Regardless of who you are, a first-time dog owner, or a dog lover with years of dog care experience, chances are there are many animal-related questions you’ve had to ask Google before. Nowadays, Google is a powerful search engine is used on a daily basis in most families to help them find the solutions they seek for the problems they face.
Understanding that, Leo Wilson has compiled and answered the top ten most searched dog questions in 2019. Hopefully, you feel a little better about the search history related to your dog.
Now, let’s get into it!
Have you ever wondered what people searched on Google about dogs last year? I do!
Here are the answers to the 10 Most-Googled Dog Questions in 2019
1. How Much Benadryl Can I Give My Dog?
Benadryl can help dogs with anxiety or small allergic reactions. The dosing is 1mg per 1lb of body weight. Most Benadryl tabs have a dose of 25mg.
2. What Can I Give My Dog for Pain?
If your dogs are in pain, you might want to consider non-medical pain interventions like CBD oil, orthopedic dog beds, or acupuncture. However, using aspirin may be an option.
3. How to Get Rid of Fleas on My Dog?
There are many ways to get rid of the biting pests. Flea collars, special oral supplements, and specific medications all work extremely well.
4. How Long are Dogs Pregnant?
Most dogs carry their puppies for about 63 days (9 weeks). Always remember to take your dog to the vet for a health check.
5. How Long Does a Dog Stay in Heat?
They tend to stay in heat for roughly two weeks at a time. However, they can become fertile before any common heat symptoms (bleeding or discharge) appear.
6. Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?
Some dogs simply eat grass because they become hungry, bored, or anxious. However, many dogs chew your yard to settle an upset stomach.
7. How to Make a Dog Throw Up?
The most effective and harmless way to induce vomiting at home is to use hydrogen peroxide. Use a needless syringe or turkey baster to give your dog 1-2tsp of hydrogen peroxide for every 10lbs of body weight.
8. How to Stop a Dog from Barking?
If your dog cannot stop barking, there may be two causes: boredom or anxiety. If your dog is getting bored, take him outside for a walk. For anxiety, it is best to use counter-conditioning training or environmental management.
9. How to Cut Your Dog’s Nails?
Dogs need regular grooming, and that includes trimmed nails. Use a dog nail clipper to remove a thin section of nail with each pass and stop when you see a dark circle in the center of the bottom of the nail.
10. Why Do Dogs Eat Poop? (And How to Stop Them)
Dogs that eat poop are commonly bored, hungry, sick, or stressed. If you see your pup engaging in such behavior, it is best to take them into the vet for a checkup.
All pet owners try to be as knowledgeable as possible, but that’s not always a reality. That is where Google comes in. Now, the next time Fido forces you to search anything on Google, be comforting knowing that whatever you type, you may not be alone.