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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.

6 Cleaning Products That May Be Poisoning Your Dog

A lot of familiar and commonly used household items and particularly cleaning products contain ingredients that can harm your dog. The chemicals in these...
Five Reasons Your Dog Has Canine Bloat

5 Reasons Your Dog Has Canine Bloat and How to Prevent It

To nobody's surprise, canine bloat is exactly what it sounds like – a bloated stomach that makes your dog incredibly uncomfortable. But unlike humans...
preventing fleas on dogs

Most Important Steps for Preventing Fleas on Dogs

Fleas are not just a nuisance to dogs and their owners, they also pose a significant health problem. Fleas carry a wide range of...
Can I give my dog almonds

Can Dogs Eat Almonds? 5 Potential Benefits and 5 Side Effects

Nuts are great for people, and almonds are one of the tastiest. But can dogs eat almonds as well, and are almonds for dogs...
Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs: 10 Ways to Prevent and Treat It

You’ve been hearing a lot about Lyme Disease in dogs and you’re worried about your best friend. You've learned that it affects pets as...
DNA Test for Dogs - Veterinarians Guide

The Vet’s Guide on DNA Tests for Dogs

Long before I went into veterinary practice, my first dog was a “pound puppy” – a stray that had been picked up by the...
5 Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Particularly in their older years, hip problems in dogs become more common. While some of these issues could be genetically predisposed in the dog,...
Top 4 Factors That Cause Anxiety in Dogs Based on Science

4 Factors That Cause Anxiety in Dogs (According to Research)

Most dog owners understand the importance of a nutritious diet and daily walks for a dog’s general welfare, but how many dog owners know...
Are Bully Sticks Good for Dogs

Are Bully Sticks Good for Dogs?

You have got yourself a great dog, if only he would stop chewing things that he shouldn't. Notoriously aggressive chewers need something to distract...
Is Blue-Green Algae Toxic for Dogsvideo

TOP #108: Is Blue-Green Algae Toxic for Dogs?

In this podcast, we're talking about blue-green algae and how toxic it is for dogs, how to avoid it, spot the signs and what to do if your dog ingests it.
Natural Home Remedies for Fleas and Ticks

9 Natural Home Remedies for Dog’s Fleas and Ticks

November is here! Last week I was discussing how to select a safe Halloween costume for your dog, and now the Christmas season is...
Science Ways Prevent Parvovirus in Dogs

8 Science-based Ways to Treat and Prevent Parvovirus in Dogs

We've gone through hundreds of studies and found 8 proven ways to treat and prevent parvovirus in dogs based on scientific evidence. Here they are.

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What Do Dogs Think About

What Do Dogs Think About?

The question on many dog owner’s minds is not, “does my dog think,” but rather, “what do dogs think about?” Researchers know that canines...
Choosing A Good Dog Food

19 Tips for Picking a Good Dog Food Brand

A considerable part of your dog’s health is dependent on their diet. But what makes a dog food brand "good", and how do you...
DCM in Dogs - Signs, Prognosis, Survival Times and Treatments

DCM in Dogs: Signs, Prognosis, Survival Times and Treatments

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs, or DCM, is one type of heart diseases that affects a dog’s heart muscle. The heart muscle becomes weak and...
Dog Food Made in China

12 Facts About Dog Food Made in China [Infographic]

Our dogs do not have any say over what dog food they get to eat. As pet owners, it's our responsibility to choose a food...
Guide on How to Choose a Dog Bed Perfect for Your Fido

How to Choose the Perfect Dog Bed

As you enjoy cuddling on the bed, your pooch might be looking for the same. There are many different dog bed types. The most...

20 Most Hard to Train Dogs (Based on Studies)

While all dogs are susceptible to training, it has been proven that breed matters in how easy or difficult it will be to train...
Brain Tumor in Dogs - Prognosis, Survival, and Treatment

Brain Tumor in Dogs: Prognosis, Survival, and Treatment

Brain tumors are one of many types of tumors that can affect dogs, except it's also one of the most dangerous. Generally, a brain...
Milk Thistle for Dogs - Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Milk Thistle for Dogs: Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Milk thistle, otherwise known as Silybum marianum, is a prickly flowery plant from which the popular milk thistle supplements are made. These remedies are...
Top Hacks on How to Housebreak a Puppy Using Puppy Pee Pads

15 Tips on How to Housebreak a Puppy at Home (Using...

All current or future puppy owners are aware of the need for housebreaking, but sometimes things just don't go according to plan. Here's what...
Safe Outdoor Temperatures for Dogs

Safe Outdoor Temperatures for Dogs

Sometimes it seems that our dogs don’t care about the seasons, climate or outside temperature. While we will be moody on a rainy day, our...