Dogs pant and become restless for many reasons. In some cases, the behavior change can be triggered by pain, as dogs experiencing any pain or discomfort will often become agitated, restless, and pant more frequently than before the issue started. With that said, pain is not the only cause of excessive panting and restlessness. As dog parents, it is important to pick up on these cues about your dog’s health and know when to reach out for help. How Can We Help? One of the quickest and easiest ways to get to the bottom of your dog’s panting and restlessness
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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 reasons: Parental Imprinting Your dog could view you
Anxious Dogs: Bellowing Blues and Doggie Downers Just like us, our canine pals can also suffer from relentless worrying, indescribable fears, and sometimes just feel down on life. Left unaddressed, these concerns can lead to physical health problems and emotional unwellness. Luckily, there are things we can do to help lift Fido’s spirits and get his tail wagging. What are the signs of dog anxiety? What are the types and causes of dog anxiety? What can be done to treat dogs with anxiety? Board-certified dog veterinarian Dr. Ericka Carroll digs into this with us. Need help with an anxious dog?
More and more pet owners are turning to natural alternatives to help their dogs and cats thrive and heal from anxiety, arthritis, epilepsy, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions. Hemp products that include CBD are one of the natural products that has seen tremendous growth in the pet products space, such as CBD oil for pets, and there is extensive university research that validates this. How to Use CBD Oil for Pets Botanimal, a company providing organically grown Phytocannibinoid-rich hemp oil products, answers the most-asked questions about CBD and also provides a list of scientific studies on the effects of CBD on
Signs of Dog Anxiety “She will literally crawl up my body and try to sit on my head, that’s how nervous she gets!”Who can imagine, a 50-pound Golden Retriever, trying to sit on one’s head?! My aunt laughs as she tells this story of Faith’s case of dog anxiety, and I glance over to one of her two adopted retrievers, Faith, as she sits in the cool shade of a sun umbrella. It is a bright, late-Spring afternoon and my family and I are having a small family get-together in my aunt and uncle’s back yard. My aunt continues, “We
Your Furry Quaranteam Members Wouldn’t it be nice if you could tell your dog or cat, “It’s a virus that’s been keeping me home all day with you… a virus that’s been having me wake you from your naps to go on five walks a day… that’s been making me hush you up when I’m talking to people on my laptop… and causing strange delivery people to knock on our door and leave food outside…” But because of the obvious language barrier, you can’t explain these oddities to your pets! You sort of expect them to inherently understand all the COVID-19-wrought changes in your