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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.

    Kidney Infection In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Kidney infections in dogs can lead to serious symptoms and conditions if left untreated, including kidney failure and death. They’re often caused by bacteria that enter through the urinary tract, including the urethra and bladder, and move into the kidney. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    November 19th

    9 Things You Need If You Travel With Your Dog Over The Holidays

    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.

    by Mike Clark
    November 18th

    Hematomas In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

    Hematomas in dogs happen when blood vessels burst and cause blood-filled blisters. Usually they form under the skin and are common on dogs’ ears. They can also form on other parts of the body or can occur in internal organs. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    November 18th

    11 Of The Weirdest Guinness World Records Held By Dogs

    All dogs are amazing, but some pups go above and beyond to be the best at what they do. A select few even make it into the Guinness World Records! But sometimes the those doggy records leave us scratching our heads and asking questions like, “How? Why? What?”

    by Mike Clark
    November 17th

    Metoclopramide For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

    Metoclopramide is a drug used to treat nausea, vomiting, and acid reflux in dogs by helping food pass quickly through the upper digestive tract. It causes the muscles of the digestive tract to contract more frequently and pass food and bile that has built up in the stomach.

    by Mike Clark
    November 17th

    Imodium For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

    Imodium is a medication that can be used to treat dogs with diarrhea. Even though it’s sold as an over-the-counter medicine, you shouldn’t give it to your dog unless your veterinarian says it’s safe. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    November 16th

    Hernias In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, & Treatments

    Hernias in dogs are tears or weaknesses in abdominal muscles that allow internal organs or fatty tissue to pass through to other parts of the body. Depending on the type of hernia, symptoms can be mild or life-threatening if it goes untreated, but hernias are very treatable.

    by Mike Clark
    November 13th

    Enalapril For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

    Enalapril is a drug that can be used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure in dogs, as well as other heart conditions and chronic kidney failure. It’s sometimes known by the brand names Enacard and Vasotec. It’s very powerful and can lead to side effects. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    November 13th

    5 Non-Profit Sanctuaries For Unwanted Senior Dogs

    Senior dog sanctuaries are so important. They give old dogs the love and care they deserve at the end of their lives. All the sanctuaries on this list are 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that you can donate to if you’re interested in helping them in their missions.

    by Mike Clark
    November 11th

    Ringworm In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatment

    Ringworm in dogs, also known as dermatophytosis, is a parasitic fungal infection of the skin, hair, or nails. While the infection is superficial and not life-threatening, it’s important to begin treatment right away, as the fungus is highly contagious and can spread between canines, other animals, and humans.

    by Mike Clark
    November 11th

    Cyproheptadine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

    Cyproheptadine for dogs is an antihistamine used to control allergy symptoms. It’s sometimes known by the brand name Periactin. Side effects of the drug are typically minimal, which can make it useful for dogs who suffer side effects from other antihistamines.

    by Mike Clark
    November 11th

    Emphysema In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

    Emphysema in dogs is a condition where air collects in the respiratory tract, making it difficult to breathe. This build-up of air is often caused by another chronic respiratory disease and results in dogs having a hard time expelling air from the lungs. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    November 9th

    Salmonella Infection In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Salmonella infection, or salmonellosis, is a condition in dogs caused by salmonella bacteria. It usually results in symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea, but it can lead to more serious conditions. Though the bacteria is common, it’s unusual for it to cause disease in healthy canines.

    by Mike Clark
    November 6th

    Desmopressin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

    Desmopressin for dogs, also known by the brand names DDAVP and Stimate, is a drug primarily used to treat central diabetes insipidus and, sometimes, von Willebrand’s disease. Side effects are uncommon and generally mild. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    November 6th

    10 Dogs Who Love Tricks And Treats For Halloween [VIDEOS]

    Halloween is lurking around the corner like a vampire in the night. It’s one of the most fun holidays on the calendar, and it’s full of tricks and treats and all kinds of spooky surprises. But all that fun isn’t just for the humans. Our doggy pals want in on the yearly monster mash, too.

    by Mike Clark
    October 30th
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