Pet First Aid: How To Control Your Dog’s Bleeding In Emergencies
A blood loss of as little as two teaspoons per pound of body weight is enough to cause a dog to go into shock. Every dog owner should know how to control or stop bleeding, even if it's just long enough to get the dog to the veterinarian.
Abscesses In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments
Abscesses in dogs can be defined as 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 that range from small and superficial to large and dangerous.
Dog Mom: How I Got Through My Dog’s Surgery & Recovery–And You Can, Too
As dog moms, its our responsibility to be sure our pups' needs are being met--even when we don't think we can. I know I struggled with my dog's surgery and recovery, but I hope you can learn from my experience and accept my unsolicited advice.
Happy World Spay Day: Time To Get It Done
World Spay Day--February 26th, 2019--is a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed--as well as neutering their male pets--to keep the pet population under control.
Hypothermia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
With cold winter months and extreme low temperatures, pets are especially susceptible to hypothermia. Here's what you need to know about this potentially fatal condition.
November Is Pet Diabetes Month
With more than half of all U.S. dogs and up to 60 percent of all cats suffering from obesity, diabetes is also on the rise; find out how to prevent this disease during Pet Diabetes Month.
The House With A Heart: Senior Dog Sanctuary
House with a Heart is a pet sanctuary where senior dogs can live out their final years in comfort, getting all of the love, attention and medical care they need to make whatever time they have left a happy experience.
Top 5 Steps To Take When Choosing A Good Vet
Choosing a good vet isn't as easy as it might seem. Here are five things you can do to make sure your picking the best veterinarian for your dog.
Can I Give My Dog Fish Oil? Is Fish Oil Good For Dogs?
The short answer is yes, you can give your dog fish oil. However, you need to be careful. Talk to your vet before you make any changes to your dog's diet or supplement regimen.
Dog Health Basics
A healthy dog requires more than a yearly visit to the vet for shots and a checkup. Heath, as with humans, depends on some basic building blocks: good nutrition, mental stimulation, exercise, and medical care.
Life Hacks For Dogs: 5 Natural Home Remedies For Common Canine Conditions
Awesome home remedies for common problems. Yeast infections, burs in fur, hotspots, dirty ears, and fleas can all be treated naturally in the comfort of your own home.
Cushing’s Disease In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Cushing's disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, in dogs is a condition caused by an overactive adrenal gland that pumps too many steroids and hormones into the bloodstream.
World Rabies Day Is September 28th: Vaccinate Your Pets
September 28 is World Rabies Day; U.S. vets are educating pet owners about symptoms and the importance of keeping your pets vaccinated against the disease.
How To Tell If Your Dog Is In Pain And What To Do To Help
Some dogs will let you know when they’re in pain, but for other dogs it's harder to tell...Here are some signs to look for and what you can do to help if your...
Is Your Dog Stressed? Signs And Solutions
Believe it or not, our canine companions get stressed. The circumstances and degrees of this can vary from dog to dog since no two are alike, but it's nevertheless it's something important of which all dog owners must be wary.
Responsible Dog Ownership Month: 7 Tips To Be A Better Human For Your Dog
We all do the best we can as pet parents. Responsible dog ownership is something we can all work on to better the lives of our pups.
Rabies In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Prevention
Rabies in dogs is a virus that affects the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. This is why vaccinating against rabies is so important for dogs.
Are Dogs Color Blind?
Do dogs really see in black and white?
Grain-Free Food Linked To Heart Disease In Dogs
Is your dog on a grain-free diet? Do you think grain-free dog food is healthier than those with grains? The data is hard to ignore. It looks like pet parents are going to have to educate themselves all over again and learn what is healthy for their pups.
Keep Your Dog Mentally And Physically Fit
In order to be well-adjusted pets, dogs need both mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis. The desire to "keep busy" is deeply ingrained in the majority of dogs.