March 16, 2017

Constipation in Dogs – Treatment and Management

If you suspect your dog is constipated, it is wise to take his temperature. Use a water-based lubricant to make the experience less painful for your dog, and insert the thermometer in his anus. If there is blockage or blood on the thermometer, or if the temperatures are extremely high, you should take the dog […]

March 10, 2017

Facts About Dog Saliva

Most dog owners like to come home to a cheerful dog, and a lick here or there does not hurt either. But what is the composition of dog saliva, and can getting licked by your dog have a negative impact? Here are some facts about dog saliva. Unlike in humans the saliva in dogs plays […]

March 2, 2017

How to Handle a Territorial Dog

Dogs are territorial in nature, which is a good trait in the wild because the resources found in that territory are crucial to the dog’s survival. In the home the trait is important because the dogs guard our homes and alert us when an intruder is in the vicinity. However, excessively territorial dogs can pose […]