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What Is Happy Tail Syndrome in Dogs and How To Treat...

A dog’s tail is one of the key tools he uses to communicate. If it’s not working properly, it can be painful and make things challenging for your dog. What is happy tail syndrome in dogs and is it treatable? In this guide I’ll explain exactly what happy tail syndrome is, how it happens and the different treatment options available. Tail injuries in dogs can be difficult, and even frustrating, to deal with. It’s hard to keep the tail still, and trying to stop your dog from wagging is like trying to keep the rain from falling.

Recipe: Dog Food Recipe for UTI

Urinary tract infections are fairly common in dogs, and they're usually not something to be too concerned about. This dog food recipe for UTI issues may help your pet, but it's important to run the recipe past your veterinarian first. If you believe that your dog has a urinary tract infection, you need to consult your veterinarian for a urinalysis in order to be sure. Your veterinarian will want a urine sample from your pet, and I've made a quick guide on how to obtain one easily.

Can Dogs Get Dementia?

Can dogs get dementia? Sadly, yes, they can. The worst part of owning a pet is knowing that they won’t live nearly long enough. As our pets age, they can develop many of the same age-related conditions as humans. Watching your dog age is challenging. You may notice the fur around your dog’s eyes and muzzle turning gray.

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...

Why Does My Dog Smell Bad? 12 Possible Reasons

Personally, I love the way my dogs smell…most of the time. A “normal” smelling dog is comforting to me, but when they stink, it can be awful. This leaves owners begging the question, why does my dog smell bad? Remember that all dogs have unique aromas, and some breeds are smellier than others. Your dog’s unique smell comes from the oil on his skin. 

Can You Put Antibiotic Ointment On A Dog?

If you get a small cut or scrape, you probably know how to clean it out and bandage it on your own. Cleaning cuts and scrapes on dogs is very similar, but it leaves many pet owners wondering can you put antibiotic ointment on a dog?

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?


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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...
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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...