Table scraps are often seen as a special treat for our beloved canine companions. After all, who doesn’t love giving their pup a little something extra? But is sharing our meals with our furry friends actually a good idea? Can you give dogs your table scraps?
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Dogs are our best friends and loyal companions, so it’s only natural that we want to show them how much we appreciate their love and devotion. Positive reinforcement is one of the best ways to reward your pup for good behavior, as it encourages them to continue exhibiting desirable actions. But what exactly counts as a positive reward?
The love between a human and a dog is so strong that we often refer to them as our furry best friends. After all, who can resist those puppy-dog eyes filled with love and respect, and the tail wagging while trying to lean on us? And while we want to pet them to show our love and respect for them, do dogs actually like to be pet?
Dogs have an uncanny ability to beg persistently, and those sad eyes can be hard to ignore. It could be for a scrap of food or a little extra attention and affection. But why do dogs beg? What drives them to behave this way?
Dogs are our best friends, and we want the best for them. But they may experience discomfort from issues such as joint pain. So, how can you take care of your dog if it has joint pain?
Whether your pup drools a lot or just a normal amount, it is important to monitor their saliva production. Also, check for other possible symptoms that could indicate an underlying medical problem. But why do dogs drool anyway?
Dogs are also not spared from this type of illness, and unfortunately, it is never easy learning your dog has cancer. Just like in humans, some tumors can be successfully treated, especially if they are diagnosed in time. But there is simply no cure for some cancers, and you can only do so much as an owner. Being a vet, it always breaks my heart when I have to deliver such information to the owners, but I am also glad that I can provide them with a few ideas on what to look for and how to take care of their dog best when it has cancer. So, how does someone take care of a dog with cancer?
Diabetes is a condition that affects humans and doesn’t spare dogs and cats. It sounds scary, but once the plan for treatment has been made, humans and their pets can go on to live a happy and normal life. So, how does one take care of a diabetic dog?
There are a lot of owners whose pets have been diagnosed with this condition. And just as in humans, dogs are prone to getting it too. Even though diabetes mellitus (commonly known as just diabetes) can’t be cured, dogs with it can still have a pretty normal life. That is if their owners are committed to following the instructions that the vets have prescribed. So, what is canine diabetes mellitus?
Digging behavior is quite common in dogs. Some owners may find it cute too. However, excessive digging of holes can become a nuisance if the cause is not identified. So, it can help to know just why it is dogs dig.