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My 3 Favorite Home Remedies for Fleas on Dogs

If you're looking for home remedies for fleas on dogs, here are my top 3 favorite that have proven to work well and without harming my pets.

Why Is My Dog Itching? 4 Scientific Reasons and Proven Treatments

While it may be remarkably cute for a dog to be scratching his floppy ear with a look of relief-induced bliss on its face,...

How to Kill Fleas on Dogs

Dogs are an ideal host for a family of fleas. This is why it's important that every owner know how to kill fleas on dogs. Here's my detailed guide on this.

Flea and Tickborne Illnesses in Dogs: The Complete Guide

We give our dogs preventative medications every month to keep fleas and ticks at bay, but we are also protecting them against a whole...

TOP #77: How to Protect Your Dog from Parasites

I'm talking with Dr. Craig Prior of Companion Animal Parasite Council who explains how dogs attract parasites, and best ways to prevent and treat them.

What Does a Tick Look Like on a Dog?

Ticks a common problem for dogs and their owners, especially when your pet spends a lot of time outside, running in tall grass. While...

FDA Warns Flea and Tick Meds Can Cause Seizures in Dogs

Weaker dogs with a history of epilepsy are susceptible to the strong side effects of chemicals in flea and tick medication, and may go...

Chronic Kidney Disease Risk In Dogs Increases With Tick Exposure

Dogs have no way of telling their owners they about a tick infection and if there are no tests done, prevention or treatment might...

The Vet’s Guide on Flea Pills for Dogs

There is a large variety of flea preventative products for dogs available today. Not every product is right for every pet, however, and it...

Top 50 Best Flea Treatments for Dogs

With so many flea treatment options on the market, it’s hard to know which option is the best flea treatment for dogs. It's your responsibility to choose a treatment that will not only be effective, but also safe for your canine companion.

Top 5 Best Dog Flea Combs for Every Coat Type

Fleas on dogs is not something to take lightly. These tiny parasites can spread dangerous diseases, and they will make your dog extremely uncomfortable....

Veterinarian’s Guide on Flea Collars for Dogs

Fleas have been a nuisance to dogs and their human companions for a millennia. In the last 50 years, flea control has become much...

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6 Advanced Dog Tricks for Owners to Teach Their Dogs

6 Advanced Dog Tricks You Have to Try

Teaching your dog tricks is a very interesting experience, where you need to use your creativity and try to think like your pet in...
The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

The Pros and Cons of Fresh Dog Food

There are many benefits to feeding your pup fresh dog food, but you should carefully consider the downside before you make the switch or...
Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

The term “hypoallergenic dog” is by now known as a mainstream description of dogs that are less likely to cause allergic reactions in people...
Dog Pyometra - What Owners Must Know

Dog Pyometra: What Owners Must Know

What dog pyometra is, it's a bacterial infection that results in an abscessed, pus-filled uterus that occurs in female dogs that have not been...
Do Dogs Have Blood Types

Do Dogs Have Blood Types? (And Other Related Facts)

Yes - much like the humans, dogs have different blood types. In fact, dogs have even more blood types than humans do. Knowing a...
4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to Do

4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to...

When your dog’s stomach swells or hardens, there may be a serious cause for concern, or it may just be a case of your...
26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

26 Ways Bad Dog Owners Ruin Pet Ownership for Everyone Else

There are certain individuals who should not have pets because they treat their animals poorly, and in turn, ruin pet ownership for everyone else....

My Dog Has Bumps Under Her Fur: 5 Things This Could...

With different environmental and physical conditions affecting dogs at different times of the year, at different times of their lives, and even times of...
Warts on Dogs - The Complete Guide

Warts on Dogs: The Complete Guide

Finding a lump or bump on your dog is concerning, to say the least, but not all lumps and bumps are created equal. This...
Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce

Can Dogs Eat Soy Sauce?

Many of us dog owners love to give dogs treats throughout the day for training, good behavior, or to express the love, but many...