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  • 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 Janet Farricelli4

  • 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 Janet Farricelli5

  • 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, grains she needs to live.

    Tess and Her Homemade Liver Shunt Diet

    Tess and Her Homemade Liver Shunt Diet

    by Susan McLeish111

  • Ear infections in dogs are so common that about 16% of dogs that go into the vet are dealing with this problem. Many get better with treatment but come right back. What can you do to stop this?

    Why Does My Dog's Ear Infection Keep Coming Back?

    Why Does My Dog's Ear Infection Keep Coming Back?

    by Dr Mark22

  • 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. 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 Janet Farricelli4

  • 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.

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    by Dr Mark22

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

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli28

  • Looking for a dog wart home remedy? Many dog owners have been having success with thuja for dogs warts. 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 Janet Farricelli16

  • Why are dogs so attracted to cat poop and why do they eat cat feces? What can happen when dogs eat cat stool? Consequences make keeping the cat litter box away and cleaning the yard a good management option.

    Dog Health: Can Dogs Get Sick From Eating Cat Feces?

    Dog Health: Can Dogs Get Sick From Eating Cat Feces?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli11

  • Has your dog just been diagnosed with canine diabetes? You probably have lots of questions. Living with a diabetic dog can be a challenge, especially at the beginning of the journey. With care, a dog with diabetes can be managed successfully and go on to live a long, healthy life.

    Canine Diabetes: Questions and Answers

    Canine Diabetes: Questions and Answers

    by Darlene Norris0

  • Know how to give your dog allergy medication in the event of an allergic reaction to bee stings. This knowledge could buy your dog time and save his life!

    Bee Sting Reactions and Treatment for Dogs

    Bee Sting Reactions and Treatment for Dogs

    by Leah Lefler22

  • Dogs can get pinched nerves in the neck area which can be painful. The signs of a pinched nerve in the neck in dogs may not be obvious other than pain, but 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 Janet Farricelli32

  • Bloat—gas trapped in the stomach—is a medical emergency in dogs. Here are the symptoms of bloat, and some ideas for prevention and emergency first aid.

    Bloat in Dogs:  Causes, Symptoms, First Aid

    Bloat in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, First Aid

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • 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 eirevet2

  • 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 Mark20

  • What is canine pancreatitis? Why does the dog's pancreas get inflamed? What are treatments for pancreatitis in dogs? Learn more about this debilitating condition.

    Dog Health: Understanding Pancreatitis in Dogs

    Dog Health: Understanding Pancreatitis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli10

  • 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 Janet Farricelli10

  • To take care of lip fold dermatitis in dogs you'll first need to understand what causes it. Once you determine the underlying cause, you'll be better equipped to treat it using appropriate remedies.

    Dog Lip Fold Dermatitis

    Dog Lip Fold Dermatitis

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • 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.

    Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli539

  • Most dogs get worms at some point; they can often be seen in the dog's poop. Different worms require different treatment. Read this article to learn more about canine worms and treatments.

    Help! My Dog Has Worms!

    Help! My Dog Has Worms!

    by Cygstarz18

  • 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.

    Causes of a Dog Vomiting Bile

    Causes of a Dog Vomiting Bile

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Welts in dogs may show up on the dog's face, back, belly, or all over the dog's body. As with humans, welts require immediate veterinary care to address the underlying cause.

    Why Is My Dog's Body Covered in Bumps or Welts?

    Why Is My Dog's Body Covered in Bumps or Welts?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • Not many canine ailments cause as much distress and frustration as ear infections. At the animal hospital I worked at, we had owners literally implore front desk receptionists for a same day appointment just to give relief to their suffering dogs....

    Common Dog Ear Problems

    Common Dog Ear Problems

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli55

  • Hostas, poinsettias, 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 Schultz24

  • 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 Janet Farricelli38

  • Many Dachshunds have back problems, but there are things you can do to keep your Dachshund healthy. Use the correct leash, use doggy steps and a doggy stroller.

    Dachshund Back Problems

    Dachshund Back Problems

    by Bob Schroeder10

  • 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!

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli354

  • 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.

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    by Dr Mark73

  • Wondering what may cause unusual lumps and bumps on a dog's paw pad? Learn possible causes for why your dog has lump on 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 Janet Farricelli30

  • 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 Janet Farricelli28

  • Among one of the complications that may affect mother dog is the issue of retained placentas. The placenta plays a vital role during pregnancy, connecting puppies to the mother's dog uterine wall.

    Signs of Retained Placenta in Mother Dogs

    Signs of Retained Placenta in Mother Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli284

  • If upon petting your dog you feel air bubbles under the skin, it's time to see the vet. A skin condition is known for causing a popping feeling under a dog's skin and the causes may be serious.

    Why Does My Dog Have Air Bubbles Under the Skin?

    Why Does My Dog Have Air Bubbles Under the Skin?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • 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 Mark14

  • 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 Janet Farricelli3

  • What are sebaceous cysts in dogs and what causes them? How are they treated? Learn why it's important to see your vet if you notice any unusual lumps and bumps.

    Understanding Sebaceous Cysts in Dogs

    Understanding Sebaceous Cysts in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli16

  • What causes unusual growths in the dogs dog's mouth? There are several causes for growths, lumps and masses in the dog's mouth and all of them should be investigated by your vet.

    Causes of Lumps and Masses in the Mouth in Dogs

    Causes of Lumps and Masses in the Mouth in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli32

  • 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 Cosmato0

  • When a dog develops a urinary tract infection, it develops some pitiful symptoms that can make him miserable. Typical symptoms include: Straining to urinate Blood in urine Increased drinking Increased urination Inappropriate urination ...

    Home Remedies for Dogs with Urinary Tract Infections

    Home Remedies for Dogs with Urinary Tract Infections

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli18

  • Why is your dog still scratching despite using flea products? Learn the possibilities and how to eradicate fleas once and for all from your home.

    Why is Dog Flea Treatment not Working?

    Why is Dog Flea Treatment not Working?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli12

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

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli60

  • Canine Parvovirus is a viral infection that dogs can get that is similar to HIV in humans, and an actual mutation of Feline Distemper. The CPV virus has a three to seven day gestation period where the dog will seem perfectly fine while it spreads to...

    Canine Parvo Virus Misconceptions

    Canine Parvo Virus Misconceptions

    by PhoenixFeuer12

  • If your suspect your dog has a lipoma or your vet diagnosed a lipoma in your dog, you may wonder if it is cancerous. While lipomas are for the most part benign, learn to recognize potential risks.

    Are Dog Lipomas Cancerous?

    Are Dog Lipomas Cancerous?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

  • Addison's Disease is a fairly unknown auto immune disease that can affect humans, dogs, and cats. If not diagnosed and/or treated well, it will lead to death in the end.

    Addison's Disease Can Affect Dogs

    Addison's Disease Can Affect Dogs

    by Titia Geertman6

  • If your dog's front leg appears to be paralyzed don't delay medical treatment hoping it goes away on its own. It's important to take steps to avoid further damage and avoid things from getting worse.

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • An overview of dog pneumonia and our experience with the condition. Our three-week-old Great Dane puppy is recovering well from pneumonia now, due to antibiotics and good supportive care. Photos and videos included.

    Dog Pneumonia - My Puppy is Sick!

    Dog Pneumonia - My Puppy is Sick!

    by Holle Abee19

  • Has your dog developed unusual skin growths? While these growths, called "skin tags" are not dangerous, they can be bothersome to your dog. 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 Animals13

  • 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 Cook411

  • Worried about nose bleeds in dogs? Learn what may cause your dog's nose to bleed and what you can do about it. If your dog's nose is bleeding and doesn't stop or occurs often, see your vet.

    Causes of Nose Bleeds in Dogs

    Causes of Nose Bleeds in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli66

  • 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 Janet Farricelli329

  • How can a dog suffer from a perforated ear drum? How does it happen and what are the symptoms? Learn how this condition is treated and the prognosis.

    Signs of a Perforated Eardrum in Dogs

    Signs of a Perforated Eardrum in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

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

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • Wondering why your dog can't seem to stop bobbing his head up and down? Read on to discover the origin of this odd behavior.

    Head Bobbing and Tremors in Dogs

    Head Bobbing and Tremors in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli115

  • Blood in dog's stool may be caused by several factors and stress may be one of them. Learn what causes stress-induced colitis with blood and mucus in dogs and how to help them.

    Can Blood in Dog's Stool be Caused by Stress?

    Can Blood in Dog's Stool be Caused by Stress?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • A dog's bite is something that breeders put lots of focus on as it has a great impact in the show ring. But a good bite is more than just looks, an incorrect bite may have a impact on many levels.

    Dog Bite Conformation: Occlusions and Malocclusions

    Dog Bite Conformation: Occlusions and Malocclusions

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • Dogs with floppy ears are prone to yeast infections. Infections develop when naturally occurring yeast overpopulate the ears. Your dog may exhibit head shaking and have red, itchy, odorous ears.

    Home Remedies for Dog Ear Yeast Infections

    Home Remedies for Dog Ear Yeast Infections

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli13

  • If your dog is coughing up foam, you may wondering what exactly is going on with your best friend. This article will tackle some possible causes and explain why it's important to see the vet.

    Why Is My Dog Coughing Up Foam?

    Why Is My Dog Coughing Up Foam?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli31

  • Dark urine can be caused by blood or blood byproducts in the urine; if you do not take care of this problem immediately your dog might die. Some other causes are less serious, so find out now.

    Why Is My Dog´s Urine so Dark?

    Why Is My Dog´s Urine so Dark?

    by Dr Mark6

  • Learn about how to treat recurrent and annoying dog ear infections using over-the-counter Zymox. It is a good treatment for dog owners looking for an alternative to antibiotics.

    Zymox for Dogs With Ear Infections

    Zymox for Dogs With Ear Infections

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • Learn all about congestive heart failure in dogs and the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment options for this serious medical condition in dogs.

    Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

    Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli19

  • When should a dog be put to sleep? Warning signs a dog is dying and comforting thoughts about dog euthanasia. Post your questions or share your experience.

    When to put a dog to sleep

    When to put a dog to sleep

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli295

  • Wondering if there is a natural remedy for your dog's upset stomach? Then you don't want to miss this article! Very simple and effective ways to help you manage a dog's sick tummy holistically.

    How to Treat Your Dog's Upset Stomach Naturally

    How to Treat Your Dog's Upset Stomach Naturally

    by India Arnold42

  • Joint pain in dogs often has the same causes and treatments as our own. Learn what will help senior dogs with arthritis and how to recognize the signs of arthritis in dogs.

    Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

    Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

    by Kaili Bisson28

  • Learn what to expect after your dog has an amputation. Your dog can lead a normal life after amputation, but she may need some help at first. This article contains tips and tricks to make the transition easier for your dog and you.

    What to Expect After Your Dog Has a Front Leg Amputated

    What to Expect After Your Dog Has a Front Leg Amputated

    by Kiri Francy50

  • Finding ways to keep an old dog from slipping is important in order to prevent them from getting injured or from developing a fear of walking on floors. There are several options to prevent your dog from slipping without the need to replace your wood or tile floors.

    8 Ways to Keep an Old Dog From Slipping on the Floor

    8 Ways to Keep an Old Dog From Slipping on the Floor

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

  • Picking up your dog after being boarded is a happy event, but dealing with diarrhea is not. What causes diarrhea when dogs are boarded? Learn some possibilities.

    What Causes Diarrhea in Dogs When Boarding?

    What Causes Diarrhea in Dogs When Boarding?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

  • 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 Janet Farricelli33

  • The hind leg is the most common site of lameness in the dog. This article discusses why your dog might have a sore hindlimb, how to identify the problem, and what treatment is needed.

    Hindlimb Lameness in Dogs

    Hindlimb Lameness in Dogs

    by eirevet6

  • 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, but as always, see your vet.

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli19

  • It may happen on walks that you hear your dog dragging his back paws against the asphalt, why is that happening? Possible explanations to dog back foot dragging.

    Causes of Dog Back Toe Dragging

    Causes of Dog Back Toe Dragging

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • 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

  • 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 Janet Farricelli17

  • 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

  • Many dogs find rabbit poop an irresistible temptation. Why? What happens if your dog eats rabbit poop? What diseases can they get?

    My Dog Ate Rabbit Poop. Now What?

    My Dog Ate Rabbit Poop. Now What?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli72

  • In this interview, owner of Healthy PAWsibilities, Dr. Cathy Alinovi, discusses the importance of identifying food allergies as a source of ear infections as well as symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

    Are Food Allergies Causing Your Dog's Ear Infections?

    Are Food Allergies Causing Your Dog's Ear Infections?

    by Donna Cosmato4

  • 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

  • How can slippery elm bark help for your dog's stomach upset? This natural dog diarrhea remedy has been featured in a study and shown to be effective. Learn more about this natural remedy for dogs.

    Slippery Elm Bark for Dog Diarrhea and Upset Stomach

    Slippery Elm Bark for Dog Diarrhea and Upset Stomach

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • If your dog is snoring, you may be hoping there is a way to stop it so you can finally get some restful sleep. Here are a few tips to stop your dog from snoring.

    How to Stop a Dog From Snoring

    How to Stop a Dog From Snoring

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • 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 Janet Farricelli2

  • Lear what may causes an uncoordinated gait, side to side eye movements and head tilt in dogs. Vestibular disease is often confused for a stroke.

    Symptoms of Vestibular Disease in Dogs

    Symptoms of Vestibular Disease in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli199

  • Canine vaccinations are but one important component in preventing disease in dogs. This article will educate you so that you will be qualified to judge for yourself the risks vs. benefits to your canine companion.

    The Truth About Dog Vaccinations

    The Truth About Dog Vaccinations

    by Brett Winn47

  • If you noticed 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 Janet Farricelli5

  • 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 Janet Farricelli36

  • 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 Janet Farricelli4

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

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli81

  • As dogs age, their dental health may decline which means old dogs are often in need of a dental cleaning, but is there such a thing as a dog being too old for getting his teeth cleaned?

    Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning?

    Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli18

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

    Causes of Limping in Dogs

    Causes of Limping in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli285

  • If your dog isn't peeing after surgery, there may be different reasons. It's important to figure out exactly what is happening, and your vet is the best person to help your dog out.

    Why Is My Dog Not Peeing After Surgery?

    Why Is My Dog Not Peeing After Surgery?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Looking for a thorough, natural treatment for your dog's ear mite problem? Well, you are in the right place! Easy to follow directions and formulas for a natural approach to ear care in dogs.

    How to Treat Your Dog's Ear Mites Naturally

    How to Treat Your Dog's Ear Mites Naturally

    by India Arnold21

  • 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 From Your Dog's Environment

    How to Kill Parvovirus From Your Dog's Environment

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli190

  • 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 Janet Farricelli191

  • 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 Janet Farricelli120

  • Most types of worms that afflict dogs are easily treated, but some types can be fatal. Learn the signs of worm infection and find out how to treat your pet.

    How to Tell if Your Dog Has Worms

    How to Tell if Your Dog Has Worms

    by ElectronicPaul LM105

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

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli26

  • Prednisone is a drug that dog owners must pay close attention to to avoid side Effects of abruptly stopping prednisone in dogs . Learn why it's important to wean dogs off prednisone gradually.

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs off Prednisone

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs off Prednisone

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli11

  • 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 best to see the vet.

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing So Fast?

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing So Fast?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli1

  • 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 Shepards16

  • 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 Janet 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 eirevet9

  • Medically known as bordetella or infectious tracheobronchitis, kennel cough is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is common in dogs that are gathered together.

    Kennel Cough:  Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies

    Kennel Cough: Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli51

  • 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.

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