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Kelly works as a veterinary technician in Austin, TX as well as regular animal rescue volunteer. She's been an animal lover and dog owner since childhood, and has worked in different dog related fields over the last twenty years. Currently she lives with three dogs and a cat.

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...

What Human Food Can Dogs Eat?

It's tempting to give your pooch table scraps from your plate, especially when it's hard to resist the dog's begging eyes, but you know...

7 Most Common Health Problems of Senior Dogs

As your dog grows older, there are many conditions that he will become more prone to. Knowing of most common senior dog health problems can help...

What Does a Tick Look Like on a Dog?

Ticks are a common problem for dogs and their owners, especially when your pet spends a lot of time outside, running in tall grass. While there...

False Pregnancy in Dogs (Phantom Pregnancy): How To Identify, Causes, Treatment,...

Here's a situation: you have a female dog that isn't spayed. She hasn't had any unsupervised contact with uncastrated male dogs. She hasn't left your sight...

Muscle Relaxers for Dogs: What They Are and When to Use...

Just like us, dogs sometimes have to deal with pain, and anything that can subside it helps. Most commonly, your dog will suffer from pain...

Fecal Test for Dogs: What It Is, When It’s Done, Costs,...

A fecal test for dogs (stool sample) is a standard way of testing the feces content in veterinary clinics, which can tell you a...

14 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, several reasons may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much water a dog should drink...

Beginner’s Guide to Whelping a Litter of Puppies: 15 Tips +...

You're expecting puppies, how exciting! A dog giving birth is a beautiful experience. Whelping is a term that covers the entire process of birthing puppies, from...

What and How to Feed Pregnant and Nursing Dogs

Pregnant dogs require a lot of care and attention. One of the most crucial aspects to focus on is your pregnant dog's diet. But what do...

How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

Diabetes in dogs is one of those chronic diseases that can be managed with certain precautions and drugs, particularly insulin. Insulin goes a long way...

Dog Coughing and Gagging? What It Means and What You Can...

Just like in humans, dog coughing and gagging is their body's natural way of responding to the irritants or abnormalities in their airways. Gagging or...

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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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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...
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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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