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9 Common Dog Skin Problems (How to Prevent and Treat Them)

A variety of different dog skin problems are the most common health issues pet owners have to deal with. There are numerous dog skin problems you're...

DIY Insulated Winter Dog House: Keep Your Dog Warm in Winter

When the winter weather sets in, it's time to start thinking about winterizing our homes.  Our pets' dog houses are no exception.  I looked around and...

Choosing the Right Dog Toys by Age: Toys For Puppies, Adult...

All dogs, regardless of their age, need toys. They are great interactive tools that help your pets grow and learn throughout their formative puppy years. Dog...

Addison’s Disease in Dogs: The Guide for Pet Owners

Addison's disease was named after the physician Thomas Addison defining this dysfunction of the adrenal gland in the 19th century.  This disease is well-known as adrenal insufficiency...

Housebreaking Puppy: Grass Litter Boxes vs. Housebreaking Training Pads

Housebreaking puppy—the favorite part of every new pet parent. No, not really. If you have ever tried housebreaking a puppy, you'll know that most dog owners...

Summer and Dogs: Tips, Risks, and How To Keep Them Safe

https://youtu.be/8w7ShS7lKSg Listen to our Podcast with BetterVet’s Dr. Lyndsey Kingsley for even more! Summertime and the livin’s easy… but our dogs don’t always feel the same...

Top 10 America’s Best Dog Trainers of 2022

Finding a dog trainer whose training approach gels with your personal philosophy can be difficult, but there are some great names out there. These people...

Toby and Frankie’s Weight Loss Journey Final Diary Entry

Weight loss journey with BetterVet: 12 weeks Toby - Starting weight = 28lb | Current weight = 23lb | Goal = 23lb | Reset Goal...

Exercising Large Breed Puppies

Adding a puppy to your household is an exciting stage for most families. They're cute, furry balls of energy that constantly seem to be...

What You Should Know Before Ridesharing With Pets

Virtually every pet owner will need to travel with our dogs at some point, which isn't the most straightforward task when you don't own...

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed Profile

The enthusiastic Yorkshire Terriers or Yorkies are members of the toy breed and are one of the most miniature dog breeds. The Yorkshire Terrier is...

Statistic of Pets Returning Home After They Go Missing

Pets are like family; they hold a place in our hearts and fill our homes with happiness. When a pet goes missing, it’s devastating....

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Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

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"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...