If your dog is coughing, has a runny nose, or is slightly off-colour, you may be inclined to think they have a cold. However, the human cold is not contagious to dogs. So the short answer is no, your dog doesn't have a cold.
One of the many benefits of owning a dog, is that you always have someone to blame those unusual smells on. However, some dogs do appear to be particularly gassy. Read on for some hints on how to reduce the smell.
The technical term for this is ‘Pica’ which is defined as ‘the eating of nonfood items’. Causes for pica can be similar to that of coprophagia, and can range from normal exploration to actual medical condition.
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