Dog Allergies: Common Types And What To Do About Them

Allergies can’t be cured, but they can be treated, both with medication and by protecting your dog as much as possible from whatever’s making them sick. Here’s what you should know about dog allergies and what you can do about them.

by DogTime
July 13th

DogSpeak: What Your Dog Is Saying With Their Stressed Out Scratching

When a dog scratches, we pet parents often scratch, too! We scratch our head wondering what’s causing our dogs to itch. Is it fleas? Do they have skin irritation? Maybe allergies? Maybe. But stress, frustration, or excitement can also cause a dog to scratch. Here’s what you need to know.

by Colleen Safford
June 23rd

Depression In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Every dog has lazy or bored days, and friends and family may be convinced that nothing more serious than that is at issue. But you can tell when your own best friend is showing signs of a deeper problem. Here’s what you should know about depression in dogs.

by DogTime
June 23rd

Top 10 Dog Breeds That Live A Really Long Time

Our dogs are never with us for long enough. But there are some breeds that tend to stick around a bit longer than the rest. In fact, in dog years, they may pass up your age pretty quickly. Here are ten of the dog breeds that live the longest.

by Mike Clark
June 15th

Can Deaf Dogs Learn Sign Language?

When it comes to deaf or hearing-impaired dogs, you can use hand signs to replace the verbal aspects of communication. In fact, whether you have a deaf dog or a hearing one, many now believe that body language and hand signals are better forms of communication than verbal commands.

by Jean Andrei
June 9th

How To Find And Remove Ticks From Dogs

Ticks can spread Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and more! How should you check your dog for ticks? And what should you do if you find one? Here’s a guide to catching these bloodsuckers in the act and what to do if they bite your dog.

by DogTime
May 6th

Abscesses In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Abscesses in dogs are pockets of pus somewhere in the body, commonly including the skin, mouth, between the toes, or within the body cavity. There are many types of abscesses in dogs, and they can range from small and superficial to large and dangerous. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
April 14th

Normal Heart Rate, Body Temperature, & Respiration For Dogs

What is a dog’s normal resting heart rate? What should a dog’s body temperature be? Is your dog breathing too fast? These are questions you may be wondering about if your dog is feeling under the weather and you need a frame of reference. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
April 13th

13 Essential Items To Have In Your Dog’s First-Aid Kit

April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, and it’s a perfect time to go over exactly what you should include in your dog’s first-aid kit. Even if you already have a first-aid kit, now might be a good time to make sure the supplies haven’t expired or run out.

by Maggie Clancy
March 31st

10 Of The Most Common Ways Dogs Are Accidentally Poisoned

We all think that we know the basics of keeping our pets safe, yet each year there are thousands of pet poisoning cases just in the United States. Here are ten of the most common causes of dog poisonings that all pet parents should know about.

by DogTime
March 9th

Are You Ready To Get A Dog? Find Out! [VIDEO]

Are you thinking about adopting your first dog? There are plenty of things to consider before you bring your pup home! DogTime blogger and pet expert Maggie Clancy goes over all of the things you’re going to want to consider before you go out and adopt a dog.

by Maggie Clancy
February 28th

9 Myths About Dogs That Need To Be Busted

Myths can cause miscommunication between dog owners and their pups, harm canines’ health, and leave dogs in potentially dangerous situations. We have to know what’s true and what’s false, and sometimes even conventional wisdom and common sense need to be questioned.

by Mike Clark
February 24th
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