My Dog Bit Me And Drew Blood

Just over five years ago, I rescued a dog. The dog was being very aggressive over possessions such as their toys. I now know that it is called “resource guarding.” There had been many confrontations and bites but she had yet to break the skin. The family couldn’t cope with the dog any more because …

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Why Do Dogs Howl When You Howl?

Dogs howl. Sometimes, they howl at the moon, sometimes it’s the twilight bark (101 Dalmatians, anyone?), and sometimes, they howl when you howl. Why, though? Is it because they’re descended from wolves? Maybe your little Bruiser yearns back to the days when his ancestors ran wild in the hills. So, while he’s stuck being a …

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Why Is My Dog Flinching All Of A Sudden?

It’s something no loving pet owner ever wants to see.  Your dog flinching away from your hand, tail tucked between his leg, fear in his eyes – what does it even mean?  A dog could be flinching all of a sudden for a variety of reasons and it’s got nothing to do with you or …

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My Dog Yelps When I Touch Her Lower Back?

As dog lovers, many of us take our pets’ health, both physical and mental, seriously.  Sometimes we come across an issue with our four-legged companion that scares us and sends us scrambling for answers.  It’s completely understandable why we would fear something bad happening to a member of our family, and that’s why we hope …

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I Accidentally Hit My Dog in the Head

Accidents happen. Hitting your dog in the head is one of them. Usually, they’re fine, but sometimes, they’re not. How do you know the difference? And how does this happen? You might be more concerned with their feelings after the fact, especially if you’re a sensitive soul who views your pups as your children. How …

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Why Does My Dog Tuck His Paws Under?

If only they could talk… Dogs cannot talk, but that doesn’t mean they do not communicate. They do quite a lot and it’s your responsibility as their human friend to understand just what they’re trying to tell you.  For instance, examining a dog’s sleeping position can help you understand how they’re feeling, whether they’re relaxed, …

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Boston Terrier Bite Force

Dogs are man’s best friend. It is not the first time that we hear this saying about our loving dogs. For many owners, a dog’s purpose is to assist them, whether for a practical or emotional reason. Dogs are trained to do some tasks so that they could help their owner and make their lives …

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Help! My Dog Is Scared Of My Boyfriend

Sometimes it’s inexplicable, when your happy, friendly, and socialized dog suddenly starts acting afraid around other people. Or worse, if he acts afraid and nervous around your boyfriend. This can be a tricky problem because it’s safe to say that your boyfriend will probably be around a lot at your house, but you can’t let …

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Why Is My Dog Suddenly Hiding In My Closet?

Has your dog suddenly started to hide in your closet? Did you stumble upon them accidentally just as you were sorting some laundry out? There are plenty of strange places for our dogs to hide under bits of furniture  These include: beds, tables, sofas and the stairs! Like so many other things, there are good …

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Can Dog Barking Hurt Babies’ Ears?

Have you just noticed that your not so charming dog is startling your beautiful baby when they bark? Has it got to the point where you can’t tolerate the yapping any longer?  Well in this article I look at how noisy our homes are and how precious a baby’s hearing is.  Let’s start with our …

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