Dog Health

Why Do Dog Feet Smell Like Fritos?

Did you know that many dogs’ feet smell like corn chips? And many dog people love the smell of their dogs’ paws! But what is that corn chip aroma exactly? Here’s the reason your dog’s feet might smell like Fritos.

by Beth Meadows
August 6th

Veterinarian’s Tips For Preventing Heat Stroke In Dogs

Heat stroke occurs when your pet’s internal temperature becomes dangerously high, generally about 106 degrees F. Veterinarian Dr. Phil Zeltzman has some tips about the signs of heat stroke, the treatment, and how to prevent it from happening in your dog.

by Dr. Phil Zeltzman
July 10th

9 Funny Ways Dogs Beat The Summer Heat [VIDEOS]

Summer has officially started, and the dog days will be here again before you know it. July is National Beat The Heat Month–a reminder to us all to keep our pups cool on these hot summer days. Here are a few ways pups won’t let anything stop them from staying cool while being cool.

by Mike Clark
June 25th

Why Does My Dog’s Tongue Stick Out? Here Are 4 Reasons

Some dogs–maybe even your own–have a bizarre but adorable trait of sticking their tongues out all of the time. Sometimes it’s just the tip; other times their entire tongues are hanging out of the sides of their mouths. While this can be harmless, it can also be a signal of underlying health issues.

by Maggie Clancy
June 7th

Canine Car Sickness: What To Do About It

What if your dog suddenly doesn’t feel right during or after a car ride? Dog motion sickness is real, and it can happen even during the shortest car rides. Preventing canine car sickness, and even treating it, can help make that trip to the dog park or anywhere else a lot more pleasant.

by DogTime
May 24th

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

Euthanasia is an overdose of barbiturates that will stop a dog’s heart. It is painless when done properly. Many dog owners choose this option when their pet’s suffering becomes too great. Here is what you should know about dog euthanasia.

by DogTime
May 17th

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.

by Mike Clark
April 4th

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.

by DogTime
February 6th

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.

by DogTime
November 6th

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.

by DogTime
October 5th
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