Most dogs can handle periods of time alone, but for others, isolation can be so upsetting that they suffer overwhelming anxiety and may engage in destructive behavior. Dogs with separation anxiety might chew or scratch through doors, defecate or urinate indoors, bark and/or whine repetitively, and even show such self-destructive habits as chewing or licking areas of their body until hairless and raw.
With spring showers come… rivers of dog poop? So said one caller who recently left a message on the Currents’ voice mail saying there was a “river of dog poop” on the sidewalk in front of her house. It is that time of year when all the hidden trash, debris and yes, dog poop, is grotesquely revealed as the snow melts and the rains wash it around.
Ten-inch worms that set up housekeeping in the arteries of the heart and lungs cause heartworm disease in dogs, and it strikes many beloved family pets in our area each year. The disease is spread by mosquitoes, and no dog is out of its reach in the U.S. Though the heaviest infection rates are along the Mississippi River and its tributaries, heartworm is found in all 50 states. Southeastern Wisconsin is a high infection area.
by Ashley Hardin It was a day in late May, the sun was shining, and a homeless cat lay bruised and bloody on the streets of Milwaukee. A group of children had decided that it would be a fun game to see who could run over him with a bike the most times. It is […]
Most people dread doing it. I must admit I almost always leave it to my husband. It’s a dirty job and yes, someone has to do it. I’m talking about scooping dog poop. But K9 Waste Removal Services will do professional “turd-herding” for you.