Polyuria in dogs is an abnormal increase in urine, which can cause more frequent urination, a higher volume of urine to come out during urination, or both. It can be a sign of many medical issues in dogs that range from mild to quite serious. Here’s what you should know about increased urination in dogs.
Polydipsia in dogs is an increased thirst for water, and it’s almost always a symptom of an underlying disease or medical condition. Generally, dogs should drink an amount of water equal to about two and a half times the amount food that they eat. Here’s what you should know.
Can dogs eat peanuts? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat peanuts, but there are some big exceptions and things you should know before you feed them to your dog. If served correctly, they can make for a healthy sometimes-treat for dogs. Here’s what you should know.
Chagas is a serious disease caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which makes its way to the bloodstream and spreads to the organs of the body. The most common way for it to spread is through unknowing ingestion of feces from “kissing bugs.”
Adenovirus 1 in dogs is a virus that causes respiratory infections, targets multiple organs in the body, and causes infectious canine hepatitis (ICH)–a disease that severely affects the liver and can be fatal in as many as 30 percent of the dogs who suffer from it. Here’s what you should know.
Azotemia in dogs is a buildup of nitrogen-based substances, which include waste like urea, creatinine, old cells, and food in the bloodstream. It’s most commonly caused by improper filtration in the kidneys, and it can become deadly. Here’s what you should know.
On January 24th, we celebrate Change A Pet’s Life Day. This special day is for encouraging people to adopt pets from shelters and raise awareness about animals in need. You don’t have to adopt a dog every year to make a positive impact. Here are eight ways you can change a dog’s life for the better!
Rectal prolapse in dogs happens when the inner layers of the rectum push out and protrude from the anus. Usually this happens when dogs strain to defecate, urinate, or give birth. It is a medical emergency. Here’s what you should know.
When it comes to making babies laugh, don’t bother with the latest sitcom or your favorite stand-up comedy routine because your dog is bound to by your baby’s favorite comedian! Here are some of our favorite funny dogs from YouTube doing what they do best–cracking babies up!
A puppy shower is a fun way to welcome the newest member of the family, and unlike a baby shower, the guest of honor gets to join in the fun! Puppy showers can help you kick off your puppy’s socialization process, too! Here are a few things to consider when planning your dog’s Welcome Home puppy shower.
Brain tumors in dogs are abnormal growths of cells that affect the brain or its surrounding membranes. Symptoms are often severe and debilitating, and they frequently result in death. Here’s what you should know about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for brain tumors in dogs.
You may be wondering if it’s dangerous to take your dog for a jog or run. When it comes to determining if jogging is safe for your dog, there are many factors to consider, including breed, health, the weather, and more. Here’s what you should know before you work out with your dog.
You’ve got a new furry addition to the family, and you can’t wait to start training your pup to do all kinds of tricks. But hold on before you jump into it. There are lots of mistakes that dog owners make when training their pups. Before you begin, make sure you know what not to do.
There are so many popular dog training methods out there that it can be frustrating to find out which is which and what method is going to be best for both your dog and you as an owner. If you find it overwhelming and confusing, you’re not alone. Here are seven of the most popular dog training methods.
Potty training a dog can be a daunting task if you’ve never done it before, but dog owners can tell you quite a few things they’ve learned from experience. In fact, dogs are usually pretty quick learners, and housebreaking might not be as difficult as you think, so long as you follow some good advice.
You’ve probably found or seen some interesting things while out walking your dog. But have you found ancient artifacts, a fortune in gold coins, or Bigfoot? Here are some of the most interesting, valuable, and downright weird things people have found while walking their dogs.
A walk is a chance for pups to explore the world outside of the house and backyard and spend time with a human they love. But it can also be an opportunity to try some new things that will keep dogs’ minds active and sharp. Here are some of my favorite brain teaser games to play while walking my dogs.
The word “walk” is enough to make the dogs in this video practically burst at the seams with joy. Their reactions are hilarious! Celebrate with them in January for National Walk Your Dog Month!
As the holiday season wraps up, it’s time to work on those New Year’s resolutions. Since January is National Train Your Dog Month, why not use the opportunity to start some good habits and strengthen your bond with your pup?
Whether you ultimately go with doggy daycare or instead choose to hire dog walker or sitter depends on the needs of your pup and the quality of each option in your area. Here are a few things to consider when picking someone to take care of your dog while you’re away from home.
Eczema in dogs is an itchy, irritating inflammation of the skin that often causes dogs to scratch, lick, or chew, leading to worsened symptoms. There are two forms of the condition in dogs; they are wet eczema and dry eczema. Both of these can cause different symptoms. Here’s what you should know.