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.
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!
Is your dog suffering from a swollen ear flap or ear hematoma? This article explains the causes of ear hematoma in dogs and available treatments.
If your dog keeps shaking its head, it could be because of several common issues. Find out what it is causing this behavior and discover how these conditions are commonly treated.
Among the alternatives for heartworm treatment, herbal therapy is available. It may not be as good as slow-kill treatment, but it is a lot safer and less painful than the Immiticide injections. This article will discuss what is involved in the therapy.
Worried about nosebleeds 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.
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.
If your dog has a bloody nose (epistaxis), follow these first aid steps to stop the bleeding, find out what might be causing it, and learn what you need to do to prevent it happening again.
Learn about the dangers that may result from dogs eating rawhide bones. Recognize the signs and symptoms of trouble—and find out how to prevent problems in the future.
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.
Read several honest reviews about the use of the drug Proin for urinary incontinence in dogs. Several pet owners have reported that their dog died shortly after taking Proin.
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.
If you have noticed nipple discharge in your dog, you may be wondering what is causing it. There are several potential causes of nipple discharge in dogs which I will discuss in this article. But as always, see your vet so that they can help your dog.
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.
Treating ear mite infection in dogs in simple, but there are side effects of a bad infection when not treated. Find out what you need to do.
Calluses on dog elbows are painful. If not taken care of, these sores can become infected and bleed. Learn how to heal cracked calluses on your dog's elbows.
How do dogs get roundworms and how can they be treated? Learn more about roundworms in dogs, what they look like, and what you can do to treat them.
If your dog has a nasal discharge, there may be nothing to worry about. Find out what may cause the problem, when to be worried, and when to do something about a runny nose.
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.
Canine degenerative myelopathy affects the spinal cord of the dog. It's a slowly progressing. The symptomes look very similar to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
If you have a bulldog, you know it is very important to clean their wrinkles. Read on for information about infection prevention and treatment.
Why is your dog's tail suddenly flaccid, limp, and held in an odd position? If your dog was recently given a bath, went swimming in a lake, or overexerted himself, he may be suffering from a limp limber tail.
Several signs indicate an upset stomach in dogs, but some signs are not easily recognized by their owners since dogs cannot vocalize their complaints. It is up to us to learn how to recognize these signs.
Some dog owners do not buy preventative meds because of the cost of testing. Here is an inexpensive option that I will share with you.
Learn all about dog skin problems (with photos). What are the symptoms, causes, and types of skin diseases in dogs? Which breeds usually experience them?
Did you find a wart in your dogs mouth? These cauliflower or sea anemone looking growths can be treated in different ways. Keep in mind that puppy warts are contagious.
Learn how to recognize razor rash or clipper burn on your dog, as well as how to prevent and treat this unfortunate condition.
Learn more about the signs of osteosarcoma, or bone cancer, in dogs' legs. Please see your vet if you notice any limping suspicious swelling in your dog's legs.
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.
Among one of the complications that may affect a mother dog is the issue of retained placentas. The placenta plays a vital role during pregnancy, connecting puppies to the mother dog's uterine wall.
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.
Stop wasting your money. This test is not necessary every year. Find out how to prevent the disease, how to avoid testing, and the better and least expensive alternatives to protect your dog.
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?
How do dogs get tapeworms, and how do you get rid of them? Learn more about canine tapeworms and how to recognize their presence in your best friend.
My dog was bitten by what appeared to be a wolf spider. Though spider bites are uncommon in dogs, this article will detail my first-hand experience.
Have you noticed that extra digit on your dog's leg? Or, maybe you have read a puppy advertisement that says "dewclaws removed" and wonder what that means? This article explains the purpose of a dewclaw, why your dog has them, and why you should be careful when considering having them removed.
If your dog was diagnosed with a torn cruciate ligament, you may be wondering if surgery is really necessary. Discover non-surgical options for torn cruciate ligaments in dogs.
Since alternative, natural therapies take a lot longer to start showing effects than conventional therapy, you need to start now.
A bleeding tail tip on a dog is often the result of a condition called "happy tail." This occurs when the dog's tail tip hits hard objects repeatedly in its surrounding environment. Find out what may have caused your dog's tail to bleed and what you can do about it.
Find out how to get rid of fleas, once and for all. Learn about a “secret weapon” that’s cheap, effective, safe, and easy to use.
Find out why dogs can smell bad, and learn traditional and alternative things you can do to reduce dog odor.
Taking care of a dog suffering from diarrhea can be difficult. This guide is full of tips to help your pooch get better!
If you suspect your dog has joint pain, there are some easy, inexpensive remedies you can try that may help relieve or even resolve joint pain.
Before giving aspirin to your dog, it's important to learn more about side effects and what to watch for.
As dogs age, their dental health may decline, which means older dogs are often in need of a dental cleaning. But is there such a thing as a dog being too old to get his teeth cleaned?
If your dog has been vomiting repeatedly, you'll need to do all you can to prevent dehydration. However, things can get tricky, because too much water may further upset the stomach.
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.
Dogs can get pinched nerves in the neck area which can be quite painful. Here, you'll find the symptoms of a pinched nerve, but keep in mind that these signs may not be obvious and it's important to see the vet right away.
An outbreak of canine pyoderma (or German Shepherd pyoderma) can be excruciating for your pet. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment from this exclusive interview with Dr. Cathy Alinovi of Hoofstock Vet.
Your vet asked for a urinalysis, and you are now wondering how to collect a urine sample from your dog. It's easier said than done. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get a dog to "pee in a cup."
What exactly is reverse sneezing in dogs and what causes it? How do you treat this condition and what can be done to help poor Rover?
If your dog has a swollen area under the eye, you may suspect an eye infection or an insect bite. See your vet though, swelling under the eye may sometimes be a tooth problem
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.
Here are the top-rated probiotics for dogs scored for efficacy in eliminating gas, loose stool and diarrhea, as well as those that clear up yeasty ears and skin conditions resulting from allergies.
Spaying and neutering are routine surgeries, and vets often keep dogs and cats overnight during recovery. Is it really necessary? How do you care for your pets at home after the surgery?
Swollen feet can be a sign of something more serious, but if you can find out what is wrong, some cases can be treated naturally. Find out how to diagnose and treat swollen feet on your dog.
Learn what may be causing your dog to vomit yellow bile in the morning and how to potentially prevent this annoying problem from recurring.
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.
Prednisone is a drug that dog owners must pay close attention to avoid all the side effects of abruptly stopping. Learn why it's important to wean dogs off corticosteroids gradually, and how to do it.
Does your Doberman seem a bit tired, wobbly, or in pain when he tries to run? Here are seven common health concerns to look out for in this beloved breed.
Inspecting your dog's coat and skin is s great way to identify any lumps, bumps, or unusual growths. Some dogs develop small black moles on their paws or legs, and it's always best to have them checked out.
Learn what causes swollen ears in dogs and how to treat this condition. Swollen ears in dogs are often due to a condition known as aural ear hematoma.
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.
How to cure certain benign types of bumps and warts on dogs, without going to a vet, for the price of a bottle of castor oil.
When a dog develops a urinary tract infection, it develops some pitiful symptoms that can make him miserable. When the symptoms are caught early enough, there are some home remedies that may help the dog overcome the infection before it may require the aid of antibiotics.
Even if you want to sit on a couch while your dog loses weight, these great exercise routines will help get your dog in shape and prevent the diseases associated with obesity.
Have you ever wondered if excessive ear scratching is a sign of a dog ear infection? This article helps you identify the signs and causes, remedies, and what steps to take to keep your dog's ears free of infection. Also included is a helpful video/poll.
German Shepherds are susceptible to a variety of health issues—some are related to breeding practices. Learn about some of their common stomach issues.
I'm a long time owner and lover of the breed. However, this article is not meant to replace professional veterinary advice.
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.
If money is tight, you may be looking for ways to save money on pet-care costs. You might even ask, "Can I give my dog shots or should I take him to the vet?" Here's a cost comparison and a discussion of the pros and cons so you can make an informed decision.
Has your dog started to drool a lot? If your dog does not normally drool a lot but has started drooling everywhere, find out what is wrong and what you can do about it.
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.
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.
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.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure out what is wrong with your dog, along with advice on when to see the vet. Simple home remedies will help you deal with your pet's hair loss.
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.
Wondering what may cause unusual lumps and bumps on a dog's paw pad? Learn possible causes for why your dog has a lump on its paw pad and why it's so important to see the vet.
This is a frank discussion about my dog's diagnosis of laryngeal paralysis. He received surgical treatment and recovered wonderfully to full fitness; he even swims regularly.
Wondering what will happen when your dog's x-rays are taken? Concerned about how much they will cost? Here, you'll find answers to your questions.
You may have read over the internet to give Imodium to dogs with diarrhea, but there are some precautions many websites do not warn about. This article will go over a few risks of giving this med.
The causes of abdominal enlargement in dogs can be various. In order to better understand potential causes, it helps to first take a closer look at a dog's anatomy and review the organs of the abdomen.
My puppy is breathing fast when sleeping. Should I worry? This is often asked by puppy owners. Although a puppy breathing fast may be concerning, in many cases, it's normal, but it's best to see the vet.
Does your dog have Down syndrome? Your family vet, if anyone, might be able to tell you. Heart disease, slow development, and other issues may make a dog owner suspect a genetic disease.
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.
Neem oil is a natural product that has been used for thousands of years in India. Some owners use it on their dogs to stop them from scratching, to soothe their skin and to ward off insects.
Front leg paralysis in dogs is a serious condition, so do not hesitate to seek medical treatment. This article outlines the importance of seeing a vet, potential causes, medical terms, and the diagnostic tests or treatments that may be necessary.
A silent killer is lurking among many breeds causing death from a ruptured, bleeding spleen in dogs. Learn how to recognize signs of trouble of this devastating condition.
Some dogs develop an elbow callus or may even develop an elbow hygroma. Find out how you can treat and prevent elbow problems yourself at home.
What are sebaceous cysts in dogs and what causes them? Should you pop them? What if they rupture? How are they treated? Learn why it's important to see your vet if you notice any unusual lumps and bumps.
You may be wondering: How do you know if your Min Pin has intervertebral disc disease, aka herniated disc? If so, will it heal or will he need surgery? Will trying to keep him quiet and in his crate cure him? Check out these tips from a Min Pin owner who had the same questions and concerns.
What makes a dog's gums pale or red or spotty? In this article, we will talk about assessing your dog's health by looking at its gum color.
A hematoma is a swelling filled with blood. If a hematoma develops in a dog's spleen, removal of the organ may be necessary to prevent it from rupturing. One of my family's dogs underwent a splenectomy, or spleen removal.
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 bladder stones are painful but not life-threatening. However, no pet owner wants a pet to suffer and wonders what to do. In this interview, Dr. Cathy Alinovi discusses treatment and care options.
My dog ate chicken bones! Learn the best course of action and tips from vets on how to prevent dangerous scraping or damage as the bones pass through.
What exactly are skin tags on dogs and what can owners do when they find one on their dogs? A guide on dog skin tags and skin tag removal.
Here are first-aid instructions for how to take care of a paw pad injury on your dog and how to keep them from licking the wound. Treating a paw pad injury is an essential part of canine first aid.
Did you know that the Bufo frog, also known as a cane toad, can kill dogs and cats? Learn how to recognize this frog and learn critical first aid tips that could save your pet if it comes into contact with this killer.
Learn what to expect at your pet's euthanasia appointment. Understand the origin of the term ''to put to sleep'' and how the procedure is carried out.
How do you know if your dog has a neurological disorder? This article aims to help owners spot the signs of neurological problems in dogs.
If your dog is vomiting or has other symptoms of pancreatitis you need to have her treated right away. Find out why early treatment is so important!
If you are worried about your dog throwing up, you have come to the right place—you'll learn both serious and non-serious reasons why your dog may be vomiting.
Learn the signs and symptoms of his dysplasia in dogs. Learn some effective strategies and products to make your dog's hip pain more bearable.
Looking for a dog wart home remedy? Many dog owners have been experiencing success with thuja. Of course, always consult with a vet before trying home remedies or natural remedies.
Does your dog have thick, flaky skin with a musty smell? Is he/she constantly itching or scratching? It could be a yeast problem. Here are a few DIY remedies you can try at home.
Crusts and sores on the outer ear flaps can indicate a serious problem. Find out how to recognize and treat the problems so that your dog will feel better.
Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out, but not always. Find out what might be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.
Hostas, poinsettias, and lilies are just a few plants that are poisonous to dogs. Here is a list of the most common plants and flowers that could harm your pet, and what to do if your dog is poisoned.
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.
If your dog ate gum, you are rightfully concerned. Some types of gum are potentially toxic to dogs. If your dog ate sugarless gum, they may require prompt veterinary attention.
In this article, I will discuss some of the common causes of vomiting dogs, what you can do about it, and when you should be concerned about more serious conditions.
Learn effective vet-approved natural remedies to relieve your dog's stomach problems at home. Find an easy-to-make bland diet recipe for your pup that you can make with food from your kitchen's pantry!
Perineal hernia in dogs is a recurring ailment, but I believe post-surgery care can help control recurrence. I will be sharing my dog's journey and what I did to help him.
If you have noticed that your dog is itching from dry skin, here are a few vet-approved options to help provide him/her with some relief.
Why is my dog shivering? The cause of shaking and trembling could range from excitement and feeling cold to more serious illnesses such as fever, hypoglycemia, or kidney failure.
What may cause a dog to have a swollen abdomen filled up with fluids? There are several causes, and most require the immediate attention of a veterinarian.
Inflammation of a dog's eyes may be caused by conjunctivitis; however, the more serious condition "dry eye," or KCS, may cause permanent damage and needs the prompt attention of a vet.
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.
Are you wondering if there is a natural remedy for your dog's upset stomach? Then you don't want to miss this article! Here are some very simple and effective ways to help you manage your dog's health holistically.
Seizures are 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.
Dark urine can be caused by blood or blood byproducts in the urine: if you do not take care of this problem immediately, it could be fatal. However, some other causes of darkened urine are less serious. See the possible causes.
ACL tears are a common canine injury, affecting almost 1 million dogs a year in the USA. Surgical costs to treat this injury average $3000-3500. PRP offers a nonsurgical intervention at $550
So you found a lump on your dog, and you are wondering what it may be. Look no further—there can be various causes of such a lump, and in this article, we will see why it's so important to get it checked out.
Everyone knows that eating chicken bones is dangerous and can kill your dog, right? Do you really have to take your dog to the vet if they eat chicken bones?
A diagnosis of canine epilepsy can strike fear in an owner's heart as they wonder if they will need to euthanize their precious pet. Here is insider information from a vet who lost her dog, Barney, to epilepsy on ways to cope.
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.
Learning that your dog has chronic Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS for short) will change your life, as well as your dog's, but you can cope.
If your dog was completely house-trained and suddenly started having accidents around the house following a spay surgery, this should be a red flag.
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.
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.
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.
Welts may appear on a dog's face, back, belly, or all over its body. As with humans, welts require immediate veterinary care to address the underlying cause.
If your dog is coughing up foam, you may be 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.
Find out how Black Walnut trees affect your dog and what you can do to protect their lives. Another helpful pet tip from Barnsey!
Are you having trouble stopping a dog from chewing and licking a wound? You are not alone! There are several solutions to this problem to help your dog heal properly.
Learn about what is normal or abnormal in your dog after giving birth. Symptoms of problems in your dog after giving birth.
How long does canine parvo last in the environment? This is something owners of puppies may be concerned about and the answer to this question is it depends on a variety of factors.
If your dog has a scaly and ulcerated face, you need to find out what is wrong as soon as possible. Find out what to do.
Here are some simple, alternative therapies you can use to take care of your old dog at home. Find out if she is exhibiting the symptoms of dementia and what you can do to help her out.
If your dog has a skin rash, it might be caused by several different reasons. This article examines the reasons dogs get rashes and ways to treat them cheaply and effectively.
Easy to follow and effective instructions on how to use first aid to treat small cuts and wounds on your dog. This is what to do when no vet is available.
When Contessa Della Notte, aka Tess, was 10 months old, she was diagnosed with a liver shunt. The diet of Tess has little to no protein but has all of the vitamins, minerals, and grains she needs to live.
Learn how to give your dog medication in the event of an allergic reaction to bee stings. This knowledge could buy your dog time and save his life!
Learn what to expect after your dog has an amputation. Your dog can lead a normal life after an 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.
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.
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.
Learn about the most common and some not-so common causes of limping in dogs. Find out how to palpate the injured leg and when to see the vet.
Hot spots should be taken care of immediately at home. Find out how to treat a hot spot at home, what caused the red skin, and how to keep it from coming back.
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?
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.
What you can expect from your dog as she recovers from surgery, and warning signs to watch out for in case of complications.
Dog owners are often told to give hydrogen peroxide to their dogs when they ingest something potentially harmful, but can you give too much, and how much is too much?
The Dreaded Cone of Shame is not your only option for keeping your dog from licking his wounds after surgery. This review covers the pros and cons of the E-collar vs. the more comfortable Inflatable Collars that are available on the market.
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.
Every dog is prone to broken bones, but some dogs are more likely to suffer from it than others. Find out what you need to do when an accident occurs and be prepared for the worst.
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.
Recognizing the symptoms of intestinal blockages in dogs is important considering that blockages are a serious problem that may lead to death when left untreated. Learn the warning symptoms of a potential intestinal blockage in dogs and when to see the vet.
This article contains tips for feeding and watering a dog with megaesophagus. Photos and videos are included as well to help owners help their canine companions.
Many dogs find rabbit poop an irresistible temptation. Why? What happens if your dog eats rabbit poop? What diseases can they get?
If you noticed that your dog has sunken eyes, you are right to be concerned. Sunken eyes in dogs can be a symptom of something serious, so you certainly want to get him checked out.
Hip dysplasia is a serious joint issue for German Shepherds. Let's talk about how the condition is propagated via breeding and how you can help minimize your dog's risk.
What causes unusual growths in a dog's mouth? There are several causes for growths, lumps, and masses in a dog's mouth, and all of them should be investigated by your vet.
Has your dog developed unusual skin growths? While these growths or "skin tags" are not often dangerous, they can be bothersome. Here is how to remove and prevent them.
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.
Why is your dog still scratching despite using flea products? Learn the possible reasons and how to eradicate fleas once and for all from your home.
Do you have a constipated dog? Learn potential causes and some natural home remedies. Also, learn when you should have your constipated dog see a vet.
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.
Dogs often chew on things they really shouldn't ingest. Some dogs are worse about this than others and will swallow just about anything small enough to fit in their mouths. Learn about what to do if your dog ingests something they shouldn't.
I'm sharing with you an effective home remedy and an over-the-counter product that I've used to treat my dogs' ear infections at home.
Here's a discussion and list of natural, alternative ways of easing a dog's allergic skin reactions.
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.
Take care of your dog's ACL injury as soon as it happens, and find out what to do later if the problem persists.
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.
If your puppy has parvo (canine parvovirus) and you cannot afford hospitalization, you can resort to some home remedies that may help reduce parvo symptoms. Bear in mind that supportive care should only be offered if your pup is otherwise stable.
A damaged meniscus can be quite painful for your dog. This structure, for the most part, lives in the shadow until it's damaged—something commonly associated with a cruciate ligament tear.
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.
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.
Your dog just ate chocolate, and you're wondering what to do. Learn the amount and type of chocolate that is toxic to your dog by using this toxicity calculator.
Learn how to use Monistat, an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine, to treat yeast infections in your dog's ears.
Sometimes, little things like pin-point bleeding under the skin may look like something minor, when it may be not. Petechiae in dogs can signal serious medical conditions where every second counts.
Studies reveal a new and proven inexpensive treatment for hemangiosarcoma in dogs, a type of cancer that does not typically respond well to chemotherapy. This potent therapeutic treatment does not require a prescription and can be administered at home.
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.
If your dog is scratching and his feet and ears smell like corn chips, he should be helped as soon as possible. Here's how to resolve a yeast infection at home, naturally.
Some dogs swallow objects that become trapped in their intestine. Abdominal surgery may be necessary to remove the obstruction, as it was for my dog.
If your dog isn't peeing after surgery, there may be different reasons for this. It's important to figure out exactly what is happening. In order to diagnose or identify the cause of the problem, you will want to communicate your concerns with your vet.
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.
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.
Not many canine ailments cause as much distress and frustration as ear infections. In this article, I will discuss some of the most comment ear infections and ear problems that can happen to dogs.