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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.
Is Anesthesia Safe for My Dog

The Truth: Is Anesthesia Safe for Dogs?

Anesthesia - a common fear of pet owners, but do you need to worry? A lot of dog owners are more concerned about the...
How many calories a dog needs per day

Let’s Talk: How Many Calories A Dog Needs Per Day?

Unfortunately, it is impossible to correctly calculate exactly how many calories a dog needs per day. There are so many variables! Think about what...
10 Resources for Choosing the Best Veterinarian

Sunday’s Recap: 8 Resources for Choosing the Best Veterinarian

Lots of pet owners stress about finding a veterinarian. If you’re one of them, don’t worry! Finding the right is much more than just...
The Risks of Canine Obesity and How To Keep Your Dog Fit

Expert Interview: The Risks of Canine Obesity and How To Keep Your Dog Fit

Canine obesity is a growing epidemic and it is just as dangerous as obesity in humans. If a human is overweight, they can make...
Eye Infections in Dogs - Diagnosing and Treating Dog Eyes

Diagnosing and Treating Dog Eye Infections

Dogs with large or bulging eyes like pugs, bulldogs and cocker spaniels are especially prone to eye infections but they can and do happen...
Tips for Keeping Your Senior Dog Active and Healthy

8 Tips on How to Keep Your Senior Dog Active

Dogs bodies deteriorate as they grow older - just like ours. Keeping your senior dog active is the best way to keep his body healthy...
coconut oil

What Are the Benefits of Coconut Oil for Dogs?

Fish oil isn't the only beneficial oil for your pets. If you're a health conscious person, you've heard about the benefits of coconut oil. Did...
What Is Holistic Veterinary Medicine for Dogs

Expert Interview: What Is Holistic Veterinary Medicine for Dogs?

As more research becomes available, pet owners are realizing how the choices that they make for their dogs are effecting their pet's overall health...
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...

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How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin

How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

Diabetes in dogs is one of those chronic diseases that can be managed with certain precautions and drugs, particularly insulin. Insulin goes a long...
Dog Throwing Up White Foam - 11 Most Common Reasons Why

Dog Throwing Up White Foam: 11 Most Common Reasons Why

A dog throwing up white foam can either be due to some mild reasons or more serious causes. Hopefully, it's only a digestive problem,...
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...
How to Shop for Dog Doors

How to Shop for Dog Doors, Pick the Right Type and...

Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...
How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog

How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog?

Losing a beloved pet is never easy, but having plans in place before the grief and trauma of the experience sets in can be...
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...
Ways to Make Your Dog Always Smell Fresh

9 Ways to Make Your Dog Always Smell Fresh

We all know what a wet dog smells like, and sometimes, when you visit other dog owners' homes, you can smell wet dogs -...
Reasons Why a Grain Free Diet for Dogs May Not Be Right

Ask a Vet: Is Grain Free Food Bad for Dogs?

Over the past decade, grain free diet for dogs have become all the rage for pet owners. It's likely you've heard or read how...
Cinnamon in Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Cinnamon in Homemade Dog Food Recipes

For those of you following Top Dog Tips homemade dog food recipes here, you may have noticed that we've included cinnamon among some of...