Are there effective natural first aid remedies available for dogs? Yes there are. UMF manuka honey – ever gaining in popularity for its effectiveness on people – also makes a great natural first aid treatment for dogs and other animals.
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Euthanasia: Is it morally acceptable to destroy a physically healthy dog? When is the right time to end the life of a dog? Is it when he is too unwell to enjoy any quality of life? Is it when he is at death’s door? Or is it when you can’t get him to sit?
Puppy or Adult Dog? Puppies are adorable, sweet, and cuddly. To look at them is to smile. A puppy is yours to work with, an almost clean slate you can mold to fit perfectly into your life. Yours will be the only family she knows, as long as you keep up your part of the […]
Unlike us, dogs can’t take their clothes off when they get too hot. Regardless of the weather dogs are always wearing their jackets. When our body temperatures get too high we sweat, dress in lighter clothes and we do what we can to avoid situations likely to make us even hotter.
Puppies love to dig! It’s in their blood and it is quite often their favorite pastime. This is especially true for young puppies that stem from the sporting group, the terrier group, and the Nordic group. Digging is also a dog’s way of relieving stress and “letting it all out” so to speak. If a […]
Dogs use their long tongues for mopping up lunch crumbs, removing mud from their feet, and cleaning their privates. And yet, when they give our faces sloppy licks, there’s something endearing about it. Apart from occasional attempts to retrieve bits of glazed doughnut from our chins, dogs lick us because they like us. It isn’t […]
Poop Eating Dogs – What’s Going on? Children will often do crazy things because they saw their friends do them first. But once is usually enough. They won’t jump out of a tree or put their fingers in a candle flame after the first painful experience. Dogs, however, will return to eating dung again and […]
Nearly every dog eats grass sometimes, and some dogs eat it all the time. You would think that veterinarians would have a pretty good idea by now of why they do it. But they don’t, mainly because no one has figured out how to ask dogs two important questions: “Do you like the taste?” and […]
To people, a dog who drinks from the toilet is just gross. But to a dog, the toilet is a constantly freshened source of good water. This is completely understandable. Just think back before dogs had people laying out their food and water every day – they had to provide their own refreshments.