October 26th is Howl At The Moon Day! Do dogs really howl more at a full moon? Do they think it’s a ball that they’ll never be able to fetch? Here are a few of the reasons your pooch gets loud like a lunar lunatic and howls at the moon.
The answer to that question is no, you cannot give ibuprofen to your dog unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so. This includes brand names of ibuprofen, such as Advil, Motrin, and Midol. Overdose of ibuprofen in dogs can be fatal. Here’s what you should know.
As we get closer to Halloween, it may be easy to jump to the scary conclusion that your dog has turned into a werewolf. Even more alarming is the fact that October 26th is Howl At The Moon Day, a day that werewolves are sure to observe. Here’s what to look for.
Cherry eye in dogs happens when the nictitans gland, which normally sits behind your dog’s third eyelid, prolapses, meaning it moves out of place. A dog’s third eyelid protects their eyes, but sometimes the gland behind the eyelid can become irritated and pop out. Here’s what you should know.
One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about her new dog’s fear of Halloween commotion! Is it okay to ward off Trick-Or-Treaters who might upset her pooch? Dear Labby has the answer!
A trending topic among dog lovers is rotating their pups’ protein sources. This basically means you change the protein source of your dog’s food periodically: on a daily, weekly, or monthly schedule. But why should you do it? And how? Here’s what you should know.
The answer to that question is yes, you can give Imodium to your dog, but not without consulting your veterinarian. That’s because there are many circumstances where Imodium might actually be harmful to your dog. Here’s what you should know.
Tetanus in dogs refers to a condition caused by toxins produced by a bacteria called Clostridium tetani. The condition can end up affecting the functions of the dog’s spinal cord, brain, and nerves. Here’s what you should know.
Beagles are one of the top ten most popular dog breeds in America and are adored for their curious, warm personalities. Beagle puppies especially turn heads with their cute looks, too! Here are some adorable pictures and a few facts you should know before you adopt a Beagle puppy.
One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about a dog’s gurgling tummy! Is it a cause for concern? Should they go to the vet? Treat it at home? Our dear Aunt Labby has some advice!
The answer to that question is no, you cannot give your dog Tylenol unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so. Tylenol can cause serious side effects in dogs, even in small doses, and the results can be fatal.
Open fontanel refers to a condition where the affected dog has a hole in their skull. The hole is due to the dog’s bone junctions not fusing together properly. Because of this hole, the brain may be exposed to injuries, and the hole might also contribute to a condition called hydrocephalus.
At some point, you may have seen your dog with watery eyes or even seen your dog shed a tear. However, while we humans can cry for emotional reasons, dogs do not. So what does it mean when you see your dog “crying” actual tears? Here are several possibilities.
Unfortunately, some people don’t think enough about exercise when selecting a breed, and they choose a dog who needs more exercise than they’re willing or have time to provide. Here are some tips to give your dog the exercise they need.
Meloxicam, also known by the brand name Metacam, is a medication used to reduce pain and inflammation in dogs who suffer from conditions like osteoarthritis. It may also be prescribed for dogs after surgery or injury to reduce pain.
Frostbite in dogs is a condition that sets in when the skin is exposed to very cold temperatures below freezing, which is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Celsius. As a dog’s blood vessels closest to the skin react by constricting, the extremities can become adversely affected.
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.
Sometimes, our best friends have bad breath. If your dog just happens to enjoy drinking from the toilet once in a while and you’re wanting to cover up the smell of potty mouth, here are some great methods to make your pup’s breath a little more pleasing to the senses.
Can dogs have olive oil? The quick answer is yes, but there many things to consider when deciding to add olive oil to your pup’s diet. While there are many benefits to giving it to your pup, you need to take precautions. Here’s what you should know.
Food allergies in dogs occur when the immune system reacts to a food ingredient that the affected animal is allergic to. They can produce a wide range of symptoms, including diarrhea, skin issues, and excessive gas.
There are plenty of myths and stories out there that explain why dogs are the way they are, and legends make these breeds more mysterious and fun to think about. Here are eight dog breed traits that are steeped in folklore.