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Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?
Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?
We’ve all had the experience—you walk to the kitchen to refill your drink, and your little shadow is underfoot. Or you head into the bathroom, only to find a curious nose pushing the door open behind you. Although you surely enjoy your dog’s companionship and may even like being followed around sometimes, it can get to be a little much. If it causes you or someone else to trip, it can be...
Can Dogs Have Autism?
Can Dogs Have Autism?
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in humans has become more widely diagnosed over the past decade, with new resources dedicated to identifying and treating ASD in ever-younger children. This increase in attention to ASD in the human world has led to questions about autism in the veterinary world: can dogs have autism, too? If so, how is it similar or different than the human expression of an autism...
Can Dogs See in the Dark?
Can Dogs See in the Dark?
Anatomically and functionally speaking, human eyes and dog eyes are very similar—although dogs have several advantages that allow them to see better at night. While we often fumble around in the dark to turn on a lamp, dogs are able to get around in the dark much better. Here’s a brief overview of the anatomical structure of the canine eye and some insight on how a dog’s eyes are ultimately...
Dog Eye Problems
Dog Eye Problems
Eye problems in dogs are pretty common. While some of them are mild and can be managed at home, others can be quite serious and threaten your dog’s vision. The most affected parts of a dog’s eye are the: Cornea (the clear part at the front of the eye) Eyelids Conjunctiva (the moist pink tissue under the eyelid and around the eye) Sclera (the white part of the eye) Lens (transparent tissue...
How Many Hours Does a Dog Sleep in a Day?
How Many Hours Does a Dog Sleep in a Day?
The life of a dog seems like such a leisurely experience. Get out of bed, go outside to relieve yourself, come in, have a snack, and go back to bed. Then wake up, go outside again, have dinner, and then go back to bed for another nap. While this may seem like a lot of time spent sleeping, it’s actually quite normal. Here’s everything you need to know about your dog’s sleep patterns, from...
Why Is My Dog’s Stomach Making Noises?
Dogs’ stomachs make noises just like ours. Whether it’s growling, rumbling, or gurgling, a noisy dog stomach can mean a number of things. Often, it simply means your dog is hungry and their stomach is empty. Occasionally, the rumbling means they’ve just had a big meal and their stomach is working hard to digest all that food. Other times, they make a lot of noise because of indigestion or...