Dogs like to chew on bones for many reasons, such as relieving boredom and anxiety, satisfying the urge to chew and accessing nutritious bone marrow. However, dogs lack the bone-crushing teeth present in their wolf ances... More »

Dogs should be fed only raw large bones or raw easily breakable and digestible bones such as poultry bones. Bones such as steak bones are often cut and are thus more likely to splinter and cause a dangerous obstruction. More »

According to Carmela Stamper, a veterinarian in the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food and Drug Administration, it is not safe to give a dog a bone of any kind. Bones can cause health hazards for pets, regardless... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Dogs run away for many reasons, including boredom, fear and loneliness. Dogs that have not been spayed or neutered often run away to find a mate, and some dogs run away when they see something to chase. More »

Dogs cry for several reasons that include anxiety and hunger. Dogs do not shed tears like humans when they are upset or agitated. They express their emotions through high-pitched whining and moaning that is often accompa... More »

According to WebMD, compulsive tail biting in dogs can occur for a variety of reasons, including allergies, anxiety, dry skin, epileptic seizures, injury and parasites. There are also certain dog breeds that have genetic... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

According to WebMD's Healthy Dogs Guide, excessive barking in dogs can be traced to anxiety, boredom or excitement. Additionally, dogs will often respond to other dogs barking within the vicinity. More barking than usual... More »