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15 Dog Pregnancy and Whelping Tips

You’re expecting puppies, how exciting! Whelping is a term that covers the entire process of birthing puppies, from the first dog pregnancy stage to...

Dog Pregnancy 101: The Guide on Pregnant Dogs

If you think your dog is pregnant, hopefully it was a planned event. If it was, then you've already done your research and you...

How to Feed a Pregnant Dog

During a healthy pregnancy, female dogs increase their weight by 20% to 25% (1). Therefore, nutrition during that period should be of high quality...

Top 5 Best Puppy Milk Replacers

Sometimes, mother dogs are not able to produce enough milk to feed their pups. Other times they may be unwilling to do so, or...

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...

How to Tell If Your Dog Is Pregnant

If you're planning to breed your dog or your bitch has found herself in an "accidental situation," you'll need to know how to tell if your dog is pregnant.

How to Identify False Pregnancy in Dogs (Pseudocyesis or Phantom Pregnancy)

Here's a situation: you have a female dog and she isn’t spayed. She hasn’t had any unsupervised contact with uncastrated male dogs. She hasn’t...

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...

8 Potential Dog Labor Complications

Helping a dog to give birth is a very serious process that sometimes comes inherent with potential problems and unexpected issues. Below is a...

Dog in Heat: A Guide for Pet Owners

Dealing with a dog in heat can sometimes be a frustrating experience for owners who never had to deal with it before. But even...

12 Tips for Caring for Newborn Puppies

You never know when you may need the knowledge for care for newborn puppies. In one recent story, a dog whose puppies died before...

7 Tips on How to Prepare for Your Dog’s Pregnancy

While it is not as difficult as preparing for your own pregnancy, there are steps that you should take to prepare for your dog’s...

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As a slightly obsessed dog-mom who has been preparing her younger brother for his first experience in dog ownership, I have spent the past...
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7 Unexpected Ways You May Be Harming Your Dog

There is no question that as pet owners, we love our dogs and we try to take good care of and provide for our...
15 Things to Know About Dog Hotel Before You Leave Your Pup There

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog hotel...
Glaucoma in Dogs - The Pet Owner’s Guide

Glaucoma in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Treatment

Glaucoma in dogs is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss which is caused by the increased...
New Puppy Checklist - 15 Things You Must Do

New Puppy Checklist: 15 Things You Must Do

Before bringing home a new puppy, there are a few things to do to make their home-coming comfortable and safe. Preparing a new puppy...
15 Most Common Dog Myths Debunked

15 Most Common Dog Myths Debunked

There are many fascinating dog myths and facts out there - some true, some false. These myths have been passed down by generations of...
8 Most Dog Friendly Hotels and Hotel Chains in the U.S.

8 Most Dog Friendly Hotels in USA

No pet owner ever wants to leave their pets behind, but traveling with dogs can sometimes be complicated. This is especially true when attempting...
Best Watch Dogs

14 Best Watch Dog Breeds

Some breeds can be predictable "stand-by dogs" as they watch a crime take place, but others are considered the best watch dogs for protection...
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9 Most Common Dog Health Issues

Veterinary medicine has made a lot of progress in predicting future health problems in dogs, and veterinarians (and owners) are now much more effective...
Best Types of Crates for Dogs

5 Best Types of Crates for Dogs

There's many different types of crates for dogs: soft crates, plastic and wooden, metal crates, big or small, fold-able and not, heavy duty or...