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Hanie Elfenbein, DVM
Aug 31, 2021

Dogs do a lot of really cute things. They also do a lot of gross things. Rolling in the grass can be either or both, depending on the situation. There are several reasons dogs roll in the grass, but most of them are about scent. Dogs have a strong sense of smell and use it… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Aug 31, 2021

It is not uncommon to see your dog grab a mouthful of grass during their daily walk or a romp through the park. Ever wonder why dogs do that? Many people believe that when dogs eat grass, they are trying to make themselves vomit. They think it’s an instinctive behavior that… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Aug 31, 2021

Have you ever seen your dog kick their hind legs after they have done their business? It looks pretty funny when a dog does this, like they are wiping their hind paws. Not all dogs exhibit this behavior, and it can range in intensity. Some dogs may just kick each paw once… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Jul 31, 2020

If you’ve seen your dog experience tremors throughout their body, you might be wondering, why is my dog shaking? When we talk about shaking in dogs, we don’t mean the whole-body shake that you see when a dog shakes their body to dry off after they’ve had a bath or been in… Read More

Sophia Catalano, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Panting can be a normal behavior for a dog, but it can also signal an underlying medical issue. So how do you know when your dog’s panting is a sign that something’s wrong? Here’s what you need to know about dog panting. What Causes Dog Panting? Here are some common reasons… Read More

Hector Joy, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Howling is a form of communication, and it’s an innate behavior that can be seen in all canine species. While the most famous howling canine is the wolf, it’s not uncommon to see dogs howling as well. Wolves use howling to identify themselves to other wolves, to ward off… Read More