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Dog Scooting: Why is My Dog Dragging Its Butt and How...

Do you ever find how funny or cute it is to see your dog rubbing butt on the carpet? Some dog owners find themselves...

Hybrid Dog Breeds: Adorable Crossbred Canines

Hi dog lovers! Are you planning to get a dog? Don't know the difference between a purebred and a mixed breed?  And what about those hybrid...

Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Ensuring your dog lives a good life can sometimes involve making hard decisions. Degenerative myelopathy is a scary disease.  If you've ever seen a dog...

Hypothyroidism in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Is your dog becoming sluggish?  Many people attribute behavioral changes and inactivity to old age.  But what if we told you that there might be an...

The 7 Best Dog Daycare Alternatives for Any Occasion

Personally, I don't like the idea of leaving my dog behind, but sometimes it is impossible not to.  Whether you are planning a vacation, a...

Possession Aggression in Dogs: The Ultimate Guide

There is nothing wrong with a dog that wants to protect its loved ones, but it can lead to hurt when they act aggressively. Possession...

Chemotherapy in Dogs: Everything You Need To Know

Hearing a cancer diagnosis for your dog is heartbreaking.  Cancer affects almost 25 percent of all dogs. The shock of a cancer diagnosis is real...

Dog Throwing Up Yellow Foam: Should You Be Concerned?

This is often due to a change in diet or eating too fast.  However, frequent vomiting or yellow foam can indicate an underlying problem. All dog...

How to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding: 5 Ways To Set...

Vacations are always looked forward to, but what do you do when your dream vacation doesn't allow dogs? As hard as it is to leave...

Hemangiopericytoma In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

We all want our dogs to be as healthy as possible, but sometimes diseases and illnesses appear without warning. One of the most common cancers...

Leukemia In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Although no one likes to think of the worst with our furry companions, cancer in dogs is more common than we realize. Leukemia in dogs...

Docker Dog Breed Profile

The Docker is a mixed breed dog, combining the Dachshund and a Cocker Spaniel. These dogs range in size from small breed to medium...

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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...
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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
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My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"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...
10 Most Famous Dogs in History

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

Canines are known as man's best friend for a number of reasons. Loyal, intelligent and and affectionate are just a few of the great characteristics of our beloved pets, and the most famous dogs in history are all of this and more! While humble and selfless at heart, dogs often find ways into the spotlight. One viral story or amazing video, and dogs can gain the affection and adoration of the public in mere minutes. That's what inspired me to do research for this list of the most famous dogs in history.
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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

13 Best Gifts for Veterinarians For Holidays In 2024

A veterinarian is absolutely important for our pet’s health and well-being. And not to mention our own peace of mind as well when our...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

Dog Anal Glands Problems: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

W hile dog anal gland problems are usually not life-threatening, they are relatively common, except for anal gland cancer. Sadly, when untreated, they can affect your...
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3 Ways on How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds (Plus Tips to Lessen Their Clinginess)

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...