Is heavy breathing normal for dogs?
It’s normal for dogs to pant or breathe heavily after exercising (walking or running), playing, or if they are in a hot environment where they need to cool down. In most cases, it is no cause for alarm. If your dog is breathing heavy at rest, it can be a red flag for a number of serious health issues.
How old is Flair the senior Sheltie dog?
Flair is an eleven year old sheltie, still actively working as a medical alert service dog and doing pet therapy with grieving children and their families. She finished her MACH4 (fourth AKC agility championship) after her tenth birthday and she also has her Rally Novice title which was earned when she was eight years old. Seniors Rock!!
How old is Buddy the Collie Sheltie?
Buddy is a 4-5 year old, gentle giant, gets along with all dogs, loves people and attention. Knows sit and shake. He is housebroken and leash traine…
How old is Chewie the White Sheltie?
Chewie (Chewbacca) is a large shaded sable and white male sheltie. He weighs 40 lbs. and is 20 in. tall and the vet estimates his age to be around 10 yrs. Chewie was found by a good samaritan lying in a ditch. We are so glad someone cared enough to save this precious boy.
How old is Nicky the 8 year old Sheltie?
I’m Nicky, an 8 year old tiny, 12 pound sheltie. I was born in Missouri and later was bought by a breeder in Arkansas. From there I went to a rescue in Collierville, Tennessee then I was transported to Knoxville, Tn where I’m now being fostered.
How big should a 4 month old Sheltie be?
Generally speaking, female dogs are slightly smaller and weigh less than male dogs. At 4 months, the low average weight dogs will weigh 8 pounds and the high average weight dogs will weigh around 15 pounds. By 7 months, both the low average weight dogs and the bigger dogs will have doubled their weight.
When does a female Sheltie have her first litter?
By 5 months, your puppy should be fully house trained. Over this time, a young puppy starts to mature sexually. By the age of 5 months, a male puppy can father his own offspring. A young female dog can have her first litter at 6 months. This it the final stage of a Sheltie puppy’s development.
Why is my 6 year old bloodhound breathing so heavily?
My ex husband and I share custody of our 6 year old bloodhound. She lives with him. Over the past year she has become aggressive towards him. It’s getting more often and more severe. She recently bit him and drew blood. She has never attacked me and is normally very loving and gentle towards both of us.