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.
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 consider carefully before having them removed.
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.
Labrador Retrievers are lovely dogs but have a tendency to become obese. A gene mutation in some Labs may maintain their hunger and make weight control harder.
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.
Dogs can enjoy Christmas with their family, but safety should always be kept in mind. Human celebrations often involve dangers for pets.
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.
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 has a trick knee, you can rush into surgery or look for alternatives. Here is what else you can do.
Take care of your dog's ACL injury as soon as it happens, and find out what to do later if the problem persists.
If your dog is itching and scratching, learn about some natural alternatives to steroids before the problems start.
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.
Learn effective vet-approved natural remedies to treat your dog's stomach problems at home. Find an easy-to-make bland diet recipe for your pup that you can make with food from your kitchen's pantry!
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.
If your dog is itching and scratching, you need to provide help now before he damages his skin with his nails. Here are some things you can do right now even when you cannot take your dog to the vet.
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.