Entries by Ask Doggo

Facts About Dogs With Autism

Although therapy dogs are known to help people with autism, dogs can have autism themselves. The process of diagnosing autism in a dog is complex, and because the condition is so rare, some medical experts doubt that dogs can have autism at all. In addition, autism may be confused with other disorders, including anxiety and/or […]

Why Do Dogs’ Teeth Chatter?

Most people are familiar with the concept of teeth chattering. As humans, our teeth tend to chatter when we are cold. But there are several reasons why a dog’s teeth might chatter. 1. Your dog is probably cold.  The first and most obvious reason a dog’s teeth might chatter is the same reason a person’s […]

What Exactly Is a Runt Of a Litter?

By the vague definition, a “runt” simply means the smallest or weakest in a group. When looking for a new furry pal to bring into the family, most people tend to look at a litter of puppies and ignore the cute little runt of the litter. This is usually because they assume the puppy, being […]

Can Dogs Eat Pork?

All dog owners know that dogs are able to eat meat. In fact, almost all dog foods contain meat, most commonly chicken and turkey. Knowing this, it’s natural to think that dogs might be able to eat other meats. For example, you might consider feeding your dog pork. But is it healthy and safe for […]

German Shepherd

The Origins of the German Shepherd The German Shepard dog is a relatively new breed that was developed by a German cavalry officer during the first half of the twentieth century. Max von Stephanitz was president of the Verein far Deutsche Scharferhund S.V. Using a variety of German sheepdogs, von Stephanitz was able to produce […]

How To Take Care Of Your 6 Month Old Puppy

Easy. The most important thing to remember is to feed your new friend and give them plenty of water. Enjoy! Just kidding, let’s dig deeper into owning and taking care of your new addition to the family. Having a puppy for the first time can be extremely daunting. Between the responsibility of another life, and […]

Is Chicken Broth Good for Dogs?

In a word, the answer to this question is a resounding YES. We know very well that chicken soup is good for humans. At least, as it is written, it is good for the soul. The reason is because of the broth. We also know that dogs, like humans, are omnivores, meaning we can eat […]

Gatorade for Your Dog – Get the Facts

Gatorade has been used for medicinal purposes almost since it first came out on the market. It’s a great way to ensure your body stays hydrated if you’re sick or just active during the hot summer months. It’s very effective to humans, but a question often asked is “Can dogs drink Gatorade?”. Get all facts […]

Do Dogs Fart? The Answer You’ve Been Looking For

Yes, it’s OK to blame the baby… or the dog in this case. Ask any parent if they ever blamed their baby for a smelly or noisy fart. If their answer is no, I can guarantee they are lying! Same thing applies to dog owners. Sometimes having a dog can get us out of awkward […]