November 24, 2017

Many plants are toxic to dogs. For this reason, it’s always a good idea to discourage them from chewing on or ingesting any vegetation, especially the following plants.

The following plants are the most toxic to dogs and should never be made available to them under any...

November 22, 2017

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

Pets with multiple and/or serious health problems often end up taking many medications, and the more they take, the greater the risk that an adverse reaction might occur. Drug interactions develop as a result of changes in the body’s ab...

November 18, 2017

By Helen Anne Travis

In the human world, eliminating grains from the diet has been credited with everything from reducing belly fat, to improving skin tone, to alleviating the symptoms of depression.

But what about our pets? Could reducing grain intake also improve our d...

November 17, 2017

By Megan Sullivan

There is a long-standing belief that one dog year is the equivalent of seven human years. But does this add up? What does a dog year truly mean?

According to researchers, dog trainers, and veterinarians, the math isn’t that straightforward.

A dog’s avera...

November 6, 2017

First Aid for Disequilibrium in Dogs

A dog that suddenly loses its sense of balance could in fact be suffering from a serious health problem -- one that requires immediate veterinary attention.

Primary Cause

Some of the most common causes of disequilibrium are head trauma...

November 3, 2017

Dogs cough for many reasons, including allergies, tracheal disease (collapse), lung disease, or due to the lodging of a foreign material/object in the windpipe. Though not typically serious in and of itself, coughing may require urgent medical attention if it should pe...

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