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.
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.
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.
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 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.
This articles stresses the importance of recognizing the Bufo Frog, a toad that can kill dogs and cats. It also offers First Aid advice to help pets that have come into contact with a Bufo Frog.
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.
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.
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.
My dog ate chicken bones! Learn the best course of action and tips from vets on how to prevent dangerous scraping as the bones pass through.
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.
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.
Looking for a thorough, natural treatment for your dog's ear mite problem? Well, you are in the right place! Easy to follow directions and formulas for a natural approach to ear care in dogs.
How 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.
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.
These are great exercise routines to get your dog in shape and prevent the diseases associated with obesity.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find out why dogs can smell bad, and learn traditional and alternative things you can do to reduce dog odor.
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.
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?
What are the symptoms, causes, and types of skin diseases in dogs? Which breeds usually experience them?
Bloat—gas trapped in the stomach—is a medical emergency in dogs. Here are the symptoms of bloat, and some ideas for prevention and emergency first aid.
How dogs get tapeworms and how to get rid of them. Learn more about canine tapeworms and how to recognize their presence in your best friend.
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.
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.
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 what may be causing your dog to vomit yellow bile in the morning and how to potentially prevent this annoying problem from recurring.
This article addresses common causes of dog vomiting and a guide to help pinpoint the problem. If in doubt, see your vet as vomiting in dogs can be caused by serious problems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn effective vet-approved natural remedies to treat your dog's stomach problems at home. Find an easy-to-make bland diet recipe for your pup that you can make with food from your kitchen's pantry!
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.
If your dog has a skin rash, there may be different causes. This article examines the reasons dogs get rashes and ways to treat them cheaply and effectively.
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.
You've heard of "mangy mutts" but did you know your dog can get mange? Caused by a mite it can affect any dog at any time and of course my dog got mange. What to do?
Many Dachshunds have back problems, but there are things you can do to keep your Dachshund healthy. Use the correct leash, use doggy steps and a doggy stroller.
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.
Welts in dogs may show up on the dog's face, back, belly, or all over the dog's body. As with humans, welts require immediate veterinary care to address the underlying cause.
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.
Intervertebral disc disease a/k/a herniated disk in a Min Pin? Not only is it very possible but in my case it happened. Now the question is will it heal or will he need surgery? Will trying to keep him quiet and in his crate cure him?
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.
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.
If your puppy has Parvo and you cannot afford hospitalization, you can try some parvo home remedies.
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...
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.
If your dog is suffering from hip dysplasia, there are alternatives if you dont want to put her through surgery. What else can be done?
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.
Everyone knows that eating chicken bones is dangerous and will kill your dog, right? Do you really have to take your dog to the vet if he eats chicken bones?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Calluses and pressure sores 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.
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.
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
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 how to use Monistat, an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine, to treat yeast infections in your dog's ears.
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.
Canine urinary tract infections can be an expensive and frustrating problem, especially when you vet wants to run all those pricey tests. Learn what tests your vet needs in order to treat your pet effectively.
Is Rimadyl safe for dogs? This drug remains a subject of controversy with many dogs thriving from its use and some dogs even dying.
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 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.
Take care of your dog's ACL injury as soon as it happens, and find out what to do later if the problem persists.
Just days after realizing my 8-year-old miniature schnauzer had become blind, I nearly lost her to a “mystery” canine illness that can be fatal in only a few hours if not aggressively treated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure things out what is wrong with your dog, and simple home cures will help you make him feel better.
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.
Using probiotics for dog diarrhea can help restore healthy bacteria in the gut. Learn more about probiotics and how they can help cases of canine colitis and much more.
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.
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 your dog keeps shaking his head, it could be because of one common issue. Find it what it is and how to cure it.
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.
A dog's bite is something that breeders put lots of focus on as it has a great impact in the show ring. But a good bite is more than just looks, an incorrect bite may have a impact on many levels.
What happens when you learn your dog has cancer? Dr. Cathy Alinovi answers your most common questions about dog cancer symptoms, treatments and survival rates.
A dog may display symptoms of arthritis at any age. This article lists a few of the symptoms you need to watch for and discusses conventional and alternative therapies.
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.
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.
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.
So your dog won't eat its food? Don't worry. Here's a handy and simple tip to help stop your dog from being fussy.
The symptoms of parvovirus in dogs. Recognizing the symptoms of parvovirus in dogs may be the difference in your pet surviving the virus.
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.
German Shepherds are susceptible to a variety of health issues — some are related to breeding practices. Learn about some of their common stomach issues.
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.
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.
Stop wasting your money. This test is not necessary every year. Find out how to prevent the disease, how to avoid testing, and the inexpensive alternatives to protect your dog.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at what selective breeding has done to the health of dogs and a brief history of selective breeding of dogs.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Keeping your active dog calm when he's recovering from a surgery can sometimes be a challenge. Here are some tips on keeping your dog mentally stimulated and happy.
If you suspect your dog has joint pain, there are some easy, inexpensive treatments you can try that may help relieve or even remedy joint pain.
Does your dog have a skin tag that needs to be removed? Read about our experience to learn more about this process.
Hot spots should be taken care of immediately at home. Find out how to treat a hot spot at home, what caused it, and how to keep it from coming back.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dogs tend to grow lumps and bumps in many places on their bodies, so it's not that surprising when a dog grows a mole on its eyelid. What are these growths? Veterinarians have some answers.
What you can expect from your dog as she recovers from surgery, and warning signs to watch out for in case of complications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kennel cough is a common illness in dogs. Learn how to treat the symptoms of kennel cough at home using simple techniques.
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.
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.
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.
How do you know if your dog has a neurological disorder? This article aims to help owners spot signs of neurological problems in dogs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wondering what will happen when your dog's x-rays are taken? Concerned about how much they will cost? Some answers to your questions.
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.
Dark urine can be caused by blood or blood byproducts in the urine; if you do not take care of this problem immediately your dog might die. Some other causes are less serious, so find out now.
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.
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.
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 ...
How do you stop a dog from chewing and licking a wound? You are not alone! There are several solution to this problem to help you dog heal.
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
Skin tags on dogs, what exactly are they and what can dog owners do when they find one on their dogs? A guide on dog skin tags and skin tag removal for dogs.
Medically known as bordetella or infectious tracheobronchitis, kennel cough is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is common in dogs that are gathered together.
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?
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...
Learn about what is normal or abnormal in your dog after giving birth. Symptoms of problems in your dog after giving birth.
Many dogs find rabbit poop an irresistible temptation. Why? What happens if your dog eats rabbit poop? What diseases can they get?
Canine vaccinations are but one important component in preventing disease in dogs. This article will educate you so that you will be qualified to judge for yourself the risks vs. benefits to your canine companion.
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.
Do you know the symptoms of diabetes in dogs? Canine diabetes is on the rise, so every dog lover needs to be familiar with these symptoms. Protect your pet's life with this knowledge.
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.
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 ...
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.
Learn about the dangers derived from dogs eating rawhide bones. Symptoms of a rawhide bone causing problems and how to prevent problems in the future.
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.
Rimadyl (carprofen) was introduced by Pfizer in 1997 as a treatment for joint pain and arthritis. It does work for some dogs, but some die and others have to be euthanized.
If your dog has a trick knee you can go to surgery or look for alternatives. Find out what else you can do.
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.
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 cope, what to do, and how to help your visually impaired blind dog: An article written by someone who has been there and cares.
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.