Veterinarian’s Tips For Preventing Heat Stroke In Dogs

    Heat stroke occurs when your pet’s internal temperature becomes dangerously high, generally about 106 degrees F. Veterinarian Dr. Phil Zeltzman has some tips about the signs of heat stroke, the treatment, and how to prevent it from happening in your dog.

    by Dr. Phil Zeltzman
    July 10th

    How To Find The Right Dog Sitter For Your Pooch

    If you’re hankering to take a vacation, or if your daily routine simply keeps you away from your furry friend for long periods of time, you may want to consider enlisting the services of a dog sitter. Here are some things to consider when looking for the ideal pet sitter.

    by dogtime
    July 3rd

    Diagnosing And Treating Urinary Incontinence In Dogs

    Urinary incontinence happens when a dog that is usually house trained and able wait until they find an appropriate place to urinate loses control of their bladder. It’s often easily treated, and the medications are not expensive, so the sooner you get your dog to the veterinarian, the better.

    by dogtime
    July 2nd

    Is Your Dog Your Child?

    When asked if I own a dog, I frequently find myself replying, “Yes, I have a dog.” But even then the word “have” implies that your dog is an object or a thing, a possession of sorts. Often, I delight in saying that I gave spiritual birth to a second child who just happens to be a dog.

    by Colleen Paige
    July 1st

    5 Canine Gods Your Dog Could Be Related To

    Our canine friends have been a part of human mythology about gods and goddesses forever. Do we still worship dogs today? I don’t know. We feed them, bathe them, spend all our money on them, and pick up after them when they do their “business,” so maybe we do!

    by Mike Clark
    June 19th

    Do’s And Don’ts Of Take Your Dog To Work Day

    Business goes to the dogs on Friday, June 21st as workplaces across the country celebrate Take Your Dog To Work Day. But before you put a tie around your pup’s neck and print out an employee badge for Fido, take some common-sense steps to help the workday go smoothly for all involved.

    by Kim Campbell Thornton
    June 7th

    Dog Euthanasia: What Is It? When Is It Used?

    Euthanasia is an overdose of barbiturates that will stop a dog’s heart. It is painless when done properly. Many dog owners choose this option when their pet’s suffering becomes too great. Here is what you should know about dog euthanasia.

    by DogTime
    May 17th

    25 Cute Pictures Of Puppies And Mama Dogs For Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 12th this year, and we couldn’t be more excited to honor all the great dog moms out there. The puppies in these pictures are showing their mama dogs some appreciation with licking, snuggling, playing, and more.

    by DogTime Staff
    May 6th

    How To Find And Remove Ticks From Dogs

    Ticks can spread Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and more! How should you check your dog for ticks? And what should you do if you find one? Here’s a guide to catching these bloodsuckers in the act and what to do if they bite your dog.

    by dogtime
    May 3rd

    Top 32 Small Dogs Who Make Good Apartment Dogs

    Are you wondering what the best small dog breeds for an apartment are? Since small dogs take up less space, many apartment dwellers prefer the smaller dog breeds. Here are 32 small dogs who make great companions for those who live in apartments or condos

    by dogtime
    April 23rd

    What Are My Dog’s Exercise Needs?

    Unfortunately, some people don’t think enough about exercise when selecting a breed, and they choose a dog who needs more exercise than they’re willing or have time to provide. Here are some tips to give your dog the exercise they need.

    by DogTime
    April 1st
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