Mental Health

Pets can suffer from depression, anxiety, or bad behavior due to jealousy. In addition to taking them to the vet, it’s also essential to take care of their mental health if there are problems. This section is dedicated to the minds of animals.

Pessimism in Dogs is Dangerous

Here’s a story for you, all about pessimism in dogs. A farmer wanted to have his dog and his rabbit compete against each other. He hid a bone and a carrot. While the rabbit began to dig and dig, the…

Has My Dog Gone Crazy?

Even though you give your pet tons of affection and care, you may notice that his behavior has suddenly changed. Maybe he’s growling at you instead of thanking you for your pets. Or, maybe you’ve noticed him trying to chase…

7 Behavioral Problems in Dogs

Dogs can suffer from different behavioral problems that, in addition to affecting their emotional health, may often put them in danger. That’s because the disorder may make them want to escape from the house, or they might suffer from an…

The Big Debate: Do Dogs Need Prozac?

Wondering about whether dogs need Prozac is actually the same as asking if people need it. This is a controversial issue that can lead to some extreme and opposing positions. So, here at My Animals, we’ll try to find a…

Can Dogs Have Emotional Problems?

In the past few years, more and more people have started to question if animals have feelings. The common consensus is that, yes, they do. And so, if they have emotions, then they must also suffer from some emotional problems.…

5 Causes of Phobias in Cats

Anyone who has ever owned a cat knows how sensitive these animals can be. From hearing strange sounds, to furniture being moved around…cats don’t like changes in their daily routines. In today’s article, we’ll tell you the main causes of…

Tips to Reduce Stress in Dogs

Just like humans, dogs can also suffer from stress and this can damage their physical and mental health. So, it’s very important that we know how to identify stress and how to help in this situation. Let’s find out how…

How to Detect Canine Brain Aging

As they get older, dogs (just like humans) start to develop health problems due to their advancing years. One of these is known as canine brain aging, which causes gradual changes in the dog’s normal behavior. However, with the right diet,…

7 Signs that Your Dog is Stressed Out

Many dogs suffer from stress. Our way of life forces them to live the noise from the street, having several encounters with other dogs or having to walk with a very short leash.  All of these factors of our everyday life causes…

Chewing: Why Dogs Don’t Chew Food Well

Dogs love to eat, but sometimes it seems like they don’t even enjoy their food. They scarf their food down so quickly it seems like they’re starving. However, there are reasons why they do this. Also, in today’s article, you…

Petting A Dog: How and where?

Dogs love to be petted, but in some cases, they’re not so “friendly” with physical contact. In this article, you can read how and where to pet a dog, which is quite useful to know when you becoming doubtful about…

6 Ways to Cheer Up Your Dog

There are many reasons why dogs can be in a bad mood or get discouraged– boredom, moving to a new home, missing a family member, etc. Fortunately, there are ways to solve this problem. Follow these tips to cheer up…

Animals Used In Feng Shui

This millenarian philosophical system from Chinese origin that’s based on the harmony of different spaces, and how they influence certain aspects of people’s lives. In this article, you can read about the animals used in Feng Shui, and how they…

Smarter Cats: Are some cat breeds smarter than others?

Cat lovers sometimes have preferences when choosing their next pet. The breed not only influences appearance, which is why some people to pick one cat over another. Interesting enough, studies show that some cat breeds might be smarter than others. Read…

How to Identify Depression Symptoms in Dogs

Although many people don’t believe it, animals can get depressed and it has proven to take place in dogs. However, many people have questions as to why depression occurs, what depression symptoms in dogs are like, and how to treat…