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Dog health is the first concern of every responsible pet parent. We interview vets and canine experts for the best advice on canine arthritis, common diseases, dog nutrition, diabetes in dogs, dog allergies, cancer in dogs, dog symptoms, dog health insurance and everything else that should concern us.
Malnutrition in Dogs - What Pet Owners Must Know

Malnutrition in Dogs: What Pet Owners Must Know

Your dog requires constant care and nutrition, including making sure that there are sufficient vitamins and minerals in their diet to maintain normal body...
Dog Scratching But No Fleas - 8 Other Causes of Itching and Solutions

Dog Scratching But No Fleas? 8 Other Causes of Itching and Solutions

When a dog is itching, scratching, chewing, or licking themselves nonstop, the first cause of our pet's discomfort that we often think of is...
6 Reasons Why Your Dog Has Hard Poop and What to Do

6 Reasons Why Your Dog Has Hard Poop and What to Do

The color and firmness of your dog’s stool can tell you a lot about their health and may be a sign that something is...
Dog Having Trouble Walking - 10 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Having Trouble Walking: 10 Reasons Why and What to Do

It can be discouraging, frustrating, and even frightening for owners when they notice their dog having trouble walking. This can be caused by a...
9 Causes of Folliculitis in Dogs and How to Treat Them

9 Causes of Folliculitis in Dogs and How to Treat Them

Folliculitis, or more commonly known as bacterial folliculitis, refers to hair follicle inflammation that is usually caused by a bacterial inflection. In dogs, the...

70 Best Home Remedies for Dogs

Many health issues in dogs may not require a costly trip to the veterinarian clinic, as they can be addressed at home, by way...
8 Ways to Lower the Risk of Heart Disease in Dogs

8 Ways to Lower the Risk of Heart Disease in Dogs

Approximately 10% of dogs in the United States have some form of heart disease. Usually, it's a genetic disorder, more prevalent in some breeds....
10 Ways to Deal with Dog Mouth Warts

10 Ways to Deal with Dog Mouth Warts

The first step that any pet owner should take if they suspect that their dog has mouth warts is take them to the vet...
3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

A staph infection is a type of infection caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus. This bacteria lives freely within the environment and does not require...
Leaky Gut in Dogs - A Real Thing or a Myth

Leaky Gut in Dogs: Real Thing or a Myth?

The legitimacy of leaky gut syndrome in dogs (and people) has been debated as the idea of the condition is a recent development, whether...

3 Types of Dog Breathing Problems and What to Do

There are three main types of dog breathing problems that pet owners are likely to deal with, including labored breathing, rapid breathing, and panting....
Dog Hair Loss - 5 Reasons Why It Happens and What To Do

Dog Hair Loss: 5 Reasons Why It Happens and What To Do

It is not uncommon for a dog to suffer from alopecia, or hair thinning and loss. This condition is separate from the natural act...

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Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

The term “hypoallergenic dog” is by now known as a mainstream description of dogs that are less likely to cause allergic reactions in people...
Dog Pyometra - What Owners Must Know

Dog Pyometra: What Owners Must Know

What dog pyometra is, it's a bacterial infection that results in an abscessed, pus-filled uterus that occurs in female dogs that have not been...
Do Dogs Have Blood Types

Do Dogs Have Blood Types? (And Other Related Facts)

Yes - much like the humans, dogs have different blood types. In fact, dogs have even more blood types than humans do. Knowing a...
4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to Do

4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to...

When your dog’s stomach swells or hardens, there may be a serious cause for concern, or it may just be a case of your...
26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

There are certain individuals who should not have pets because they treat their animals poorly, and in turn, ruin pet ownership for everyone else....

My Dog Has Bumps Under Her Fur: 5 Things This Could...

With different environmental and physical conditions affecting dogs at different times of the year, at different times of their lives, and even times of...
Warts on Dogs - The Complete Guide

Warts on Dogs: The Complete Guide

Finding a lump or bump on your dog is concerning, to say the least, but not all lumps and bumps are created equal. This...
Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce

Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce?

Many of us dog owners love to give dogs treats throughout the day for training, good behavior, or to express the love, but many...
Malnutrition in Dogs - What Pet Owners Must Know

Malnutrition in Dogs: What Pet Owners Must Know

Your dog requires constant care and nutrition, including making sure that there are sufficient vitamins and minerals in their diet to maintain normal body...
How to Massage Gas Out of a Dog

How to Massage Gas Out of a Dog

Humans are not the only ones that experience excessive gas; dogs suffer from flatulence as well and can ultimately have worse gas than humans....