Left untreated, constant paw licking can lead to other problems, such as hair loss, skin damage, and even bacterial infections that could affect your dog’s ability to walk.
Each dog owner must find a realistic balance, and the right balance will be different for each of us, depending on where we live, the age of the puppy and our views on vaccinations.
Based on the number of phone calls behavior specialists like myself receive in a month about dog-dog aggression, I’d say the answer is, YES.
Anterior uveitis is a technical term to describe inflammation of the front of the eye.
On occasion, however, dogs may experience a fearful reaction, an anxious response or even a full-blown phobia about a particular situation.
He has done a lot of work with scent detection dogs fascinating projects related to teaching dogs to find endangered species and argues that good training capitalizes on the “seeking system,” the click, if you are a clicker trainer not the “liking system” or the treat that comes after the click.
Most of us feel that our dogs respond best to us, their owners, and some of us may not be sure that our dogs can be as reliably controlled by other people — not just strangers but even people who that are familiar to him.
If illness has been ruled out, a few ways to reduce flatulence are to change your dog’s food to a higher quality diet of whole foods devoid of fillers while simultaneously slowing down his eating by feeding a series of smaller meals or using a specially designed obstacle dish.
Do dogs really like hugs? The short answer is not really. But the full answer is much more complex.
Much like us, pups communicate with body language, using their faces, tails, and ears, says trainer Justin Silver, author of The Language of Dogs.