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Top Science-based Ways to Deal With Worms in Dogs

13 Science-Based Ways to Deal with Worms in Dogs

Dogs can be victims of intestinal parasites known as worms. These parasites can cause mild symptoms such as stomach upset and diarrhea, but if...
Small Dogs Lie About Their Size, Study Says (and 5 More Facts About Dog Scent Marking)

Small Dogs Lie About Their Size, Study Says (and 5 More Facts About Dog...

There's new research showing that dogs, our most trusted companion, apparently tend to lie to other dogs and are very capable of deception. A...
Gingivitis in Dogs - Science-based Prevention and Treatment

Gingivitis in Dogs: Science-based Prevention and Treatment

Gingivitis is an oral health issue that causes inflamed and sometimes bleeding gums. Gingivitis in dogs is one of the most common diseases, with...
Labrador Life Expectancy Through Color - Chocolate Labs Are Less Healthy than Black or Yellow Labs

Labrador Life Expectancy Through Color: Chocolate Labs Are Less Healthy than Black or Yellow...

The color of their fur is not the actual problem. Rather, it's how they are bred that might be harmful to these animals' genes....
Dogs Love You More When You Smile, Science Says

Dogs Love You More When You Smile, Science Says

Apparently, your smile has a bewitching effect on your dog and a dog's brain lights up actively when they see you flash that happy...
20 Proven Health Benefits of Having a Dog

20 Proven Health Benefits of Having a Dog

Once in a while, you might catch a headline on the news citing the reasons everyone should adopt a pet and some of the...
Dog DNA Tests Not Always Accurate for Pet Health Decisions, Scientists Say

Dog DNA Tests Not Always Accurate for Pet Health Decisions, Scientists Say

Genetic testing has become a valuable tool in the health industry for humans but it's still in its infancy stages for testing dogs. There is...
Sled Dogs in Greenland are Becoming Extinct, Report Says

Sled Dogs in Greenland are Becoming Extinct, Report Says

The sled dog culture in Greenland is unique but the last two decades sadly saw its population decrease, new study says. Here's what is...
New Study Explains Detection Dog Errors in Sniffing Poop

New Study Explains Detection Dog Errors in Sniffing Poop

Did you know that there are dogs working to specifically save wildlife? They’ve been helping conservation sites in over two decades now, and a...

8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs 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...
How Dog Food and Water Bowls are Making Pets Sick

How Dog Food and Water Bowls are Making Pets Sick

New data shows that your dog's water bowl might be filled with germs that may negatively impact your pup's health. The first thing we purchase...
Raw Diets for Dogs Have Health Benefits, New Study Suggests

Raw Diets for Dogs Have Health Benefits, New Study Suggests

There’s a never-ending debate about the nutritional benefits and dangers of raw food for dogs, but a new study has finally added another point...

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10 Ways to Treat Separation Anxiety in Dogs

10 Ways to Treat Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Living with a dog that has a problem with separation anxiety can be challenging. It is not rare that dogs develop destructive behavior and...
Dog Eye Allergies - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Dog Eye Allergies: Symptoms, Causes, Remedies

Dog eye allergies will make your pet's eyes sore, swollen and watery. There's a number of causes that will trigger such an allergic reaction....
11 Most Dangerous Viruses in Dogs

11 Most Dangerous Viruses in Dogs

The most dangerous causative agents carried by viruses do not always cause the most common diseases in dogs. However, once such an infection occurs,...
Hydrocortisone Cream for Dogs - What Is It and When You Need It

Hydrocortisone Cream for Dogs: What Is It and How to Use...

Hydrocortisone is a medicinal substance found in many human-grade topical products. Its main utilization is in treating inflammation or allergic reactions, particularly if they...

7 Best Raw Dog Food Recipes

Choosing to feed your dog homemade raw dog food is a big step and should not be taken lightly. For those new to homemade...
25 of the Best Dog Breeds for Small Apartments and Cities

25 Best Dog Breeds for Small Apartments

If you’re thinking about adopting a dog, there are many things to consider including your future pet's temperament, energy levels and, of course, the...
Stop Dog from Chewing Furniture and Belongings

15 Ways to Prevent Dogs from Chewing Furniture and Your Belongings

You turn your back for just a moment, and you’ve lost a precious item because it's been chewed to bits by your dog. It...
Most Rare Dog Breeds

14 Most Rare Dog Breeds on the Planet

There are hundreds of dog breeds across the world. For different reasons, some of these breeds have become endangered and even extinct. With the...
Dog Owner Vocabulary

A Dog Owner’s Vocabulary

When you invite a dog into your life, you automatically get free membership to the inner circle of dog owners. With this membership you...
Urinary Tract Infection in Dogs - Prevention and Treatments

Urinary Tract Infection in Dogs: Prevention and Treatments

Bacterial urinary tract infection in dogs is often asymptomatic and is likely to be noticed by pet owners only when the animal asks to...