One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about a dog’s gurgling tummy! Is it a cause for concern? Should they go to the vet? Treat it at home? Our dear Aunt Labby has some advice!
For pet parents who wear makeup, this may be an inevitability. Accidents happen, and sometimes our dogs eat things they shouldn’t. So what do you do when your dog eats your makeup? Here’s what you should know.
Does your dog sleep curled up? Twitch a lot? Take naps all day? The way your dog sleeps and their sleeping habits can say a lot about what they’re feeling. Sleeping habits can give clues about a dog’s health and happiness that you can interpret if you know what to look for.
When I first started finding my dog’s whiskers, usually on the bed, I initially panicked. Thankfully, some research set me straight on the matter.
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.
It’s important for responsible pet owners to know possible causes of poisoning in dogs. The third week in March is National Poison Prevention Week, so it’s the perfect time to learn and educate our fellow dog lovers.
Intended for the dog that has the bad habit of eating too fast, this product instead distributes food as your dog plays with it. Here’s what our reviewer dog, Chance, thought of the Pipolino feeder.
Like us, as our pets get older, navigating the challenges of winter becomes more difficult. Therefore, we must accommodate our senior dogs’ needs. Here are a few ways to keep your senior safe and comfortable through winter.
I see as a lot of “crying animal” images, especially pictures of dogs crying, used to elicit sympathetic responses from viewers, and it works almost every time. Here’s why those images are harmful.
Service dogs can help stroke patients with mobility, accessibility, and warning their owners of upcoming attacks. They can also provide companionship for those who are depressed or withdrawn.
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.
There are extreme circumstances in which the weight of the animal exceeds their ability to negotiate normal, physical activity, but the question is, when do we ask the government to step in, and, more importantly, should we?
October is National Pet Wellness Month, a good time to remember the importance of regular wellness checkups and making healthy lifestyle choices for your precious pup.
It’s important to know the health risks involved with any breed of dog you may be bringing into the family. These breeds tend to have the least health issues.
If you want a companion that’s going to stick around for a good long time, these breeds might be for you. In dog years, they’re probably way older than you are.
I’ve seen some negative reviews from people who tried the Pedipaws once and then gave it a bad rating and I just don’t think that trying a product once is a fair way to actually review any product.
Having a pet dog or cat pays-off in all kinds of ways: They can help keep one physically fit, reduce the risk of heart attacks, prevent allergies, and more.
This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis is identified by blood in the vomit and/or stool, often due to a food borne illness. Because it is a serious disorder than can be potentially fatal, immediate veterinary care is required. Symptoms Continuous vomiting and/or diarrhea are the most common symptoms. Other symptoms include: Lethargy Listlessness Anorexia […]
by Dr. Patrick MahaneyThe clinical evidence that H1N1 influenza virus infects both people and animals should make all pet owners take notice. Recently, I published Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns after human caretakers spread their illness to household feline friends.Influenza viruses have proven capable of transmitting between […]
Question:I have five pets, three dogs and two cats. How can I afford insurance for all five pets?Answer:You can reduce your up-front cost for pet insurance in several ways. First, most companies have discounts for multiple pets. Although the risk of an unexpected accident or illness does not diminish with multiple pets, some of the […]
Understanding pet insurance plans