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  • 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 Farricelli116

  • Tips for feeding and watering a dog with megaesophagus are provided here. Photos and videos are included.

    Dog Food for Megaesophagus

    Dog Food for Megaesophagus

    by Holle Abee19

  • Is Rimadyl safe for dogs? This drug remains a subject of controversy with many dogs thriving from its use and some dogs even dying.

    Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

    Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli12

  • Several serious diseases can be spread by ticks, and your dog should be checked every day. This article will discuss several natural methods of tick control.

    7 Ways to Control Ticks Without Chemicals

    7 Ways to Control Ticks Without Chemicals

    by Dr Mark7

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli79

  • A dog may display symptoms of arthritis at any age. This article lists a few of the symptoms you need to watch for and discusses conventional and alternative therapies.

    Dog Arthritis Symptoms and Home Pain Remedies

    Dog Arthritis Symptoms and Home Pain Remedies

    by Dr Mark11

  • 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 Farricelli17

  • 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 Farricelli2

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli30

  • 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 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 Francy46

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli70

  • Learn more about the symptoms of valley fever in dogs. Learn how this condition is treated and why it is important to have your dog seen immediately for any signs of this disease.

    Symptoms of Valley Fever in Dogs

    Symptoms of Valley Fever in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli12

  • 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 Shepards12

  • 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 Mark20

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Mark49

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli1

  • The beach can be a fun place to play with your pooch, but you must be aware of the many dangers dogs are exposed to. Here are 10 tips that will help keep your canine friend safe.

    10 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Beach

    10 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Beach

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli9

  • 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 Farricelli3

  • If you're preparing a first aid kit for your dog, you want to make sure a bottle of betadine solution is included. Betadine for dog wounds has many qualities that make it superior to other disinfectants.

    Using Betadine for Dog Wounds

    Using Betadine for Dog Wounds

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Abee18

  • 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

  • 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 Janet Farricelli2

  • Seizures is a common disorder that many dogs have. If your dog has seizures, it's important that you are aware of diagnosing and treating the seizures so that you can stop your dog's suffering.

    Dog Seizures- Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, & More

    Dog Seizures- Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, & More

    by Whitney347

  • 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 Janet Farricelli13

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli279

  • 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 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

  • 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 Farricelli65

  • Did the vet say your dog needs fine needle aspiration? If so, you may be wondering how this procedure works and how much it costs.

    About Dog Fine Needle Aspiration

    About Dog Fine Needle Aspiration

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli27

  • 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 Farricelli59

  • 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 skyepie111

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

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli16

  • 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 LM104

  • 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 Mark16

  • 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 Farricelli294

  • Many small dogs have seizures, which are neurological disorders; but syncope (sin-co-pay) is a heart-related symptom that looks like a seizure to the untrained eye. Knowing the difference can save ...

    Dog Seizure or Syncope?

    Dog Seizure or Syncope?

    by Miriam Parker0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli5

  • 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

  • Back problems is a common problems in dachshunds and the risk of them developing damages of their spinal cord is extremely high. That is why precautions need to be taken during their entire life.

    How to Prevent Back Problems in Dachshunds

    How to Prevent Back Problems in Dachshunds

    by Jennifer Madison2

  • 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 Janet Farricelli19

  • 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 Farricelli5

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli14

  • 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 Janet Farricelli16

  • 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 Farricelli49

  • 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 eirevet7

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 McLeish106

  • 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 Farricelli327

  • Learn about the symptoms suggesting gastroenteritis in dogs and potential cures. Also learn about the prognosis of this serious disorder.

    Dog Gastro-enteritis

    Dog Gastro-enteritis

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli94

  • 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 Janet Farricelli105

  • 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 Lefler20

  • Following are some effective home remedies for a dog's diarrhea 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, and that in...

    Home Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

    Home Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli189

  • 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 Farricelli54

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

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli25

  • Dental care is very important for German Shepherds and dogs in general. They use their teeth for everything. If you want a strong and healthy dog that ages well, look after their teeth.

    German Shepherd Teeth and Gum Health

    German Shepherd Teeth and Gum Health

    by Sam Shepards2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • If your dog has started running into furniture or bumping into things, he or she may be developing cataracts. This interview with Dr. Alinovi discusses identifying and treating canine cataracts.

    Will My Dog Go Blind If He Has Cataracts?

    Will My Dog Go Blind If He Has Cataracts?

    by Donna Cosmato2

  • 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 Animals10

  • 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 Farricelli31

  • 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 Farricelli31

  • 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 Farricelli282

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli4

  • If money is tight, you may be looking for ways to save money on pet care costs, and 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 Cosmato12

  • 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

  • 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.

    My Dog Ate Grapes, What Should I Do?

    My Dog Ate Grapes, What Should I Do?

    by eirevet6

  • 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

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