If there’s one thing that is even more reliable than your alarm clock, it’s your dog. He’s up and ready to chow down in the morning and, if you feed twice daily, he knows right when dinner time is. But what happens when the dish is still full? When your pooch seems to have lost his appetite and interest in food?
When your dog stops eating, it may be a signal that he is experiencing an issue with his health. What do you do next?
Eating poop is probably one of the more disgusting habits many dogs have. If you've ever seen your dog eagerly chomping down on feces, it can be mortifying. What's disgusting for us, is actually relatively common and normal, and doesn't necessarily mean somethings wrong with your pooch.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful - and Fido’s behavior isn’t so delightful. They say that a tired dog is a good dog, and there’s a lot of truth in this! When they are stimulated both physically and mentally, undesired behaviors (e.g. destructive chewing, barking, digging in the trash, eliminating inside, etc.) are curbed. Their health, of course, also improves as exercise keeps weight in check and hearts healthy. When they’re not… well, you start to see a lot of issues.
Thousands of animals live in shelters across North Carolina, and their numbers only swelled after Hurricane Florence hit with a vengeance. The folks who work at these facilities are driven by compassionate hearts and the desire to give cats, dogs, and other critters a new chance at life. They rely on their communities for the resources they need to properly care for animals. What can you do to help out?