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  • Dogs can get pinched nerves in the neck area which can be quite painful. Here, you'll find the symptoms of a pinched nerve, but keep in mind that these signs may not be obvious and it's important to see the vet right away.

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    by Adrienne Farricelli34

  • My puppy is breathing fast when sleeping. Should I worry? This is often asked by puppy owners. Although a puppy breathing fast may be concerning, in many cases, it's normal, but it's best to see the vet.

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing so Fast?

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing so Fast?

    by Adrienne Farricelli5

  • We all like our homes to smell fresh and clean, and for that reason, many people use plug-in or spray air fresheners to help their house smell nice. Unfortunately, air fresheners can have a downside—they can make dogs very unwell and can even lead to death.

    Could Your Air Freshener Be Making Your Dog Sick?

    Could Your Air Freshener Be Making Your Dog Sick?

    by Sophie Jackson0

  • 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.

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    by Dr Mark200

  • Your dog just had surgery. Maybe he/she was neutered or spayed and sent home with stitches or staples. You may be wondering how to care for the stitches or how long they take to heal. Learn how to properly care for your dog's incision and decrease any chances of infection.

    How to Care for and Keep Dog Stitches Clean After Surgery

    How to Care for and Keep Dog Stitches Clean After Surgery

    by Adrienne Farricelli48

  • When Contessa Della Notte, aka Tess, was 10 months old, she was diagnosed with a liver shunt. The diet of Tess has little to no protein but has all of the vitamins, minerals, and grains she needs to live.

    Homemade Diet for Dogs With Liver Shunt

    Homemade Diet for Dogs With Liver Shunt

    by Susan McLeish122

  • Recognizing the signs of an Addisonian crisis is important so that you can take prompt action and take your dog to the vet immediately. Left untreated, an Addisonian crisis in dogs can turn fatal.

    Signs of an Addisonian Crisis in Dogs

    Signs of an Addisonian Crisis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli3

  • When an adult dog suddenly goes blind, it's traumatic for pet and pet parent alike. A blind dog can adjust to life without sight and get along fine, but it's difficult to believe that at first.

    When Your Dog Goes Blind

    When Your Dog Goes Blind

    by Jaye Denman50

  • Does your dog have a skin tag that needs to be removed? Read about our experience to learn more about this process.

    Removing a Skin Tag From a Dog

    Removing a Skin Tag From a Dog

    by Skye120

  • Are you wondering if there is a natural remedy for your dog's upset stomach? Then you don't want to miss this article! Here are some very simple and effective ways to help you manage your dog's health holistically.

    Natural Remedies for Your Dog's Upset Stomach

    Natural Remedies for Your Dog's Upset Stomach

    by India Arnold42

  • Steroid medications are used to treat a wide range of health problems in pets. However, these drugs often cause side effects such as increased thirst and appetite which owners should be aware of.

    Side Effects of Steroids in Pets

    Side Effects of Steroids in Pets

    by eirevet3

  • Back problems are common in Dachshunds, and the risk of these dogs developing damage to the spinal cord is extremely high. That is why precautions need to be taken throughout their entire life.

    How to Prevent Back Problems in Dachshunds

    How to Prevent Back Problems in Dachshunds

    by Jennifer Madison3

  • Blue dobermans may be attractive dogs, but because of their coat color, blue dobermans are prone to some health problems. One of them is blue doberman syndrome, which can cause significant hair loss.

    Understanding Blue Doberman Syndrome

    Understanding Blue Doberman Syndrome

    by Adrienne Farricelli10

  • Here are some home remedies for resolving a dog's upset stomach naturally using items found at home. If your dog's stomach issue is acute and fairly mild, you can try a few different things; learn all about the healing properties of herbs below.

    8 Easy Home Remedies for a Dog's Upset Stomach

    8 Easy Home Remedies for a Dog's Upset Stomach

    by Cynthia Hoover3

  • I could not get my dogs to a vet and needed something to resolve their ear infection symptoms fast. I discovered an effective home remedy and an over-the-counter product that successfully resolved their issues. Learn all about these products and how to safely use them.

    How to Treat a Dog's Ear Infection When You Can't See a Vet

    How to Treat a Dog's Ear Infection When You Can't See a Vet

    by Leslie116

  • Canine congestive heart failure (CHF) may seem like a death sentence for a beloved pet. Dr. Alinovi discusses signs, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis for dogs with congestive heart failure.

    FAQs About Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

    FAQs About Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

    by Donna Cosmato2

  • Even if you want to sit on a couch while your dog loses weight, these great exercise routines will help get your dog in shape and prevent the diseases associated with obesity.

    7 Exercise Tips for an Overweight Dog

    7 Exercise Tips for an Overweight Dog

    by Dr Mark15

  • Why is my dog urinating blood? Learn what conditions may cause blood in your dog's urine, and why you should take your dog to see the vet.

    Causes of Blood in Dog Urine

    Causes of Blood in Dog Urine

    by Adrienne Farricelli194

  • Parvo is a deadly virus that stays active at home and in the yard for quite some time. Learn how to kill the virus and why you should wait before opening your home to a new dog.

    How to Kill Parvovirus in Your Dog's Environment

    How to Kill Parvovirus in Your Dog's Environment

    by Adrienne Farricelli198

  • Dark urine can be caused by blood or blood byproducts in the urine: if you do not take care of this problem immediately, it could be fatal. However, some other causes of darkened urine are less serious. See the possible causes.

    Why Is My Dog's Urine so Dark?

    Why Is My Dog's Urine so Dark?

    by Dr Mark14

  • It's the most dreaded appointment a dog owner must eventually endure, and nothing may be more disconcerting than seeing a dog in pain during euthanasia. This article explains dog euthanasia pain.

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    by Adrienne Farricelli66

  • Is there a fishy smell lingering, and does your dog now have a swollen anus? If so, your dog may have some anal gland problems. Here are some home remedies.

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    by Adrienne Farricelli18

  • Some causes of vomiting can be treated at home, while others require medical attention. If your dog is otherwise healthy, try these natural, vet-approved home remedies to soothe their upset stomach.

    Effective Home Remedies for Vomiting Dogs

    Effective Home Remedies for Vomiting Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli356

  • At times, a foreign body may cause an esophagus obstruction in dogs which may lead to significant problems if not treated in a timely manner. This article discusses signs of problems and treatment.

    Symptoms of Dog Esophagus Blockage

    Symptoms of Dog Esophagus Blockage

    by Adrienne Farricelli14

  • Unspayed female dogs are prone to pyometra, a serious, potentially fatal disease that requires immediate intervention. If your intact female is sick, please see your vet immediately.

    Pyometra: Symptoms and Treatment in Dogs

    Pyometra: Symptoms and Treatment in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli121

  • Among the variety of neoplasias found in dogs, soft-tissue sarcomas are quite common. Learn more about this type of cancer and how it affects dogs.

    Canine Soft-Tissue Sarcomas in Dogs

    Canine Soft-Tissue Sarcomas in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • About half of all puppies attacked by parvovirus will die no matter what you do, especially if it is virulent. However, knowing the right things to do might help you save your puppy's life.

    How to Save a Puppy With Parvovirus

    How to Save a Puppy With Parvovirus

    by MagicStarER91

  • Here are first-aid instructions for how to take care of a paw pad injury on your dog and how to keep them from licking the wound. Treating a paw pad injury is an essential part of canine first aid.

    First Aid: How to Treat a Dog's Paw Pad Injury

    First Aid: How to Treat a Dog's Paw Pad Injury

    by Adrienne Farricelli16

  • Learn about the ingredients in Monistat—an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine used to treat yeast infections in humans—and how I tried to alleviate my dog's ear infection when I couldn't get to a vet.

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    by SmartAndFun86

  • Has your dog developed unusual skin growths? While these growths or "skin tags" are not often dangerous, they can be bothersome. Here is how to remove and prevent them.

    How to Remove and Prevent Skin Tags on Dogs

    How to Remove and Prevent Skin Tags on Dogs

    by Cool Rare Animals15

  • Learn about the most common and some not-so common causes of limping in dogs. Find out how to palpate the injured leg and when to see the vet.

    13 Causes of Limping in Dogs

    13 Causes of Limping in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli300

  • Wondering what may cause unusual lumps and bumps on a dog's paw pad? Learn possible causes for why your dog has a lump on its paw pad and why it's so important to see the vet.

    Causes of Lumps on Dog Paw Pads

    Causes of Lumps on Dog Paw Pads

    by Adrienne Farricelli31

  • Feeling overwhelmed about caring for your diabetic dog? Taking care of a dog with canine diabetes may seem scary, but if you set up a consistent routine and stick with it, you can make life much easier for yourself and your pet.

    Managing Your Diabetic Dog: What You Need to Know

    Managing Your Diabetic Dog: What You Need to Know

    by Darlene Norris2

  • A time may come where you may need to induce vomiting in your dog. If your vet recommends this, do you know what to do and what type of hydrogen peroxide to use? Read on for some tips.

    How to Induce Vomiting in Your Dog

    How to Induce Vomiting in Your Dog

    by Adrienne Farricelli5

  • If you suspect your dog is suffering from vision loss, there are several easy ways to test your dog's vision at home. These tests are not a replacement for veterinary help, so please see your vet.

    How to Test Your Dog's Vision at Home

    How to Test Your Dog's Vision at Home

    by Adrienne Farricelli2

  • Many Dachshunds have back problems, but there are things you can do like using the correct leash, using pet stairs, or using a doggy stroller to keep them in good health. This article details everything you need to know about keeping your Dachshund healthy.

    Dachshund Back Problems and How to Prevent Jumping

    Dachshund Back Problems and How to Prevent Jumping

    by Bob Schroeder12

  • You may have heard about the benefits of turmeric for dogs. What do vets say about turmeric, what's the correct turmeric dosage for dogs and what risks should you be aware of ?

    Health Benefits of Turmeric for Dogs

    Health Benefits of Turmeric for Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli8

  • When a dog develops a urinary tract infection, it develops some pitiful symptoms that can make him miserable. When the symptoms are caught early enough, there are some home remedies that may help the dog overcome the infection before it may require the aid of antibiotics.

    Home Remedies for Dogs With Urinary Tract Infections

    Home Remedies for Dogs With Urinary Tract Infections

    by Adrienne Farricelli19

  • Canine degenerative myelopathy affects the spinal cord of the dog. It's a slowly progressing. The symptomes look very similar to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

    Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) in Dogs

    Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) in Dogs

    by Titia Geertman14

  • Hot spots are a painful summer problem for most dogs. Labs and other big dogs seem particularly susceptible to them. Here's what causes them and what you can do to prevent their occurrence in spring and summer or year-round.

    What Causes Hot Spots on Dogs?

    What Causes Hot Spots on Dogs?

    by twayneking2

  • Learn effective vet-approved natural remedies to relieve 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!

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli367

  • Seeing blood in your dog's stool can be scary. If your dog is pooping blood, it's important to learn how to recognize the difference between fresh blood and digested blood in your dog's stool.

    16 Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    16 Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    by Adrienne Farricelli585

  • Studies reveal a new and proven inexpensive treatment for hemangiosarcoma in dogs, a type of cancer that does not typically respond well to chemotherapy. This potent therapeutic treatment does not require a prescription and can be administered at home.

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    by Barbara Fitzgerald77

  • A bleeding tail tip on a dog is often the result of a condition called "happy tail." This occurs when the dog's tail tip hits hard objects repeatedly in its surrounding environment. Find out what may have caused your dog's tail to bleed and what you can do about it.

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    by Deb Kingsbury20

  • As your pet nears the end of their life, you may be wondering if you should opt for euthanasia or natural death. There are pros and cons to each, so this article will go over both options.

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    by Adrienne Farricelli48

  • Among the alternatives for heartworm treatment, herbal therapy is available. It may not be as good as slow-kill treatment, but it is a lot safer and less painful than the Immiticide injections. This article will discuss what is involved in the therapy.

    Black Walnut and Other Safe Herbal Heartworm Treatments for My Dog

    Black Walnut and Other Safe Herbal Heartworm Treatments for My Dog

    by Dr Mark31

  • If you live in an area where scorpions live, you may wonder about scorpion stings and dogs. Knowledge is power, so it's best to be prepared in case your dog gets stung by a scorpion.

    Dog Scorpion Stings—How Dangerous Are They?

    Dog Scorpion Stings—How Dangerous Are They?

    by Adrienne Farricelli5

  • Canine Parvovirus is an extremely contagious virus. If your puppy has it, then it's extremely important to learn how to help your new friend manage this awful virus. Read on to learn how you can help.

    How to Help a Puppy With Parvo

    How to Help a Puppy With Parvo

    by River_DragonWolf117

  • Front leg paralysis in dogs is a serious condition, so do not hesitate to seek medical treatment. This article outlines the importance of seeing a vet, potential causes, medical terms, and the diagnostic tests or treatments that may be necessary.

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli10

  • If your dog has an englarged abdomen, especially if it is painful, these are some of the possible causes and symptoms, but you need to get help now!

    Why Does My Dog Have a Swollen Belly?

    Why Does My Dog Have a Swollen Belly?

    by Dr Mark39

  • Limping when he walks, sleeping more than usual - is your dog sick or is he just slowing down as he gets older? Dr. Alinovi of Healthy PAWsibilities shares tips about caring for senior dogs.

    Senior Dogs: What to Expect as Your Dog Ages

    Senior Dogs: What to Expect as Your Dog Ages

    by Donna Cosmato12

  • Finding a bit of mucus in your dog's stool is common and benign, but an excessive amount is troubling, especially if there is blood. Learn what causes mucus in dog poop and what you can do about it.

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    by Adrienne Farricelli19

  • Learn more about the signs of osteosarcoma, or bone cancer, in dogs' legs. Please see your vet if you notice any limping suspicious swelling in your dog's legs.

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli31

  • If your dog has been vomiting repeatedly, you'll need to do all you can to prevent dehydration. However, things can get tricky, because too much water may further upset the stomach.

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    by Adrienne Farricelli7

  • Hostas, poinsettias, and lilies are just a few plants that are poisonous to dogs. Here is a list of the most common plants and flowers that could harm your pet, and what to do if your dog is poisoned.

    Dangerous Plants to My Dogs

    Dangerous Plants to My Dogs

    by Angela Michelle Schultz26

  • Looking for a dog wart home remedy? Many dog owners have been experiencing success with thuja. Of course, always consult with a vet before trying home remedies or natural remedies.

    Dog Wart Removal Using Thuja

    Dog Wart Removal Using Thuja

    by Adrienne Farricelli27

  • Recognizing the symptoms of intestinal blockages in dogs is important considering that blockages are a serious problem that may lead to death when left untreated. Learn the warning symptoms of a potential intestinal blockage in dogs and when to see the vet.

    7 Symptoms of Intestinal Blockage in Dogs

    7 Symptoms of Intestinal Blockage in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli855

  • If you noticed that your dog has sunken eyes, you are right to be concerned. Sunken eyes in dogs can be a symptom of something serious, so you certainly want to get him checked out.

    Why Do My Dog's Eyes Look Sunken In?

    Why Do My Dog's Eyes Look Sunken In?

    by Adrienne Farricelli5

  • Like humans, every dog coughs once in a while. But if the cough is severe or persistent, or if your coughing dog appears lethargic or unwell, it is important to determine the cause of the cough.

    Why Is My Dog Coughing?

    Why Is My Dog Coughing?

    by eirevet12

  • Apple cider vinegar is used by pet owners to improve the immune system, clean the ears and treat infections, improve the coat, prevent kidney and bladder stones, and make their dogs healthier. Learn the other benefits this product can give and how to use it.

    How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Dog's Health Needs

    How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Dog's Health Needs

    by Dr Mark16

  • The causes of abdominal enlargement in dogs can be various. In order to better understand potential causes, it helps to first take a closer look at a dog's anatomy and review the organs of the abdomen.

    15 Potential Causes of Abdominal Enlargement in Dogs

    15 Potential Causes of Abdominal Enlargement in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • If money is tight, you may be looking for ways to save money on pet-care costs. You might even ask, "Can I give my dog shots or should I take him to the vet?" Here's a cost comparison and a discussion of the pros and cons so you can make an informed decision.

    Can I Give My Dog Shots at Home or Should I Take Him to the Vet?

    Can I Give My Dog Shots at Home or Should I Take Him to the Vet?

    by Donna Cosmato15

  • You may be looking for calming aids for anxious dogs to help your canine companion out during difficult times. Here are some reviews of dog calming aids along with an explanation of how they work.

    Calming Aids for Anxious Dogs

    Calming Aids for Anxious Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli2

  • I'm a long time owner and lover of the breed. However, this article is not meant to replace professional veterinary advice.

    Chihuahua Blood Sugar Problems

    Chihuahua Blood Sugar Problems

    by JoLynn Potocki13

  • What complications and problems might you expect after a mother dog gives birth? What behaviors are normal? Learn some of the most common conditions requiring immediate veterinary attention.

    Complications After Dogs Give Birth

    Complications After Dogs Give Birth

    by Adrienne Farricelli242

  • An epilepsy diagnosis can be heartbreaking to pet parents, but epileptic dogs can still enjoy a quality life with proper care. This article discusses FAQs about canine epilepsy through an interview with Dr. Cathy Alinovi.

    Canine Epilepsy: What Can Trigger Seizures in Dogs?

    Canine Epilepsy: What Can Trigger Seizures in Dogs?

    by Donna Cosmato8

  • Why is your dog's tail suddenly flaccid, limp, and held in an odd position? If your dog was recently given a bath, went swimming in a lake, or overexerted himself, he may be suffering from a limp limber tail.

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    by Adrienne Farricelli84

  • If your dog breaks a nail, it is very painful and tends to bleed profusely. Here's how to treat it at home before you go to the vet to prevent infection and make sure no further trimming is needed.

    Vet-Approved Tips for Dealing With a Dog's Broken Nail

    Vet-Approved Tips for Dealing With a Dog's Broken Nail

    by Adrienne Farricelli29

  • Cushing syndrome is something that affects middle-age to older-age pets and is more prevalent in dogs. It results when too much of a steroid hormone is produced by the pituitary or adrenal gland.

    Cushing Syndrome in Dogs

    Cushing Syndrome in Dogs

    by Audrey Kirchner2

  • German Shepherds are susceptible to urinary and bladder issues. Many of these problems are food-related and there can be hereditary weaknesses in the bloodline.

    Common German Shepherd Bladder Issues

    Common German Shepherd Bladder Issues

    by Sam Shepards0

  • There are some “people” foods that if shared could seriously sicken your pet, if not kill them. It is important to be able to identify these foods and know when you shouldn’t share your snack. One potential danger is grapes.

    Symptoms and Signs of Kidney Failure After a Dog Eats Grapes

    Symptoms and Signs of Kidney Failure After a Dog Eats Grapes

    by Schatzie Speaks7

  • Is your dog vomiting yellow bile? There may be different causes. Let's take a look at what bile really is, and what can cause a dog to vomit this bright yellow liquid.

    What Are the Causes of My Dog Vomiting Bile

    What Are the Causes of My Dog Vomiting Bile

    by Adrienne Farricelli11

  • Several signs indicate an upset stomach in dogs, but some signs are not easily recognized by their owners since dogs cannot vocalize their complaints. It is up to us to learn how to recognize these signs.

    15 Signs of an Upset Stomach in Dogs

    15 Signs of an Upset Stomach in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli8

  • Find out how to get rid of fleas, once and for all. Learn about a “secret weapon” that’s cheap, effective, safe, and easy to use.

    How to Get Rid of Fleas in Dogs

    How to Get Rid of Fleas in Dogs

    by Holle Abee71

  • Dogs tend to grow lumps and bumps in many places on their bodies, so it's not that surprising when a dog grows a mole on its eyelid. What are these growths? Veterinarians have some answers.

    What's That Mole on My Dog's Eyelid?

    What's That Mole on My Dog's Eyelid?

    by Adrienne Farricelli2

  • Diarrhea is a common problem in dogs. Many of the causes of dog diarrhea are self-limiting and may be treated with home remedies. More serious causes of diarrhea require treatment by a veterinarian.

    Diarrhea in Dogs: Causes and Treatment

    Diarrhea in Dogs: Causes and Treatment

    by eirevet0

  • If your puppy has parvo (canine parvovirus) and you cannot afford hospitalization, you can resort to some home remedies that may help reduce parvo symptoms. Bear in mind that supportive care should only be offered if your pup is otherwise stable.

    Home Remedies for Parvo in Puppies

    Home Remedies for Parvo in Puppies

    by Adrienne Farricelli175

  • What should you do if your dog ate d-Con mouse poison or Tomcat rat bait? Take her to the vet immediately! Learn how rat poison affects your dog and what the vet will do to help your dog survive.

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Rat Poison?

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Rat Poison?

    by Adrienne Farricelli47

  • All types of grapes and raisins are poisonous to dogs and are a common cause of kidney failure and even death. Learn the signs of grape toxicity in dogs and what to do if your dog has eaten grapes.

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Grapes?

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Grapes?

    by eirevet8

  • Prednisone is a drug that is often prescribed to dogs with cancer, but how exactly does prednisone help dogs with cancer? What is this drug's mode of action and what are the risks for side effects?

    Prednisone for Dogs With Cancer

    Prednisone for Dogs With Cancer

    by Adrienne Farricelli21

  • If your dog isn't peeing after surgery, there may be different reasons for this. It's important to figure out exactly what is happening. In order to diagnose or identify the cause of the problem, you will want to communicate your concerns with your vet.

    Why Is My Dog Not Peeing After Surgery?

    Why Is My Dog Not Peeing After Surgery?

    by Adrienne Farricelli8

  • Inspecting your dog's coat and skin is s great way to identify any lumps, bumps, or unusual growths. Some dogs develop small black moles on their paws or legs, and it's always best to have them checked out.

    What Is That Black Mole on My Dog's Leg?

    What Is That Black Mole on My Dog's Leg?

    by Adrienne Farricelli6

  • Prednisone is a drug that dog owners must pay close attention to avoid all the side effects and taper the medication properly. Learn why it's important to wean dogs off corticosteroids gradually, and how to do it.

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs Off Prednisone

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs Off Prednisone

    by Adrienne Farricelli22

  • If you have noticed nipple discharge in your dog, you may be wondering what is causing it. There are several potential causes of nipple discharge in dogs which I will discuss in this article. But as always, see your vet so that they can help your dog.

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli36

  • Your dog just ate chocolate, and you're wondering what to do. Learn the amount and type of chocolate that is toxic to your dog by using this toxicity calculator.

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    by Adrienne Farricelli69

  • You may notice on walks that you can hear your dog dragging his back paws against the asphalt. Why is that happening? Here's possible explanations for your dog dragging his back foot.

    Why Is My Dog's Back Toe Dragging?

    Why Is My Dog's Back Toe Dragging?

    by Adrienne Farricelli2

  • Dog owners are often told to give hydrogen peroxide to their dogs when they ingest something potentially harmful, but can you give too much, and how much is too much?

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    by Adrienne Farricelli37

  • This article contains tips for feeding and watering a dog with megaesophagus. Photos and videos are included as well to help owners help their canine companions.

    The Best Foods for Dogs With Megaesophagus

    The Best Foods for Dogs With Megaesophagus

    by Holle Abee27

  • Many dogs suffer from patellar luxations, a condition also known as "trick knee", where the kneecap slips out of place and can cause discomfort and pain. Fortunately, if caught early, the condition is treatable. That's why it's important to know the signs of a slipping knee and what to do about it.

    What Is a Luxating Patella in Dogs and How Do I Prevent It?

    What Is a Luxating Patella in Dogs and How Do I Prevent It?

    by Sophie Jackson1

  • Does your dog have thick, flaky skin and a musty smell? Is he or she constantly itching or scratching? Your dog could have a yeast infection or suffer from yeast overgrowth. Here are a few DIY remedies you can try at home to resolve the issue.

    How to Stop Hair Loss and Itching in Dogs From Yeast Overgrowth

    How to Stop Hair Loss and Itching in Dogs From Yeast Overgrowth

    by Susan Hambidge20

  • We are used to seeing our dogs' eyes as clear and limpid, so cholesterol deposits in a dog's eyes won't likely go unnoticed but what causes such deposits in the first place and how are they treated?

    Cholesterol Deposits in a Dog's Eye

    Cholesterol Deposits in a Dog's Eye

    by Adrienne Farricelli6

  • If your dog has a skin rash, it might be caused by several different reasons. This article examines the reasons dogs get rashes and ways to treat them cheaply and effectively.

    Dog Skin Rashes: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures

    Dog Skin Rashes: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures

    by L C David65

  • German Shepherds are susceptible to a variety of health issues—some are related to breeding practices. Learn about some of their common stomach issues.

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    by Sam Shepards62

  • How to cope, what to do, and how to help your visually impaired blind dog: An article written by someone who has been there and cares.

    How to Care for a Blind Dog

    How to Care for a Blind Dog

    by Tonie Cook417

  • The following are some effective home remedies for a dog's diarrhea that I have learned after working at an animal hospital for some time. However, I have also learned that, while mostly effective, these home remedies may not work for all dogs.

    Home Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

    Home Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

    by Adrienne Farricelli7

  • Can your dog's sebaceous cyst be treated naturally with home remedies? Learn when it's best to try home remedies and why surgery is often the best option.

    Dog Sebaceous Cysts Home Remedies

    Dog Sebaceous Cysts Home Remedies

    by Adrienne Farricelli38

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