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  • When a dog develops a urinary tract infection, it develops some pitiful symptoms that can make him miserable. Typical symptoms include: Straining to urinate Blood in urine Increased drinking Increased urination Inappropriate urination ...

    Home Remedies for Dogs with Urinary Tract Infections

    Home Remedies for Dogs with Urinary Tract Infections

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli19

  • Dog owners are often told to give hydrogen peroxide to their dogs when they ingest something potentially harmful, but how much is too much? Can you give too much?

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli29

  • If your dog breaks a nail, it is very painful and tends to bleed profusely. Here's how to treat it at home before you go to the vet to prevent infection and make sure no further trimming is needed.

    Vet-Approved Tips for Dealing With a Dog's Broken Nail

    Vet-Approved Tips for Dealing With a Dog's Broken Nail

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli21

  • Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out. Not always. Find out what can be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    by Dr Mark95

  • Parvo is a deadly virus that stays active at home and in the yard for quite some time. Learn how to kill the virus and why you should wait before opening your home to a new dog.

    How to Kill Parvovirus in Your Dog's Environment

    How to Kill Parvovirus in Your Dog's Environment

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli191

  • What should you do if your dog ate d-Con mouse poison or Tomcat rat bait? Take her to the vet immediately! Learn how rat poison affects your dog and what the vet will do to help your dog survive.

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Rat Poison?

    What Should I Do If My Dog Ate Rat Poison?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli39

  • Finding a bit of mucus in your dog's stool is common and benign, but an excessive amount is troubling, especially if there is blood. Learn what causes mucus in dog poop and what you can do about it.

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli17

  • When Contessa Della Notte, aka Tess, was 10 months old, she was diagnosed with a liver shunt. The Diet of Tess has little to no protein but has all of the vitamins, minerals, grains she needs to live.

    Tess and Her Homemade Liver Shunt Diet

    Tess and Her Homemade Liver Shunt Diet

    by Susan McLeish116

  • Hostas, poinsettias, lilies are just a few plants that are poisonous to dogs. Here is a list of the most common plants and flowers that could harm your pet and what to do if your dog is poisoned.

    Dangerous Plants to My Dogs

    Dangerous Plants to My Dogs

    by Angela Michelle Schultz24

  • 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.

    Can I Give My Dog Shots at Home or Should I Take Him to the Vet?

    Can I Give My Dog Shots at Home or Should I Take Him to the Vet?

    by Donna Cosmato15

  • Taking care of a dog suffering from diarrhea can be difficult, this guide is full of tips to help your pooch get better!

    Dog Diarrhea Home Remedies

    Dog Diarrhea Home Remedies

    by Melanie Palen5

  • About half of all puppies attacked by parvovirus will die no matter what you do, especially if it is virulent. However, knowing the right things to do might help you save your puppy's life.

    How to Save a Puppy With Parvovirus

    How to Save a Puppy With Parvovirus

    by MagicStarER91

  • Your dog just ate chocolate and you're wondering what to do. Learn the amount and type of chocolate toxic to your dog by using a toxicity calculator.

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli67

  • At times, a foreign body may cause an esophagus obstruction in dogs which may lead to significant problems if not treated in a timely manner. This article discusses signs of problems and treatment.

    Symptoms of Dog Esophagus Blockage

    Symptoms of Dog Esophagus Blockage

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli14

  • Wondering what may cause unusual lumps and bumps on a dog's paw pad? Learn possible causes for why your dog has lump on paw pad and why it's so important to see the vet.

    Causes of Lumps on Dog Paw Pads

    Causes of Lumps on Dog Paw Pads

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli30

  • Know how to give your dog allergy medication in the event of an allergic reaction to bee stings. This knowledge could buy your dog time and save his life!

    Bee Sting Reactions and Treatment for Dogs

    Bee Sting Reactions and Treatment for Dogs

    by Leah Lefler22

  • Worried about nose bleeds in dogs? Learn what may cause your dog's nose to bleed and what you can do about it. If your dog's nose is bleeding and doesn't stop or occurs often, see your vet.

    Causes of Nose Bleeds in Dogs

    Causes of Nose Bleeds in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli67

  • 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.

    Why Is My Dog Not Peeing After Surgery?

    Why Is My Dog Not Peeing After Surgery?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

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

    Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

    Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli15

  • 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.

    15 Signs of an Upset Stomach in Dogs

    15 Signs of an Upset Stomach in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • Prednisone is a drug that dog owners must pay close attention to to avoid side Effects of abruptly stopping prednisone in dogs . Learn why it's important to wean dogs off prednisone gradually.

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs off Prednisone

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs off Prednisone

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli12

  • Steroid medications are used to treat a wide range of health problems in pets. However, these drugs often cause side effects such as increased thirst and appetite which owners should be aware of.

    Side Effects of Steroids in Pets

    Side Effects of Steroids in Pets

    by eirevet2

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

    Dog Arthritis Symptoms and Home Pain Remedies

    Dog Arthritis Symptoms and Home Pain Remedies

    by Dr Mark13

  • Why is my dog urinating blood? Learn what conditions may cause blood in your dog's urine, and why you should take your dog to see the vet.

    Causes of Blood in Dog Urine

    Causes of Blood in Dog Urine

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli193

  • Among the variety of neoplasias found in dogs, soft-tissue sarcomas are quite common. Learn more about this type of cancer and how it affects dogs.

    Canine Soft-Tissue Sarcomas in Dogs

    Canine Soft-Tissue Sarcomas in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • 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.

    Evaluating the Damage of a Dog's Meniscus Tear

    Evaluating the Damage of a Dog's Meniscus Tear

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • 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.

    Causes of Limping in Dogs

    Causes of Limping in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli285

  • What complications and problems might you expect after a mother dog gives birth? What behaviors are normal? Learn some of the most common conditions requiring immediate veterinary attention.

    Complications After Dogs Give Birth

    Complications After Dogs Give Birth

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli153

  • Canine congestive heart failure (CHF) may seem like a death sentence for a beloved pet. Dr. Alinovi discusses signs, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis for dogs with congestive heart failure.

    FAQS About Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

    FAQS About Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

    by Donna Cosmato2

  • If your dog has an englarged abdomen, especially if it is painful, these are some of the possible causes and symptoms, but you need to get help now!

    Why Does My Dog Have a Swollen Belly?

    Why Does My Dog Have a Swollen Belly?

    by Dr Mark25

  • If your dog is not sitting promptly as usual or if she is sitting "sloppy," there may be an underlying physical issue at stake. See potential causes for "trouble sitting" in dogs.

    See Your Vet If Your Dog Has Trouble Sitting

    See Your Vet If Your Dog Has Trouble Sitting

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • Looking for a dog wart home remedy? Many dog owners have been having success with thuja for dogs warts. Of course, always consult with a vet before trying home remedies or natural remedies.

    Dog Wart Removal Using Thuja

    Dog Wart Removal Using Thuja

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli17

  • Dogs can get pinched nerves in the neck area which can be painful. The signs of a pinched nerve in the neck in dogs may not be obvious other than pain, but it's important to see the vet right away.

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli33

  • It's the most dreaded appointment a dog owner must eventually endure, and nothing may be more disconcerting than seeing a dog in pain during euthanasia. This article explains dog euthanasia pain.

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli43

  • 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.

    7 Exercise Tips for an Overweight Dog

    7 Exercise Tips for an Overweight Dog

    by Dr Mark13

  • Ear infections in dogs are so common that about 16% of dogs that go into the vet are dealing with this problem. Many get better with treatment but come right back. What can you do to stop this?

    Why Does My Dog's Ear Infection Keep Coming Back?

    Why Does My Dog's Ear Infection Keep Coming Back?

    by Dr Mark25

  • Learn what collapsed trachea is, how to prevent it, and treatment options.

    Collapsed Trachea in Dogs

    Collapsed Trachea in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • My puppy is breathing fast when sleeping. Should I worry? This is often asked by puppy owners. Although a puppy breathing fast may be concerning, in many cases, it's normal, but best to see the vet.

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing so Fast?

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing so Fast?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • Dogs tend to grow lumps and bumps in many places on their bodies, so it's not that surprising when a dog grows a mole on its eyelid. What are these growths? Veterinarians have some answers.

    What's That Mole on My Dog's Eyelid?

    What's That Mole on My Dog's Eyelid?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • If you suspect your dog is suffering from vision loss, there are several easy ways to test your dog's vision at home. These tests are not a replacement for veterinary help, so please see your vet.

    How to Test Your Dog's Vision at Home

    How to Test Your Dog's Vision at Home

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • 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.

    Dog Seizure or Syncope?

    Dog Seizure or Syncope?

    by Miriam Parker0

  • 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.

    Home Remedies for Parvo in Puppies

    Home Remedies for Parvo in Puppies

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli170

  • Most types of worms that afflict dogs are easily treated, but some types can be fatal. Learn the signs of worm infection and find out how to treat your pet.

    How to Tell If Your Dog Has Worms

    How to Tell If Your Dog Has Worms

    by ElectronicPaul LM110

  • Wondering why your dog can't seem to stop bobbing his head up and down? Read on to discover the origin of this odd behavior.

    Head Bobbing and Tremors in Dogs

    Head Bobbing and Tremors in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli119

  • 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.

    What Should I Do About My Dog's Fire Ant Bites?

    What Should I Do About My Dog's Fire Ant Bites?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli36

  • If your dog has been vomiting repeatedly, you'll need to do all you can to prevent dehydration. Things can get tricky though as often too much water may further upset the stomach.

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Learn more about the signs of osteosarcoma, bone cancer in dogs affecting the legs. Please see your vet if you notice any limping and or suspicious swellings in your dog's legs.

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli28

  • If you noticed your dog has sunken eyes, you are right to be concerned. Sunken eyes in dogs can be a symptom of something serious, so you certainly want to get him checked out.

    Why Do My Dog's Eyes Look Sunken In?

    Why Do My Dog's Eyes Look Sunken In?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • Blue dobermans may be attractive dogs, but because of their coat color, blue dobermans are prone to some health problems. One of them is blue doberman syndrome which can cause significant hair loss.

    Understanding Blue Doberman Syndrome

    Understanding Blue Doberman Syndrome

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Like humans, every dog coughs once in a while. But if the cough is severe or persistent, or if your coughing dog appears lethargic or unwell, it is important to determine the cause of the cough.

    Why Is My Dog Coughing?

    Why Is My Dog Coughing?

    by eirevet11

  • Unspayed female dogs are prone to pyometra, a serious, potentially fatal disease that requires immediate intervention. If your intact female is sick, please see your vet immediately.

    Pyometra symptoms and treatment in dogs

    Pyometra symptoms and treatment in dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli109

  • 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.

    How to Remove and Prevent Skin Tags on Dogs

    How to Remove and Prevent Skin Tags on Dogs

    by Cool Rare Animals15

  • 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.

    Symptoms of Vestibular Disease in Dogs

    Symptoms of Vestibular Disease in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli202

  • If you live in an area where scorpions live, you may wonder about scorpion stings and dogs. Knowledge is power, so it's best to be prepared in case your dog gets stung by a scorpion.

    Dog Scorpion Stings—How Dangerous Are They?

    Dog Scorpion Stings—How Dangerous Are They?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • 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.

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli18

  • Wondering if there is a natural remedy for your dog's upset stomach? Then you don't want to miss this article! Very simple and effective ways to help you manage a dog's sick tummy holistically.

    How to Treat Your Dog's Upset Stomach Naturally

    How to Treat Your Dog's Upset Stomach Naturally

    by India Arnold42

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

    Why Is My Dog's Body Covered in Bumps or Welts?

    Why Is My Dog's Body Covered in Bumps or Welts?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli10

  • Why is your dog's tail suddenly flaccid, limp and held in an odd position? If your dog was recently given a bath, swam in a lake or overexerted himself, he may be suffering from limp limber tail.

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli82

  • Is your dog suddenly refusing to jump on the couch or hop in the car? Is she having trouble walking upstairs or suddenly just napping a lot? These could be signs of hip dysplasia. Learn more about the condition and treatment options here.

    How to Tell If Your Dog Has Hip Dysplasia

    How to Tell If Your Dog Has Hip Dysplasia

    by Kate Stroud0

  • If your dog is coughing up foam, you may wondering what exactly is going on with your best friend. This article will tackle some possible causes and explain why it's important to see the vet.

    Why Is My Dog Coughing Up Foam?

    Why Is My Dog Coughing Up Foam?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli32

  • Not many canine ailments cause as much distress and frustration as ear infections. At the animal hospital I worked at, we had owners literally implore front desk receptionists for a same day appointment just to give relief to their suffering dogs....

    Common Dog Ear Problems

    Common Dog Ear Problems

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli59

  • 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.

    How to Treat and Cure Dog Mange

    How to Treat and Cure Dog Mange

    by Alex2

  • 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.

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli39

  • We are used to seeing our dogs' eyes as clear and limpid, so cholesterol deposits in a dog's eyes won't likely go unnoticed but what causes such deposits in the first place and how are they treated?

    Cholesterol Deposits in a Dog's Eye

    Cholesterol Deposits in a Dog's Eye

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • Easy home remedies for treating a dogs upset stomach, using items found in the home. Your dog's upset stomachs can be a messy and scary occurrence, easy and fast acting home remedies to the rescue!

    8 Easy Home Remedies for a Dog's Upset Stomach

    8 Easy Home Remedies for a Dog's Upset Stomach

    by Cynthia Hoover3

  • Why do dogs scratch all of the time? Scratching is the number one reason why people take their dogs to the vet. This article will explain the main causes of itchy skin in dogs and what can be done.

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    by Dr Mark30

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

    Using Betadine for Dog Wounds

    Using Betadine for Dog Wounds

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • Dogs with floppy ears are prone to yeast infections. Infections develop when naturally occurring yeast overpopulate the ears. Your dog may exhibit head shaking and have red, itchy, odorous ears.

    Home Remedies for Dog Ear Yeast Infections

    Home Remedies for Dog Ear Yeast Infections

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli14

  • As dogs age, their dental health may decline which means old dogs are often in need of a dental cleaning, but is there such a thing as a dog being too old for getting his teeth cleaned?

    Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning?

    Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli22

  • 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.

    8 Ways to Keep an Old Dog From Slipping on the Floor

    8 Ways to Keep an Old Dog From Slipping on the Floor

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli11

  • Following are some effective home remedies for a dog's diarrhea I have learned after working at an animal hospital for some time. However, I have also learned that while mostly effective, these home remedies may not work for all dogs, and that in...

    Home Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

    Home Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • 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.

    15 Potential Causes of Abdominal Enlargement in Dogs

    15 Potential Causes of Abdominal Enlargement in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

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

    Dog Food for Megaesophagus

    Dog Food for Megaesophagus

    by Holle Abee20

  • 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.

    Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli554

  • 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!

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli362

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

    About Dog Fine Needle Aspiration

    About Dog Fine Needle Aspiration

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • To take care of lip fold dermatitis in dogs you'll first need to understand what causes it. Once you determine the underlying cause, you'll be better equipped to treat it using appropriate remedies.

    Dog Lip Fold Dermatitis

    Dog Lip Fold Dermatitis

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • It may happen on walks that you hear your dog dragging his back paws against the asphalt, why is that happening? Possible explanations to dog back foot dragging.

    Causes of Dog Back Toe Dragging

    Causes of Dog Back Toe Dragging

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • All types of grapes and raisins are poisonous to dogs and are a common cause of kidney failure and even death. Learn the signs of grape toxicity in dogs and what to do if your dog has eaten grapes.

    My Dog Ate Grapes, What Should I Do?

    My Dog Ate Grapes, What Should I Do?

    by eirevet4

  • The hind leg is the most common site of lameness in the dog. This article discusses why your dog might have a sore hindlimb, how to identify the problem, and what treatment is needed.

    Hindlimb Lameness in Dogs

    Hindlimb Lameness in Dogs

    by eirevet7

  • What causes unusual growths in the dogs dog's mouth? There are several causes for growths, lumps and masses in the dog's mouth and all of them should be investigated by your vet.

    Causes of Lumps and Masses in the Mouth in Dogs

    Causes of Lumps and Masses in the Mouth in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli36

  • 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.

    Black Walnut and Other Safe Herbal Heartworm Treatments for My Dog

    Black Walnut and Other Safe Herbal Heartworm Treatments for My Dog

    by Dr Mark17

  • 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.

    Symptoms and Signs of Toxicity and Kidney Failure After a Dog Eats Grapes

    Symptoms and Signs of Toxicity and Kidney Failure After a Dog Eats Grapes

    by Schatzie Speaks4

  • Is your dog vomiting yellow bile? There may be different causes. Let's take a look at what bile really is and what can cause a dog to vomit this bright yellow liquid.

    Causes of a Dog Vomiting Bile

    Causes of a Dog Vomiting Bile

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli9

  • If you have noticed nipple discharge in your dog, you may be wondering what is causing it. There are several potential causes of nipple discharge in dogs, but as always, see your vet.

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli21

  • When should a dog be put to sleep? Warning signs a dog is dying and comforting thoughts about dog euthanasia. Post your questions or share your experience.

    When to put a dog to sleep

    When to put a dog to sleep

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli305

  • What are sebaceous cysts in dogs and what causes them? How are they treated? Learn why it's important to see your vet if you notice any unusual lumps and bumps.

    Understanding Sebaceous Cysts in Dogs

    Understanding Sebaceous Cysts in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli16

  • An overview of dog pneumonia and our experience with the condition. Our three-week-old Great Dane puppy is recovering well from pneumonia now, due to antibiotics and good supportive care. Photos and videos included.

    Dog Pneumonia: My Puppy Is Sick!

    Dog Pneumonia: My Puppy Is Sick!

    by Holle Abee19

  • Picking up your dog after being boarded is a happy event, but dealing with diarrhea is not. What causes diarrhea when dogs are boarded? Learn some possibilities.

    What Causes Diarrhea in Dogs When Boarding?

    What Causes Diarrhea in Dogs When Boarding?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

  • Recognizing the signs of an Addisonian crisis is important so that you can take prompt action and take your dog to the vet immediately. Left untreated, an Addisonian crisis in dogs can turn fatal.

    Signs of an Addisonian Crisis in Dogs

    Signs of an Addisonian Crisis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • Your dog just had surgery. Maybe he/she was neutered or spayed and sent home with stitches or staples. You may be wondering how to care for the stitches or how long they take to heal. Learn how to properly care for your dog's incision and decrease any chances of infection.

    How to Care for and Keep Dog Stitches Clean After Surgery

    How to Care for and Keep Dog Stitches Clean After Surgery

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli38

  • 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.

    Hip Dysplasia in German Shepherds

    Hip Dysplasia in German Shepherds

    by Shepards4

  • German Shepherds are susceptible to a variety of health issues — some are related to breeding practices. Learn about some of their common stomach issues.

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    by Shepards27

  • 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.

    Symptoms of Intestinal Blockage in Dogs

    Symptoms of Intestinal Blockage in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli808

  • Many dogs find rabbit poop an irresistible temptation. Why? What happens if your dog eats rabbit poop? What diseases can they get?

    My Dog Ate Rabbit Poop. Now What?

    My Dog Ate Rabbit Poop. Now What?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli81

  • Dark urine can be caused by blood or blood byproducts in the urine; if you do not take care of this problem immediately your dog might die. Some other causes are less serious, so find out now.

    Why Is My Dog´s Urine so Dark?

    Why Is My Dog´s Urine so Dark?

    by Dr Mark8

  • Can your dog's sebaceous cyst be treated naturally with home remedies? Learn when it's best to try home remedies and why surgery is often the best option.

    Dog Sebaceous Cysts Home Remedies

    Dog Sebaceous Cysts Home Remedies

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli32

  • Among one of the complications that may affect mother dog is the issue of retained placentas. The placenta plays a vital role during pregnancy, connecting puppies to the mother's dog uterine wall.

    Signs of Retained Placenta in Mother Dogs

    Signs of Retained Placenta in Mother Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli290

  • 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?

    Prednisone for Dogs With Cancer

    Prednisone for Dogs With Cancer

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