Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out, but not always. Find out what might be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.
Christmas is a joyous time of year. We want to share this fun with our dogs, but every year dogs end up at emergency vets due to holiday-related accidents. Knowing how to prevent these dramas will make your festivities safe and enjoyable for you and your dog.
If your dog's skin is turning yellow, he or she is likely seriously ill and needs to be treated correctly. Learn what exactly is going wrong, how your dog should be treated, and everything you can do at home to help them.
We all catch colds or the flu from time to time, but what about our pets? Dogs, like any animal, can suffer from viruses and infections similar to humans. They can also suffer complications from illnesses, so knowing how to spot when they have a cold is important to keep them healthy.
If your dog has a trick knee, you can rush into surgery or look for alternatives. Here is what else you can do.
Some dogs swallow objects that become trapped in their intestine. Abdominal surgery may be necessary to remove the obstruction, as it was for my dog.
So, Scooter’s veterinarian has recommended a dental cleaning. You’ve heard that there is anesthesia involved and costs that have made you hesitate. What do you do? Here's a breakdown of the stages of veterinary dental cleaning and the various charges explained.
Have you noticed that extra digit on your dog's leg? Or, maybe you have read a puppy advertisement that says "dewclaws removed" and wonder what that means? This article explains the purpose of a dewclaw, why your dog has them, and why you should be careful when considering having them removed.
If your dog has a nasal discharge, there may be nothing to worry about. Find out what may cause the problem, when to be worried, and when to do something about a runny nose.
Easy to follow and effective instructions on how to use first aid to treat small cuts and wounds on your dog. This is what to do when no vet is available.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure out what is wrong with your dog, along with advice on when to see the vet. Simple home remedies will help you deal with your pet's hair loss.
This article details the side effects that I observed in my 11-year-old lab after she recevied the melanoma vaccine for dogs.
Obesity in pets is on the rise, but sometimes it is easy to overlook when a pet is just a bit overweight. In fact, many people are unsure of what a dog at a healthy weight looks like. Even slight excess weight puts pressure on a dog's heart and joints, so knowing when they need a diet is vital.
Joint issues are common in German Shepherds. Elbow dysplasia is a painful condition, especially when dogs get older, as this can seriously lessen their quality of life.