You asked: Will a vet put a dog down for no reason?

Most vets have no qualms about euthanasia and believe it’s necessary for animals suffering severely or threatening public safety because of uncontrollable aggression. But vets may also feel strongly that killing animals for insufficient reasons is, though legal, contrary to their professional role. Will a vet put my dog down if I ask? If you …

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Question: Can dogs have knuckle bones?

Knuckle bones from table scraps are absolutely off-limits, along with any other cooked bones. Dogs’ strong stomach acid helps break bones down, and kill potential bacteria. Raw bones pose potential risks, and should only be consumed under careful observation. Are knuckle bones okay for dogs? Generally speaking, raw knucklebones from large livestock are safe for …

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Do dogs dream when they are happy?

While no one knows for sure what your dog dreams about, researchers think they likely dream about dog things like chasing squirrels, running after rabbits, and playing fetch with you. But while dogs dream happy dreams about fun activities, they can also have bad dreams or nightmares. What does it mean when a dog dreams? …

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Is a male dog called a dam?

The terms “sire” and “dam,” can be confusing when trying to figure out the gender of animals. These words are usually used for parents but they also refer specifically to a male or female animal who has been bred by a breeder. What do they call a male dog? Answers. A male dog is called …

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Should you keep a dog’s collar on all the time?

Accidents happen and pets get lost, which is why it’s advisable to keep your dog’s collar on whenever possible, especially when you’re walking him on a leash, moving households, or traveling. Should dogs sleep with collars on? Yes – dogs can sleep, eat, drink, pee, and poop with a cone on. In fact, the stricter …

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How do I get my dog to leave guests alone?

How do I train my dog to leave guests alone? If he is a dog that cannot help himself even if you put him on the leash, keep him in a crate when people come over, or better still, before they come, wait for him to calm down before allowing him out to socialize. When …

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Do breed restrictions apply to service dogs?

Because service dogs have specific rights to public places, it means they can also be any breed. The ADA does not restrict the type of dog breed that can qualify for a service dog. Because any breed can be a service animal, facilities do not have the right to exclude a service animal based on …

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Why is my dogs liver failing?

Acute liver failure is most often caused by infectious agents or toxins, poor flow of fluids into the liver and surrounding tissues (perfusion), hypoxia (inability to breathe), drugs or chemicals that are destructive to the liver (hepatotoxic), and excess exposure to heat. Can a dog recover from liver failure? It is not reversible. Before the …

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How long should a dog wear a cone after dissolvable stitches?

The cone should stay on until the site is fully healed, and/or the sutures are removed. Most sutures and staples are left in for 10-14 days. Other lesions may take less or more time than that to heal completely. How long does it take for dissolvable stitches to dissolve in dogs? Most absorbable sutures require …

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