Milk can be difficult to digest for some or most dogs. While it is not actually "bad" for them, their tolerance for milk is determined by their own body chemistry and its tolerance for lactose.
Although there is information in the market that suggests dogs should not consume any dairy whatsoever, the ability to easily digest dairy products actually varies from dog to dog, according to Dog Food Advisor. Typically, the lactose content in a food determines how easy or difficult it is for a dog to digest. Milk contains approximately 11 grams of lactose per cup, which is at the very top of the dairy products scale. If giving a dog dairy products, it is advisable to begin with lower-lactose foods such as cheese, sour cream or yogurt.Learn More
Red eyes in Boston terriers are often signs of dry eyes or corneal ulcers. According to Boston Terrier Rescue of North Texas, dry eyes, or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, are common in the breed. This condition is characterized by a lack of tear production. The rescue site reports that dry eyes have several possible causes, including infection, hypothyroidism and diseases of the immune system.Full Answer >
Toy poodles usually live 12 to 14 years. They are the smallest variety of poodle and grow up to 10 inches high at the shoulder and usually weigh between seven and 14 pounds.Full Answer >
A smooth-coat border collie is a border collie with short fur all over its body. This is in contrast to the rough-coat variety, which has medium-length hair on most of its body and shorter hair on its extremities, ears and face.Full Answer >
The best and easiest food to feed an Alaskan Malamute is dry dog food. The food should be between 21 and 24 percent protein and contain between 10 to 14 percent fat.Full Answer >