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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 Tell If Your Dog Has A Coldvideo

How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Cold

Did you know that dogs can get colds, just like humans? All pet owners should know how to tell if your dog has a cold and what to do about it. Here's a quick guide on how to do it.
What's a Rotational Diet and Why It's Important for Dogsvideo

TOP #81: What’s a Rotational Diet and Why It’s Important for Dogs

In this podcast episode, I'm speaking with Dr. Danielle Bernal, DVM about the importance of rotational diet for dogs and how pet owners can include food variety in a number of ways.

7 Signs of Liver Problems in Dogs (And What to Do About Them)

The liver is one of the most important organs in a dog’s body. It is second largest after his skin and performs more than...
4 Signs of Kidney Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

4 Signs of Kidney Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Dog kidneys have the same important role as human kidneys. They maintain the balance of certain substances in the blood and remove the toxins...

Normal Heart Rate for Dogs: Important Things to Know

When your dog is running, jumping, and playing at full speed, it's clear by their panting alone that their heart working hard to keep...
5 Bladder Problems in Dogs - How to Recognize Them and What to Do

5 Bladder Problems in Dogs: How to Recognize Them and What to Do

Is your dog having accidents in the house even though he is properly housebroken? Does he have to urinate more often than usual? These...
4 Heart Problems in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

4 Heart Problems in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to Do

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
How to Protect Your Dog from Parasitesvideo

TOP #77: How to Protect Your Dog from Parasites

I'm talking with Dr. Craig Prior of Companion Animal Parasite Council who explains how dogs attract parasites, and best ways to prevent and treat them.
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
What Can I Give My Dog for Diarrhea

What Can I Give My Dog for Diarrhea?

Dogs often suffer from an upset stomach and that usually leads to vomiting or diarrhea. While diarrhea can be a symptom of another, more...
How To Tell If Your Dog Has A Cold

What Is a Dog’s Normal Temperature?

Whenever you suspect your pooch being sick, you probably start to wonder, what is a dog’s normal temperature and when does it mean they...

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Flea and Tickborne Illnesses in Dogs - The Complete Guide

Flea and Tickborne Illnesses in Dogs: The Complete Guide

We give our dogs preventative medications every month to keep fleas and ticks at bay, but we are also protecting them against a whole...
The Best Indoor Pet Gates

The 10 Best Indoor Pet Gates

Using indoor pet gates is a great way to set certain areas of your home off-limits, but they’re also a good way to keep...

3 Common Knee Problems in Dogs and What to Know About...

Dogs can suffer from knee problems just like humans, and just like with us, these problems can seriously affect their quality of life. Knowing what...
America’s Best Dog Trainers

Top 10 America’s Best Dog Trainers of 2019

Finding a dog trainer whose training approach gels with your personal philosophy can be difficult, but there are some great names out there. These...
Depression in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Depression in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Depression is often a misunderstood illness. It is no surprise then that many people think that this problem is reserved for humans and that...
The 9 Best Cooling Dog Bed Brands for Hot Weather

The 9 Best Cooling Dog Beds for Hot Weather

There are a million and one cooling dog bed brands out there, but which are worth the investment and which are cheap knockoffs with...
The Best Dog Pool Choices for Summer

Top 12 Best Dog Pool Choices for Summer

As the temperatures continue to increase, more dogs are at risk of overheating. Not many dog owners are aware of how dangerous overheating for...

Different Types of Dog Cooling Products: Mats, Beds, Vests, Bandanas, Collars

The summer is close, and as much as high temperatures affect you, they can affect your pooch even harder. That’s why there are so...
14 Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Your Dogs

14 Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Your Dogs

Once you adopt a pup, spaying or neutering is often high up on the priority list for many pet owners, but not all are...
Top 20 Most Feminine Dog Breeds for Women and Men

20 Most Feminine Dog Breeds for Women and Men

When you think of a feminine dog, you may have the image in your mind of a prissy little pooch riding around in a...