Author: BarkSpot Staff

BarkSpot Staff is a group of canine experts dedicated to helping you live your best life possible with your dog.

A Sheepadoodle is a mixed-breed dog with a hypoallergenic coat. They are bred for their intelligence and temperament and are usually obedient, friendly, and loving. Their appearance will make you fall in love with them immediately. Unfortunately, most owners are unaware that their Sheepadoodle has elbow dysplasia until they show associated pain signs. While elbow dysplasia is often associated with larger breeds of dogs, it can occur in any breed, and some dogs will show symptoms at an earlier age than others. So, what exactly is elbow dysplasia? Do dogs even have elbows? Yes, they do! But they aren’t quite…

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Overview of the Cavachon DogBreed The Cavachon is a combination of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Bichon Frise. Cavachons typically weigh between 10-25 pounds and stand between 10-12 inches tall. They are considered to be amiable dogs that make good family pets. Cavachons are smart, and they can predict when they will be left alone. This kind of intelligence can trigger separation anxiety far in advance, but it is also a plus for learning healthy behaviors. Cavachon Separation Anxiety Explained Separation anxiety affects millions of dogs every year and can cause them to become agitated, destructive, or even…

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Mini Labradoodle chronic ear infections can be real headaches. As a busy person, you’ve come here to find a solution and get your mini Labradoodle’s ears healthy again. Together, we will explore what chronic ear infections are and how you can help your mini Labradoodle move past an ear infection to live its best life. Mini Labradoodle Chronic Ear Infections Explained Mini Labradoodles are cute, curly-haired, sweet dogs. The loyalty of a poodle and the excitement of a Labrador collide to create a beautiful, yet unique, dog breed. Like most dogs, their ears differ from ours, but your mini Labradoodle…

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Lhasa Apso is a dog less than a foot tall with condensed skulls. Lhasa Apso dogs are at risk for developing Gastroesophageal Reflux as they age. This uncomfortable condition can be a symptom of an underlying problem or cause internal damage. Gastroesophageal Reflux in Lhasa Apso dogs can occur only once or turn into a chronic problem. Lhasa Apso Gastroesophageal Reflux Explained Gastroesophageal Reflux, also known as Acid Reflux or GERD, is a common condition in dogs. Acid Reflux happens when the acid in a dog’s stomach comes back up to the esophagus. This occurs because the sphincter, a muscle opening in…

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The Yorkie Poodle mixed-breed is a fun, adorable dog that has found its way into the hearts and homes of many owners all over the country. In order to give your Yorkiepoo the best life possible, medical care is an important factor that needs to be considered, especially for hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is a condition that can affect all dogs, including Yorkiepoos, for a number of different reasons. This health condition shouldn’t be taken lightly as it can have very serious side effects and symptoms when left untreated. Thankfully, this condition is relatively easy to treat and doesn’t typically require long-term…

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Shih Tzu dogs have long coats that continuously grow and become unmanageable without proper care and can also be dangerous during hot weather. Shi-Tzu dogs need to be cared for in a particular way because they are susceptible to heatstroke and heat exhaustion through overheating. What is the Condition Overheating? Shih Tzus have long, thick coats that store heat well, which is not positive when these lovable pups live in locations with extreme heat. Dogs overheat in temperatures above 103 degrees Fahrenheit. Overheating is when dogs acquire too much heat and can’t get rid of it naturally through their panting…

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Yorkiepoos are adorable, fun mixed-breed pups that have wiggled their ways into the homes and hearts of owners all over the country. This intelligent, loyal breed is perfect for any owner that loves to socialize with their dog or cuddle up with them at the end of the day. Yorkiepoos are the offspring of a Yorkshire Terrier and a Miniature Poodle, both confident and gentle breeds, making them the perfect family dog. If someone in your household has an allergy to dogs but still wants a fur baby to spend time with, a Yorkiepoo is a great option as they…

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Chronic Oral Infections in Morkies Explained Morkies, or Morkshire terriers, are a hybrid between Maltese and Yorkshire terrier breeds. Specific anatomy due to genetics causes chronic oral infections in Morkies, which, if untreated, can lead to various health problems such as kidney disease, liver dysfunction, and heart disease. In addition, because of the mixed breed, Morkies are often born with teeth that are overly susceptible to cavities, crowded teeth, abscesses, and periodontal disease. Some vets will even argue that Morkies have the worst dental predisposition of all other breeds because of both species. Morkies are notorious for dental problems and…

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Yorkiepoo: Brief Overview The Yorkiepoo is a fun-loving, affectionate dog breed that loves to run and play. They are loyal to their family and love to bark sweet greetings as they follow you around. They are eager to please their loved ones and are exceptionally intelligent, which adds to their trainability. The Yorkiepoo dog breed is a result of the adorable Yorkshire Terrier and Mini-Poodle. This explains their beautiful coating, which is usually wiry, curly, or a mix of what you would expect from their parent breeds. They are fairly small, typically staying between seven and fifteen inches tall, and…

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There’s a good reason Schnoodles have become such popular dogs, especially for allergy sufferers. Being a schnauzer-poodle mix, they have an excellent temperament, making them a great therapy dog or service dog. They are entertaining and intelligent, like their Poodle parent, but also protective and bold like their Schnauzer mom or pop, making them excellent guard dogs. And, they are one dog breed that comes in all sizes, as their parentage can range from a Miniature Schnauzer to a Giant Schnauzer on the one side, and from a toy poodle to a standard poodle on the other. Schnoodle Epilepsy Explained…

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