Do Healthy Dogs Snore? A Vet Explains Snoring

Do Healthy Dogs Snore? A Vet Explains Snoring

Do healthy dogs snore? Yes, they do. However snoring can also be the sign of an underlying health issue. Snoring happens when air flows past the relaxed tissues in your dog’s nose, mouth, or throat, making them vibrate and create that familiar rumbling sound. It’s a common occurrence not just in humans but in our furry friends as well. This vibratory noise can stem from several causes: Understanding snoring starts with recognizing these tissues’ role…

How to Properly Use Eye Wipes on Dogs

How to Properly Use Eye Wipes on Dogs

Using eye wipes on your dog might seem simple, but there’s a right way to do it. We’ll guide you through the process, ensuring your furry friend’s eyes stay clean and healthy. Step-by-step guide First, gently wash your hands and then get the eye wipes ready. Hold your dog calmly to keep them still. Carefully wipe around each eye with a soft, smooth motion, starting from the corner near the nose and moving outwards. Make…

Cats’ Sense Of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)

Cats’ Sense Of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)

Have you ever noticed your cat sniffing around and wondered just what they’re detecting? It’s no mystery to experts—cats have over 200 million odor sensors in their noses! Their sense of smell is far superior to ours. Key Takeaways Cats sense of smell Comparison to humans A cat’s world is rich with scents that shape their experiences. With over 200 million odor sensors in their noses, felines can smell around 14 times better than we…

Can I Spray Perfume on my Dog? Vets Answer Fragrance Questions
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Can I Spray Perfume on my Dog? Vets Answer Fragrance Questions

The short answer is No. As a veterinarian, I don’t recommend spraying perfume on your dog. Are there some scents that may be ok? Read on as we delve into the world of fragrances and your pet! With their incredible sense of smell, dogs and cats are far more sensitive to fragrances than we might realize. Key Takeaways The Harmful Effects of Fragrances on Dogs While we might love the pleasant lingering scent of a…

Dogs’ Sense of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)
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Dogs’ Sense of Smell, A Vet Explains (2024)

Have you ever wondered how your dog knows when it’s you walking up to the door, even before you turn the key? Dogs have an incredibly powerful sense of smell, capable of detecting odors we can’t even begin to imagine. Key Takeaways Dogs have an extraordinary sense of smell, far exceeding that of humans. Their sense of smell is their main sense, allowing them to gather extensive information about their environment. Our canine friends can…