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What Is A Dog’s Dew Claw Injury And How Do You Take Care Of It?

Have you noticed that your dog is limping? I once observed my pet favoring a paw over another. I did not know what to do so I took him to the vet, and I learned that it was because of a torn or broken nail. This type of injury is pretty common, and the good news is you can deal with it at home.

A dew claw injury is even more prevalent in dogs because unlike other nails; they do not weaken or wear down. Dogs do not use dew claws (or dewclaws) when they walk. It is the only nail found in the animal's ankle region or above the front of their feet.

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Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers?

Do you love bell peppers? If so, you are probably wondering whether or not you can share these veggies with your beloved pet. Like you, I am a dog lover as well. Despite what many people would say, I would feed my dog some human food from time to time.

I eat a lot of them and often, my dog would look at me as if asking for a piece of it. I am sure you have been in this kind of situation several times, and you want an answer right now to the question: "Can dogs eat bell peppers?"

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What Can I Give My Dog to Make Him Sleep?

You may have many best friends, but your dog only has one.

Is your best friend suffering from lack of sleep? Sleeplessness in dogs can occur when their daily routines have been disrupted, and usually only results in a mild behavior problem (along with sleeplessness, your dog may experience “accidents,” or show obvious signs of nervousness). Hopefully, this is only temporary. Also, as dogs get older they may have trouble sleeping – just like elderly humans – and an occasional night without sleep is harmless. If your dog has trouble sleeping often, it’s time to examine causes and treatment.

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Do Dogs Nails Grow Back? Let’s find out

Did you find a bloody hole in your dog's paw?  Or maybe did your best friend catch his nail on a blanket and pull it half-way out?  Maybe you're wondering, "Is this going to require surgery?  Is he in pain? Do dogs nails grow back? "

All very valid questions once you realize your family pet somehow managed to pull their entire nail out of their body.  Yeah, it's gross and yeah it sure as heck looks painful, but here's what you need to know.  

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Can Dogs Eat Dates? Let’s find out

Dates are sweet and tender morsels -- and they may be irresistible to your dog. They smell delicious, and they are sweet; the perfect combination to attract a dog's nose, with a date quickly being found between their jaws.

However, many dog owners are bit hesitant when it comes to their dogs eating dates. Are dates healthy for dogs? Does it affect them adversely? Can dogs eat dates? And can they be added to the dog's diet?

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