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Mike Clark

Head Editor at DogTime.com and CatTime.com. Has a side hustle as a joke writer. Former professional dog walker and pet sitter at Windy City Paws.

    How Do Dogs Like To Be Talked To?

    As dog lovers, we’re all probably guilty of using baby talk around our pups. We can’t help it. But do dogs enjoy being talked to like babies, and do they benefit from such speech? How do dogs like for us to talk to them?

    by Mike Clark
    September 17th

    10 Lucky Dogs Who Inherited Big Fortunes

    Some people provide for family in their wills, and no matter how much money you have, dogs are family. It’s no wonder that the rich and famous will sometimes give incredible inheritances to their spoiled pooches.

    by Mike Clark
    September 17th

    Hug Your Hound Day: How To Teach Your Dog To Give Hugs

    Hug Your Hound Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in September each year. In 2020, the holiday falls on September 13th, so get ready to give your dog a hug! But only if they enjoy it, of course. Here’s how you can teach your dog to give hugs and what you should consider before you begin.

    by Mike Clark
    September 11th

    Pneumonia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

    Pneumonia in dogs is a condition that affects the respiratory system, including the lungs and airways that allow dogs to breathe. This results in several symptoms that usually disappear with proper treatment, though if it’s not treated, it can lead to serious complications.

    by Mike Clark
    September 11th

    Gastritis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

    Gastritis is a condition in dogs that results from inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal system, which causes a variety of unpleasant symptoms. It can be acute, where symptoms appear suddenly and severely, or chronic, where they appear steadily and worsen over time.

    by Mike Clark
    September 10th

    Gold Souls, Gray Faces: 8 Tips For Walking Senior Dogs

    Our senior pups may not move as fast as they used to, but they still benefit from regular exercise and walks. It’s important to keep older dogs moving, even if they don’t have the same physical abilities and needs that they did when they were younger. Here are some tips for walking senior dogs.

    by Mike Clark
    September 9th

    Bladder Infections In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

    Bladder infections in dogs happen when bacteria or other microbes get in the bladder, causing a variety of symptoms mostly associated with urination. Female dogs are more likely to contract bladder infections, though any canine can get them. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    September 9th

    Meningitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

    Meningitis in dogs is a neurological disease that results in inflammation of the protective membranes that surround the central nervous system called the meninges. Symptoms can be severe and can lead to neurological problems like seizures and paralysis. In some cases, it can be fatal.

    by Mike Clark
    September 8th

    8 DIY Life Hacks For Dog Parents Using Pool Noodles

    Pool noodles are fun for kids enjoying a summer swim, but they’re also incredibly useful for DIY projects and creative solutions to problems around the home. They can even be used to make fun or helpful items for our dogs. Here are eight life hacks for dogs using pool noodles.

    by Mike Clark
    September 4th

    Lymphoma In Dogs: Types, Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

    Lymphoma is a form of cancer in dogs that affects the lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that are important for immune system function. It’s one of the most common malignant tumors in canines and is usually found in the lymph nodes, the spleen, or the bone marrow. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    September 4th

    5 Ways To Show Your Dog Love That They Can Understand

    You’re absolutely wild about your dog, and you’re not afraid to show it. But all the treats, toys, fancy collars, and comfy beds can’t let your dog know just how special they are to you. Here are a few ways you can express your love to your dog that they’ll understand.

    by Mike Clark
    September 3rd

    Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

    Eating poop is actually not all that uncommon among dogs. It’s called coprophagia, and it’s generally a natural behavior with a few different causes. So why is your dog eating poop? Here are some possible reasons.

    by Mike Clark
    September 3rd

    Can I Give My Dog Tums? Is Tums Safe For Dogs?

    The short answer is yes, you can give your dog Tums for digestion issues and it may provide temporary relief, even though it almost certainly isn’t the most effective choice for treatment. However, you must follow certain guidelines and consult your veterinarian first, or you could make your dog much sicker.

    by Mike Clark
    September 2nd

    Before You Return That Rescue Dog To The Shelter…

    It’s important that we don’t shame people who consider returning their dog to the shelter, but instead give them resources and encouragement that might help them realize that they can take steps to keep their pup. Here are some ways to deal with problems before you return your dog to the shelter.

    by Mike Clark
    September 1st

    10 Huge Dog Breeds That Just Give You More To Love

    Some dogs just aren’t built for apartment life. Their size makes these mostly gentle giants crave the open space of the good old outdoors. Here are some of the huge dog breeds that tower over the rest and just give you more to love.

    by Mike Clark
    September 1st
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