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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.

15 Reasons for Blood in Dog’s Stool

If you noticed blood in dog's stool, there could be a number of causes. Generally, there are two types of blood present in a...

Dog Leaking Urine: Causes and Treatments

It is not unusual that older, primarily female dogs, suffer from urinary incontinence (dog leaking urine) when they have no control over the bladder...

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...

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...

The Best Fish Oil for Dogs Supplements

A huge number of studies have shown how fish oil helps to keep a dog's mind and body in top shape. Fish oil can...

10 Reasons to Give Your Dog Probiotics (Based on Science)

The term “probiotic” is a catch-all for the substance that stimulates “friendly” gut-dwelling microbes found in both humans and animals (1). These microscopic yet...

My Dog Has Red Eyes: Here’s Why and What to Do

Most days you look into your dog’s soulful eyes, and wonder what your friend is thinking. There is no question that much of your...

What to Give a Constipated Dog?

While diarrhea is a more common in dogs, constipation isn't that rare either. Constipation in dogs is often caused by diet or dehydration, but...

10 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, there's a number of reasons what may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much...

6 Common and Serious Dog Skin Conditions (And What to Do...

Most dog skin conditions are minor, but they can be uncomfortable for the dog when left untreated. Some other skin conditions in dogs are...

How Do I Firm Up My Dog’s Stool?

Soft stool in a dog is not an unusual problem. In most cases, this will come and go occasionally. But if your dog’s stool...

Winter Allergies in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Many owners associate dog allergies with the spring and fall seasons. However, winter allergies in dogs are just as common, and may result in...

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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...