Dogs And Anesthesia
Many pet dogs will undergo anesthesia at some time during their lives. Whether it’s for a spay/neuter procedure, to have their teeth cleaned or for some other operation, anesthesia is commonly used in veterinary hospitals. However, there are some things that you should know about dogs and anesthesia.Why Do Dogs Chase Their Shadow?
Like humans, dogs are subject to some compulsive behaviors. Chasing shadows is one of these behaviors, along with snapping at flies, biting their flanks, chasing their tails, and compulsive licking. Of course, it’s possible for a dog to chase a shadow occasionally as something fun to do, but if your dog regularly chases his own shadow or other shadows, then it’s likely that it is a compulsive behavior.Should I Allow My Dog On The Furniture?
Should you allow your dog on your furniture? Actually, opinions differ. Many people consider their dogs part of their family and, as such, they believe that their dog should be allowed on at least some of their furniture. But other people believe just as firmly that dogs should have their own places to lie and sleep which do not include the furniture. However, there are some things to consider about each position.Why Do Dogs Howl?
We all know that dogs bark and whine and cry and whimper. These are all perfectly normal ways for a dog to communicate. But you may forget that dogs howl, too. They may not do it very often, but your dog is just as capable of howling as any wolf or coyote.Dogs Like Stuffed Toys
Just why do dogs like stuffed toys? If you’ve ever watched your dog rip the stuffing from a stuffie, or gently carry a stuffed animal around like a friend, you may have wondered why dogs like them so much. The answers can be complex.