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Why Do Dogs Howl At The Moon?

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.

by Mike Clark
October 23rd

Can Dogs Have Ibuprofen? Is Ibuprofen Safe For Dogs?

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.

by Mike Clark
October 23rd

How To Tell If Your Dog Is Turning Into A Werewolf

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.

by Maggie Clancy
October 23rd

Cherry Eye In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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.

by Maggie Clancy
October 23rd

Can I Give My Dog Imodium For Diarrhea?

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.

by Mike Clark
October 22nd

Tetanus In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
October 22nd

Beagle Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

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.

by Maggie Clancy
October 21st

Open Fontanel In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
October 21st

Can Dogs Cry? What Do Dogs’ Tears Mean?

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.

by Maggie Clancy
October 20th

What Are My Dog’s Exercise Needs?

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.

by DogTime
October 20th

Frostbite In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
October 20th

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

4 Natural Remedies For Your Dog’s Bad Breath

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.

by Beth Meadows
October 19th

Can Dogs Have Olive Oil? Is Olive Oil Safe For Dogs?

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.

by Jean Andrei
October 19th
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