kennel cough in dogs

What You Really Need To Know About Kennel Cough In Dogs

With warmer spring weather finally starting to show, I’m beginning to receive more messages from pet owners concerned that their dog may be suffering from kennel cough. What is kennel cough? How can you tell if your dog has it, and what do you do if he does? Here’s everything you really need to know about kennel cough in dogs!
Why Does My Dog Lick So Much

Why Does My Dog Lick So Much?

I have three dogs, and only one of them is a repetitive licker. This got me thinking about why some some dogs lick a lot and others don't. I'm a curious pet owner, and enjoy knowing as much about my pets' behavior as possible. If you're like me, you probably question most of the things that your pets do. While researching this topic, I found out that there are a number of reasons why your dog may lick a lot. I also found out that it’s not uncommon for dogs to lick bedding, furniture, blankets and other objects.
Why Does My Dog Eat So Fast

Why Does My Dog Eat So Fast? (Tips To Slow It Down)

Have you noticed that your dog seems to swallow all his food and not chew? That's when you wonder, ‘Why does my dog eat...
The Cushing’s Disease in Dogs - Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatments

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, Cushing's Disease, also known as Cushing's Syndrome in dogs, results from excessive production of cortisol in the body. Cushing's disease...

Hot Spots on Dogs: Cause, Symptoms, and How To Treat It

Dog skin conditions and hot spots in dogs are common. Here's my step-by-step guide on how to treat hot spots on a dog, and best treatments and remedies.
Dog Breathing Hard- 30 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Breathing Hard: 30 Reasons Why and What to Do

It can be terrifying for a dog owner to watch their canine companion breathing hard and struggling to catch their breath. It is especially stressful when...
Facts on Pancreatitis in Dogs

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

The pancreas is an organ located in the abdominal cavity responsible for producing digestive enzymes and insulin production. A well-known condition, pancreatitis, refers to pancreatic...
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Deaf Dog Symptoms: How to Tell if Your Dog is Deaf

Dog deafness is a common issue that affects dogs of all ages and breeds. While some dogs are born deaf, some may acquire it over...
Why Is Your Dog Coughing and Gagging

Dog Coughing and Gagging? What It Means and What You Can Do

Just like in humans, dog coughing and gagging is their body's natural way of responding to the irritants or abnormalities in their airways. Gagging or...
Dog scooting butt

Dog Scooting: Why is My Dog Dragging Its Butt and How to Stop It

Do you ever find how funny or cute it is to see your dog rubbing butt on the carpet? Some dog owners find themselves...
Dog Dementia Euthanasia Causes and Symptoms

Dog Dementia: Euthanasia, Causes, and Symptoms

Has your dog been acting forgetful, anxious, and irritable lately? Is the loss of appetite and decline in weight causing your pet to become...
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How To Tell If A Dog Is In Pain

No pet parent wants to see their dogs in pain or discomfort. However, it is difficult for us dog owners to tell if a...


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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...
Sasha in the car

Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
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.
how to get rid of a dog

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...