How many toes do dogs have on their back paws?

Answer Dogs have five toes on their back paws, just as they do on their front paws. The dewclaw, which is a vestigial or non-functional toe, is located higher up. Sometimes it is surgically removed.Source... Read More »

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Why do dogs lick their paws constantly?

While canine behavior isn't always easy to interpret, most behaviors displayed by dogs can be easily explained. Excessive licking of the paws in canines is caused by one of a few conditions or cir... Read More »

Why do dogs lay their ears back?

Dogs are social animals that use their body as their primary means of communication. A dog's ears in particular, can portray a vast array of emotions. Watchful owners may learn a lot by observing t... Read More »

Why do dogs chew on paws?

If your dog is constantly chewing and worrying away at his paws, you may be wondering why your dog is doing that. Chewing paws is often a sign of a medical condition that may need veterinary interv... Read More »

Yeast Infections in Dogs & Red Paws?

Malassezia pachydermatis is a yeast that is commonly found on the skin of dogs. In most dogs, it does not cause any problems. In other dogs however, this yeast may grow and reproduce rapidly, causi... Read More »