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.
Top 10 Tips To A Healthier Dog
Mental stimulation, proper nutrition and exercise are important but do you know what else your dog needs to live a long, happy, healthy life?
Signs Of Dog Arthritis?
Limping and crying out in pain may occur.
Why Do Dog Feet Smell Like Fritos?
Did you know that most dog feet smell like corn chips and many dog people love the smell of their dog's feet.
E-Cigarettes Are Toxic To Pets
Although the benefits of e-cigarettes for humans are still in question, according to the Pet Poison Helpline, nicotine poisoning of pet dogs and cats is on the rise.
Dogs 101: Treating Internal Parasites
Checking your pup for internal parasites is a dirty job, but an important one.
What Can I Do To Ease My Dog’s Arthritis Pain?
There are many ways to help your dog with arthritis pain. Here are a few ideas...
Diseases Shared By Humans And Pets
Many people forget that we share more than our homes with our furry friends. Most of the medical conditions humans suffer from also affect our pets. Here are some of the more common diseases pets and people share.
Can I Leave My Dog In The Car If I’m Only Going To Be A Few Minutes?
Is it ok to leave my dog in the car while I do a five-minute errand?
Preventing Heat Stroke In Dogs
With record temperatures, dog owners need to pay special attention to their dogs; veterinarian Phil Zeltzman weighs in with heat-stroke treatment, symptoms, and more.