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Common Types of Lumps on Dogs
All dogs require frequent grooming, regardless of their coat thickness or length. Typically, a short hair dog requires less grooming than a long haired dog. Grooming helps keep the dog's coat and skin healthy and to reduce dandruff and frequent shedding. In addition, grooming will keep...
 
What are the Unusual Features of a Dog Skeleton
A dog skeleton is designed to support and protect the organs and tissues. Dog anatomy is very similar across all canines, despite the wide range of sizes seen in different breeds. Here are some skeletal features that set dogs apart from most animals. Dogs have a wider variety...
 
How to Treat Kennel Cough in Dogs
Kennel cough is a condition that is highly contagious and can be transmitted through air. The disease is manifested through a dry cough and will typically go away without treatment. However, the kennel cough can cause discomfort and throat irritation, so you may opt for a few home...
 
Honey, The Natural Kennel Cough Dog Treatment
The kennel cough is a common disease affecting canines, especially those that have been in boarding kennels. The symptoms of a kennel cough include a dry cough and a general state of weakness. The kennel cough dog treatment may contain a few natural ingredients that won’t cause any...
 
Health Tips about Boxer Dogs
Pet owners must be aware of eight boxer dog health problems that commonly occur. The best prevention occurs by taking your boxer for yearly check ups. Breed Susceptibility and Preventative Measures The average lifespan for a boxer is nine years. Preventative care helps prolong...
 
Sudden Weight Loss in Dogs
Sudden weight loss in dogs may signal serious medical conditions and should be reported to the vet. When a dog is losing weight, he burns more calories than he consumes. This may be due to internal problems, parasites, mouth lesions or dental problems. If your dog loses more than 10% of his...
 
Some Tips about Food diet for Cancer Dogs
Dogs can get very sick with cancer, and there are many types of medical therapies being used for a variety of canine cancers. A proper canine cancer diet formula is key to combating whatever type of cancer a dog may have. Most dogs with cancer do not die from it; rather, kidney or...
 
Brief Information about Dog Heartworm and related Treatments
Seeking early heartworm treatments for your dog can make the difference between life and death. Heartworm is a parasitic disease which primarily affects the heart and lungs of the dog. It is transferred through a mosquito bite, where larvae of the worm are deposited in the dog's ...
 
Brief Information about Osteosarcoma Treatment in Dogs
Canine osteosarcoma is also known as dog bone cancer. Bone cancer cannot be treated, however there are methods to help your dog feel better and prolong his life expectancy. Osteosarcoma weakens the bones by attacking the bone tissue. The disease can cause fractures and is very painful for...
 
Dog Arthritis Supplement Options
A dog arthritis supplement can go a long way towards easing your dog's arthritis symptoms. A supplement can not only ease the pain in your dog's joints, but can even help regenerate them! Here's everything you need to know about dog arthritis supplements for pain relief and...
 
Dogs and Back Pain Treatment
When a dog has back pain, it is important to find out the source of that pain and then to treat it in order to prevent any further complications or damage. Back problems can be as simple as muscle spasms from a particularly energetic day of play on up to intervertebral disk disease which...
 
Canine Seizure Disorders
The most common canine seizure disorder is epilepsy, but there are also other conditions that can cause seizures. As a dog owner it is important to identify a seizure and apply suitable treatment, so that the dog doesn't get hurt or experience complications. Causes of Seizures...
 
Common Dog Foot Problems
Dog foot problems are common because the pads of a dog's paw are prone to injury. Checking your dog's feet regularly for signs of injury can help identify problems such as torn or fractured nails, paw cuts, cracked paw pads and inter-digital cysts before they become serious. Here are some...
 
Dog Anal Gland Problems
Dog anal gland problems are more common in small dogs, but the can afflict any breed. Located on either side of the anus, these small glands release a strong-smelling liquid that is used to mark territory, show fear and help dogs identify one another. These sacs are usually emptied...
 
Dog Anxiety Medications
Most vets suggest mixing behavior training with a dog anxiety medication. While the medications do work well, some have side effects and should be used in moderation. Therefore, it's always important to try to get to the root of the dog's anxiety and use training to ease the stress. ...
 
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