Health and Care
Experts estimate at least 10% of dogs have heart disease. Could yours be one of them? What you need to know about your dog’s heart health and how to keep her ticker ticking.
’Tis the season for gift ideas and savvy advice to address canine anxiety.
By analyzing body mass, long bone length and genetics, researchers at the University of Bristol have revealed breeds with increased and reduced odds of osteosarcoma (an aggressive bone cancer).
Spaying puppies sometimes as young as 7 weeks has become increasingly common in shelters and with rescues. But how soon is too soon to spay a dog?
When you see your dog limping, it’s natural to want to get to the root of the problem and figure out why.
Is your dog struggling to see? It may be a case of canine cataracts. But what are cataracts? And is surgery always necessary? Here’s what you got to know.
Diagnosed with an aggressive tumor, Forrest is still enjoying life with his family three years later thanks to FidoCure’s recommended cancer treatment.
When to reach for Benadryl or ask your vet about different solutions for your dog’s allergies.
Dog winter coats are cute, but do dogs need coats or sweaters? Let’s discuss which dog breeds should wear coats in the winter and how to choose one.
Roundworms are the most common intestinal parasite impacting companion dogs across the country, even dogs who are well cared for and receive regular veterinary care.
Dogs can suffer from smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion, too. A veterinarian close to harm’s way shared tips to protect your furbaby.
Why is lepto dangerous? What are the symptoms of lepto in dogs? How can you prevent it? Here’s what you need to know about leptospirosis.
How often to bathe a dog really depends on factors like breed type, activity level and coat quality, to name a few. Let’s learn more here.
Many things may cause dog whining. Surprisingly, pain usually isn’t one of them. Let’s examine some issues, find out why your dog is whining and learn how to stop your dog from whining.
Is dog snoring normal or can it signal a problem? Here’s if and when to worry.
Got a new house or apartment? Congrats! But what about your dogs? Moving with dogs can be stressful — here’s how you can smooth your pup’s transition.
Once limited to rural outdoor and working dogs, vets are now seeing urban and suburban pets with leptospirosis.
All dogs 8 weeks and older must have an identity microchip. If not, their owners face a hefty fine. We should consider following the U.K.’s example.
Play hide and seek! Give your dog a massage! These 10-minutes-or-less activities will help keep your dog young in heart and mind.
For some folks, April 20th is a day of celebration. If you’re one of those people, be sure to keep your dog out of your stash.
There are signs to look for and things you can do to prevent the genetic joint disease.
She talks about Animal Planet, breeding, training, shelters, and the need for us all to do better.
In a post on marijuana I said dogs have especially sensitive lungs. A reader asks what I meant.
I think all dogs have magic spot that makes them melt in your hands. Does your dog have one?
I love dogs, but they are a financial and emotional investment I just can’t make. That’s not selfish — that’s responsible.
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Good for the Brits: Microchipping of Dogs Is Now Required by Law