Spotlight on Dog Behavior: Why Do Dogs Chase Their Own Tails?

A dog chases his tail

In the human world, we “chase our tails” when we rush around ineffectually – be it physically or mentally. And, really, who can’t relate to that every once in a while? Dogs definitely can, but for many of our canine friends, the idea of chasing their tails is rooted in reality rather than metaphor. Why do they do this? Is there anything to be done about this mysterious (and yet universal) dog behavior? 

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Potty Problems: Why Won’t My Dog Pee Outside?

A chocolate lab puppy looks abashed as it sits next to a puddle of piddle on a hardwood floor in a teal room

Do you have a poopy puppy? Or an older dog who has started peeing in the house? Perhaps you have a pooch who piddles on your guests’ feet. Whatever the case, potty problems can be upsetting for all. But, instead of unleashing your frustration, learn how to help your dog pee outside with the following tips. 

Bring in the Experts

There are instances when the answer to “Why won’t my dog pee outside?” is a medical problem. It is always a good idea and most fair to your dog to rule out disease, infection, and other physical issues before tackling the pee problem. We’re here to help! Call us to schedule an appointment. 

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Is It Time to Go Camping With Your Pet?

The visions that pet owners may have about experiencing the great outdoors with their best furry friends don’t always match up with the reality. But, like anything else, the more you prepare for contingencies, the better off you’ll be. In other words, camping with your pet probably sounds like a great idea – and it certainly can be. 

Of course, being away from home, sleeping in the woods, and being exposed to the elements all have their own risks. We can help you get started and share tips on how to have a safe, enjoyable campout together.

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