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Kelly Pebworth

Kelly Pebworth
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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.

How to Feed Dogs with Sensitive Skin

Dogs with sensitive skin are very common. Causes for this condition are numerous, and it often results in skin irritation and excessive itching. Dealing...

9 Most Common Dog Eye Problems

Dog eye problems are very common and in most cases it's just a mild inconvenience. However, certain conditions will be more serious and require...

6 Most Common Dog Ear Problems

Ear issues in dogs are very common, and statistics show that one in five dogs will suffer from some type of ear disease throughout...

Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis (HGE) in Dogs

Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis isn’t something that the average dog owner has to deal with in their dog’s lifetime. When it does occur, however, it comes...

Sebaceous Adenoma in Dogs: Diagnosis, Causes, Treatment

When you come across a lump, bump or strange growth on your dog, it can be a scary experience. The first thought that comes...

My Dog Has a Bump on Her Private Area (14 Possible...

Once bumps or lumps appear on the dog's private area, the first question pet owners have is what it could be and what to...

10 Signs of Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes in dogs is similar to what humans experience. With Type I Diabetes, your dog’s body isn’t producing insulin, the hormone responsible for converting...

Spleen Tumor in Dogs: Signs, Causes, Treatment

Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) of the dog's spleen is highly metastatic cancer which affects pets of any age. Even though it is most commonly seen in...

Vitamin Deficiencies in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

Sometimes, an underlying health condition in the dog is the result of nutrient absorption in the body having been interfered with, and other times,...

My Dog Sounds Like He Has a Hairball: Why and What...

It is widely known that cats get hairballs, but what about dogs? If your dog sounds like he has a hairball, you might feel...

What to Feed a Dog With an Upset Stomach

Stomach upset in dogs is common, and most pet owners will have to deal with this at some point. Dietary changes will be key...

Entropion in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Entropion in dogs usually affects both eyes, and if left untreated can lead to serious complications for your pet. If you have noticed you...

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Fecal Test for Dogs: Types, Procedures and 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...
10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Shouldn’t Ignore

10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Should Never Ignore

From antibiotics to pain killers, every dog medication we give our pets has the potential for side effects. Some of those side effects are...
20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

The arrival of puppies can be a fun and exciting time but there many things that you should know about and prepare beforehand. Below...
13 Banned Dog Breeds 2020

13 Frequently Banned Dog Breeds

Some countries and U.S. states pass breed discrimination laws now, banning owners from adopting certain dog breeds. The way these laws work can be...
8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run Away and Safely Walk Off-leash

8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...
New Puppy Shopping Checklist - 22 Things You'll Need

The New Puppy Shopping Checklist

As a slightly obsessed dog-mom who has been preparing her younger brother for his first experience in dog ownership, I have spent the past...
7 Unexpected Ways You Could Be Harming Your Dog

7 Unexpected Ways You May Be Harming Your Dog

There is no question that as pet owners, we love our dogs and we try to take good care of and provide for our...
15 Things to Know About Dog Hotel Before You Leave Your Pup There

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog hotel...
Glaucoma in Dogs - The Pet Owner’s Guide

Glaucoma in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Treatment

Glaucoma in dogs is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss which is caused by the increased...
New Puppy Checklist - 15 Things You Must Do

New Puppy Checklist: 15 Things You Must Do

Before bringing home a new puppy, there are a few things to do to make their home-coming comfortable and safe. Preparing a new puppy...