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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.

My Dogs Coat is Full of Static

It seems like a problem ripped from the comic books, but for some pet owners, it’s a fact of life. If your dogs’ coat is full of static, there are ways to reduce and prevent you and your dog...

Dog Diarrhea – Treatment and Prevention of Diarrhea

The presence of diarrhea in dogs should always be cause for concern. There are a plethora of causes of both acute and chronic diarrhea in dogs, including infectious causes, toxins, inflammation or disease of the intestinal tract and parasites....

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...

How Dogs Learn – Positive Reinforcement

Marcy was upset and I could hear her frustration over the phone. She called me to schedule a private dog training session with her and her dog Buster. No matter how hard she worked at it, “He just doesn't listen to me! He jumps on people, barks at the...

French Bulldogs

A store clerk once had a favorite customer who was much larger than initial appearances showed. Less than 28 pounds and compact in build she had excellent manners until coming through the door of that store, when this fiery little French bulldog pulled her owner to where she knew...

Gluten Free Dog Food – Not All Pets Can Digest Wheat Protein

The use of gluten in pet food has been a subject of great controversy since the massive commercial food recalls in early 2007 due to contamination from melamine. Thousands of animals became sick and many died from the invisible toxin, bringing the use of gluten to the forefront of...