My Dog Ate Pork Bones And Is Pooping Blood

 “Help, my dog ate a pork bone and I’m worried sick!” Dog forums are full of such questions from concerned pet owners and for good reason, as eating pork bones can cause a lot of GI problems to your beloved companion, some of them quite serious. Let’s examine these problems, see what you need to …

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Does Peanut Butter Help Dogs With Diarrhea?

Dog diarrhea is a fairly common cause of distress in dogs and every dog owner knows how unpleasant an episode can be. The intensity, frequency and severity of the illness is largely  dependent on the cause and will also vary from dog to dog. In most cases, an episode of dog diarrhea will be due …

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Will Mothballs Keep Dogs From Pooping In My Yard?

So you’ve found dog poop in your backyard, you don’t own a dog yourself so you know that it must be that pesky mutt next door. Not only is dog poop gross It’s also technically an environmental hazard according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency.  Dog poop can pose a serious health risk to …

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Does wet dog food cause soft stool?

A stack of four cans of dog food on a supermarket shelf

Diarrhea is one of the most common problems that make concerned pet owners take their dogs to the vet. According to a 2010 study, 28.6% of the dogs visiting their vet had diarrhea as their main symptom or had experienced such GI problems in the past month.  Besides the strain of dealing with the terrible …

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How Long Does Puppy Poop Stay Soft?

For most puppy owners, poop is the last thing that they want to deal with or take a closer look at. It’s messy, it’s smelly, and it’s just downright yucky. But the truth is, we can learn a lot from our dog’s poop, especially for puppies who are at that tender age of development.  Just …

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How To Prevent Dog Poop From Smelling?

If only dogs could speak, then we wouldn’t have to obsess about their poop, its consistency, its color and its smell. Dog poop is admittedly a hot topic among dog owners, because the truth is their poop does speak volumes about the state of their health. And because cute little Cooper can’t just speak up …

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Can I Give My Dog Baking Soda For Upset Stomach?

I’m quite interested in the variety of ways that baking soda can be used with our dogs. I have written articles about whether baking soda can be sprinkled on dogs, what to do if your dog ingests too much of it and whether it can be used to cure your dog’s bad breath.  But in …

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Why does my dog poop so much on walks?

Dog poop is not a topic that is high on our list of things to discuss when it comes to our dogs and understandably so.  Did you know that in the U.S. alone dogs produce about ten million tonnes of poop?  And of course for individual owners it can be a huge issue- clearing up …

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Dog Leaking Poo While Asleep

Well, this is an unpleasant surprise! Your house-trained pooch wakes up in a puddle of his own mess, looking sheepish and confused. While incontinence is a common problem for older dogs, younger dogs could also develop a lack of bowel control. In younger dogs, this could be a severe issue, and you should take poor …

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Why Your Dog Walks And Poops At the Same Time

A golden retriever walking and pooping in a field

Because, for most of us, our dogs are almost like children, they can take us on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. Most of the time they make us go “ahhhh” with their innocence and unconditional love. Sometimes they make us go “nnooo!” as they are refusing to listen to us (yet again.) At other times, …

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