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If you are looking for dog information, check out these articles that cover everything from feeding and training to caring for puppies.

Excessive Barking

Barking is one of the most common, as well as commonly annoying, vocalization methods of dogs. Wolves in the wild are believed to bark for only two reasons: as an alarm system to warn other pack members of a...

The 10 Most Toxic Foods for Pets – Infographic

Evidence shows that newer medications are becoming more attractive to our pets as some manufacturers are using gel-based capsules and other sweet-flavored ingredients that are pleasing to our animal’s sense of smell. Bernadine Cruz, a veterinarian with the Laguna...

Feeding a Dog Bones – Weigh the Risks Against the Benefits

A dog and a bone seems as natural a combination as peanut butter and jelly. If you don’t believe it, you can show a bone to just about any dog and the longing in his eyes will display exactly...

Cancers in Dogs

It’s hard to believe that despite lifespans that are relatively short compared to that of humans, cancers in dogs are a significant concern for pet owners. Cancer, in its many various forms, has evolved to become the leading cause...

Lungworms in Dogs

Lungworms in dogs are a tricky parasite that can be difficult to diagnose. Causing symptoms similar to those of several other varied conditions, determining lungworms to be the cause of respiratory problems in dogs  can be difficult and prolonged. Caused...

Digging – How to Train a Dog Not to Dig

There are many different reasons as to why your beloved dog may want to start digging, everywhere or at anything. It could be that Woofer is bored in the house, or he may think there is a tasty treat...

Getting Rid of Fleas on My Dog – Eradicating Flea Infestations

Your poor miserable dog scratches and chews, flips around and scratches some more. Panting from exertion, he finally settles down to sleep but the itching starts once more and he frantically starts to scratch again. You tell him to...

Anesthesia

The last time ‘Fluffy’ went to the vet, he found a small lump on her right front foot that he told her owner to keep an eye on and to bring her in if it grew or changed in...

Sleep Problems in dogs – Canine Insomnia

Sleep disorders in dogs, such as insomnia or sleeplessness, are uncommon owner complaints. They are usually accompanied by only mild or moderate disruption of daily behavior patterns, which do not alter substantially the dog’s ability to function as a...

Should I Get my Dog Vaccinated – Help Your Dog Live a Healthy Life

An increase in many diseases afflicting our pets has brought vaccinations and vaccination protocols under scrutiny. This had led many owners and breeders to change from the standard vaccine protocol considered the safest and most effective for years to...

Feeding Dogs Bones – Is it Safe?

Dogs and bones seem like a natural combination. A dog will spends hours upon hours chewing on a bone, relishing each moment as if gnawing a bone is his ultimate purpose in life. Any dog owner who has witnessed a dog choking on a bone, or who has made...

Feeding a Puppy – Kibble, Canned or Raw

Bringing a new puppy into the family is a wonderful and chaotic time - nothing brings as many laughs or as much frustration to a home then a puppy. Even though at times you may wish the little bundle of fur would hurry up and mature, puppyhood is all...

Feeding Adult Dogs – Providing Proper Nutrition for Your Dog

Although from a nutritional point of view canine adulthood is a life stage less critical than puppyhood and old age, feeding adult dogs a proper, well balanced diet is still of paramount importance. And this should not be surprising, since a correct diet is the cornerstone for ensuring optimal...