why does my old dog have bad breath

why does my old dog have bad breath

Bad breath (known medically as halitosis) in dogs can occur when your dog has a dental condition from gum disease or infection to tooth decay. A lot of times you can lift up the dog s lip, look at their gums, [and see that] they re very red and inflamed, says Dr. Jeffrey Stupine, VMD, Head Veterinarian, Wellness of the Pennsylvania SPCA. You can see the tartar build up on the teeth. He notes that some issues can t be seen though, including cavities below the gum line. Although your vet looks for obvious signs of dental disease during your dog s annual checkup, it s a good idea to make an appointment in between visits if you suspect a dental issue. Halitosis is the medical term used to describe an offensive odor that comes from the mouth, producing bad breath. ...

 why does my water heater keep resetting

why does my water heater keep resetting

So the red reset button on your electric water heater keeps popping out and needing to be reset. Here s the most likely problem: The water in your water heater is getting too hot. When the water temperature in your water heater exceeds 180, the red reset button (also known as the high-limit switch) trips. This tripping protects you from getting scalded or burned when using hot water in your home. OK, but then what s causing the water in your water heater to get so hot? The most likely cause is a bad thermostat. Electric water heaters have a lower and upper thermostat one for each heating element. The thermostats are responsible for controlling the heating elements. When the water has cooled off, the thermostats kick on the heating elements to heat the water. And once the water has

 why does my cat pee on my dirty clothes

why does my cat pee on my dirty clothes

I have this problem too. Two times my cat went on my husbands work pants that he left on the floor. Both times they had his wallet in the back pocket Needless to say, his pants dont get left on the floor anymore. Every few months, he will go on the bathmat or a pile of dirty laundry. Luckily, I have hardwood floor and tiles, so it is never a surface that cant be completely cleaned. Of course, I am very unhappy about this but I make sure nothing is left on the floor. I think that he is picky about the litter, and how often the box is completely cleaned out and refilled. ...

 why does my pc hang so often

why does my pc hang so often

So, your computer is running slow or Pjust keeps Phanging there? There are several things to be aware of when looking for reasons as to why your computer slows or freezes. Before you look for any specific fixes for your computer troubles, consider age of your computer. IfP your system is older than five years come to terms that it is likely the age of the computer that is causing it to be slow, and it may not be worth it to worry about fixing it. Computers evolve at an exponential rate, and new software and core updates for programs increase their minimum requirements for the computer systems. Older, non-compatible computers may not be able to catch up Not to be funny Not every grandpa is meant to outperform in a marathon, even if they try to stay in shape. If your computer is very old,

 why does my internet keep redirecting me

why does my internet keep redirecting me

It's possible that the problem you're experiencing with browser redirects goes further than the browser itself. The malware in question may not appear in your browser's list of extensions or in Control Panel's list of installed programs. Run a thorough system scan using your installed security software to look for problems and remove any threats that are discovered. If you think your current anti-malware applications are missing the root cause of the problem, you can install additional standalone utilities: Microsoft Safety Scanner (free), Spybot Search And Destroy (starting at $39 per computer for business users), RKill (free) and Kaspersky TDSSKiller Rootkit Removal Utility (free) can all be useful in removing stubborn malware infections without interfering with your current security

 why does love mean zero in tennis

why does love mean zero in tennis

On April 21, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will turn 92 years old. To mark, there are usually a series of gun salutes around London: a 41 gun salute in Hyde Park, a 21 gun salute in Windsor Great Park, and a 62 gun salute at the Tower of London. For the most part, the monarch celebrates her big day privately. But onбJune 9, 2018, Her Majesty will parade throughбLondon as part of an opulent birthday celebration known as. Queen Elizabeth, like many British monarchs before her, has two birthdays: the actual anniversary of the day she was born, and a separate day that is labeled her "official" birthday (usually the second Saturday in June). Why? Because April 21 is usually too cold for a proper parade. The tradition in 1748, with King George II, who had the misfortune of being born in chilly

 why does voldemort have to kill harry

why does voldemort have to kill harry

Originally Harry's mother created the protection by willingly sacrificing herself out of pure love and devotion - fully sacrificing herself, not simply defending Harry. Resulting in Voldemort not being able to harm Harry in any way. When Voldemort used the killing curse on Harry it reflected on himself, destroying his body BUT also breaking a part of his soul off at the same time which latched onto Harry's soul. Harry in function became another horcrux for Voldemort. When Voldemort used Harry's blood for his resurrection it was to 'nullify' the protection granted to Harry by his mothers sacrifice (Goblet of fire). It allowed him to touch and harm Harry but what saved Harry on that occasion, was the cores of their wands were the same and had a special connection. Which resulted in

 why does my puppy smell like fish

why does my puppy smell like fish

Dogs can smell like many things, depending on what they have most recently rolled in, but one of the more unpleasant aromas dogs commonly develop is one of fish. If your dog smells like fish, it is probably not because he figured out how to spray himself with Eau de Sardine. A fishy odor is usually the result of secretions from the. What Are Anal Glands? , which are also called anal sacs, are small sacs located on either side of your dogБs anus. These sacs are full of specialized sweat glands that produce an unpleasant secretion that acts as a scent marker for your dog. When your dog poops, these secretions pass onto the feces, letting other dogs know important chemical information about your dog. This explains why your dog is so interested in other dogs poop, not to mention the tail

 why does my dog have small bald spots

why does my dog have small bald spots

My seven-month-old black Lab has small bald spots on her face, head and a few on her legs. I was wondering what they are. She does not act like scratched a few times, but she has not been around any other animals. Can you give me any ideas? Columbia, MO It sounds like your dog has puppy mange. Don t be alarmed by the name. Although the word mange has negative connotations, your dog s condition is probably not serious. Puppy mange, also known as Demodectic mange, is extremely common in dogs between six and eighteen months of age. It comes in two forms: mild and severe. Your dog s symptoms are consistent with the mild form. In this syndrome, small patches of baldness develop on the face, legs, or body. The spots usually aren t painful or itchy. ...

 why does my dog get anxious at night

why does my dog get anxious at night

Dr. Marie replied: I'm so sorry to hear that you're dealing with this odd behavior all of a sudden. Your dog sounds like she is quite distressed. I can't say that this is a normal behavior. And it isn't one that I would say I have seen commonly. It seems that for some reason your dog is super anxious at night time. One possible reason would be if she was experiencing some pain. For example, many shih tzus will have back pain and it can be much worse at night time. Another possible reason for anxiety at night time would be if she is losing her vision. Many dogs can lose their vision and it can be obviously much worse in low light levels. I wonder if she would be any better if you put her in a bright room when this is happening? It's also possible that there is some unknown reason for the

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