Some dogs just like to sleep on their backs. Typically, a sound-asleep pooch on his back means he’s supremely comfortable around you and he feels safe. … They…

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Chances are, if your dog’s tongue is sticking out while he is sleeping, he’s just very relaxed. As your dog slips more deeply into sleep, he may simply…

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How do I check a dog’s temperature? To take your dog’s temperature, first coat the thermometer with a lubricant such as petroleum gel or baby oil. Next, gently…

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Dogs sometimes vomit up yellow foam. This yellow foam is a form of bile, or digestive fluid, that is produced in the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and…

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Why do dogs circle before lying down? Turning in circles before lying down is an act of self-preservation in that the dog may innately know that he needs…

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Head shaking is normal dog behaviour. Without fingers and thumbs, dogs instinctively shake their heads to relieve discomfort, itchiness or irritation; it’s an effective way to clear the…

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Many national forests, as well as state and local parks, do allow dogs on their trail systems, though rules vary. … Step off the trail to yield the…

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Is Apr better than AKC? The AKC registers around 140 breeds and holds national events for AKC-registered dogs. The APR, or American Purebred Association, also registers purebred dogs….

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Once your dog has had some time to fast, cleaning out his tummy and system, he can start a bland diet of rice and chicken. Avoid giving boiled…

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Yes, dogs can eat a small amount of tuna. The best kind to offer your pup is tuna canned in spring water. However, you should never feed your…

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