Health

Help! My Dog Ate Makeup! What Should I Do?

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.

by Beth Meadows
May 1st

What Are My Dog’s Exercise Needs?

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.

by DogTime
April 1st

Gold Souls, Gray Faces: 5 Ways To Help Senior Dogs In Winter

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.

by Beth Meadows
November 26th

Stop Sharing Social Media Posts Of Dogs “Crying”

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.

by Beth Meadows
November 19th

How Service Dogs Can Help Stroke Patients

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 They can also provide companionship for those who are depressed or withdrawn.

by Beth Meadows
November 14th

Small Dogs Who Are The Healthiest

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.

by dogtime
December 29th, 2017

The Most Long-lived Dog Breeds

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.

by Mike Clark
June 1st, 2016

Pedipaws “As Seen On TV” Product Review

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.

by Dogtime
October 12th, 2015

Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis (HGE) in Dogs

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 dogtime
December 15th, 2011

Cats: Positive Confirmations of H1N1 Influenza Virus in March 2011

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 […]

by dogtime
August 1st, 2011

I have five pets — how can I afford insurance?

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 […]

by Dr. Jack Stephens
March 31st, 2011
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