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Why Is My Dog’s Skin Dry And Itchy?

Itchy skin is a common problem in dogs. It is one of top reasons owners take their dog to the vet. It is uncomfortable for your dog and the constant scratching and licking can be very annoying for the owner. There are a number of potential causes for this issue. Symptoms Of Dry Itchy Skin […]

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Dog Health Issues

Dog Health Issues

Just like us, dogs can suffer from a variety of health problems. Unlike us, they are not able to do much about it. They rely on us to check on their health and attend to problems as they arise. Your dog should have a yearly health check up from your vet and additional visits as […]

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Weight Loss Diet For Older Dogs

Diet For Older Dogs

Dogs are considered to be seniors at different ages depending on their breed. The larger the breed, the sooner they become seniors. Small breeds are not seniors until around 12 years old. Medium breeds at around 9 and large breeds at 8. Signs of Dogs Ageing.Your dog will be sleeping more and will not be […]

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What Causes Dogs To Pant Excessively

Dogs normally pant to cool themselves. They don’t have a system of sweat gland like people. Instead they cool themselves through the evaporation of moisture from their mouth and tongues. Their blood vessels carry warmer blood to their mouth area to be cooled  which is then circulated back around their body. Panting just enables this […]

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Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs

Heart disease in dogs is common. There are many different causes. Heart disease can lead to heart failure. Note: this article has been provided for information only. A veterinarian is the only one who can give you advice about your dog’s health. It you have any concerns, you should take your dog to the vet as […]

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Dementia In Dogs – Symptoms And Treatment

what is dementia in dogsDementia in dogs, which is more common in older dogs, is also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. Affected dogs will display symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s disease in humans. The dog experiences deterioration of brain capacity resulting in loss of memory and motor function. Much of the training the dog much earlier […]

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Is Benadryl Safe For My Dog?

Is Benadryl Safe For My Dog

​The short answer to this question is “yes.” Benadryl is safe for dogs. It is one of the few drugs that is recommended by veterinarians for over the counter use. It is reasonably safe but, as with any drug, it is a good idea to find out the dosage levels, the benefits and side effects […]

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DIY Dog Remedies

DIY Dog Remedies

Dogs are susceptible to a number of complaints. The ingredients to make remedies for these complaints  Are often available in your own home. Here is a collection of easy to make remedies for some of the more common dog problems.[tcb-script async=”” src=”//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js”][/tcb-script] [tcb-script] (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); [/tcb-script] 1. Homemade Dog Paw Balm via […]

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