Bringing Home Your New Dog: Preparing And First Steps

Moving to a new home with a new family can cause stress for dogs, and it can certainly cause stress for you, too. You can make the transition easier on both of you by doing a little advanced planning. Here are a few steps you can take when bringing home a new dog.

by DogTime
October 19th

DogSpeak: What Does Your Dog’s ‘Guilty’ Look Really Mean?

You’ve probably seen the “guilty look” from your dog, or maybe you’ve seen one of the countless guilty dog memes or viral videos online. But what does that guilty look mean? Are dogs actually ashamed of their behavior when they look like that?

by Colleen Safford
October 16th

8 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Dog’s Paws

Your dog uses their paws to run, play fetch, go for walks, or just generally get around. Those paws need to be cared for to protect your dog’s well-being. Pups need their paws to be in top shape to stay on the go, and it’s your job to take care of them and make sure your dog is able to keep moving.

by Mike Clark
September 25th

Colitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Canine colitis is an inflammation of the colon in dogs. It’s responsible for some 50 percent of cases of chronic diarrhea in dogs, and while it doesn’t demand a trip to the emergency room, it certainly requires the input of your veterinarian. Here’s what you should know.

by DogTime
September 23rd

Should My Dog Get A Flu Shot For Canine Influenza?

With fall here again, so too is the dreaded “flu season.” If you’re a pet parent, an important question you might ask yourself is, “Does my dog need the flu shot?” The quick answer is maybe; it depends on your dog’s lifestyle and risk of exposure.

by Jean Andrei
September 22nd

Autoimmune Disease In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, & Treatments

Autoimmune disease covers a broad variety of disorders in dogs that affect the immune system. Canine autoimmune diseases cause the immune system to attack the body’s own cells and tissue. It can be life-threatening to dogs depending on which organ or tissue the immune system rejects.

by Mike Clark
August 28th

Dogs 101: Everything You Should Know About Dog Shampoo

Even dogs who feel that a bath is cruel and unusual punishment have to get one once in a while. While some dogs with short coats can get away with just a water rinse, most dogs need shampoo. Here’s what you should know about picking the right dog shampoo.

by DogTime
August 19th

Dog Constipation: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Constipation in dogs is the inability to pass stools normally and easily, which can lead to further symptoms. It should not be ignored, as it can lead to further complications and symptoms. Luckily, most cases aren’t serious and are easily treated with changes in diet and lifestyle.

by DogTime
August 18th

8 Money Saving Tips For Dog Parents

Dogs give us so much love and affection that, often times, we forget how expensive they can be. So, with that being said, here are eight money saving tips for dog parents.

by Jean Andrei
August 17th

Anaphylaxis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Anaphylaxis in dogs is a severe allergic reaction that can result in anaphylactic shock, respiratory or cardiac failure, or even death. The reaction can be localized to a certain part of the body or be more general and involve the shut down of major organs.

by Mike Clark
August 13th

Acid Reflux In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Acid reflux in dogs, also called gastroesophageal reflux, happens when the acid and enzymes from the stomach and intestines that aid in digestion move into the esophagus. It causes discomfort and can be dangerous. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
July 28th

Dog Euthanasia: What Is It? When Is It Used?

Euthanasia is an overdose of barbiturates that will stop a dog’s heart. Many dog parents choose this option when their pets’ suffering becomes too great and there’s no possibility of recovery. Here’s what you should know.

by DogTime
July 22nd

Dogs 101: Everything You Should Know About Brushing Your Dog

Regular brushing removes excess hair from your dog’s coat and cuts down significantly on the amount of hair you have to deal with on your furniture, car, and your favorite black pants. It also helps distribute the natural oils in your dog’s fur and skin, keeping their coat healthy and looking its best.

by DogTime
July 17th
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