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Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers?

Have you ever really looked at your pet’s whiskers? They are much different than the hair on the rest of Fido’s body. Why do dogs have whiskers, and what do they do?

10 Unique Christmas Presents for Your Dog

Are you tired of getting the same old gifts for your dog or the other canines on your holiday shopping list? Everyone buys their dogs treats, toys and maybe even a cute Christmas sweater, but these unique Christmas presents for your dog will add a little flare to your holiday!

8 Fall Dangers for Dogs and Cats

Fall is officially here. The weather is getting cooler, the days are getting longer and the foliage is starting to change color here in Maine. Fall brings with it a lot of wonderful things, but there are also some fall dangers for dogs and cats that you should be aware of.

Eww! Dog Breath! 7 Easy Home Remedies

Every pet owner has gotten a face full of stinky dog breath from time to time. We love our pups, but that breath can make you gag! These easy home remedies for bad dog breath are simple and cheap.

8 Vet’s Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

Our pets today live much longer than they did a few decades ago, thanks to advancements in veterinary care and a variety of medicine, tools...

How Old Is My Dog? 5 Ways to Tell

It's not uncommon to ask "How old is my dog?" But, it is virtually impossible to get an exact answer to this question. Here are some tips to help you.

Dog Eating Sticks: Why and What to Do

Of course, we've all seen our dog with a stick in it's mouth; dogs love to play and fetch a stick. Many dogs will often...

False Pregnancy in Dogs (Phantom Pregnancy): How To Identify, Causes, Treatment,...

Here's a situation: you have a female dog that isn't spayed. She hasn't had any unsupervised contact with uncastrated male dogs. She hasn't left your sight...

14 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, several reasons may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much water a dog should drink...

Happy Tail Syndrome Can Be Painful for Dogs – Here’s How...

All pet parents know that a dog expresses their happiness with a wagging tail. A dog's tail is a big part of its body...

10 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs becomes a...

Can Dogs Get Poison Ivy?

The short answer is yes. Poison Ivy is a plant that grows in sunny or partially shaded areas, most notably around trees or rock formations. It possesses...

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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...
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.