If you’re reading this, you may be concerned that your dog is overweight, and considering over 50 percent of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese, your concern is justified. Here are six ways to tell if your dog is overweight.
Just like in humans, farting can either be a passing–pun intended–occurrence or a pressing problem. Responsible pet owners should know when to differentiate between the two. Before laughing off this smelly problem, make sure your dog’s excess gas isn’t a sign of a health risk.
One of our readers has a dog with a gurgling stomach. Is it a cause for concern? Should they go to the vet? Treat it at home? Our dear Aunt Labby has some advice!
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in dogs is a condition that causes inflammation in the lining of the bowels resulting in upset of the stomach or intestines. It can result in symptoms such as nausea, upset stomach, or diarrhea. Here’s what you should know.
While acid reflux in canines isn’t particularly life threatening, the irritation and inflammation of the esophagus can cause discomfort and serious complications.
Canine colitis is an inflammation of the colon in dogs. It’s responsible for some 50 percent of cases of chronic diarrhea in dogs. Here’s what you should know.
Gastritis is a condition in dogs that results from inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal system, which causes a variety of unpleasant symptoms.