Your dog licking you is not all bad. It shows his or her excitement and affection. Just like humans have different ways of showing affection, your dog may see this like a hug. They also use this as communication.
Just as we can prevent serious disease in our female dogs by spaying. we can prevent serious disease in our male dogs by neutering. Male dogs are very prone to develop tumors around the anus, certain hernias. and prostate enlargement. Intact males are also at risk for prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Perianal adenomas are small growths in the muscle around the anus. If not removed when small, they grow until they break through the skin, get infected, smell bad and cause a great deal of discomfort to the dog.
Silver labradors have health issues that are not unique or peculiar to them alone. They are affected by the same health issues that affect other color labradors.
Summer temperatures might be great for tan lines and boating trips, but the excessive heat and increased outdoor activities could spell disaster for your pets.
Dogs are susceptible to the same eye infections that humans are, including conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, and eyelid problems. Since a canine’s eyes are much closer together than a human’s, these infections can spread rapidly and cause a great deal of damage. Since these disorders also tend to run in families, it’s a good idea to get your puppy checked out by a vet before it’s even 6 months old.
The greyhound's devotion to man is legendary. They seem grateful for their new homes and reward their owners with never-ending affection. Raised with their littermates where they competed for attention, greyhounds love becoming the center of your attention as pets and will reward your love and affection by returning it tenfold!