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  • When a dog develops a urinary tract infection, it develops some pitiful symptoms that can make him miserable. When the symptoms are caught early enough, there are some home remedies that may help the dog overcome the infection before it may require the aid of antibiotics.

    Home Remedies for Dogs With Urinary Tract Infections

    Home Remedies for Dogs With Urinary Tract Infections

    by Adrienne Farricelli19

  • 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.

    Causes and Solutions for Dog Head-Shaking

    Causes and Solutions for Dog Head-Shaking

    by Lauren48

  • Here are some home remedies for resolving a dog's upset stomach naturally using items found at home. If your dog's stomach issue is acute and fairly mild, you can try a few different things; learn all about the healing properties of herbs below.

    8 Easy Home Remedies for a Dog's Upset Stomach

    8 Easy Home Remedies for a Dog's Upset Stomach

    by Cynthia Hoover3

  • In this interview, owner of Healthy PAWsibilities, Dr. Cathy Alinovi, discusses the importance of identifying food allergies as a source of ear infections as well as symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

    Are Food Allergies Causing Your Dog's Ear Infections?

    Are Food Allergies Causing Your Dog's Ear Infections?

    by Donna Cosmato4

  • 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.

    What Is That Black Mole on My Dog's Leg?

    What Is That Black Mole on My Dog's Leg?

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • 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 Farricelli52

  • 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.

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing so Fast?

    Why Is My Puppy Breathing so Fast?

    by Adrienne Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli170

  • How to cope, what to do, and how to help your visually impaired blind dog: An article written by someone who has been there and cares.

    How to Care for a Blind Dog

    How to Care for a Blind Dog

    by Tonie Cook414

  • 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 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 Farricelli4

  • 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 Farricelli202

  • 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 Mark30

  • Neutering your dog may potentially reduce health problems in the future that an otherwise unneutered male dog will face. Before you opt for the procedure, make sure you know all the details.

    Why You Should Neuter Your Male Dog

    Why You Should Neuter Your Male Dog

    by Whitney233

  • Blood in dog's stool may be caused by several factors and stress may be one of them. Learn what causes stress-induced colitis with blood and mucus in dogs and how to help them.

    Can Blood in a Dog's Stool Be Caused by Stress?

    Can Blood in a Dog's Stool Be Caused by Stress?

    by Adrienne Farricelli6

  • If upon petting your dog you feel air bubbles under the skin, it's time to see the vet. A skin condition is known for causing a popping feeling under a dog's skin and the causes may be serious.

    Why Does My Dog Have Air Bubbles Under the Skin?

    Why Does My Dog Have Air Bubbles Under the Skin?

    by Adrienne Farricelli0

  • 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 eirevet12

  • How can slippery elm bark help for your dog's stomach upset? This natural dog diarrhea remedy has been featured in a study and shown to be effective. Learn more about this natural remedy for dogs.

    Slippery Elm Bark for Dog Diarrhea and Upset Stomach

    Slippery Elm Bark for Dog Diarrhea and Upset Stomach

    by Adrienne Farricelli8

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

    Why Do My Dog's Eyes Look Sunken In?

    Why Do My Dog's Eyes Look Sunken In?

    by Adrienne Farricelli5

  • 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.

    Common Dog Ear Problems

    Common Dog Ear Problems

    by Adrienne Farricelli64

  • Canine Parvovirus is an extremely contagious virus. If your puppy has it, then it's extremely important to learn how to help your new friend manage this awful virus. Read on to learn how you can help.

    How to Help a Puppy With Parvo

    How to Help a Puppy With Parvo

    by River_DragonWolf117

  • 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.

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    Causes of Nipple Discharge in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli31

  • 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.

    Causes of Lumps on Dog Paw Pads

    Causes of Lumps on Dog Paw Pads

    by Adrienne Farricelli30

  • 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 Farricelli8

  • 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 Farricelli14

  • 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

  • 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.

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    by Dr Mark126

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

    Homemade Diet for Dogs With Liver Shunt

    Homemade Diet for Dogs With Liver Shunt

    by Susan McLeish119

  • 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.

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    Why Has My Dog's Tail Gone Limp?

    by Adrienne Farricelli84

  • 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 Farricelli2

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

    The Link Between Hypothyroidism and Dog Aggression

    The Link Between Hypothyroidism and Dog Aggression

    by Adrienne Farricelli3

  • 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 eirevet3

  • Learn what to expect after your dog has an amputation. Your dog can lead a normal life after an amputation, but she may need some help at first. This article contains tips and tricks to make the transition easier for your dog and you.

    What to Expect After Your Dog Has a Front Leg Amputated

    What to Expect After Your Dog Has a Front Leg Amputated

    by Kiri Francy63

  • 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?

    Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning?

    Is My Dog Too Old for a Dental Cleaning?

    by Adrienne Farricelli25

  • Learn about the ingredients in Monistat—an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine used to treat yeast infections in humans—and how I tried to alleviate my dog's ear infection when I couldn't get to a vet.

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    by SmartAndFun84

  • 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.

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    What to Do if Your Dog Ate Chocolate

    by Adrienne Farricelli69

  • 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.

    How Long Does Dog Parvo Last in Your Home or Yard?

    How Long Does Dog Parvo Last in Your Home or Yard?

    by Adrienne Farricelli35

  • 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 Farricelli46

  • 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 Farricelli45

  • 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.

    Symptoms and Signs of Kidney Failure After a Dog Eats Grapes

    Symptoms and Signs of Kidney Failure After a Dog Eats Grapes

    by Schatzie Speaks6

  • Diabetic dogs are at risk of serious complications, including low blood sugar or hypoglycemia, and ketoacidosis. Cataracts can lead to sudden blindness in dogs, which is often the first symptom of canine diabetes.

    Canine Diabetes: Three Common Complications

    Canine Diabetes: Three Common Complications

    by Darlene Norris0

  • 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 Farricelli3

  • 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 Farricelli209

  • Many Dachshunds have back problems, but there are things you can do like using the correct leash, using pet stairs, or using a doggy stroller to keep them in good health. This article details everything you need to know about keeping your Dachshund healthy.

    Dachshund Back Problems and How to Prevent Jumping

    Dachshund Back Problems and How to Prevent Jumping

    by Bob Schroeder11

  • 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.

    16 Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    16 Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    by Adrienne Farricelli562

  • 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 Farricelli113

  • 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 Farricelli13

  • Are you wondering if there is a natural remedy for your dog's upset stomach? Then you don't want to miss this article! Here are some very simple and effective ways to help you manage your dog's health holistically.

    Natural Remedies for Your Dog's Upset Stomach

    Natural Remedies for Your Dog's Upset Stomach

    by India Arnold42

  • 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

    by Adrienne Farricelli19

  • 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.

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    by Solaras76

  • 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 Farricelli14

  • 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 Mark34

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

    Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

    Is Rimadyl Safe for Dogs?

    by Adrienne Farricelli15

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

    Dog Wart Removal Using Thuja

    Dog Wart Removal Using Thuja

    by Adrienne Farricelli24

  • 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.

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs Off Prednisone

    The Importance of Gradually Weaning Dogs Off Prednisone

    by Adrienne Farricelli14

  • Limping when he walks, sleeping more than usual - is your dog sick or is he just slowing down as he gets older? Dr. Alinovi of Healthy PAWsibilities shares tips about caring for senior dogs.

    Senior Dogs: What to Expect as Your Dog Ages

    Senior Dogs: What to Expect as Your Dog Ages

    by Donna Cosmato12

  • So you found a lump on your dog, and you are wondering what it may be. Look no further—there can be various causes of such a lump, and in this article, we will see why it's so important to get it checked out.

    My Dog Has a Lump—What Is It?

    My Dog Has a Lump—What Is It?

    by Adrienne Farricelli16

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

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    by Sam Shepards47

  • 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 Farricelli18

  • Canine parvovirus is a viral infection that dogs can get; it's an actual mutation of feline distemper. The CPV virus has a three to seven day gestation period where the dog will seem perfectly fine before symptoms present.

    Canine Parvovirus: FAQs and Common Misconceptions

    Canine Parvovirus: FAQs and Common Misconceptions

    by PhoenixFeuer18

  • 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

  • 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 Mark28

  • Does your dog have a skin tag that needs to be removed? Read about our experience to learn more about this process.

    Removing a Skin Tag From a Dog

    Removing a Skin Tag From a Dog

    by Skye120

  • Cushing syndrome is something that affects middle-age to older-age pets and is more prevalent in dogs. It results when too much of a steroid hormone is produced by the pituitary or adrenal gland.

    Cushing Syndrome in Dogs

    Cushing Syndrome in Dogs

    by Audrey Kirchner2

  • Worried owners may be bombarded with imaginary scenes of their dogs being tortured at the vet, but things are much brighter than that. If you have a nervous pet, learn how fear-free programs can help.

    Why Do Vets Take Dogs to the Back Room for Exams?

    Why Do Vets Take Dogs to the Back Room for Exams?

    by Adrienne Farricelli3

  • A damaged meniscus can be quite painful for your dog. This structure, for the most part, lives in the shadow until it's damaged—something commonly associated with a cruciate ligament tear.

    How to Evaluate the Damage of a Dog's Meniscus Tear

    How to Evaluate the Damage of a Dog's Meniscus Tear

    by Adrienne Farricelli0

  • Dark urine can be caused by blood or blood byproducts in the urine: if you do not take care of this problem immediately, it could be fatal. However, some other causes of darkened urine are less serious. See the possible causes.

    Why Is My Dog's Urine so Dark?

    Why Is My Dog's Urine so Dark?

    by Dr Mark10

  • 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.

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    by Adrienne Farricelli34

  • German Shepherds are susceptible to urinary and bladder issues. Many of these problems are food-related and there can be hereditary weaknesses in the bloodline.

    Common German Shepherd Bladder Issues

    Common German Shepherd Bladder Issues

    by Sam Shepards0

  • 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

  • A time may come where you may need to induce vomiting in your dog. If your vet recommends this, do you know what to do and what type of hydrogen peroxide to use? Read on for some tips.

    How to Induce Vomiting in Your Dog

    How to Induce Vomiting in Your Dog

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • 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.

    Why Is My Dog Coughing Up Foam?

    Why Is My Dog Coughing Up Foam?

    by Adrienne Farricelli34

  • 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?

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    Can You Give a Dog Too Much Hydrogen Peroxide?

    by Adrienne Farricelli35

  • 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

  • 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.

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    by Deb Kingsbury20

  • 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.

    Dog Skin Rashes: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures

    Dog Skin Rashes: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures

    by L C David61

  • 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 Farricelli24

  • Dogs often chew on things they really shouldn't ingest. Some dogs are worse about this than others and will swallow just about anything small enough to fit in their mouths. Learn about what to do if your dog ingests something they shouldn't.

    What to Do If Your Dog Swallows Something Sharp

    What to Do If Your Dog Swallows Something Sharp

    by MoRita5

  • What is canine pancreatitis? Why does the dog's pancreas get inflamed? What are treatments for pancreatitis in dogs? Learn more about this debilitating condition.

    Dog Health: Understanding Pancreatitis in Dogs

    Dog Health: Understanding Pancreatitis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli11

  • 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.

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    How to Rehydrate Your Dog After Vomiting

    by Adrienne Farricelli7

  • Here are first-aid instructions for how to take care of a paw pad injury on your dog and how to keep them from licking the wound. Treating a paw pad injury is an essential part of canine first aid.

    First Aid: How to Treat a Dog's Paw Pad Injury

    First Aid: How to Treat a Dog's Paw Pad Injury

    by Adrienne Farricelli16

  • I could not get my dogs to a vet and needed something to resolve their ear infection symptoms fast. I discovered an effective home remedy and an over-the-counter product that successfully resolved their issues. Learn all about these products and how to safely use them.

    How to Treat a Dog's Ear Infection When You Can't See a Vet

    How to Treat a Dog's Ear Infection When You Can't See a Vet

    by Leslie116

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli5

  • 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 Farricelli8

  • 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.

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    Signs of Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli28

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

    Causes of Nosebleeds in Dogs

    Causes of Nosebleeds in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli70

  • 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 Farricelli194

  • 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.

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli9

  • Several signs indicate an upset stomach in dogs, but some signs are not easily recognized by their owners since dogs cannot vocalize their complaints. It is up to us to learn how to recognize these signs.

    15 Signs of an Upset Stomach in Dogs

    15 Signs of an Upset Stomach in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • 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 Farricelli8

  • 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.

    Causes of Petechiae in Dogs

    Causes of Petechiae in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli1

  • 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.

    Signs of Retained Placenta in Mother Dogs

    Signs of Retained Placenta in Mother Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli290

  • 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.

    Dangerous Plants to My Dogs

    Dangerous Plants to My Dogs

    by Angela Michelle Schultz26

  • 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 Farricelli9

  • 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.

    My Dog's Experience With Perineal Hernia

    My Dog's Experience With Perineal Hernia

    by Maria Cecilia122

  • 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.

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