Passive smoking doesn't pose health hazards only to humans. Pets are often exposed to smoke and nicotine from cigarettes. When dogs smoke alongside their owners, the damage to their bodies can be substantial.
There are several signs of anemia in dogs, but these signs are not always readily recognized which can lead to delayed treatment even though every second counts. Anemia in dogs may lead to weakness and serious complications if left untreated.
Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out. Not always. Find out what can be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure things out what is wrong with your dog, and simple home cures will help you treat hair loss.
If your dog has a trick knee you can rush into surgery or look for alternatives. Here is what else you can do.
This article explains how to make sure your dog gets the right amount of water for his breed, age, size, and condition. It describes signs of dehydration to look out for, medical issues which can cause dehydration even when a dog has access to water, and advice on when to take your dog to the vet.
Hot spots should be taken care of immediately at home. Find out how to treat a hot spot at home, what caused the red skin, and how to keep it from coming back.
Heartworms, transmitted by mosquitoes, can damage your dog’s lungs, arteries, and many other important organs. Here are some common symptoms and what to do if you suspect your dog may have acquired the condition.
Learn strategies to minimize the risk of back problems in your dog. Do your part to help your dog avoid back injury, which can be both painful and expensive.
Does your dog have thick, flaky skin with a musty smell? Is he/she constantly itching or scratching? It could be a yeast problem. Here are a few DIY remedies you can try at home.
Using a serving tray is a great way to transport your dachshund to appointments and other trips to minimize lifting, which may contribute to back pain and strain.
If your dog is scratching and his feet and ears smell like corn chips, he should be helped as soon as possible. Here's how to resolve a yeast infection at home, naturally.
What do you do when you noticed blood in your dog's stool? While occasional blood can be caused by less pressing health conditions that may resolve on their own, other times, blood in stool can be a symptom of more serious issues that need to be addressed by your veterinarian.
If your dog is itching and scratching, learn about some natural alternatives to steroids before the problems start.
Why do dogs scratch all of the time? Scratching is the number one reason why people take their dogs to the vet. This article will explain the main causes of itchy skin in dogs and what can be done.