Dog Health

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.

Is Your Dog Faking a Cough - Here's How to Tell

Is Your Dog Faking a Cough? Here’s How to Tell

Have you ever heard of a dog pretending to be sick just to get attention from the owner? Do you notice this behavior in...
Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool in Summer

7 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool in Summer

We're in the midst of another beautiful summer. For most of us, it's our favorite time of the year. For others, the sun and...
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8 Best Dog Bad Breath Home Remedies

Bad breath isn't just annoying, it's also a sign of dental health issues. Dog bad breath home remedies will get rid of the foul odor.
What Are the Causes of Heartworm in Dogs

Taking a Very Close Look at Causes of Heartworm in Dogs

Heartworm. It’s exactly what it sounds like: parasitic worms that feed on your dog’s heart. They’re disgusting, deadly, found all over the world and...
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Copper Poisoning In Dogs: Copper-Storage Hepatopathy

"I thought copper was an essential nutrient for dogs?" Well, you're not wrong. But if copper is taken in excessive amounts, it can lead...
Top 20 Dog Breeds Most at Risk for Hip Dysplasia

20 Dog Breeds Most at Risk for Hip Dysplasia

Disease of the dog’s hip joints is called hip dysplasia. It occurs when one or both of dog's hips have a ball that does not...
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Black Dog Poop: What Does It Mean?

What does black dog poop mean in canine physiology? When it comes to our pup's health, experts say the proof is in the poop. "Differences in...
How to Give a Dog Medicine Safely

How to Give a Dog Medicine

If your dog needs to take pills or supplements, it can be difficult if you don't know how to give a dog medicine. Here's a few actionable methods.
My 3 Favorite Home Remedies for Fleas On Dogs

My 3 Favorite Home Remedies for Fleas on Dogs

If you're looking for home remedies for fleas on dogs, here are my top 3 favorite that have proven to work well and without harming my pets.
What is Over Vaccination in Dogs and How to Prevent It

TOP #92: What is Over Vaccination in Dogs & How to Prevent It

We speak with Roxanne Hawn of "Champion of My Heart" who shares her dog’s tragic vaccination story, things she's learned from it and tips for other owners.
Dogs Marking Their Territory

Dogs Marking Their Territory and How To Stop Them

Dogs marking their territory is a natural instinctive behavior. They love to mark their belongings and areas. Sometimes, dogs that are marking their territory occur...
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Dogs in Cars During Summer: Are They Safe?

Nobody ever says leaving dogs in cars, especially during summer, is a good idea. It's hot, it's uncomfortable, and we know how dangerous it can...

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed profile

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...
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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...