Dog Health & Care
Dry skin on dog ears is a symptom of another ailment — minor and simple to treat or serious with more care. Sometimes dry ears indicate an underlying internal condition that needs medical treatment.
We’ve got 20 tips to keep your cool and safe from heatstroke this summer.
The key to warding off these parasites is consistent application of the best flea, tick and mosquito control products you can afford, along with environmental control.
Start with a pair of ball-tip grooming scissors and a slicker brush to trim the excess hair between the toes and around the paws.
It’s a common misconception that shaving a dog’s coat will make her cooler in the hot summer months. A dog’s coat helps regulate body temperature.
Massage therapy for dogs eliminates waste, moves gas, relaxes muscles and stimulates the digestive system. Bonus: any pet parent can learn to massage her dog at home!
The stakes are high. If you die without a will or trust for your pets, they could end up meeting you at the Rainbow Bridge sooner than they should.
Anaphylaxis in dogs is a serious allergic reaction that results in difficulty breathing, hives, swelling of the face, vomiting and more, and you’ll need take your dog to the veterinarian right away.
Train your blind dog with verbal and touch cues and equip him with a designated harness or bandana so other people know how to interact. Otherwise, caring for a blind dog is very similar to caring for a sighted dog.
Do not wait for symptoms to emerge after your dog eats chocolate. Call your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center immediately.
Call your vet and monitor your dog for an upset stomach or other signs of discomfort. While the silica gel itself isn’t toxic, the packet can cause blockage.
Now, more than ever, pet parents think of using acupuncture on dogs to stimulate their bodies’ natural healing ability to support them through a variety of medical and behavioral conditions.
Tip a dog groomer between 15 to 20% for a job well done, as in any service industry. A regular tip calculator app can help you with the math.
Find out the 15 symptoms of CDS, the degenerative neurological disorder of older dogs characterized by gradual cognitive decline and increasing changes in brain tissue.
Check the gum’s ingredients for xylitol, which is toxic to dogs, and take your dog to the veterinarian immediately.
Alopecia in dogs can be treated with holistic and traditional methods after your veterinarian identifies the root cause of the hair loss.
Charcoal itself isn’t toxic when a dog eats it, but the chemicals it contains can be potentially fatal to dogs.
Glucosamine supplements for dogs are highly sought out to quell inflammation. We explore safe dosages, blended glucosamine compounds and how to find high-quality brands.
Commercial prenatal vitamins for dogs do exist but find out from your veterinarian what, if any, vitamins your pregnant dog needs and whether to get them from supplements or her regular diet.
There is no one prescription pill used to treat anxiety in all dogs, but there are five anti-anxiety meds that your veterinarian may recommend, along with changing the environment and incorporating behavior modification methods.
The first step to stopping your dog chewing his paws is to find out the reason – maybe it’s an injury, allergy, boredom or something else. Then, your vet can prescribe the right treatment to get your dog to stop chewing.
We break down how pet insurance works, what the different terms mean, the costs, coverage and how to get it.
We’ll show you how to find the best dog brush for shedding based on your dog’s coat.
There are a variety of tools today to help your dog’s stress and anxiety, such as exercise, creating a serene environment, behavioral training, CBD and supplements.
When it comes to treating chronically painful canine conditions, veterinarians prescribe amantadine in conjunction with traditional pain relievers to provide strong pain relief for dogs.
Our experts identify causes and solutions to dog tremors due to behavioral, medical and environmental reasons.
Why your dog might need insulin, how to give the shot and other things you need to know about insulin for dogs.
Dog massage helps pups with arthritis, soft tissue injury, anxiety, joint disease, constipation and other conditions.
We highlight a few initiatives working to further cancer research and treatment for dogs and help you and your dog live more comfortably after a cancer diagnosis.
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