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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....

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...

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...

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...

How to Remove a Tick from Your Dog

Finding a tick on yourself or your dog can be an extremely frightening experience. Not only are ticks nasty to look at, but they can harbor diseases, the worst being Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted fever. Before you...

Putting your Dog to Sleep – What to Expect

The tie between a human and his/her dog is something really special. It is a companionship that expresses itself through a unique language, which is different from the way of communicating among people. But for all that it is...

Popular Dog Articles

Good Apartment Dogs – Dogs that Can Live in Small Places

Many of us think of small breeds when we think of good apartment dogs but size is not the only consideration. In fact, many small dogs are not suited to apartment living because they are noisy, dog or human aggressive, or extremely high energy. So what characteristics make a good...

How can we Solve the Pet Overpopulation Problem?

‘Pet overpopulation’ is a common theme for many animal rescue agencies and rightly so, it is an almost insurmountable problem in North America. The statistics are staggering and speak for themselves: the Humane Society of the United States report four million cats and dogs are euthanized each year. That...

Which Dogs Are the Fastest – Is it the Greyhound?

As with many other things related to dogs, there is some disagreement about which dog is the fastest. Most people will concede that, inch for inch, over a short distance, nothing can beat a Greyhound. They have been clocked at 39.35 mph over a quarter mile by the World...