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Important Symptoms of a Heart Murmur in Dogs
A canine heart murmur is caused when the blood flows abnormally in a canine heart. The abnormal change in the dog heart can cause the right side of the heart to not communicate well with the left side, sometimes affecting a dog's health.
Read more: 10 Symptoms of Canine Heart Murmur
 
Is Obesity an Illness in Dogs?
By far the most common explanation for an overweight pet is simple: lack of exercise and too much to eat. But what if you feed your dog sensibly and exercise adequately and your dog still has a weight problem?
 
Pancreatitis in Dogs
The pancreas is a small, v-shaped structure located near and attached to the wall of the small intestine. This important organ has two major functions: It produces insulin to aid the body in the absorption of glucose and otherPancreas carbohydrates. A dysfunction in this part of the organ's work,...
 
Causes of Liver Disease in Dogs
Liver disease in dogs is one of the leading causes of death in dogs each year. The liver is very important for ensuring a long, healthy life. It purifies the blood, eliminates waste and aids healthy digestion. The liver is susceptible to a variety of diseases and conditions. Whenever the liver is...
 
Injuries That Cause Dog Limping
A dog limping does not necessarily mean he is getting up in years. It could be caused by a host of medical problems, ranging from trauma to subtle chronic conditions. A slight limp can even be a symptom of life threatening conditions, like malignant tumors.
 
Symptoms of Canine Liver Disease
Canine liver disease is one of the top five causes of possible death for a dog. The liver removes waste and toxins from the blood as well as produces bile to aid digestion. When the liver is compromised, the health of your dog is in jeopardy. Dogs with liver disease may show any number of signs and...
 
Hypoallergenic Breeds
If your family wants a dog but allergies are a concern, there are dogs good for allergies. Hypoallergenic dogs come in a sizes and activity levels suitable for any family. Low-allergy dogs do not shed—they will need to be clipped regularly—but they are not dander-free. Even hairless dogs shed skin...
 
Prescription Medications for Controlling Dog Seizures
Dog seizure or epilepsy is a neurological disorder. There is an involuntary contraction of muscles that causes trembling, shaking and convulsions. Before you know the various prescription drugs available to treat seizures you must understand the types of dog seizures.
 
Brief information about PARVOVIRUS
Parvovirus: Dangerous but preventable disease.
CANINE PARVOVIRUS (CPV or Parvo) disease is a common, but serious, infectious viral disease that affects dogs. Puppies, especially, are prone to contracting the virus because their immune systems are immature.
 
Poison Treatment Options in Dogs
Dogs are born curious and use their mouths and noses to explore and investigate almost everything that they come in contact with; therefore, since your canine is probably a curious dog, poison can be a potential killer. Of course, the best way to save your dog from the dangers associated with...
 
Natural Dog Food Recipes
Making natural dog food recipes at home provides healthy food for your pet, and it's very easy to do. Simply balance his proteins, fats and carbohydrates with the occasional mineral or vitamin supplement to add more nutritional value....
 
Wheat Free Dog Treat Recipes
Dog treat recipes are useful ways of making healthy and fun snacks for your pet. They allow you to better control the foods that your dog eats, as some types of dog treats contain a variety of ingredients that are difficult to monitor completely. If your pet is allergic to wheat or has...
 
Best Dogs for Allergies: Love More and Sneeze Less
Believe it or not, there really is a select group of canines that currently hold the title "best dogs for allergies." Some are purebreds and others are special crossbreeds. Called "hypoallergenic dogs," these canines benefit the more than 50 million Americans that suffer...
 
Little-Known Facts About Dogs and puppies
There are many little-known facts about dogs (Canis lupus familiaris). Following are 24 rare informational facts about dogs: Little-Known Dog Facts Dogs are descended from wolves. The normal body temperature of dogs is 101.5°F. They regulate their body temperature...
 
Prostate Problems in Dogs - Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment
Canines that have not been neutered are at the highest risk to have dog prostate gland problems as they get older. Neutered dogs are at a lower risk because the prostate either never develops or shrinks to a much smaller size depending on the dog's age at castration. However, it is not outside the r
 
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