Dog Health

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.

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 problems when they eat things they aren't supposed to. If you're lucky,...
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...
How to Get Dog Urine Smell Out of Carpet

How to Get Dog Urine Smell Out of Carpet

Accidents happen to the best of us and the same goes for our pets. When your dog has an accident in the house, you...
Foods Dogs Should Not Eat - 10 Human Foods That Are Dangerous To Dogs

10 Human Foods Dogs Should Not Eat

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 give...
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...
Professional Dog Grooming and Being a Pro Dog Groomer

Interview: What’s It Like to Be a Professional Dog Groomer

I never know what kinds of leads I'll get for interviews, but one thing is for sure - they're always with really interesting people. Lisa...
Common Canine Allergies

8 Resources for Most Common Dog Allergies

Last week I discussed preparing your dog for emergencies. It's an important issue that many pet parents don't think about. An equally important topic...

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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
Dog ate a diaper: Mom changing a baby's diaper with a dog nearby

My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...
10 Most Famous Dogs in History

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

Canines are known as man's best friend for a number of reasons. Loyal, intelligent and and affectionate are just a few of the great characteristics of our beloved pets, and the most famous dogs in history are all of this and more! While humble and selfless at heart, dogs often find ways into the spotlight. One viral story or amazing video, and dogs can gain the affection and adoration of the public in mere minutes. That's what inspired me to do research for this list of the most famous dogs in history.
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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

13 Best Gifts for Veterinarians For Holidays In 2024

A veterinarian is absolutely important for our pet’s health and well-being. And not to mention our own peace of mind as well when our...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

Dog Anal Glands Problems: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

W hile dog anal gland problems are usually not life-threatening, they are relatively common, except for anal gland cancer. Sadly, when untreated, they can affect your...
How To Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

3 Ways on How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds (Plus Tips to Lessen Their Clinginess)

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...
Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce | Image courtesy: Domenick Scudera via Daily Paws

2-Legged Therapy Dogs Inspire Amputee Patients in Rehab

MALVERN, PHILADELPHIA—Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce are dogs on a mission: inspire the patients of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia to get back on...