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Winter Allergies in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Many owners associate dog allergies with the spring and fall seasons. However, winter allergies in dogs are just as common, and may result in...

10 Best Novel Protein Dog Foods

Novel protein is a term for any protein that your pet hasn’t eaten yet. Most common proteins (non-novel) found in dog foods are beef,...

The Vet’s Guide on Shopping for Hypoallergenic Dog Foods

Most of us are already familiar with hypoallergenic products for humans – cosmetics, shampoos and the like, but what how much do you know...

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Skin Allergies

This homemade dog food recipe for skin allergies may need additional supplements to be nutritionally balanced for your pet, so you should consult your vet.

Dog Allergies More Severe Than Normal This Fall, Veterinarians Say

There have been more cases of dogs being treated for allergies this season than in the past, and the allergic reactions in dogs are...

Recipe: Crockpot Duck Chuck for Dogs with Allergies

This crockpot dog food recipe uses duck as the protein source, which is less likely to cause an allergic reaction than common protein sources like chicken.

Recipe: Squash Mash Dog Food for Allergic Dogs

This homemade dog food for allergic dogs is made with limited ingredients and ground turkey. It should be suitable for most dogs with allergies.

Kids Who Grow Up With Dogs Have Lower Asthma Risks

Research confirms how having a dog in the family with kids has many health benefits for children, particularly those with asthma. Kids who grow up...

Hydrocortisone Cream for Dogs: What Is It and How to Use...

Hydrocortisone is a medicinal substance that is found in many human-grade topicals. Its main utilization is in treating inflammation or allergic reactions, particularly if...

12 Homemade Dog Food Recipes for Dogs with Allergies

When commercial kibble won't cut it anymore, many owners are turning to homemade dog food for allergies recipes to help their canines that suffer...

Ask a Vet: Does Hypoallergenic Dog Food Really Work and Why?

If your dog suffers from itchy skin, your veterinarian may have suggested a "diet trial" or "elimination diet" using hypoallergenic dog food as the most...

Elimination Diet Trial: A Science-based Guide

If your dog has symptoms of food allergies or food sensitivities, your first priority needs to be finding out the source of the problem....

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You've noticed that your dog is limping, and suspect that it could be arthritis setting in. You are worried that the dog is in...
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Dog obesity is a rapidly growing health problem. Obese dogs will suffer from breathing issues, diabetes, arthritis, and joint pain (1). This article discusses the...
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Determining the cause of a dog that has a swollen face is a simple process of elimination. Once you work out why the face...
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