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.

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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...
Top Best Cheap Dog Grooming Supplies

Top 5 Essential Dog Grooming Supplies for Under $10

It's becoming very popular for pet owners to groom their dogs at home instead of using professional services. Many dog owners who are living...
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...
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...

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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.

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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...