Leukemia in dogs is a form of cancer that results in an increased white blood cell count in the blood stream and bone marrow. It can be acute or chronic with the acute form being more malignant. Here’s what you should know.
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?
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.
Some dog parents are making expensive choices when it comes to building or remodeling their homes with their pups in mind. Here are eleven awesome ways people are modifying their homes to make them better for dogs.
Urinary tract infection (UTI) in dogs is a condition that affects the bladder, upper urethra, or both. Symptoms of a UTI in dogs are especially visible during urination and often include feeling the need to urinate frequently even though little to no urine is released.
Sometimes the canines we meet in video game adventures are friends, sometimes they’re foes, and sometimes they’re heroes. From loyal to lovable, creepy to courageous, here are some of the most awesome pups from your favorite video games!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some people can walk into a party and be friends with everyone right away. Dogs can be the same way. When they show up, the pooch party can begin! Here are a few of the most dog-friendly dog breeds that love to be social with their fellow pups.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September is Responsible Dog Ownership month. Most dog owners are awesome people, but we’ve all met these annoying, uninformed, and irresponsible people who serve as a great example of what NOT to do. Here are some of the most annoying dog owners that we can all agree are the absolute worst.