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Parvovirus In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Parvovirus can kill dogs in a matter of days, and it’s 80 percent fatal. Puppies under six months old and senior dogs are the most vulnerable. Luckily, a simple vaccine is all it takes to prevent this horrible disease. Here’s what you should know.

by DogTime
July 9th

Heartworm Disease In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Heartworms are exactly what they sound like: thin, spaghetti-like worms that can grow up to twelve inches long and that live inside the dog’s heart. Untreated, they can lead to congestive heart failure. Here’s what you should know about heartworm disease in dogs.

by DogTime
July 7th

Dehydration In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Dehydration is a condition where the loss of water from a dog’s body exceeds the amount of water that the dog is able to take in. Symptoms can begin with mild panting and dry nose or mouth and escalate to vomiting, illness, and death if left untreated.

by Mike Clark
July 6th

Noise Anxiety In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & 5 Ways To Treat It

Noise anxiety in dogs is a phobia or strong feeling of fear around loud noises, like sounds from fireworks or thunderstorms. It can result in many anxious behaviors or even cause dogs to bolt out of fear and get lost. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.

by DogTime
June 25th

Benadryl For Dogs: Dosage, Uses, And Side Effects

Benadryl can treat dogs who suffer from allergies if proper dosage guidelines are followed. Some pet parents also give it to their dogs as a sedative and to reduce noise anxiety from fireworks or thunderstorms. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
June 24th

Depression In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Every dog has lazy or bored days, and friends and family may be convinced that nothing more serious than that is at issue. But you can tell when your own best friend is showing signs of a deeper problem. Here’s what you should know about depression in dogs.

by DogTime
June 23rd

Blastomycosis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Blastomycosis in dogs is fungal infection that tends to cause health issues in different areas of a dog’s body depending on infection site. If left untreated, the fungus can infect other parts of the body and cause a host of issues and can even be lethal.

by Maggie Clancy
June 19th

Ehrlichiosis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Ehrlichiosis in dogs is a tick-borne illness that can lead to lifelong health issues like anemia, eye problems, neurological problems, and hemorrhaging. Some dogs might fight off the infection and recover after the first stage, but others may have lifelong, chronic health ailments.

by Maggie Clancy
June 17th

Pica In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Pica in dogs is a condition where the animal feels compelled to eat objects that are not food items. These can include metal, plastic, cloth, garbage, dirt, rocks, paper, or even feces. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
June 10th

Leishmaniasis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Leishmaniasis in dogs is a disease caused by a Leishmania parasite infection. It can either result in a skin reaction or an abdominal organ reaction, known as black fever. Black fever is the more severe form of the disease. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
May 14th
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