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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.
Prebiotics for Dogs - 6 Things You Must Know

Prebiotics for Dogs: 6 Things You Must Know

At times, it feels impossible to keep up to date with all the things we can or even must do to ensure the health...
Get Rid of Water in Dog's Ear

Water in Your Dog’s Ears: What to Do About It

When you give your dog a bath, you will almost always end up with water in their ears. It can also happen when your...
Why Do Dogs Sleep So Much & How Many Hours a Day Do Dogs Sleep

Why and How Much Do Dogs Sleep?

Every time you look at your dog, he is sleeping. It doesn’t matter what time of day - morning, noon, or night - your...
Dog Parvo - 10 Most Effective Ways to Prevent It (Based on Science)

10 Ways to Prevent Parvo in Dogs (Based on Science)

Preventing dog parvo is the best way to ensure your pooch will not contract the virus in the first place. Canine parvovirus type 2...
Dog Ears - Everything You Must Know About Your Canine's Ear

Dog Ears 101: How to Care for Them and Prevent Problems

Dog ears come in various shapes and sizes; floppy, folded, small or large. Unlike humans, a dog's ears are a central feature of the...
My dog won’t open his eyes

Dog Won’t Open His Eyes? Here’s What This Means (and what to do)

The last few days you’ve noticed your dog looking at you a little funny, it was almost like a cute winking in one eye...
Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

12 Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

Hang on! Did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your dog’s way of telling...
Anise and Catnip for Dogs

Anise and Catnip for Dogs: What You Need to Know

Even dog owners are familiar with the concept of catnip. This herb affect cats the way some drugs affect humans. It's a great tool...
Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both you and your best friend. It can also be a stressful time. Knowing all...
Valentine's Day Safety Tips for Pet Owners

20 Valentine’s Day Safety Tips for Pet Owners [Infographic]

Valentine’s Day is a lot of fun, but it can be anything but fun for your pets. Animal poison control and emergency vets see...
how to raise a Pit Bull

Vet’s Tips on How to Raise a Healthy Pit Bull Puppy

Whether you’re adopting or purchasing a new Pit bull, do the research. Many reputable breeders pride themselves on breeding puppies with excellent health and temperaments. But...
Dog Pregnancy Guide - Advice for Dog Owners of Pregnant Dogs

Dog Pregnancy 101: The Ultimate Guide for Owners of Pregnant Dogs

If you think your dog may be pregnant, hopefully it was a planned event. If it was, chances are you've already done your research...

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How to Feed Dogs With Liver Disease

Unfortunately, liver disease in dogs is a common occurrence. Your veterinarian will help you develop an evidence-based plan to alleviate the symptoms, which will...

25 Benefits of Kids Growing Up with Pets [Infographic]

Bringing a dog into a family with small children around is not a decision to take lightly. Many parents are concerned over the health...

5 Benefits of Elevated Food Bowls for Dogs: Myths or Facts?

Over the years there have been plenty of topics of contention among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed...

Dog Grooming Schedule: How Often Should You Groom Your Dog

Your dog’s grooming needs vary based upon his breed, coat type, age and other variables. For example, a long-haired dog will require more regular...

How to Turn Your Dog Into a Show Dog and Start...

Showing dogs can be a great way to develop a bond between you are your canine companion, and get involved into a very active...

15 Must-Know Tips for New Dog Owners

Bringing home your dog is the start of your relationship together. There's bound to be some bumps in the road for new dog owners,...

30 Best Lap Dogs for Cuddly Pet Owners

While some people look for large dogs that they say is a “real dog” (looking at you, bully breeds), others may just want a...

9 Tips for Introducing a New Dog When You Already Have...

If you want to make the introduction of a new dog to your existing pets go as smoothly as possible, certain precautionary measures must...

8 Safety Tips for Going Boating With Your Dog

One of the exciting activities you likely haven't tried yet but should do with your dog this spring or upcoming summer is to go...

The 10 Best Dog Wipes for Light Grooming

I've never met a dog owner that enjoys bathing their canine companion. It's time-consuming and can be quite a hassle. Between trying to wash...