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  • The symptoms of parvovirus in dogs. Recognizing the symptoms of parvovirus in dogs may be the difference in your pet surviving the virus.

    Symptoms of Parvovirus in Dogs

    Symptoms of Parvovirus in Dogs

    by Cynthia Hoover1

  • 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 Farricelli12

  • 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 Cook402

  • 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

  • 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 Abee11

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli15

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli92

  • 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 Farricelli22

  • Dog farts are something most pet owners are frustrated by but don't really understand. There are usually very specific reasons why your pet is gassy.

    Ways to Stop Your Dog From Farting

    Ways to Stop Your Dog From Farting

    by Audrey Kirchner2

  • If your dog ate gum, you are rightfully concerned. Some types of gums are potentially toxic to dogs and require prompt veterinary attention. If your dog ate sugar-less gum consult with your vet.

    My Dog Ate Gum, Here's What Vets Say

    My Dog Ate Gum, Here's What Vets Say

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli58

  • 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 Farricelli190

  • 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 Farricelli10

  • Your dog had a surgery and now he is sent home with an incision closed with stitches or staples. Your vet has provided you with some basic stitches after care instructions, but you want to know more.

    Dog Stitches After Care

    Dog Stitches After Care

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli23

  • 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 Mark26

  • 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 eirevet6

  • 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 Farricelli30

  • 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 Farricelli9

  • 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 Farricelli21

  • 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 Farricelli27

  • 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

  • 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 Janet Farricelli2

  • 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 Farricelli281

  • 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 Schultz22

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli100

  • Dogs love to play in the snow, but many also like to eat it. Learn about the risks involved in eating snow and how to prevent potential problems.

    Dog Eating Snow and Vomiting

    Dog Eating Snow and Vomiting

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • 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

  • If your dog is vomiting yellow bile, there may be different causes. Let's take a look at what bile really is and what possibly causes a dog to vomit this bright yellow liquid.

    Causes of Dog Vomiting Bile

    Causes of Dog Vomiting Bile

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • 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

  • If your notice behavior changes in your senior dog, you are likely dealing with the effect aging has on the dog's brain. As in humans, old dogs may show personality changes.

    Brain Aging Causes Personality Changes in Old Dogs

    Brain Aging Causes Personality Changes in Old Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli8

  • Parvo (aka Canine Parvovirus) is an EXTREMELY contagious virus.  It attacks the lining of a dog's intestines, which leaks poisons into their system causing sepsis.  Parvo is such a tenacious virus that, if your dog is an inside dog, everything...

    If Your Puppy Has Parvo

    If Your Puppy Has Parvo

    by River_DragonWolf112

  • What may cause in dogs a swollen abdomen filled up with fluids? There are several causes and most require the immediate attention of a veterinarian.

    Causes of Ascites in dogs

    Causes of Ascites in dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli68

  • 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 Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli196

  • 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 Lefler18

  • Dogs get lumps very often. Many owners may suddenly find a lump after their dog's daily grooming session or when checking for ticks. One of the most common lumps found in dogs are lipomas. These are fatty deposits that collect under the skin. They...

    Alternative Treatments for Fatty Tumors in Dogs

    Alternative Treatments for Fatty Tumors in Dogs

    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

  • 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 Farricelli64

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli259

  • Diarrhea in dogs is a clinical sign that may be indicative of various ailments. For this reason, diarrhea in a dog is something that should never be looked over especially when it is accompanied by other symptoms.

    How to Stop Diarrhea in Dogs

    How to Stop Diarrhea in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli48

  • 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

  • Inflammation of a dog's eyes may be caused by conjunctivitis; however, the more serious condition of extreme dry eye may cause permanent damage and need the prompt attention of a vet.

    Causes of KCS or Dry Eyes and One Dog's Diagnosis

    Causes of KCS or Dry Eyes and One Dog's Diagnosis

    by Jaye Denman13

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli22

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli78

  • 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 LM101

  • 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 about them a

    Why Is My Dog´s Urine So Dark?

    Why Is My Dog´s Urine So Dark?

    by Dr Mark7

  • Looking for a thorough look at natural treatments 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 Arnold19

  • 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 Farricelli30

  • 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 Shepards2

  • 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 Farricelli267

  • 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

  • Why are dogs so attracted to cat poop and why do they eat cat feces? And what can happen when dogs eat cat stools? 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

  • Dog owners need to prevent this terrible internal parasite before it kills, but some do not buy preventative because of the cost. Here is an inexpensive option that I will share with you.

    How to Buy Cheap Heartworm Preventatives

    How to Buy Cheap Heartworm Preventatives

    by Dr Mark68

  • 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

  • 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

  • The sudden onset of dog behavioral problems such as fear and aggression may indicate an underlying medical problem. Hypothyroidism is a common condition that is now affecting even younger dogs.

    The Link Between Hypothyroidism and Dog Aggression

    The Link Between Hypothyroidism and Dog Aggression

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • 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 eirevet4

  • 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 Farricelli15

  • Sensitive stomach diet for dogs - Alexadry all rights reserved If your canine companion is suffering from a sensitive stomach and indigestion, things can easily get frustrating. While your dog does not have a history of visiting the popular Mexican...

    Homemade Recipes for Dogs With Sensitive Stomachs

    Homemade Recipes for Dogs With Sensitive Stomachs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • 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 Farricelli66

  • 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 Farricelli2

  • 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 Abee14

  • 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 Cosmato2

  • 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 Farricelli318

  • 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 Farricelli15

  • 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 Farricelli34

  • 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

  • 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 Whitney339

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli108

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli22

  • 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 Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli18

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli13

  • 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 McLeish102

  • 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

  • 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 Mark17

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli27

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

    Why Does My Dog Have Welts All Over His Body?

    Why Does My Dog Have Welts All Over His Body?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Our dogs are family and they deserve special treatment. If your dog's eyes are red or inflamed find out why and what steps you need to take to relieve them.

    Why Are My Dog's Eyes Red and Inflamed?

    Why Are My Dog's Eyes Red and Inflamed?

    by Dr Mark7

  • 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 Farricelli8

  • 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 Farricelli17

  • 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

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