Author: Thug Dogs

Can my dog eat popcorn? If you enjoy sharing the occasional healthy treat with your pup, you may be wondering if your dog can eat popcorn. Popcorn certainly doesn’t have the risks of ice cream, and your dog may love the smell more than a slice of the carrot.  But is popcorn good for dogs? Is it possible that popcorn can kill dogs? The answer is both yes and no, so let’s take a closer look. Can my dog eat popcorn? Is popcorn good for dogs? The benefits of popcorn for dogs Plain popped popcorn has some…

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Dogs can eat a wide variety of fruits, and they may even find some types exceptionally enjoyable. However, not all fruits are safe for dogs to eat, and some may even be toxic to dogs. However, what about Guava? Can dogs eat guava? The good news is guava is safe for your dog to eat in moderation, but we’ll go into more detail in a moment. However, it would be better if you didn’t give guava to your dog daily or even once or twice a week. As an occasional treat, however, if your dog appears to enjoy the taste…

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Is chicken bad for dogs? Can they get diarrhea or even cause a skin or ear allergy? Can chicken affect my dog’s joints? Chicken floavor is very popular and as an ingredient we can find it in many commercial dog foods. As a lean protein, chicken typically has many benefits. In addition, we usually think of chicken as a healthier alternative to most red meats, so it often makes its way into our dogs’ diets. But, is possible that chicken can be bad for dogs? Is chicken bad for dogs? Can chicken make dogs sick?  There are several ways…

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Shih Tzu shedding – do they shed and how to stop the shedding? These are two questions we’ll answer in this article. In addition, we’ll also cover a lot more about the Shih Tzu coat and hair.  If you are looking for answers to questions like, Is a Shih Tzu a non-shedding dog, as some breeders claim, what does hypoallergenic mean, and what are the facts about non-shedding dogs, they are all coming up in this article. So, stay with us, and we will answer, beyond any doubt,  your most pressing questions about Shih Tzu shedding.  How much do…

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Boerboels or the South African Mastiffs (pronounced Boo-errr-bull: you need to need to be able to role the “R”) is gradually gaining popularity as a fearsome guard dog. They weight between 100 and 200 pounds. A Boerboel can absolutely be a dangerous dog in the wrong hands, but a wonderful family dog in the right ones.  But are all Boerboels dangerous? And if you have one, what can you do to keep them safe? First, let’s look at how dangerous a Boerboel really might be.  How strong is the Boerboel bite? A Boerboel bite exerts upwards of 450…

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So you would like to know the answer to these two questions, do Bullmastiffs shed – how to stop the Bullmastiff from shedding? Frankly, you’ll probably get the answer or read it online that Bullmastiffs are moderate shedders.  Can I be candid with you? Being told a Bullmastiff is a moderate shedder doesn’t give you the whole picture. A Chihuahua is an average shedder, just the same. Needless to say, there’s a vast difference between a Bullmastiff and a Chihuahua. Bullmastiff Shedding – What to expect? Bullmastiffs are massive dogs; they grow to a height of 27 inches…

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Every Doxie owner will know that Dachshunds licking (themselves) is a never ending story. Whether it’s licking your hands, your face, their own paws, or objects around the house, Dachshund licking is usually not a problem. However, a constantly licking dog can be annoying, and sometimes it’s a sign of a bigger issue. In this case, you may want to know: “why is my Dachshund licking?” and “What can I do to stop my Dachshund from licking so much?” Why does my Dachshund lick so much? Part of why Dachshunds lick so much is because of their history.…

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As our summers become longer and hotter, the problem of making sure our dogs aren’t getting too hot becomes more pressing. Here comes the question: “When is it too hot for dog?” Problems such as sunstroke or sunburn aren’t only a risk for us. They also endanger our fur-babies, in addition to causing severe discomfort. In general, dogs can cope with temperatures up to 32°C (89.6°F), and around then, you may want to break out the pumpkin and peanut butter flavored doggy popsicles! Any hotter can be especially dangerous for your canine, especially if they have a thick coat like…

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Have you ever wondered: Can Bulldogs eat carrots? Think about this for a moment, you get your English Bulldog all excited about getting a treat, and you go to the cupboard and – “gasp,” you forgot to get your fur baby’s favorite treats. Now your dog is sitting there drooling in anticipation, and the cupboard is bare. What are you going to do? Do you feel wretched? We’ve all been there; the guilty feeling is terrible. Does your adorable Bulldog have to go without? Not necessarily, because in your fridge is the ideal snack food for a Bulldog. That’s right,…

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Can Bulldogs eat ice cream? Not necessarily. The better question would be, should Bulldogs eat Ice cream? After Bulldog puppies are weaned, same as all puppies, they don’t produce the levels of lactase needed to digest milk or products made with milk, such as ice cream. No matter the type of Bulldog, any Bulldog can have issues after eating ice cream so let’s see what you should be aware off. When Shouldn’t You Share Your Ice Cream with Bulldog? Lactose Intolerant Bulldog First of all, if you know for sure you’re Bulldog is lactose intolerant, then you shouldn’t be…

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