Not all dogs play nice. That’s why … whether you’re introducing dogs on a walk, or introducing a new puppy to your dog at home, it’s critical you understand how to introduce dogs to one another. To learn how to make the perfect introduction, let’s look at what dogs’ body language says about how to introduce them. Afterwards, we’ll cover best practices for a few specific scenarios, like introducing dogs on a leash, or introducing dogs to cats. Understanding Dogs’ Body Language And Signs Dogs have their own unique body language and cues that they use to communicate. Learning to...
A few salmonella outbreaks amongst humans in recent years have brought this foodborne illness into the spotlight. But did you know that dogs can contract salmonella in some cases too? In most dogs who develop symptoms, providing your dog with plenty of fluid will be enough to help him and his immune system fight off the infection on his own. However, there are severe cases where salmonella can spread throughout the body, causing sepsis, shock, and even death. These severe cases are best treated by a veterinarian. Let’s take a look at the symptoms for mild and severe cases of salmonella...