Being a responsible dog owner, you’ll want to stay alert for any signs of your favorite canine going blind or starting to lose their vision. Of course, you should always ask your veterinarian. Here’s a checklist to help you pick up on any signs that your dog might be going blind.
Can dogs drink fruit juices safely? The quick answer is not a simple yes or no. It depends on the fruit juice, and there are plenty of exceptions for individual dogs. Here’s what you should know about giving fruit juices to dogs.
Pet hazards lurk in festive foods, decorations, and schedule and environment changes. Take the following precautions this Thanksgiving, as you could suffer emotional and financial stress caused by a pet’s holiday health crisis if you’re not careful.
We don’t want to leave our pups at home. It’s hard to find a sitter this time of year, and our dogs are family, too. Having to travel with your dog can be difficult, and the holidays present some additional challenges. Here are nine essentials that you’ll want to have if you travel with your dog over the holidays.
Can dogs eat turkey? The short answer is yes. Dogs can eat turkey, but this comes with a few caveats. Plain, white meat turkey with no bones will usually make for a safe treat for pups, but there are plenty of exceptions. And as always, you must ask your vet before sharing human foods with your dog.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Make sure you set your table, cook the turkey, and leave a dog-safe plate out for your best friend–your pooch! Watch this video for the top ten reasons why you need to make sure your pup has a place with your family this Thanksgiving.
Latest News and Reviews
Although Chihuahua puppies are tiny, their personalities are anything but! These quirky, loyal, always-by-your-side pups are straight-up hams who will capture your heart immediately. Before you adopt and bring home the Chihuahua pup of your dreams, here are a few things you should know.
Endocarditis in dogs is an infection or inflammation of the lining of the inner surface of the heart, known as the endothelium. Sometimes it is referred to as endocardiosis. It’s uncommon, which means vets sometimes overlook or misdiagnose it, and this is dangerous because the it’s often fatal if it goes untreated.
Does your dog like to be in the kitchen while you’re cooking for Thanksgiving? The dogs in these pictures are ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with you any way they can, especially if it involves gobbling up some dropped treats. Happy Turkey Day!
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and show your gratitude for the many blessings in your life. If you’re lucky, those blessings include dogs! Our pups give use so much to be grateful for all year long. So this Thanksgiving, make sure to give your pup plenty of thanks!
Can dogs drink milk? The quick answer is that it depends. Most of the time, a little bit of milk isn’t going to be harmful or toxic. But there are exceptions, and dogs can face several health issues if they drink milk in high quantities or over a long period of time.
Excess protein in dogs’ urine can be an abnormality that’s easily remedied by dietary changes, or it can be a condition called proteinuria, which is a sign of conditions that can be quite serious. This often happens gradually in older dogs, but it can also result from kidney disease or other medical issues.
What you can find here on DogTime
- At DogTime, our mission is to keep dogs out of shelters and get them adopted to good homes by providing novice and experienced owners alike with the important information needed to make them, and their dogs, very happy and healthy.
- DogTime covers all things dog. Our extensive pure- and mixed-breed profiles include the history and evaluation of various dog breed characteristics--such as behaviors, shedding, adaptability--and what they mean for a potential owner.
- For those looking to take the plunge and adopt a four-legged friend, take the matchup quiz and questionnaire to find the pooch who best fits your lifestyle and interests. You can even check local shelters in your zip code using our adoption page. And don't forget the extensive lists of dog names by breed, theme, and other categories.
- We also feature expert advice on a variety of topics, including training, raising puppies, housetraining, dog health, product reviews, and more, with answers provided by notable and respected veterinarians, trainers, behaviorists, pet lovers, and specialists.
- For more relaxed fare, the dog video and dog picture pages are stocked with videos and images of everything from funny and cute dogs to how-to's, product reviews, and training.
- Make sure and check the homepage for breaking news articles and features covering the latest happenings in the dog world, product and food recalls, important legislation, and other information that impacts dog owners.