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.

Grain-Free Foods for Dogs Cause Heart Disease

Grain-Free Foods for Dogs Cause Heart Disease, FDA Warns

FDA found evidence of grain free foods causing dogs to suffer from canine dilated cardiomyopathy even when their breed isn't predisposed to the condition. Grain-free...

12 Tips for Caring for Newborn Puppies

You never know when you may need the knowledge for care for newborn puppies. In one recent story, a dog whose puppies died before...
25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs

25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs [Infographic]

Diabetes is a disease of the endocrine system which manages everything including hormones, metabolism, growth, and development in the dog. In the case of diabetes...
Tips for Pet Store Owners How to Advise Customers on Diet for Dogs

Vet’s Tips for Pet Store Owners: How to Advise Customers on Their Dog’s Diet

Pet store owners are often the first people that dog owners turn to for advice on the proper diet for their canines. So, what's...
7 Tips on How to Prepare for Your Dog's Pregnancy

7 Tips on How to Prepare for Your Dog’s Pregnancy

While it is not as difficult as preparing for your own pregnancy, there are steps that you should take to prepare for your dog’s...

Giveaway: Dremel Dog Nail Grinder Tool ($40 Value)

Most dog owners and groomers feel more comfortable using a grinder than traditional nail clippers, and this is your chance to win one for FREE!

How to Get a Dog with No Appetite to Eat

Sometimes illness leads to a pet losing interest in food. That's why every dog owner needs to learn how to get a dog with no appetite to eat.
DNA Test for Dogs - Veterinarians Guide

The Vet’s Guide on DNA Tests for Dogs

Long before I went into veterinary practice, my first dog was a “pound puppy” — a stray that had been picked up by the...
Why Dogs Constantly Eat Inedible Things and What to Do

Dog Constantly Eats Inedible Things? Here’s What to Do

Dogs tend to explore the world around them with their senses, primarily with the sense of smell and, subsequently, taste. That usually leads to...
Vet Guide on Flea Pills for Dogs

The Vet’s Guide on Flea Pills for Dogs

There is a large variety of flea-preventative products for dogs available today. Not every product is right for every pet, however, and it is...
How to tell if a dog has a fever - video guide

How to Tell If a Dog Has a Fever

It's best for you to learn how to tell if a dog has a fever instead of just guessing based on the condition of his dry, warm nose. Here's how to do it.
Top Embrace Pet Insurance Reviews

Embrace Pet Insurance Review: Benefits, Coverage, Costs, and Overall Value

Having a sick pet can be a heartbreaking experience, and the mounting vet bills only add to a pet owner’s anxiety. Considering that 50%...

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
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Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed profile

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...