If you’ve ever wondered, “Why is my dog’s stomach making noises?”, or loud noises, or gurgling noises…. You’re not alone. A vet tells us if your dog’s stomach making noises are normal or a cause for concern.
Dr. Eric Barchas
In small amounts and situations, your dog won’t get high. But secondhand smoke in general is dangerous to pets. We take a look at smoking weed around dogs.
Dog seizures are life threatening and frightening. Young dogs and old dogs can have seizures. Here’s what to do and what to know if your dog has a seizure.
Raccoons and dogs don’t mix. Here’s what to do if a raccoon attacks your dog, and how to prevent a raccoon vs. dog attack in the first place.
Dog euthanasia is the hardest decision that one ever will face as a dog owner. Deciding whether to be present for a dog’s final moments can be almost as difficult.
Borborygmi in dogs, or dog stomach noises, are generally harmless unless accompanied by poor appetite, lethargy, vomiting or diarrhea.
Knowing when a health problem is a serious concern can be a tough call. Here are 12 times you should take your dog to the vet ASAP.
They’re unpleasant, but they’re a fact of life. Here’s what happens when dog anal glands don’t function properly.
Dog clothing, blankets, and the like, impregnated with permethrin, promise to keep bugs off your pup. Is that really necessary?
Nail injuries are common in dogs who live active lifestyles, and they typically should be seen by a vet. Here’s how I treat hurt or damaged dog nails.
Depending on certain factors, medication may significantly improve quality and length of life for a dog with seizures.
A reader’s dog sat next to a sick pup with fleas at the vet’s office. Is her dog at risk?
It’s the most common cancer in dogs and cats, but now a new vaccine promises to help treat lymphoma. Here’s what you need to know.
Dog flu is real — but it’s important not to panic. Here’s what you need to know.
I recently learned that a study of the arthritis drug Adequan unnecessarily euthanized its subjects. Now I’m torn about using it on my dog, Buster. Would you be?
Glaucoma in dogs is very real — and treatment needs to happen immediately or a dog can lose the affected eye.
When it comes to spays and neuters, I recommend using a veterinarian you know and trust, which in most cases means paying a higher bill.
Bones, whether cooked or raw, pose a serious risk to a dog’s esophagus and stomach. Contrary to popular belief, they’re not OK for dogs at all.
During a dog’s seizure, your hands should never go near his mouth — rabies prevention laws are nothing to trifle with.
When puppies are given as gifts, bad things can happen to both the puppy and the child.
Our resident vet runs down the medical treatments and consultations that puppies need at regular intervals to grow into happy, healthy dogs.
Older Labs are predisposed to spleen tumors, which can cause internal bleeding. The outlook for these dogs depends on whether the tumor is cancerous or benign.
When your dog eats something harmful, your instinct might be to make him vomit, but hold on — inducing vomiting at home can lead to dangerous complications.
True, Bulldogs have a harder time breathing than other dogs, but the idea that anesthesia is dangerous is one of the great myths of medicine.
Most dogs rarely snort, and in 15 years I had never seen a dog snort like this. What was behind it?
For now, it still seems to prevent infestations — but if your dog is allergic to fleas, you should consider alternatives.
Teeth turn purple most frequently due to blunt-force trauma, and affected dogs need immediate treatment to prevent infection and bone loss.
Active, happy three-legged dogs are relatively common; that’s just the beginning.
Like it or not, the idea of veterinary marijuana is here to stay. It’s time for serious studies on the matter.
In 2014, a Spanish dog was euthanized after having possibly been exposed to Ebola. That won’t happen again.
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