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DCM in Dogs: Signs, Prognosis, Survival Times and Treatments

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs, or DCM, is one type of heart diseases that affects a dog’s heart muscle. The heart muscle becomes weak and...

How to Prevent a Dog Heart Attack

It may come as a surprise to some, but dogs can suffer from heart attacks similar to humans. A dog heart attack can cause...

Heart Murmurs in Dogs: A Brief Guide

Dogs are subject to many heart complications and conditions, and heart murmurs are just one of them. All dogs may suffer from this condition,...

High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension): A Brief Guide

There are various health conditions caused by high blood pressure in humans, and the same applies to dogs. High blood pressure in dogs can...

8 Ways to Lower the Risk of Heart Disease in Dogs

Approximately 10% of dogs in the United States have some form of heart disease. Usually, it's a genetic disorder, more prevalent in some breeds....

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Congestive Heart Failure

If your dog suffers from this condition, perhaps this homemade dog food recipe for congestive heart failure would be a good option for him.

Normal Heart Rate for Dogs: Important Things to Know

When your dog is running, jumping, and playing at full speed, it's clear by their panting alone that their heart working hard to keep...

4 Heart Problems in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Heart Disease

Proper nutrition won't cure what is wrong with your pet's heart, but homeade dog food for heart disease can be part of your treatment plan.

Study: Dogs Born in Summer Are at Higher Risk of Heart...

These new findings support a similar previous study in humans about the increased risks of heart problems during gestation. Scientists now say that a dog's...

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs: 10 Things You Should Do

You’re starting to worry that your older dog isn’t able to keep up the way he used to. It’s taken its time to show,...

Enlarged Heart in Dogs (Dilated Cardiomyopathy): What You Must Know

If your dog is having difficulty breathing, is losing weight and suffers from a cough, he may be suffering from the deadly condition of...

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How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

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Dog Throwing Up White Foam: 11 Most Common Reasons Why

A dog throwing up white foam can either be due to some mild reasons or more serious causes. Hopefully, it's only a digestive problem,...
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Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...
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Losing a beloved pet is never easy, but having plans in place before the grief and trauma of the experience sets in can be...
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Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

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22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

In most cases, if your dog looks like they need urgent medical attention, it is probably so. Some apparent medical conditions always require care...
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