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The Good about Grass

It's probably not a problem! Episode 2: Why does my dog eat grass? Does your dog eat grass? Here is the good news: It's probably fine. In our next episode we will discuss when it can be a problem, and plants to avoid. But for now, let's look at why dogs eat grass. Here are seven of the most common theories, and more than one may be correct! One: It's instinct. Wild dogs, including wolves, have been observed eating grass. So, we can probably assume part of the reason is almost certainly instinct. Two: Your dog is bored! Eating grass can be fun. Dogs interact with the world through their mouth, much like we use our hands. It may be...
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Drinking too fast

It's probably not a problem! Episode 1: Drinking water too fast Does your dog throw up after drinking water? He may be drinking too fast, a common issue with dogs. Now of course, excessive drinking and throwing the water up after drinking can all indicate more serious issues, but let's see if we can quickly and easily find a solution! Your dog may drink too fast for a number of totally normal reasons, but it can cause problems. The most noticeable is that he throws up the water after drinking it, which can be really annoying as well as scary, and it can also cause bloat. How to stop him from drinking so fast? First try: just put some ice...
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Romeo

Update below (the shelter gave us the wrong dog) Many saw the story of this little guy During the big winter storm he was found on a tiny scrap of mud and debris in a flood channel in San Bernardino, California. Numerous social media posts went around, and a group of good samaritans managed to rescue him. You can see him on the ground between the two men in the photo below. They managed to get a rope around him and lift him up. It was a great rescue! They did a good thing... but unfortunately they immediately turned him over to animal control. The shelter in San Bernardino is over-full, and though they posted for a possible owner, after...
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