To relieve congestion, fill a bathroom with steam by running hot water for five to 10 minutes and placing the dog inside. Putting a vaporizer in the dog's sleeping area also provides relief by moisturizing the bronchial tubes.
It is not recommended to give a dog cold or cough medicine because it is easy to misjudge the proper amount and potentially administer an overdose of medication. Instead, prevent congestion by limiting the dog's time in cold weather and keeping the dog warm and dry. Warm, healthy foods, such as chicken soup, provide comfort as the immune system heals the dog's respiratory issues.Learn More
According to Magacy Magazine, as of 2014, the ten most popular dog names for male dogs are: Ace, Bailey, Boomer, Charlie, Finn, Gus, Max, Buddy, Sam and Trapper. Dogster Magazine notes that in 2013, the top male dog names were: Charlie, Max, Buddy, Rocky, Bailey, Jack, Cooper, Riley, Tobey and Bear. In 2011, the top male dog names were: Max, Bailey, Charlie, Buddy, Rocky, Jake, Jack, Toby, Cody, and Buster.Full Answer >
When you scratch a dog on its belly, it will kick or shake its legs due to a scratch reflex. This reflex is a completely involuntary reaction.Full Answer >
According to the ASPCA, when dogs eat members of the onion family, such as shallots, onions, garlic and scallions, there is sometimes damage to red blood cells. Small amounts are typically not harmful, but larger portions are potentially dangerous. Stronger foods like garlic are more toxic than milder ones.Full Answer >
A gator mouth pitbull is a breed of pitbull that hails from a specific bloodline. It is believed that this dog line was originally bred for its strong ability to fight. Some people still breed this line as fighting dogs.Full Answer >