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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...

Is A Dog’s Tail a Bone? Can Dogs Break Their Tail?

You can learn a lot about your dog by keeping an eye on his tail. Dog tails wag and droop. They move around a lot, so is a dog's tail a bone? Can dogs break their tail? Dog tails have actually serve a meaningful purpose. First and foremost, their tails help them balance. When your dog moves around, he uses his tail like the rudder of a boat.

Why Are Dogs Scared of Thunder?

If your dog is anything like mine, she will shake and whimper when there is a thunderstorm approaching. If you're reading this article, you're obviously wondering why are dogs scared of thunder?

Why Does My Dog Scoot His Butt On the Floor?

Since you clicked on this article, you must have seen your dog scoot his butt across the floor recently. Maybe he’s even done it multiple times. Either way, it has you wondering “Why does my dog scoot his butt on the floor?”

Can Dogs Catch Covid?

While the pandemic is over and most people have resumed the “new normal”, I still often get asked can dogs catch Covid? The disease is still being spread, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is still offering guidance, which has some pet owners worried about their canine companions.

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Liver Health

We all know that the liver is a vital organ. It removes toxins and waste from the body and produces bile to help aid digestion. Feeding a homemade dog food for liver health is a great idea, even if you pup doesn't have a liver related condition.

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?

Are Dogs Color Blind? What Colors Can Dogs See?

Most people believe that dogs see in shades of black and white. Are dogs color blind? If not, what colors can dogs see? Dogs actually can see in color. They can’t see as many colors as humans, and their ability to see different hues is limited as well. 

Is My Pet Overweight and How To Tell?

Pet obesity has reached epidemic levels in the United States. Sadly, this condition is 100% preventable. If you've been asking yourself "is my pet overweight?", this article will explain how to tell and what you can do about it. According to recent research from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 59% of dogs and 61% of cats were classified as overweight or obese in 2022. Unfortunately, this statistic is also directly linked to a rise in diseases commonly associated with excess weight including diabetes, arthritis and certain types of cancer.

How Long Is A Dog Pregnant?

Maybe you're just curious or maybe you have a pregnant dog, and you don't know what to expect. No matter the reason, it's important to know how long is a dog pregnant and what prenatal care your pooch is going to require. Dogs have a much faster gestation period than humans, but their prenatal care is just as important. Because their gestation is shorter, it's incredibly important to be aware of when your dog becomes pregnant so you can start her prenatal care as soon as possible.

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...

Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?

Typically, a healthy dog's nose is moist and cool. Why do dogs have wet noses? Do all dogs have wet noses? Is it bad if your dog's nose is dry? I'll answer all of these questions in this article. I'm sure you've heard the common misconception that that if your dog's nose is dry it means that he sick. The reality is, the moisture level and temperature of your dog's body fluctuates all the time. This means that his nose could be cool and wet sometimes and dry and warm other times. It's not necessarily an indicator of your pet's health and wellbeing. What I'm trying to say is, just because your dog's nose dry, doesn't mean that he's sick.

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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.