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Why is my dog drooling?

It is perfectly normal for dogs to drool occasionally, it is an expected part of dog ownership! Naturally, some breeds with prominent jowls such as Saint Bernards and English Bulldogs tend to drool more than others. Dog parents often worry about their dogs’ drooling behaviour, and if you are concerned, you are not alone. Thankfully, drooling is often normal or a sign of a mild problem. However, there are certain situations in which your dog’s drooling may signify a more serious problem. In this article, we’ll help you understand more about some of the most common causes of dog drooling and when it is necessary for veterinary intervention. Hunger and Excitement Occasional drooling in dogs due to hunger and excitement are harmless. Some dogs drool…

My dog keeps scratching. What should I do?

It is perfectly normal for dogs to scratch, but what exactly is a “normal” amount of scratching? The most common causes of itchy dogs are parasites, food allergies, seasonal allergies and skin infections. Learning more about the underlying causes of itchiness in dogs can make preventing and treating your dog’s itchy skin much easier. Let’s discuss some of the common reasons why our dog is itchy and what we can do as pet parents to provide comfort and therapy. There are a variety of reasons why dogs have itchy skin. Certain dog breeds are more prone to develop itchy, irritating skin conditions while other causes are external, such as parasites or seasonal allergies. So what exactly causes our dogs to itch? Parasites A flea bite…

Why Cats Love to Cuddle

It is no doubt that cats make wonderful pets! Despite having a reputation for being aloof, there are cats that love snuggling with their owners at any time of the day. Although not rare, cuddling is certainly not something you can expect from every furry feline you meet. If you have a cat that loves snuggling next to you, and you are curious to find out why it behaves this way, you have come to the right place! Let’s take a look at several reasons for this behaviour and understand your cat better. Staying Warm Many cats have thick coats of fur, but this doesn’t mean that they are fond of cold weather. In the wild, cats keep themselves warm by hiding under vehicles, inside…