Category Archives: Health

Are Bleach Baths Safe For Dogs?

dog taking a bath

It is not recommended to give your dog a bleach bath unless you have approval from the vet. Although extremely diluted bleach baths have many benefits (including relieving irritated skin and fighting ringworm), they should only be done under veterinary supervision or approval.  While bleach is very dangerous if consumed, a diluted mixture with bleach […]

Do Dogs Get Goosebumps? Why Does Their Hair Stand Up?

cold dog

Although you can’t always see it through the fur, dogs do get goosebumps (called hackles for dogs). The reasons dogs get goosebumps are different than humans. Dogs typically get hackles along their spine when they’re being aggressive or defensive, but it can also happen when they’re excited and playful.  The scientific name for goosebumps is […]