Parvovirus In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Parvovirus can kill dogs in a matter of days, and it’s 80 percent fatal. Puppies under six months old and senior dogs are the most vulnerable. Luckily, a simple vaccine is all it takes to prevent this horrible disease. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    July 9th

    Heartworm Disease In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Heartworms are exactly what they sound like: thin, spaghetti-like worms that can grow up to twelve inches long and that live inside the dog’s heart. Untreated, they can lead to congestive heart failure. Here’s what you should know about heartworm disease in dogs.

    by DogTime
    July 7th

    Dr. Mahaney’s 4th Of July Safety Tips For Pet Parents

    Yes, the 4th of July holiday looms, as does the possibility your pet will suffer stress, trauma, or illness associated with the festivities. How can your pet catch a break and stay healthy? You, the responsible caretaker, must educate yourself on the holiday’s hazards and proactively prepare!

    by DogTime
    July 3rd

    Noise Anxiety In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & 5 Ways To Treat It

    Noise anxiety in dogs is a phobia or strong feeling of fear around loud noises, like sounds from fireworks or thunderstorms. It can result in many anxious behaviors or even cause dogs to bolt out of fear and get lost. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.

    by DogTime
    June 25th

    How To Teach Your Dog To Greet People Politely At Home

    Many of our dogs show high energy and affection when other people come to our doors. That enthusiasm can get a little overwhelming, especially when dogs jump up, scratch, or bark at visitors. By following a few steps, you may be able to teach your dog to greet people with good manners.

    by DogTime
    June 24th

    DogSpeak: What Your Dog Is Saying With Their Stressed Out Scratching

    When a dog scratches, we pet parents often scratch, too! We scratch our head wondering what’s causing our dogs to itch. Is it fleas? Do they have skin irritation? Maybe allergies? Maybe. But stress, frustration, or excitement can also cause a dog to scratch. Here’s what you need to know.

    by Colleen Safford
    June 23rd

    Depression In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Every dog has lazy or bored days, and friends and family may be convinced that nothing more serious than that is at issue. But you can tell when your own best friend is showing signs of a deeper problem. Here’s what you should know about depression in dogs.

    by DogTime
    June 23rd

    20 Small Dog Breeds With High Energy Levels [PICTURES]

    If you have a smaller home but live a high-energy lifestyle, then an energetic, small dog may be perfect for you! Check out these small, high-energy, pure and mixed dog breeds that will fit in a small home and keep you on your toes!

    by DogTime
    June 11th

    How To Housetrain Your Puppy: Steps To Take & Mistakes To Avoid

    Perhaps one of the most daunting tasks for first-time puppy adopters is housetraining. But by taking the right steps, you can make housetraining your puppy simple and straightforward, and your rewards will be a cleaner home and a happier dog. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    May 15th

    Puppy Socialization: How To Raise A Friendly Dog

    Do you want a dog who’s friendly and trustworthy around both people and other dogs? How you care for your canine–and socialization training in particular–plays a big role in how they respond to people and other pooches, especially if you’ve adopted a puppy.

    by DogTime
    May 14th
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