How can heartworm be transmitted to dogs?

Dogs get heartworm disease via a┬ábite from an infected mosquito. The microfilariae, or baby worms, spread and mature within the dog. Heartworm disease is not contagious, meaning that a dog cannot catch the disease from being near an infected dog. Heartworm disease is only spread through the bite of a mosquito. Inside a dog, a …

How can a Dog display submission?

A dog holding his/her tail down, ears back, corner of mouth back, groveling, movements with forepaws and body lowered is usually showing signs of submission. The more anxious or submissive the dog, the more tighly he/she will probably tuck his or her tail close to their body. And contrary to pupular belief, a wagging tail …