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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.
What Are My Dog Nutritional Needs

Do You Know Your Dog’s Nutritional Needs?

Every dog has his own unique nutritional requirements that vary depending on his age, weight, breed and general overall heath. The amount of food...
Does My Dog Eat Grass Because He Needs To or Likes To

Does My Dog Eat Grass Because He Needs To or Likes To?

All of our dogs love to eat grass, and many of us have asked ourselves more than once, "does my dog eat grass because...
Dog Eye Allergies - Symptoms Reasons and Basic Remedies

Dog Eye Allergies: Symptoms, Reasons and Basic Remedies

Allergies can leave your best friend feeling restless, irritable and really down in the mouth. Dog eye allergies will make her eyes sore and watery,...
The Truth About Canine Influenza

8 Tips from Animal Experts on Canine Influenza

The winter months are known for cold weather, the holiday season and lots of germs! This is the time of year when everyone seems...
Would You know how to save your dog if he is choking

How to Save Your Dog from Choking

Dogs use their mouths to explore the world around them. Unfortunately, this can cause some problems when they eat things they aren't supposed to....
Why Wont My Dog Eat - Here is Why Dogs May Refuse to Eat

Why Won’t My Dog Eat? Here’s Why Dogs May Refuse Food

It can be very distressing for both owner and dog when food is left uneaten. If you've been wondering, "Why won't my dog eat?",...
Cooked Bones for Dogs - Safe or Not

Cooked Bones for Dogs May Not Be a Good Idea

Sometimes, when a pair of pleading eyes are gazing up as you tuck in to your dinner, it can be tempting to give your...
What Shots Do Puppies Need - Dog Vaccination Schedule

Dog Vaccination Schedule (and what shots do puppies need)

A new puppy is bound to be inquisitive and stick his wet nose in places it doesn’t belong! That is why it is really...
Helping Your Overweight Dog Lose Weight

How to Help An Overweight Dog Lose Weight

Canine obesity is a growing epidemic. The negative health effects of obesity in canines are very similar to those in adults. It is estimated...
Caring for a Diabetic Dog and Tips on Dogs with Diabetes

8 Expert Tips on How to Care for A Diabetic Dog

Last week I shared some great resources with helpful information on super foods for dogs. Feeding your dog top quality nutrition is the best...
Foods Dogs Should Not Eat - 10 Human Foods That Are Dangerous To Dogs

Foods Dogs Should Not Eat: 10 Human Foods That Are Dangerous To Dogs

A canine body and a human’s body just don’t work the same way, but try telling your dog that! Much as it’s tempting to...
Super Foods for Dogs

8 Tips on Super Foods for Dogs from Experts

Your dog's nutrition is the single most important thing that effects his overall health and well being. A better quality diet will have an...

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Dog in Heat - Complete Guide for Pet Owners

Dog in Heat: A Guide for Pet Owners

Dealing with a dog in heat can sometimes be a frustrating experience for owners who never had to deal with it before. But even...
Are You Really Ready to Bring a Dog Home

Are You Really Ready to Bring a Dog Home?

The idea of bringing home a “new” dog is thrilling to all dog lovers. The notion is so enticing, in fact, that we often...
10 Most Common Dog Digestive Problems and How to Treat Them

10 Most Common Dog Digestive Problems and How to Treat Them

Just like with us, dog digestive problems are one of the most common ailments that pet owners will have to deal with. A "digestive...
6 Reasons You Should Always Pick Up Your Dog’s Poop

6 Reasons You Should Always Pick Up Your Dog’s Poop

For some of us as dog owners, it may sometimes seem like an imposition to have to pick up dogs' poop, but it’s our...
Dog Paw Problems and What You Should Know About Them

7 Most Common Dog Paw Problems and What to Do About...

Dogs' paw health is often neglected by pet owners, but shouldn't be. Your dog's paw pads provide cushioning to reduce stress on their bones...
5 Toxic Substances Frequently Found in Pet Products

5 Toxic Substances Frequently Found in Pet Foods and Pet Products

As pet parents, we do everything we can to provide our pets with products that are healthy for them, or at least products that...
Best Dog Carriers

The Best Dog Carriers Review

We've tested a HUGE number of pet carriers for dogs, reviewed each one to find and rank the best dog carriers available. Here's our detailed buying guide.
How to Use Coconut Oil for Dog Skin Problems

How to Use Coconut Oil for Dog Skin Problems

Coconut oil has become a health trend among humans in the last few years. Now, this product is getting into the pet industry as...
Top 3 Health Risks Your Dog Could Be Exposed to While Boarding

Top 3 Health Risks Your Dog Could Be Exposed to While...

Even when you trust your dog’s boarding facility explicitly, even when it’s pristine, well ventilated, and temperature controlled, there’s a possibility that your dog...
Best Dog Toys

The 10 Best Dog Toys for Boredom and More

Every dog needs toys to be entertained and mentally stimulated. Choosing toys for your pet seems like a simple task, but how can you...