Regular-strength Pepto Bismol can be given to a dog to soothe an upset stomach. The recommended dosage is 0.5 to 1 milliliter of liquid Pepto Bismol for each pound of the dog's weight every six to eight hours.Know More
Owners are advised to check with the veterinarian prior to administering Pepto Bismol to a dog. Dogs with bleeding problems and dogs that are pregnant or nursing should not take Pepto Bismol.
While side effects are uncommon, Pepto Bismol can cause the color of the tongue to darken. Stool color may be affected as well, appearing black, gray or green. Pepto Bismol can interfere with evaluations of abdominal X-rays and can result in inaccurate urine test results.Learn More
Some Internet forums refer to a pug/boxer cross as a poxer or puxer, but as of August 2014, the cross is not recognized by popular registries for hybrid dogs. Names of hybrid dog types are usually combinations of the names of the parent breeds.Full Answer >
The Australian Shepherd or "Aussie" is an average shedder. It has a coat of medium texture with an undercoat. Aussies need occasional brushing but should be bathed only when necessary.Full Answer >
Dogs should be fed only raw large bones or raw easily breakable and digestible bones such as poultry bones. Bones such as steak bones are often cut and are thus more likely to splinter and cause a dangerous obstruction.Full Answer >
You can take a dog's temperature with a rectal thermometer designed for dogs. Insert the lubricated thermometer into the dog's rectum for an accurate temperature reading.Full Answer >