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Day: March 1, 2021

Dog Following Owner

Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?

Fact checked by a Hello Ralphie expert veterinarian You’ve probably noticed your dog following you like a shadow from time to time. But whether this behavior is constant or occasional, there is an explanation. Here, we’ll explain why your dog may be following you and when this behavior can be a cause for concern. Are There Scientific Explanations for Why Dogs Follow Their Owners? It may seem like your dog is following you because of their fondness toward their owner, but these animals have strong pack instincts. This pack mentality can be a partial explanation, but there are other scientific

How to Get a Tick Off a Dog

Fact checked by a Hello Ralphie expert veterinarian Finding a tick on your furry friend can be surprising and somewhat traumatizing. They’re gross and they could be harming your pet.  Lyme disease, ehrlichia, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, among other diseases, have all been linked to tick bites. These diseases can be debilitating, devastating, and, in some cases, even life-threatening. However, you can combat them by making sure your dog is on an appropriate seasonal tick preventative. How Do I Remove a Tick from a Dog? The best practice is to speak to a veterinarian if you have questions about