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Why Does My Dog Whine When He Sees Other Dogs?

Why Does My Dog Whine When He Sees Other Dogs?

Does your dog whine when he sees other dogs? Keep reading to learn some of the most common reasons for this behavior. A dog whining at another dog can have several different meanings. Some dogs whine as a greeting, but it can also mean your pet is anxious, frustrated, or trying to appease the other … Read more

Why Do Dogs Cover Their Nose When They Sleep?

Why Do Dogs Cover Their Nose When They Sleep?

Does your dog cover her nose when she sleeps? Here are some of the most common reasons for this behaviour. A dog sleeping with its nose covered is always cute. But why do dogs sleep like this? And is there any reason to worry about this behaviour? The short answer is that some dogs feel … Read more

Dog Limps After Sleeping? 5 Possible Causes

Dog Limps After Sleeping? 5 Possible Causes

Have you seen your dog limp after sleeping? Here are some of the most common reasons for this behaviour (and when you should visit a vet). There are many potential causes of a dog limping after sleeping.  The occasional limp after laying down may be your dog’s leg falling asleep. But limping when getting up … Read more

Dog’s Fur Changing Color in Spots? 10 Potential Reasons

Dog's Fur Changing Color in Spots? 10 Potential Reasons

Have you noticed your dog’s fur changing color in spots? Here are 11 potential reasons for this alarming situation. It can be worrying to notice your dog’s fur changing color in patches, but there are many possible causes. A dog’s hair colour is caused by pigment, with a lack of pigment leading to white hair. … Read more

Can Dogs Eat Strawberry Ice Cream?

Can Dogs Eat Strawberry Ice Cream?

Strawberry ice cream is a delicious summer treat – but it should never be given to dogs. Keep reading to discover why this food could be dangerous for your pet. Giving your dog ice cream on a hot day can be tempting. However, strawberry ice cream shouldn’t be given to a dog, as it can … Read more

Do Dogs Fake Injuries?

Do Dogs Fake Injuries?

Do you suspect your dog is faking an injury? Keep reading to discover whether faking is possible and the actual causes of this behaviour. The internet is packed with videos of dogs appearing to  “fake” an injury, only to recover miraculously. But can dogs really fake an injury or illness? Or is there another explanation? … Read more

Why Does My Dog Put His Head On Me? (The Real Reason)

Why Does My Dog Put His Head On Me? (The Real Reason)

Does your dog rest his head on you? Here are the most common reasons for this behaviour and an explanation of what it means. Dogs use touch to communicate, so laying their head on you can indicate affection, emotional support, or love. Your lap could also just be a comfortable pillow. However, this behaviour can … Read more

Why Does My Dog Kick Me? [Simple Explanation]

Why Does My Dog Kick Me? [Simple Explanation]

Does your dog kick when he’s sleeping or lying down? Here are five of the most common reasons for this behaviour. Dogs rarely kick humans when they’re standing up. They certainly don’t have the same instinct to kick as other mammals, such as horses. It’s common for a dog to flick or twitch their back … Read more

Why Is My Dog Stretching A Lot?

Why Is My Dog Stretching A Lot?

Does your dog stretch repeatedly? Or have you noticed a change in your pet’s stretching habits? Here are some potential reasons for a dog stretching a lot – and when you should be concerned. Stretching is a healthy habit for a dog, but excessive stretching can indicate a medical condition, such as bloat or pancreatitis. … Read more

Why Does My Dog Lick the Blanket?

Why Does My Dog Lick the Blanket?

Does your dog lick his blanket? Keep reading to discover why dogs lick blankets and whether it’s a concerning behaviour. There are many reasons why a dog might lick a blanket. The occasional lick probably isn’t a concern, but excessive licking can be caused by issues such as anxiety, illness, boredom, and nausea. This article … Read more