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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.

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...

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...

What is Parvo – A Serious Threat to your Dog’s Health

The parvovirus is a quiet and serious threat to your dog’s health. It is one of the many vaccinations that veterinarians recommend. Not all vaccinations are an obligation, and some people feel that vaccinating dogs who are not exposed to certain elements presents a danger, such as introducing trace...

Puppy Training – Teaching your Dog the Basic Commands

Puppy training is undoubtedly one of the most frustrating and time consuming tasks for dog owners. The cuteness of a new puppy is soon overshadowed by her constant barking, chewing, and accidents on the rug. We need to remember that our puppies are learning each day how to behave...

What is the Best Age to Spay or Neuter a Dog?

Unless you plan to show or breed your dog, you should strongly consider having it spayed or neutered. There are many reasons to opt to spay or neuter. Most veterinarians agree that spayed or neutered dogs live longer healthier lives. Male dogs that have been neutered have a lower...