Licking comes as a natural instinct in dogs, it’s a habit that is cultivated from the time they are puppies and sometimes it continues into adulthood. During birth, the mother usually licks her puppies to stimulate breathing, she also does so when cleaning herself and the puppies as well stimulate defecation. Excessive or too much licking can be a source of concern to owners … [Read more...] about Watch Your Dog’s Excessive Licking As Your Furry Friend Might Actually Be Asking For Your Help
A vital means to have a happy and healthy dog is ensuring that they get enough mental stimulation through dog brain exercises. This helps keep the dog engaged, less irritable and cheerful. Below are some ways to keep the dog mentally stimulated: Play Hide and Go Seek To play this game, start by asking your dog to sit and stay. As the dog waits, go and hide quietly in … [Read more...] about 10 Cool Tips to Keep Your Dog Mentally Stimulated
Fear and phobias are common in dogs that have had previous bad experiences, poor socialization and, in other cases some are genetically predisposed. Most of these phobias start early on when they are puppies and perpetuate all thorough adulthood unless they are desensitized or eliminated with the help of a dog trainer or veterinary behaviorist. These are the most common: … [Read more...] about Can You Tell If Your Pooch Suffers From One Of These 10 Common Phobias?
Dogs are naturally intuitive and intelligent creatures, they have a higher hearing capacity compared to humans. Five common things they are able to detect include: Bad weather Dogs are known to detect or hear thunderstorms before they start. Research shows they are able to sense a drop in barometric pressure as well as changes in static electricity in the air. They also … [Read more...] about You Won’t Believe Dogs Can Sense These Things Long Before They Happen
Losing your pet is as devastating as losing your relative because pets are family members. The pain you feel is not easy to handle. Therefore, if you are having a hard time dealing with your dog's passing, we at Ruff Hero are empathetic to your plight and our heartfelt condolences. Talking to others about your pet's passing may help kick-start your journey to recovery. This … [Read more...] about Losing Your Dog Can Be Devastating. Here’s Some Help