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Julianna Mullen, MSc

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Julianna has a dual Master's degree in Marine Science and Writing, and has been covering different branches of science - including animal sciences - for years. She's a long-time dog owner who enjoys covering anything particularly related to the science of dogs.

8 Home Remedies for Dog’s Kennel Cough

Known as infectious tracheobronchitis or canine infectious respiratory disease (CIRD), kennel cough in dogs is a type of respiratory infection caused by a number...

10 Cancer Causing Ingredients in Dog Foods

Some ingredients that are cost effective for pet food manufacturers might be detrimental to a dog. When shopping for your pet's next bag of...

8 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary, or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs...

Taking a Very Close Look at Causes of Heartworm in Dogs

Heartworm. It’s exactly what it sounds like: parasitic worms that feed on your dog’s heart. They’re disgusting, deadly, found all over the world and...

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Pros and Cons of Dog Supplements: Are Dog Vitamins Worth It?

Ever thought about giving your pooch dog supplements?  You're probably giving the best quality dog food for your puppy, but you find yourself asking, "is...
Dog Diabetes Diet: What to Feed a Diabetic Dog

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...
6 Small Dog Clothes That Your Pooch Needs

6 Types of Small Dog Clothes That Your Pooch Needs

If you are thinking about buying clothes for your pooch, you are probably wondering is that something that he really needs. It depends on...
Natural Diuretics for Dogs: 10 Top Foods, Herbs, and Others

10 Natural Diuretics for Dogs: Foods, Herbs, and Others

Since the turn of the century, this new generation of fur parents has been more indulgent in their fur babies' physical health. They have...
Dog scooting butt

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...
Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Their Three Prominent Stages

10 Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Three Prominent Stages

Rabies is a deadly preventable virus with almost 100% fatal outcomes in most cases (1). If your dog becomes infected with rabies, there is little...

25 Fastest Dog Breeds On the Planet

While most people think of the Greyhound when thinking of Fastest Dog Breeds, there are other breeds that are also pretty quick. So whether you...
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25 Most Travel Friendly Dog Breeds

If you love to travel or need to travel for work, you may need to adopt a breed that is up to that challenge,...
What is the Best Dog Food Brand for Health

Top 10 Dog Foods: Best Dog Food Brands Analysis and Review

The problem with the pet food market is that most dog companies aren't trying to find out the best dog food brand for optimum...
Bichon Frise Dog Breed

Bichon Frise Dog Breed Profile

Bichon Frise (pronounced as bee·shaan free·zay) came from the French word bichon à poil fries meaning, small curly-haired dog. Full of charm in a cloud of...