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Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Tilt His Head When He Hears Something?

You have the squeaky toy behind your back and you are squeezing it and trying to appear bewildered. Each time it squeaks, your dog responds by tilting his head and you melt. We take pictures of dogs doing this and it never fails to make us say, “Awwwwww...

From The Vet: Hacks That May Save The Life Of Your Great Dane

Everyone wants a short cut.  We love “hacks” and tips. Articles about ways to maximize your cell phone or organize your closet are shared wildly. To me, the best hacks are the ones that help your dog.  Great Danes have at least one unique issue that nee...

Ask A Vet: Why Are Some Dogs “Lap Dogs”?

Does your dog like to cuddle or be very close to you? Does she seem to always want to climb in your...

Ask A Vet: Are There Certain Breeds That Just Can’t Get Along?

Many people can bring a new dog into their house and all is well. Some people have a dog that they k...

Ask A Vet: My Dog Doesn’t Want To Go For Walks, But Needs Exercise. What Do I Do?

All living things need to move. It is a fundamental of life science that “form follows functi...

Ask A Vet: Is It Safe To Give My Dog Cheese?

Cheese is a favorite of a lot of humans. We love it and many of us keep it in our refrigerators almo...

Ask A Vet: Why Do Dogs Have Dewclaws?

We know what our dogs’ feet look like. Most dogs have 5 toes on the front feet and 4 toes on the r...

From The Vet: 4 Signs Your Dog Has Allergies

Dogs can be allergic to things in the air, just like people. In people, this is commonly called “h...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Bark At Every Noise?

Does your dog wake you at night barking at some imagined threat? Mine does. I turn on lights and loo...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Mark In The House?

Image Source: Pete Markham Via Flickr Marking behavior in a pet dog is a frustrating, but fairly nat...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?

It’s a picture that we all know: you stand up and so does your dog. You head to the bathroom...

Ask A Vet: Is My Dog Being Aggressive Or Is He Just Afraid?

Does your dog ever act aggressively? Does he attack people? Bite you? These outbursts can be embarr...

Ask A Vet: Why Are Some Dogs More Hyper Than Others?

We see dogs all around and it is easy to notice that some of them seem to have boundless energy, wh...

Ask A Vet: Should I Worry About My Dog Going Under Anesthesia?

You can bet that during your dog’s lifetime, he/she will need some type of surgery. Whether is to ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Get Into The Trash While I Am Gone?

Have you ever come home to find your trashcan turned over and bits of garbage all over the kitchen...

Ask A Vet: Can People Be Allergic To Dogs?

Allergies are very common. Lots of people are allergic to lots of things. Unfortunately, dogs are a...

Ask A Vet: Should I Give My Dog a Glucosamine or Chondroitin Supplement?

There is some buzz about joint care supplements. People are intrigued by an opportunity to circumven...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Lick My Feet?

Dogs do things that we might not love, and licking our feet is one of those things. We should never...

Ask A Vet: Should I Give My Dog Joint Supplements?

There is some buzz about joint care supplements. People are intrigued by an opportunity to circumven...

From The Vet: 3 Things Every Boxer Owner Should Know About

Boxers are beautiful, expressive and friendly. Their nubby tails seem to always be wagging. Unfortu...

From The Vet: 3 Things Every Great Dane Owner Should Know About

Great Danes are gorgeous and remarkable. They are stoic and kind. However, they do seem to be predi...

Ask A Vet: Does My Dog Know When A Storm Is Coming?

We know that many creatures are certainly attuned to their surroundings and other subtle cues that ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Chew My Shoes?

Some dogs seem to love to chew and the object of their chewing destruction can sometimes be our shoe...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Stink When He Is Wet?

Every dog lover knows the smell. If you blindfolded us and tested us, we could all pick out the smel...

Ask A Vet: What Does It Mean When My Dog’s Nose Is Warm?

Our dogs’ noses are visible to us (and often in our faces). We can easily note any changes in some...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Dog Mount His Toys?

Mounting behavior in our dogs is embarrassing to us because we automatically feel uncomfortable wit...

Ask A Vet: What Should I Do If My Dog Eats Chocolate?

Many of us love chocolate, and our dogs may seem interested in the tasty treat they see us eating. O...

Ask A Vet: Should I Give My Dog A Fish Oil Supplement?

We hear a lot of press about supplements. Some people think that they are a useless waste of money a...

Ask A Vet: Why Is My Dog Jealous Of My Spouse?

Anyone who spends time with dogs knows that they can act jealous. Dogs can act jealous or protectiv...

From The Vet: 3 Simple Hacks That Might Save Your Dog’s Life

Dog owners make lots of decisions for their dogs, from what they eat to how much they sleep. We all...