All rights reserved. A dog stands before a dish in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Canines can be territorial about resources, such as food and living space.
Dogs are territorial animals. One of the most common examples is when your dog barks to warn potential interlopers that they are about to trespass on his grounds. Some dogs will take this territory marking to the next level by urinating or defecating, which is uncommon in a certain spot.
Bringing home a new dog is tons of fun! But those first few weeks can be quite the hassle. Both you and your pup have to get used to life with each other.
Scientifically known as halitosis, bad breath is often dismissed as something all dogs get, a symptom of their wild and woolly lives. This is unwise, as bad breath often emanates from much more serious problems. If your pet is suffering from or if you are suffering from bad dog breath you should consult a veterinarian.
When our dogs want to share our bed, it should be taken as a compliment. Sure, it can appear to contradict the laws of science that something so small can take up an entire bed. Yes, when your dog leaps off the bed for a drink in the middle of the night for a drink of water it can disturb everybody.
See files for Dogs. The natural behavior of dogs is something that never ceases to amaze us. It's no wonder, especially if you've ever witnessed your dog licking urine.
So, we did a little Googling and put together this primer as much for our readers as for us. TheMoreYouKnow, right? Physiologically, yes.
The inability to urinate can be caused by numerous factors. In any case, it is a signal that your dog has a health problem. An immediate visit to the veterinarian is imperative, in order to rule out the cause and to avoid serious complications detrimental to your dog such as bladder rupture.
While many dogs do develop age-related problems, there are many other causes to consider, too. Urinary incontinence is often easily treated, and the medications are not expensive, so the sooner you get your dog to the veterinarian, the better. While your dog receives treatment, you may want to purchase a doggy diaper or belly band to prevent accidents from causing a mess in the home.
Many dog aficionados recommend using a crate to potty train your new puppy. This works wonders for many dogs and is the technique that I personally use. But what do you do when your dog continues to have accidents inside the crate? This troubleshooting checklist will help you learn how to stop a dog from peeing in the crate.