• Tapeworms In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & TreatmentsTapeworms in dogs are internal parasites that infest the walls of the small intestines using hook-like mouth parts. They can cause itching around the anus and, in severe cases, symptoms like weight loss. Here's what you should know.
  • International Tug-Of-War Day: Is It Bad For Dogs To Play Tug-Of-War?February 19th is International Tug-Of-War Day! It's a great day to play tug-of-war with your dog. However, many people wonder if it's even a safe game to play with their pooches. Here's how you can play this fun game safely.
  • Can Dogs Eat Avocados? Are Avocados Safe For Dogs?Can dogs eat avocados? There isn't a short yes or no answer. Avocados can be dangerous for dogs, or they can be safe depending on how they are prepared. Ask your veterinarian before sharing avos with your dog. Here's what you should know.
  • Dalmatian Puppies: Pictures And FactsThinking about getting a Dalmatian puppy? Here are some things you should know about Dalmatian puppies before you run out to your local shelter or rescue to get your own, from their energy levels to their unique spotted coats.
  • Dogs In The White House: What Makes A Dog Presidential?Forget elephants and donkeys--the White House has often been the domain of canines. With Presidents Day on the way, here are some facts about the pooches who made the White House their home with their Presidential parents and what it takes to be First Dog.
  • Presidents Day: 5 Stories About Presidential Dogs MisbehavingLots of pups have become the First Dog of the United States in our nation's history, and while some rise to the occasion with decorum and grace, others just act like regular dogs. Here are five stories of dogs misbehaving in honor of Presidents Day!
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