dog health

How to Feed a Weaned Puppy Properly

The number of abandoned puppy litters each year just keeps rising, especially during times when females are in heat. If you ever find a young puppy abandoned by its mother, then you should know how to feed a weaned puppy properly.…

Are Mixed-breed Dogs Healthier Than Purebred Dogs?

Many people already know that there are dog breeds that have hereditary conditions. By contrast, people often say that mixed-breed dogs are healthier and don’t have any genetic problems. So, are mixed-breed dogs really healthier? Hereditary Diseases in Purebred Dogs The…

How to Check Your Dog’s Temperature

it’s sometimes difficult to detect the symptoms of a sick dog. One of the most common symptoms is a fever. But how do you check a dog’s temperature? If you don’t know, then this article will reveal a few tricks to make…

Hind End Weakness in Dogs

Sometimes older dogs lose the strength in their hind legs. However, this can happen in younger dogs as well. There are several reasons why this happens, so it’s important to identify them and learn how to prevent them. In today’s…

What’s the Best Toothpaste for Dogs?

Taking care of your pet’s teeth is very important. Good oral hygiene will prevent more complicated problems later on. That’s why it’s good to brush your dog’s teeth on daily basis with toothpaste for dogs.

How to Detect Canine Parvovirus

Every dog owner has most likely has heard of canine parvovirus. This is a very contagious disease with a high mortality rate. Its symptoms are varied, but if you detect it early enough, you can avoid fatal consequences.

What Causes Dogs to Tear?

The only living creatures that cry to express their emotions are human beings. Your dog may produce a lot of tears, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s anything more than a natural physiological response. Sometimes it doesn’t even mean anything is…

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Have you ever asked yourself why dogs eat grass? The first answers that may come to mind are “because they want to purge” or “they may have a stomach ache.” However, these are not the only reasons why dogs have…

Dog Dermatitis: How to Treat it

In most cases this disease is known for causing skin redness and irritation, which can lead to hair loss and infections when not treated.  Although it’s more common in stray animals, several factors can cause dog dermatitis, even in dogs…

Canine Parvovirus

Canine parvovirus is one of the most common diseases in recent decades. Though humans cannot catch it, it is highly contagious between dogs, and the mortality rate is concerning. The spread of parvovirus is linked to dogs being abandoned in…

What is Head Pressing?

Head pressing is talked about a lot in veterinary medicine. Professionals say it’s important to know more about this condition to better take care of your pet. Many people believe that this is an illness. But in reality, it’s a symptom that…

Should You Let a Dog Lick His Wound?

Dogs and other animals tend to repeatedly lick wounds to alleviate their pain or itching. However, should people let their dog lick his wounds?  A topic science hasn’t solved As it often happens in almost all cases, scientists can’t reach an…