dog health

The Dangers of Laminate Floors for Dogs

There are many reasons why homeowners prefer laminate floors to other more traditional options. If you have children or pets, then this probably sounds like the most cost-effective and easy-to-maintain choice. However, it’s also important to be aware of the…

Causes of Halitosis in Dogs

Many people consider halitosis in dogs to be a natural thing. They think it’s completely normal for a dog to smell bad. But this is far from the truth. Sure, you can’t expect your dog’s breath to smell minty fresh,…

4 Main Causes of Colitis in Dogs

Colitis in dogs is the irritation of the colon and is quite a common condition. It’s not really a disease in itself, but rather a symptom of several other possible medical problems. The word ‘colitis’ literally means ‘inflammation of the…

Is Vitamin C Essential for Dogs?

Unlike humans, dogs can produce Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in their bodies. Thanks to this ability, most canine nutritionists agree that dogs don’t need Vitamin C supplements in their diet. Until recently, it was rare for pet food manufacturers to…

Alternatives to Pet Cones For Dogs

Pet cones, Elizabethan collars, E-collars, Buster collars and the “cone of shame” all refer to the same thing. It’s an element placed around a dog’s neck to keep him from biting, licking, or injuring a certain part of their bodies.…

How to Treat Skin Infections in Dogs

Skin infections in dogs are more common than you might think. If they don’t get the correct treatment, these infections could spread from your dog’s skin to their other organs. They could even cause septicemia and be fatal.  These infections…

Learn All About Canine Hip Dysplasia

Though you may have already heard of canine hip dysplasia, you might not know what it actually is, what causes it, or what treatment options are available. If you want to know more about this condition, you’ll find everything you…