Almost all authorities believe that dogs should be vaccinated against common or dangerous
infectious diseases. Vaccines don’t always completely protect a dog from getting sick. However, they usually provide a great deal of protection and reduce the severity of symptoms if the dog does become infected.
Do you have a bundle of joy on the way? Congratulations! Introducing a newborn baby into your home is a big change for the entire family, including the family dog. However, a baby on the way shouldn’t mean an eviction notice for your dog.
Repetitive behavior— or the clinical name “stereotypic behavior”—is a normal behavior
performed in a repetitive and compulsive manner. We don’t know if dogs obsess the way
humans do, so we can’t call these behaviors obsessive compulsive.
The sheer amount of biting and mouthing your puppy subjects you and your clothing to can be
shocking, even a little alarming. The good news, however, is it’s normal and healthy behavior,
and not in any way an indication your puppy will grow up to be aggressive.