Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, in dogs is a condition caused by an overactive adrenal gland that pumps too many steroids and hormones into the bloodstream. The disease usually develops slowly and can result in a variety of symptoms. Here’s what you should know.
Raising a puppy can be a very exciting experience but also time consuming and stressful. Sometimes new puppy parents find themselves unprepared for the flood of responsibilities and needs that come with adopting a young dog. Here’s a list of items every new puppy parent must have.
Picking a name for your dog might come easy for some, but it can be a daunting task if you haven’t already thought about it yet. Here are a few things to consider as you decide on the perfect dog name for your pooch.
Luckily for humans, dogs and puppies don’t need to pee as often at night, so you don’t need to wake up every hour for a bathroom break. But you will want to follow a modified version of the usual housetraining routine to get your dog — and you — through the night.
You may wonder what the harm is in buying puppies or taking them from someone giving them away for free. But before you fall in love with those puppy dog eyes, you should know what happens when you buy a puppy or take a dog for free — and why you should adopt instead.
One of our DogTime readers has a pooch who throws up every few weeks. Is that okay? Should she do something about it? Dear Labby has the answers!
Puppies aren’t born knowing how to walk on a leash, and new owners need to work with their puppies — or even full-grown, adopted dogs — to make sure they are safe and obedient on their walks. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re leash training.
A blood loss of as little as two teaspoons per pound of body weight is enough to cause a dog to go into shock. Every dog parent should know how to control or stop bleeding, even if it’s just long enough to get a dog to the veterinarian.
April Fools’ Day isn’t just for humans. Some of our best animal buddies like to get in on the prank action, too! It turns out dogs are actually excellent pranksters. Check out some of the best dog pranks YouTube has to offer!
April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month — a month we dedicate to teaching fellow pet parents about providing emergency care to their animals. Here are some facts that will help you prepare to give your pet first aid in an emergency.
Your yard and gardens are wonderful for relaxing, playing and entertaining. However, they can also be dangerous for your pets. Follow these top safety tips to keep your furry friends happy and healthy when they go outside.
Maybe you’ve just adopted a pooch descended from Irish dog breeds, or maybe your pup is just Irish at heart. Whatever the case, here are some of the best Irish dog names for your furry family member.
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer — Saint Paddy’s Day celebrates spring and one of Ireland’s most revered saints. But there are a few hazards all dog owners should keep in mind — and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns. Keep your dog safe with these Saint Patrick’s Day tips!
The Iditarod, Alaska’s most famous sled dog race, begins in March outside Anchorage. Each year, the event stirs up controversy among those most passionate about humans’ best friends: the dogs. Who is right? Is the Iditarod race a form of animal cruelty? Or is it an event that celebrates dogs?
The size of your dog isn’t the only thing that matters. When choosing the perfect pooch for your apartment, you should also take into consideration the dog’s energy level, noisiness, and even friendliness. Here are the best apartment dogs that could be a great fit for folks with less space!
You can have it both ways: Check out this list of small dog breeds who aren’t yappy. If you’re looking for a little dog without the yappy barks, whines, and howls, then check out these small, mostly quiet dog breeds!
World Spay Day is observed on the fourth Tuesday in February every year. In 2021, that falls on February 23rd. It’s a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed — as well as neutering their male pets — to keep the pet population under control.
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.
Are you looking for the best Dalmatian dog names? Whatever name you choose for your Dalmatian pup, make sure it suits their unique personality. Here are 30 of the best Dalmatian dog names along with pictures from pet parents on Instagram to give you some inspiration!
Aggression can be challenging for dog lovers to understand, and there are many reasons a dog might engage in aggressive behaviors. Usually these behaviors relate to specific events, relationships, or environments. Here’s what you should know about canine aggression.
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.