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.
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.
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.
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.
While your intentions may be good, giving your dog human medications is a poor decision. Find out why you can't give your dog baby aspirin. Includes video with advice from a vet.
Demodectic mange is a type of mange that affects dogs. This form of mange is typically seen when the immune system of the dog has been compromised.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Canine Urinary Incontinence is a problem for both old and young dogs. Corn silk can be an effective natural treatment with no side effects.
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.
Cleaning your dog's teeth is an essential part of your dog's overall health. By keeping them clean, you can prevent him/her from heart disease, gum disease, and kidney disorder.
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 do you know if your dog has a neurological disorder? This article aims to help owners spot the signs of neurological problems in dogs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If your dog is itching and scratching, learn about some natural alternatives to steroids before the problems start.
From sunburns to hip dysplasia, here are some common and often overlooked health problems in the American Pit Bull Terrier and pit bull breeds.
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.
What you can expect from your dog as she recovers from surgery, and warning signs to watch out for in case of complications.
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.
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.
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.
If you own a Dalmatian or you are planning to adopt one, it's good to learn more about their unique biochemistry. Learn why this breed is prone to urinary problems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many dogs find rabbit poop an irresistible temptation. Why? What happens if your dog eats rabbit poop? What diseases can they get?
Several signs indicate an upset stomach in dogs, but some signs are not easily recognized by dog owners since dogs cannot vocalize their complaints. It is up to us dog owners to learn how to recognize these signs.
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.
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.
You have to stay away from your pet dogs? Can dogs get chicken pox too? Read on to know the answer and what may be the possible causes of your dogs rashes, spots and pustules
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As your pet nears the end of their life, you may be wondering if you should opt for euthanasia or natural death. There are pros and cons to each, so this article will go over both options.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Safe heartworm treatment for your dog is possible but it is not always the best option. This article will give you details on how you can treat your dog safely if he contracts this disease.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
If your dog has a trick knee, you can rush into surgery or look for alternatives. Here is what else you can do.
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.
Kennel cough is a common illness in dogs. Learn how to treat the symptoms of kennel cough at home using simple techniques.
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.
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.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure out what is wrong with your dog. Simple home cures will also help you treat hair loss.
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.
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.
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.
It's not common, but a dog can suffer paralysis of one or both sides of the face, and recover gradually, as our dog Katie did.
Learn about the symptoms suggesting gastroenteritis in dogs and potential cures. Also learn about the prognosis of this serious disorder.
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.
This is a disease that can be prevented with a little care and attention. However, ignorance and not being vigilant could cost your dog its life
If your dog has a scaly and ulcerated face, you need to find out what is wrong and start treatment as soon as possible. Find out what to do.
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.
The hind leg is the most common site of lameness in dogs. This article discusses why your dog might have a sore hindlimb, how to identify the problem, and what treatment is needed.
Learn about how dogs get exposed to asbestos, what happens when they are exposed to it, and how it is treated.
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.
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.
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 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.
Neem oil is a natural product that has been used for 1000s of years in India. Use it on dogs to stop them from scratching, to soothe their skin and to ward off insects.
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.
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.
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?
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.
So you found a lump on your dog and you are wondering what it may be. Look no further as there can be various causes of such a lump. We will see why it's so important to have it checked out.
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.
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 holistic veterinary medicine symptoms like itchy skin and allergies to flea bites are considered to be caused by poor quality food, over vaccination, and continual exposure to toxins in the environment. These are some alternative treatments for dogs with allergies.
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.
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.
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.
Learn about what is normal or abnormal in your dog after giving birth. Symptoms of problems in your dog after giving birth.
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.
Is Rimadyl safe for dogs? This drug remains a subject of controversy with many dogs thriving from its use and some dogs even dying.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A dog's 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.
Learn how to recognize razor rash or clipper burn on your dog, as well as how to prevent and treat this unfortunate condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn what may cause an uncoordinated gait, side-to-side eye movements and head tilt in dogs. Vestibular disease is often confused for a stroke.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
A look at what selective breeding has done to the health of dogs and a brief history of selective breeding of dogs.
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.
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.
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.
Seeing blood in your dog's stool can be scary. If your dog is pooping blood, it's important to learn how to recognize the difference between fresh blood and digested blood in your dog's stool.
Labrador Retrievers are lovely dogs but have a tendency to become obese. A gene mutation in some Labs may maintain their hunger and make weight control harder.
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.
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.
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?
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.
What are the signs that your dog was bitten by a fire ant and what can you do to treat those unsightly fire ant bites? Learn more about fire ant bites in dogs.
If your canine companion is suffering from a sensitive stomach and indigestion, things can easily get frustrating.
Search for alternatives. Since alternative, natural therapies take a lot longer to start showing effects than conventional therapy you need to start now.
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.
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.
Non-chemical flea control products are available! Combing to remove the adults, shampooing, treating the carpet with borate, garlic, diatamaceous earth, and nematodes are all discussed.
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.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a debilitating disease caused by a species of bacteria known as Rickettsia rickettsii. The American dog tick (Dermatocentor variabilis) and the Rocky mountain...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
There are some “people” foods that if shared could seriously sicken your pet, if not kill them. It is important to be able to identify these foods, and know when you shouldn’t share your snack. One potential danger is grapes. According to the ASPCA, grapes of all varieties can cause serious harm. This includes grapes purchased from supermarkets and grapes eaten off a backyard garden vine. Both red grapes and green grapes are suspect, as are grapes with seeds and without.
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.
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?
Learn how to use Monistat, an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine, to treat yeast infections in your dog's ears.
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.
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.
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.
This is about my personal experience with my miniature schnauzer who has canine intervertebral disc disease, or disc herniation.
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.
Calluses on dog elbows are painful and if not taken care of, these sores can become infected and bleed. Learn how to heal cracked calluses on your dog's elbows.
Some dog owners do not buy preventative because of the cost of testing and the medicine and the parasite ends up killing. Here is an inexpensive option that I will share with you.
If you cannot take your dog to the vet to have a fish hook removed correctly, here is an alternative method that may save his life.
Learn what may be causing your dog to vomit yellow bile in the morning and how to potentially prevent this annoying problem from recurring.
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.
Find out why dogs can smell bad, and learn traditional and alternative things you can do to reduce dog odor.
Take care of your dog's ACL injury as soon as it happens, and find out what to do later if the problem persists.
If you have a bulldog, you know it is very important to clean their wrinkles. Read on for information about infection prevention and treatment.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Leptospirosis is an infection caused by a bacterium named Leptospira. Its symptoms are sometimes very serious. It's important to try to prevent this disease in dogs.
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.
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.
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.
If your indoor dog is suffering from more than fleas, these suggestions will reduce the number of allergens around the house and make him breathe easier.
Does your dog have a skin tag that needs to be removed? Read about our experience to learn more about this process.
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.
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.
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.