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Taking a Very Close Look at Causes of Heartworm in Dogs

Heartworm. It’s exactly what it sounds like: parasitic worms that feed on your dog’s heart. They’re disgusting, deadly, found all over the world and...

Health of Purebred Dogs vs. Mutts: Which Dogs Are Healthier?

A common question among potential dog owners is whether there is a difference in the health between pure breed and mixed breed dogs. It...

4 Good Reasons to Feed Human Food to Dogs

At some point during the history that man has shared with their dogs, a rumor was started and began circulating. It would forever change...

20 Dog Breeds Most at Risk for Hip Dysplasia

Disease of the dog’s hip joints is called hip dysplasia. It occurs when one or both of dog's hips have a ball that does not...

First Full-Service Animal Hospital Opens at JFK Airport

AirHeart Pet Hospital is now open for business at JFK International Airport in New York City. Pets and people can travel just a little...

Canine Influenza Outbreak Hits Texas

A recent canine flu outbreak affecting thousands of dogs has now made its way into North Texas. The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory...

What Is Systemic Lupus Erythematous in Dogs?

Just like any other autoimmune disorder, Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE) will attack your dog’s body from the inside out. Immune cells start targeting and...

How to Read Online Dog Food Reviews to Pick the Best...

Dog owners looking for good quality food will find dog food reviews to be a valuable resource, but only if they know how to read...

Dog Gut Microbiome Study: What Causes Obesity in Dogs?

Scientists are finally beginning to study dogs' gut microbiome and how certain dietary choices affect it, and this new research demonstrates how ratio between...

Progress in Diagnosing Brain Disorder in Small Dogs

Scientists have made advances in the study of the Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia brain disorder found in toy dog breeds. Researchers at the University...

What Dog Food Is Good for Dogs and Why?

What dog food is good for dogs and why? Every pet owner has asked this question at one time or another. Your concerns regarding what...

Blistering Disorder in Dogs Can Now Be Prevented

Scientists have identified the gene responsible for a blistering skin disorder in dogs (and humans), which can now be prevented. Researchers at the University...

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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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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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