Category: Dog behavior

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

         Separation anxiety in dogs is one of the most common problems that dogs develop. It’s an anxiety disorder, and is defined as a state of intense panic brought on by the dog’s isolation/separation from her owner(s). In other words: when you leave for work in the morning, your dog is plunged… Read more

Warm Noses = Sick Dog? MYTH! Top Misconceptions and Interesting Facts About Your Dog

1. WARM NOSES = SICK DOG?   ……..  MYTH! The temperature of a dog’s nose changes easily and is not a good sign of illness. It can be hot and dry after lying in the sun or cool and wet from dripping into the water bowl. Better signs of illness are lethargy, loss of appetite,… Read more

Reverse Sneezing In Dogs

Reverse Sneezing In Dogs What does it mean? What causes it?  Can it be treated?        Reverse sneezing- Formally known as a laryngospasm, a reverse sneeze often sounds as if a dog is struggling to draw in air. It is termed “reverse sneeze” because the dog is inhaling air rapidly and forcefully instead of… Read more

Why Dogs Eat Poop?! How To Stop It

Why do dogs eat poop? Plus, tips on how to stop it! Dogs, unfortunately, commonly eat their own feces, or another dog’s poop; it’s a very disturbing and frustrating behavioral problem for pet owners. The veterinary term for this is called coprophagia, and you may find some comfort in knowing that this is quite normal…. Read more