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Dana is a qualified veterinarian with background in animal care and training sciences and an avid writer on the topics of dog health. Her range of expertise is wide but her primary focus in on animal nutrition and specifically dog foods.

Tea Tree Oil for Dogs: Benefits and Uses Backed by Science

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend or...

The Benefits of Hydrotherapy and Underwater Treadmills for Dogs

Hydrotherapy for dogs is becoming more common in the pet industry. Its rise in popularity in the industry is because of its success in human...

12 Ways to Prevent and Treat Dog’s Anal Gland Problems

Dog anal glands problems are fairly common, appearing in about 2 - 12% of cases with dogs (1, 2, 3). This article explains what they...

11 Dog Stomach Problems (Gastrointestinal and Digestive): Causes and Treatment

Gastrointestinal and stomach problems in dogs are common. They can be mild and barely noticeable or extremely serious and life-threatening. Most dog owners will have to...

Ear Mites in Dogs: Symptoms, Natural and Veterinary Treatments, Prevention

Ear mites are itchy little buggers. Highly contagious, and highly common; if you own a dog, you will almost definitely have to deal with...

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Home Remedies and Veterinary Treatments

Bladder stones (urolithiasis) are clumps of mineral crystals that form in the urine. They can occur for several reasons, including genetics, diet, environment, and long-term...

Vet’s Tips on How to Raise a Healthy Pit Bull Puppy

Whether you’re adopting or purchasing a new Pit bull, do the research. Many reputable breeders pride themselves on breeding puppies with excellent health and temperaments. But the...

Dog Food Allergies: What They Are and How To Feed Your...

It is widespread for dogs to have dog food allergies (or food sensitivities), and it's one of the most typical hypersensitivities in dogs that...

Urinary Tract Infection in Dogs: Prevention and Treatments

Bacterial urinary tract infection in dogs is often asymptomatic. Unfortunately, we pet owners will only notice it when the animal asks to go outside more...

Sarcoma in Dogs: A Science-Based Guide

Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs, but not all cancers are the same. There are many different types of cancer and some are...

6 Most Common Homemade Dog Food Ingredients

Cooking for dogs from scratch is becoming the go-to approach for many pet owners. While some recipes might end up costly, others will turn...

Dog Diabetes Diet: Vet’s Guide on What to Feed a Diabetic...

Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs is more common today than ever before (1). It's been estimated that about 1 in 100 dogs will develop...

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