Health & Care
What happens if dogs eat chocolate? Why do dogs and chocolate not mix in the first place? Which types of chocolate are the worst for dogs? Let’s discuss.
Let’s be clear. Dog lipstick is a euphemism for dog penis, and most people don’t like seeing it. But is a dog lipstick sighting ever something to bring to your vet’s attention?
If your dog coughs after drinking water, let’s examine three potential health issues that could be at play and what to do about each.
Green dog poop happens for a couple of different reasons — some of them serious and others not. Here’s how to tell the difference and what to do about green dog poop.
Is your dog vomiting white foam? Let’s look at some reasons for a dog vomiting white foam and find out what to do when your dog is throwing up white foam.
Cherry eye in dogs affects the tear gland in the third eyelid, and it should be treated early to prevent long-term eye problems.
Here’s everything you want to know but didn’t want to ask about the dog penis — from why the lipsticks come out to dog penis discharge.
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.
Why do dogs howl? It starts with wolf ancestry, but there are many reasons why dogs howl. Let’s review some of the reasons for a dog howling right here.
Bad dog breath isn’t normal — it’s a sign of an unhealthy mouth. Try these home remedies for bad dog breath to turn those puppy kisses from smelly to sweet.
Coconut oil for a dog’s itchy skin? Here’s how it cleared up one dog’s skin condition, thanks to its antiviral and antibacterial properties. Coconut oil for dogs has a myriad of other uses as well. It also tastes great, and we’ve got a dog-treat recipe to prove it!
A dog pooping blood calls for medical attention, but before you call your vet, make sure that the red stuff you’re seeing is, in fact, blood.
What should you do about your dog losing teeth? Is it normal to have a puppy losing teeth? What about an old dog whose teeth are falling out? Learn more.
Is your dog restless at night? Aging, anxiety and lack of exercise are some of the common causes. Here’s some help in getting him to rest (so you can, too).
Can dogs take ibuprofen? And what should you do next if your dog ate ibuprofen? Here’s what to know about ibuprofen and dogs.
Let’s talk dogs in heat — What should you do if your dog is in heat? And what are the signs of a female dog in heat in the first place? Do dogs know when they’re in heat?
Ah, kennel cough. It’s like the common cold for canines! So, can you treat kennel cough at home? Try these home remedies for kennel cough.
Jan. 19 is National Popcorn Day. Is it safe to share the snack with our dog friends?
Why is my dog dragging his butt on the floor? Here’s how to treat dog scooting, a common problem that is caused by anal gland discomfort. Learn how you can help your dog’s anal glands and decrease butt scooting.
What are the symptoms of a dog tooth infection and are there any home remedies you can use to treat dog tooth infections or should you see the vet?
Dr. Marty Becker offers tips for keeping your pup warm and safe during the cold winter months.
If you have a restless dog, his pacing and waking up during the night could be caused by many different medical and behavioral issues.
Is your dog biting, gnawing or chewing at the base of her tail? Allergies, injury, infection and stress are among the causes of dog tail biting or tail chewing.
If your dog ate a sock, here’s what happens to that sock and when you need to see the vet. Plus, not sure if your dog swallowed a sock? Here are some of the signs.
Let’s explore the basics of the dog digestive system, like how long does it take for a dog to digest food? How long does food stay in a dog’s stomach? Where does you dog’s digestion actually take place?
Eek! Your dog ate a chicken bone! What do you do next? Find out how to handle a dog who ate a chicken bone and why most bones are bad for dogs in the first place.
Apple cider has been touted as a sort of miracle remedy for humans … but can you use apple cider vinegar for dogs? And if apple cider vinegar is safe for dogs, how and when should you use it?
Regular-strength Benadryl is a common OTC antihistamine, but is it safe for dogs? Let’s look at how and when Benadryl might be recommended for dogs with allergies, anxiety, insect stings or bites, and motion sickness.
Dog eye discharge — whether in the form of dog eye boogers, green eye discharge or something else — can be completely normal… or not. Here’s what to know.
Summer storms are here, with their bright flashes and loud booms. Is your dog scared of thunder? We’ve found a few effective ways to deal with a dog’s fear of thunder.
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