanied by an oh so ...

Heartworm In Dogs

Heartworm In Dogs
One of the easiest internal parasites to prevent is also one of the hardest to treat. Heartworm is a common issue for our canine companions, and it...

How Long Do Dogs Live?

How Long Do Dogs Live?
As we progress through life, our dogs may be there going through pivotal times with us. These pivotal times can be moving for a new job, graduating...