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What to Do If Your Dog Coughs Up Blood

What to Do If Your Dog Coughs Up Blood?

If you notice that your dog is coughing, this is generally not a cause for alarm. However, if you see that the dog coughs...
Dog Domestication History (In Years)

Dog Domestication: History’s Timeline From Beginning To Now (In Years)

How dogs came to be domesticated from their grey wolf ancestors is a long and complex history. And depending on which resources and scientific research...
Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs Store-bought Kibble

Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs Store-bought Kibble

Food is among the most basic necessities all pet owners must provide for their pups. And not just any food, mind you. It should be...
7 Vitamins for Dogs That All Dog Owners Need to Know About

7 Vitamins for Dogs That All Dog Owners Need to Know About

Dogs, like humans, need vitamins in specific quantities for the proper functioning of their metabolism. Most often, a good quality dog food you're buying...
Dog Teeth Whitening - Step by Step

Dog Teeth Whitening: Here Are Your Options

Many studies show that we first notice a smile when we meet a person. We take a mental note of the person’s teeth, mouth,...
How to Make Whitening Dog Shampoo (DIY Step by Step)

How to Make Whitening Dog Shampoo

We all know the power of white color. We dress in white to look appealing and make a good first impression. But, don’t you...
7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash in Public

7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash in Public

We adore dogs for their playful and adventurous nature. Unfortunately, it's also that same nature that makes them susceptible to a lot of trouble. Letting your...
Heart Murmurs in Dogs

Heart Murmurs in Dogs: A Brief Guide

Dogs are subject to many heart complications and conditions, and heart murmurs are just one of them. All dogs may suffer from this condition,...
How to Prevent a Dog Heart Attack

How to Prevent a Dog Heart Attack

It may come as a surprise to some, but dogs can suffer from heart attacks similar to humans. A dog heart attack can cause...
Hepatitis in Dogs - Science Based Guide

Hepatitis in Dogs: A Science-based Guide

Hepatitis in dogs is a medical condition that is mainly characterized and identified by continuous inflammation of a dog’s liver. The infection is related...
What to Do If Dog Is Choking

What to Do If Dog Is Choking?

Our dogs are like children. They like to put different objects in their mouth and chew them or swallow them, which may result in...
How to Shrink a Tumor in a Dog

How to Shrink a Tumor in a Dog

The greatest nightmare of any dog owner is that the dog may get a tumor. While some of them are benign, there are plenty of...

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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
Dog ate a diaper: Mom changing a baby's diaper with a dog nearby

My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...
10 Most Famous Dogs in History

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

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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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

13 Best Gifts for Veterinarians For Holidays In 2024

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...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

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...
How To Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

3 Ways on How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds (Plus Tips to Lessen Their Clinginess)

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...
Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce | Image courtesy: Domenick Scudera via Daily Paws

2-Legged Therapy Dogs Inspire Amputee Patients in Rehab

MALVERN, PHILADELPHIA—Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce are dogs on a mission: inspire the patients of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia to get back on...