Can Dogs Get Hiccups? Causes and ways to Stop it

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Can dogs get hiccups? Yes, they can. Hiccupping in dogs is usually triggered by something that causes irritation to their diaphragm muscles. Dogs with hiccups may also have other symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, and refusing food. This blog post will cover everything you need to know about how a dog gets the hiccups and … Read more

What is a Dog Panic Attack? Signs and ways to help

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A dog panic attack is a natural response to an overwhelming stimulus that causes dogs to experience extreme fear. Symptoms include shaking, drooling, panting, and hiding. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what dog panic attacks are, how they can be treated, and ways you can help your furry friend if he or she is … Read more

Dog Anxiety Disorder – 15 Signs to Recognize

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A dog anxiety disorder is probably the last thing you expected when you welcomed your new bundle of fluff into your life. Dog anxiety disorder can suddenly strike when you least expect it, and at the most inconvenient times.  It may even come as a surprise that dogs can experience a mental condition like an anxiety disorder, but it’s … Read more

Why Does My Dog Nibble On Blankets

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Why does my dog nibble on blankets? it’s not a common behavior, but it’s one you might have noticed in your furry friend. Like many other bizarre canine behaviors, blanket chewing or ‘sucking’ is more common in some breeds. Spaniels and Dobermans, Daschunds, Border Collies, and certain Terrier breeds are more likely to chew their bedding.  So, why does my … Read more

Separation Anxiety in Dogs – Causes and Solutions

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Separation anxiety in dogs is probably the last thing we’re thinking of when we wake up in the morning. Especially when we’re bleary-eyed, hair fashionably vertical on one side, and with breath that could floor a Rhino. So, it’s actually a comfort to know that our loyal dogs are excited to see us. They hang … Read more

Hemp Infused Coconut Oil for dogs

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When we get a dog, there’s no instruction manual, no 12-month guarantee, and no way to switch this slobbery bundle of fluff off.  What we get is a bouncy, excitable furry best friend that wants to be with you at all times, and it’s hard not to become attached. Your dog may be loud, hyper, … Read more

Depression in Dogs: The Owner’s Guide

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Dogs are just as prone to depression as we are. We often forget to acknowledge that dogs are capable of experiencing such complex emotions. Depression in dogs is a real thing, they do experience it, and in some situations, more intensely than we do. That is why every owner should be aware of their dog’s … Read more

Sounds Dogs Hate – Noise Phobia in Dogs

Does your dog show signs of fear at certain noises? Or perhaps scared for seemingly no reason? If so, your beloved companion may be suffering from a noise phobia. Dogs have drastically more sensitive hearing than humans, and certain sounds dogs hate may even trigger a fear reaction in them. This article will cover what … Read more

Giving Dogs Benadryl, Is it Safe?

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Is giving dogs Benadryl safe?  – Giving dogs Benadryl is safe as long as you use it carefully, and your dog doesn’t have a pre-existing medical condition. It’s also advisable to check with a vet before giving it to your furry best friend. Giving Dogs Benadryl  – What is it? You can usually find Benadryl … Read more

Can Dogs Sense Sadness in Their Owners?

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They’re our best friends, our loyal companions, but just how much does your dog know about you? Can dogs sense sadness? Does your best friend know you better than you think? We are happy to say yes! There are various factors in which dogs can dogs sense sadness and emotion and even how they deal … Read more

Thundershirt for Dogs – Do They Really Work?

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Is your canine friend prone to anxiety? Triggers such as thunderstorms, fireworks, travel, or loud music can affect your dog’s health and happiness. Luckily, a Thundershirt for dogs makes an excellent long-term solution. * Anxious Canine is powered by coffee and cake, but mainly cake. Without these, we will be unable to write such great … Read more

Anise for Dogs – Is it Dognip?

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Is there dognip? Everybody’s heard of Catnip, and the almost magical effect on cats. Anise for dogs is often rumored to produce similar results on our canine friends, but is it dognip?  The seeds obtained from the anise plant are the main ingredients used in the product anise. It has historically been used as herbal … Read more

Pica in Dogs – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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Your dog’s naughty antics may make you laugh but some behaviors are unusual enough to be an area of concern. It’s usual for dogs to shred, tear and chew household objects left around the house, but if they end up eating the stuff, it’s dog pica! Unfortunately, Pica in dogs is a condition that is … Read more

Chamomile for Dogs – Is it Safe?

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Many people don’t realize the amazing benefits Chamomile for dogs contains. Chamomile is a surprisingly versatile plant that is both good for your dog’s health and mental wellbeing. Chamomile is an ancient medicinal herb. Throughout the ages, Chamomile has been used to treat anxiety, sleep disorders, and other ailments. It was obtained from the dried … Read more

Why Do Dogs Yawn? … and What It Really Means

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It wouldn’t be too far-fetched to assume that many of us wish our dogs were able to talk. We could even argue that we already have deeper conversations with our furry friends than our partners. It may be surprising to know that dogs talk to us all the time, through body language. An important aspect … Read more

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass …and is it safe?

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Have you started noticing your dog suddenly eating a lot of grass? Maybe this has become a major concern for you. Trust me, you are not the only one puzzled and concerned about this strange habit. So why do dogs eat grass? Your dog eats grass mainly because he feels the physical need or has … Read more

Catnip For Dogs – Is Catnip Bad for Dogs?

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I’m sure you’ve been curious from time to time about Catnip and wondered what on earth it is. Catnip is a type of herb that belongs to the mint family, and pet owners throughout the world feed these amazing leaves to their cats for its health benefits. However, it’s because of the incredible relaxing properties … Read more

Dog Panting: Why They Do It And How to Fix It

Whenever our dogs do something new or act strangely, our pet parent senses start overloading. We tend to worry and worry until we solve what’s going on, even if it’s something seemingly harmless like a dog panting. If your dog constantly or intermittently pants day and night, we might wonder “why is my dog panting … Read more

Destructive dogs – Stop them destroying your home

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Being a pet parent can be extremely rewarding, but it also comes with its difficulties. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American works over 8 hours per day. For most of the 63 million households with dogs, that means their pup is home alone for those 8 hours. This can cause … Read more

How to crate train a dog with anxiety

Having an anxious dog can make living with your dog a little more difficult. How difficult all depends on the severity of their anxiety and why they are anxious. However, training your dog to settle in a crate may help them stay safer and calmer when you are away. In this article, we will discuss … Read more

Socializing your Dog and Why you should do it

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In the United States, there are nearly 50 million households that have a dog. It’s estimated that most of those households have one or two dogs, with one being the norm. If you’re a one-dog household, it’s a very cost-effective option as bills can be kept down to a minimum. You’ll only need to buy … Read more

The Benefits of CBD oil for dogs

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CBD OIL FOR DOGS? The benefits of CBD oil for dogs is best illustrated by understanding what CBD is, and where it comes from. CBD oil is created by the extraction of CBD, or cannabinoids. There are 113 different variations of CBD contained within the Cannabis plant. When extracted, the … Read more

How to Put a ThunderShirt on a Dog

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Fireworks can be fun for kids and a good way to celebrate. Thunder is powerful and beautiful as storms roll in over the horizon. What do these things have in common? They can both be huge sources of anxiety for your pet. Not all dogs get anxiety from loud noises. However, many dogs will develop … Read more

Dog Car Anxiety – How To Fix It

Are you trying your absolute best to cope with your dog’s intense fear of travel, but you just don’t know how to help cure dog car anxiety? Does it seem like every car ride, no matter how short, is incredibly stressful for you and your dog? How to Calm a Dog in the Car Why … Read more

Anxiety in Dogs – The ultimate guide

Dogs are supposed to be happy, right? When you get a dog, you expect him to be funny, always running around, chasing his tail or the neighbor’s cat, yapping and barking to keep intruders at bay. Except that’s not always the case and sometimes you watch your dog hiding in a corner, barely interested in … Read more

How to Keep your Dog Calm on Halloween

Fall, the season of crisp air and changing tree colors, is a beautiful experience full of family gatherings, cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice, and for our dogs, loud noises and lots of anxiety. All Hallow’s Eve, or Halloween, is a fun night for children (and some adults, if we’re being honest) to dress up like anyone … Read more

15 Natural Calming Remedies For Dogs

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There are many reasons why our pets get stressed, such as separation anxiety, illness, trips to the vet, thunderstorms, moving to a new residence, etc … the list can get really long and many of them are simply beyond our control, so read on as this post shows you some natural calming remedies for dogs.  … Read more

Top Dog Tips – What Every Dog Parent Should Know

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Wouldn’t it be great if dogs came with an instruction manual? These are some top dog tips that every pet owner should know to help them understand their dogs better. 1. It Is Irrational To Get Mad At Your Dog It is understandable to be fuming mad when you come home to see your favorite … Read more

What you should know about Homeopathy and Dogs with Anxiety

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If you’re trying to avoid the common side effects of medication in dogs, you may want to try some alternatives. This post will discuss Homeopathy and dogs with anxiety.  More and more people are finding relief in natural medicine.  There are more Health stores now than just a few years ago. It’s no wonder dog … Read more

CBD for Dogs with Anxiety

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This post will delve into the benefits of CBD for dogs with anxiety but before we begin, lets clear some confusion: Weed. Marijuana. Pot. Cannabis. Hemp. 420. What’s the difference? The answer is they are all the same! Cannabis has been outlawed for so long that its been called under many different names but they … Read more

Top 11 Dog Breeds Prone To Anxiety

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If you’re thinking of getting a dog, it’s a really smart idea to do some research beforehand. It can save you a lot of trouble later on. This post will outline dog breeds prone to anxiety. Border Collie Border Collies are said to be one of the most intelligent dogs of all breeds. A Border … Read more

Calming Music for Dogs with Anxiety

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Multiple studies have proven that the tempo of music can affect our mood.  Can music have similar effects in dogs? This post will delve into the effects of calming music for dogs with anxiety.  Several doctors have studied different types of music and the effects it has on dogs. Dr. Kogan from the Colorado State … Read more

Ways to Stop a Dog from Barking

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Barking is a dog’s way of expressing themselves at the most basic level.  Here we share ways to stop a dog from barking.  Dogs might bark due to illness or injury. Please have your dog examined by a vet to rule this out. A safe and humane way of stopping your dog and your neighbors’ … Read more

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