How do I convince my dog to take a bath?

Should you force your dog to take a bath? If you can get your dog in the bathtub for a dry run, that’s the best way to start. But don’t force it. If your dog doesn’t want to get into the bathtub, or even the bathroom, let them get as close as is comfortable for …

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Best answer: Why is my dog licking his paw?

As with other dog behaviors, there can be several reasons that lead dogs to lick or chew their paws. These include injuries; skin problems; environmental, parasite, or food allergies; and boredom or anxiety. How can I get my dog to stop licking his paws? A simple way to address behavioral paw-licking is to distract your …

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How do vets test for kidney failure in dogs?

There are two basic tests for kidney function: a complete urinalysis and a blood chemistry analysis. A urinalysis is needed to evaluate kidney function. A low urine specific gravity (USpG) is the earliest indication of kidney failure. How do they test for kidney failure in dogs? Blood and urine tests are used to diagnose acute …

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