If you have ever adopted a puppy that has not yet been housebroken, you know that accidents in the home are not uncommon. If the puppy has an accident on a hard floor, it can be easy to clean up completely. If the puppy has an accident on the carpet, it can be more difficult to clean up. Even worse, if a puppy smells his own urine in a certain area of the home, he will continue having accidents in that area. If you have a puppy who has accidents and you can smell urine in the carpet, there are a few ways that you can get it out.
Fleas are a very common problem for dogs. Your dog can get fleas regardless of how clean your home is or how well-protected you think that your pet is, they can still get fleas. If you suspect that your dog has fleas, you need to act quickly. The longer you wait the worse the problem will become and the more your dog will be at risk. If you notice that your dog is biting, licking and scratching himself, there are a few steps that you should take.
Dogs tend to have more than one breed in their blood, which begs the question of every puppy parent, “what breed is my dog?” There are several products on the market that allow you to send in a test to determine your dog’s breed. A simple swab on the inside of their cheeks will give scientists the sample they need to accurately determine the breed, much like a human DNA test to find ancestry information, these tests are virtually the same process.