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How To Tell What Breed A Dog Is

Dogs come in many shapes and sizes. Thanks to decades of selective breeding, humans have turned dogs into the most diverse land animal on the planet. Breeds are most often assumed by a dog’s physical characteristics, but this isn’t an accurate assumption.

4 Worst and Most Dangerous Ingredients to Avoid Used in Dog...

Dog food can cost a pretty penny. While some pet owners may associate the higher cost of pet food with higher quality dog food ingredients, in...

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, Cushing's Disease, also known as Cushing's Syndrome in dogs, results from excessive production of cortisol in the body. Cushing's disease...

Swimmer Puppy Syndrome: Science-Based Causes & Treatment

Swimmer puppy syndrome—also known as swimmers syndrome in dogs, swimming-puppy syndrome, twisted legs, turtle pup, and flat-puppy syndrome—is a very rare developmental deformity seen...

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, At-Home and Veterinary Treatments, Prevention

The pancreas is an organ located in the abdominal cavity responsible for producing digestive enzymes and insulin production. A well-known condition, pancreatitis, refers to pancreatic...

Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly?

Have you ever wondered why your dog kicks his leg when you scratch that sweet spot under his chin or on his belly? Dogs are funny creatures, and this is one of their most well-known comical traits. Are they ticklish? Is it just a random reflex? I’m sharing the science behind the question of why do dogs kick their leg when you scratch their belly, and the answer might surprise you!

Most Effective Dog Training Methods According to Science

Occasionally, in the face of new evidence, we are forced to reconsider how best to do something, even if it's a practice that we've...

Hypoallergenic Dog Food: What It Is, Does It Really Work, and...

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

Tea Tree Oil for Dogs: Benefits and Uses Backed by Science

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend or...

How Many Hours a Day Do Dogs Sleep & Why They...

Every time you look at your dog, he is sleeping. It doesn't matter what time of day - morning, noon, or night - your...

Dog Neutering and Spaying: Pros and Cons (Backed by Science)

Dog neutering or spaying—should I have my dog do it? This might be one of the earliest questions we, responsible dog guardians, have thought of...

Study: Dogs Are The Best Natural Anti-Anxiety Treatment

Did your kids ever try to convince you to letting them have a dog? Or maybe you don’t have kids yet, but know you...

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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...
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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.