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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.
Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Diet

Have you noticed a strange discoloration in one or both of your dog’s eyes and wondering what that is? There could be several reasons...
Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Dog Is Expecting

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...
22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

In most cases, if your dog looks like they need urgent medical attention, it is probably so. Some apparent medical conditions always require care...
How Do Dogs Get Rabies and How to Prevent It

How Do Dogs Get Rabies and How to Prevent It?

A bullet-shaped rabies virus (RABV) belongs to the family Rhabdoviridae and the genus Lyssavirus (1). The degree of its pathogenicity (the ability of that...
10 Reasons to Give Your Dog Probiotics (Based on Science)

10 Reasons to Give Your Dog Probiotics (Based on Science)

The term “probiotic” is a catch-all for the substance that stimulates “friendly” gut-dwelling microbes found in both humans and animals (1). These microscopic yet...
My Dog Has Red Eyes - Here's Why and What to Do

My Dog Has Red Eyes: Here’s Why and What to Do

Most days you look into your dog’s soulful eyes, and wonder what your friend is thinking. There is no question that much of your...
What to Give a Constipated Dog

What to Give a Constipated Dog?

While diarrhea is a more common in dogs, constipation isn't that rare either. Constipation in dogs is often caused by diet or dehydration, but...
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4 Home Remedies for Dog Allergies

Pet allergies are one of the most common reasons for pet owners to seek veterinary care. Perhaps one of these home remedies for dog allergies will work!
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5 Best Dog Mange Home Remedies

Mange in dogs is a common condition. Dog mange home remedies are effective, but it's best to seek veterinary care if you haven't dealt with it before.
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How Many Shots Do Puppies Need?

How many shots do puppies need? The answer to that question depends on a number of factors including your environment, travel plans and your puppies age.
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How to Make Homemade Calming Spray for Dogs

This DIY homemade calming spray for dogs is natural and safe to use around any dog, and may be an effective treatment for your hyper pup.
Dry Eyes in Dogs - Science-based Guide

Dry Eyes in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Dry eyes in dogs, known as Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a highly common canine eye disease. In North America, reported annual rates of this...

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Water in Dog's Ear - Dangers, How to Prevent It and What to Do About It

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

When you give your dog a bath, you will almost always end up with some water in their ears. It can also happen when...

10 Worst Dog Breeds for First Time Owners

Dogs make wonderful pets, but not every dog is suitable for every owner. Unfortunately, if you don't find a pet that fits your lifestyle,...
Top 15 Most Dog Friendly Cities in the World

15 Most Dog Friendly Cities in the World

If you're looking to relocate your family, or you simply want to get away with your dog for a few days, one of these...
Dog Photography - The Ultimate Guide and Best Tips for Beginners

Dog Photography: A Guide for Beginners

Capturing the perfect photograph of your unsettling dog can be next to impossible with the tail wagging, constant movement, and continuous distractions. I've been...
8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Haven't Tried Yet

8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Haven’t Tried

Have you gone through all the basic dog training and feeling a little adventurous? Want to teach a dog some some fun, advanced and...
33 DIY Ideas for a Frugal Pet Owner

33 DIY Ideas for a Frugal Pet Owner [Infographic]

Dog care can get costly. Veterinary bills, buying pet supplies like dog beds, toys, bowls, pet food and more will quickly add up to...
Probiotics and Prebiotics for Dogs - A Science-Based Guide

Probiotics and Prebiotics for Dogs: A Science-Based Guide

Probiotics and prebiotics can be a great addition to your dog’s daily routine; they help to maintain gut health and they have relatively few...
Top 35 Best Dog Supplies Deals Websites

35 Best Dog Supplies Deals Websites

Caring for a dog can get expensive, but if you know where to shop for cheap dog supplies, you can often find incredible savings....
Dog Diabetes Diet: What to Feed a Diabetic Dog

Dog Diabetes Diet: Vet’s Guide on What to Feed a Diabetic...

Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs is more common today than ever before (1). It's been estimated that about 1 in 100 dogs will develop...
Rescue Dog First 30 Days

Rescue Dog Care: Your First 30 Days

Before you bring your new rescue dog home, you need to be prepared for both yours and your new pet's needs. Rescuing a dog...