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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.
How to Shrink a Tumor in a Dog

How to Shrink a Tumor in a Dog

The greatest nightmare of any dog owner is that our dogs may get a tumor. While some of them are benign, there are plenty...
Heart Murmurs in Dogs

Heart Murmurs in Dogs: A Brief Guide

Dogs are subject to many heart complications and conditions, and heart murmurs are just one of them. All dogs may suffer from this condition,...
High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension) - A Brief Guide

High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension): A Brief Guide

There are various health conditions caused by high blood pressure in humans, and the same applies to dogs. High blood pressure in dogs can...
6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

We all know that feeling after finishing a big holiday meal. You feel stuffed, and you probably regret eating that last piece of food....
What to Do If Dog Is Choking

What to Do If Dog Is Choking?

Our dogs are like children. They like to put different objects in their mouth and chew them or swallow them, which may result in...

5 Most Dangerous Cancerous Tumors in Dogs

Even mentioning the word „cancer“ instills fear in dog owners and makes them think of the worst possible scenarios, and most commonly their pet's...
My Dog Has Crusty Scabs on His Back

Found Crusty Scabs on Dog’s Back? Here’s Why and What to Do

Discovering crusty scabs on your dog’s back, especially if you do not know what caused them, or how to treat them, can be upsetting....
Low Blood Sugar in Dogs - What Owners Should Know

Low Blood Sugar in Dogs: What Owners Should Know

Canine hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, can happen for a variety of reasons. To understand what you should do if your dog is experiencing...
Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister - Here’s What to Do

Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister? Here’s What to Do

Blood blisters, or hematomas, are blisters that form on your dog and are filled with blood. If you ever see a blood blister on...
Dog Teeth Whitening - Step by Step

Dog Teeth Whitening: Here Are Your Options

Many studies show that we first notice a smile when we meet a person. We take a mental note of the person’s teeth, mouth,...
Pale Gums in Dogs - What It Means and What to Do

Pale Gums in Dogs: What It Means and What to Do

The same way that you can learn something about a person’s health by the color of their face, you can learn a lot about...
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...

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Excessive Thirst in Dogs Guide

8 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary, or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs...
How to Keep Dog Away from Christmas Tree

How to Keep Dogs Away from Christmas Trees

Dogs are naturally drawn to the allure of Christmas trees, and that can get dangerous. There are a few things you can do: using...
Thorax Problems in Dogs

Thorax Problems in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Diagnosis

A dog’s thorax is the region between the neck and the abdomen. This includes the rib cavity, breastbone and the organs responsible for circulation...
Most Quiet Dog Breeds Perfect for Apartments or Condos

30 Most Quiet Dog Breeds for Apartments

Some future dog owners are forced to be more picky about the exact breed they can adopt and share a home with. If you...
Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Home Remedies and Veterinary Treatments

Bladder stones (urolithiasis) are clumps of mineral crystals that form in the urine. They can occur for a number of reasons, including genetics, diet,...
Top Most Dog Friendly Airlines

8 Most Dog Friendly Airlines

If you plan to fly with your dog, you'll need to decide: do you want your pet in the cargo area, or in a...
Why Is Your Dog Coughing and Gagging

Dog Coughing and Gagging? Here’s Why and What to Do

A dog coughing and gagging is one of those signs you will notice fast. This may pass quickly on its own, but it could...
Dog Tail Docking - 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog Tail Docking: 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog tail docking, or canine caudectomy, originated more than 2000 years ago (1). Its first intention was to protect hunting dogs because their tail...
Dog Falling Down the Stairs - Why and What to Do

What You Should Do If Your Dog Keeps Falling Down the...

Dogs are very well-coordinated animals that don’t lose their balance as easily as, for example, very young kids. And if you've been noticing your...
Top 8 Ways to Puppy-Proof Your Home for Christmas

8 Ways to Dog-Proof Your Home for Christmas

Dog owners, especially those with puppies, that wish for a lovely Christmas time need to ensure the safety of their young dogs. Christmas celebrations...