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Benefits of Acupuncture for Dogs

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese way of pain management. Its efficacy led to the technique being adored as an alternative or complementary treatment for many chronic health issues. Though owners are often skeptical about acupuncture for dogs, many attest its benefit for their pets. Acupuncture for dogs is …

Rotten Teeth in Dogs: Effects and Treatment

Be it a man or a dog, toothache is an issue for all, and it can be very painful. Rotten teeth in dogs not only cause discomfort but also lead to severe health complications. For this reason, knowing the signs, effects, and proper treatment of rotten teeth is …

Dogs And Chocolate: What To Do If Your Dog Ate Chocolate? 

Chocolate can be toxic to your dog. If you know what to do if your dog ate chocolate, you stand a good chance to save your pet’s life. Chocolates contain theobromine and caffeine, which can be harmful to your dog. Being methylxanthines, these ingredients can cause heart and …

5 Common Causes of Yeast Infection in Dogs

Give a thought to how much you know about causes of yeast infection in dogs, especially when your pet suffers from it every now and then. All dogs carry a healthy population of yeast on their bodies. When something goes wrong with your dog’s immune system, yeast can …

Things To Know About Dog Tail Docking

Dog tail docking has been a tradition among many dog breeds. The practice involves removing a portion of a dog’s tail.   There are two ways to have it done. On the first one, the blood supply to the tail is constricted for a few days using a rubber ligature. This method is only …

Dog Ear Cropping: Should You Have Your Dog’s Ears Cropped?

Dog ear cropping is plagued with issues and controversies. The practice has been labeled unnecessary and cruel, yet many dog enthusiasts continue to have the procedure done on their dogs.  Dogs have different ear shapes and sizes. Dachshunds, Labradors, Poodles, Rottweilers, and many other dog breeds have floppy ears. German …

Funny Dog Video: Dogs’ Day Out on A Shopping Cart

As suggested by its title, the video is about two dogs who take a truly epic voyage across the town… with a shopping cart. It was just another regular day in Penny and Maymo world, and the two decided to go on an adventure. With Penny comfortably sitting …

Funny Dog Video: Dogs Climbing Stairs

Dogs are very agile animals. Many of them are inherently quick and athletic. However, even the best of them succumb to the complexity of stairs. Don’t believe us? We found the compilation to prove it. This video is essentially a collection of short clips of dogs climbing stairs. …

Watch: Funny Dog Bath Videos

We have encountered a bunch of dogs who absolutely love the bath time. And then there are some that just loathe it. In this particular compilation, we get a load of dogs that just refuse to get in the water. Let’s watch these hilarious clips of dogs before …

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: FAQs

Hip dysplasia in dogs causes crippling pain and lameness in their hip area. Most affected dogs experience this debilitating disorder due to genetic and environmental factors. What is hip dysplasia in dogs? Hip dysplasia in dogs refers to the abnormal development of the hip joint, which is the …

FAQs About Dog Seizures

Seizure in dogs is a nightmare for owners. Different dog breeds including Labrador Retrievers, Dachshunds, and Rottweilers, are prone to dog seizures. What is a seizure in a dog? Dog seizures occur when there are involuntary movements of a dog’s body due to unusual electrical activity in the …

Sarcoptic Mange in Dogs: Overview, Treatment, and Prevention

The presence of Sarcoptes scabiei – commonly known as itchy mite – in the skin causes sarcoptic mange in dogs. Dogs with this condition experience hair loss and excessive itching. What is Sarcoptic Mange in Dogs? Sarcoptic mange in dogs, also known as scabies, develops when Sarcoptes mites …

10 Tips on Caring for Dogs in The Winter

Dogs enjoy playing in the snow but exposure to the season’s dry and cold air can spell trouble for your pet. But do not fret! Caring for dogs in the winter is not as hard as you think. Chapped paws and dry skin are some of the common …

Portuguese Podengo

Portuguese Podengo Overview The Portuguese Podengo is a unique breed that comes in three different sizes. Each was bred to hunt, and the size correlated with the terrain they hunted in. Grandes (the largest) hunted wild boar while the Medio (middle) was dexterous against rabbits. The Pequeno (smallest) …

7 Possible Reasons Why Dogs Bark

Do you ever wonder why dogs bark? All dog bark except for Basenji dogs; they yodel instead of bark. Barking is dogs’ way of communicating to their fellow dogs and just about everyone around them. There are different reasons why dogs bark. So if your dog barks incessantly, …

Hypothyroidism in Dogs: What You Should Know

Is your dog gaining weight, shedding excessively, or his coat turning dull? These may be indications of his failing thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism in dogs can develop an array of physical and psychological problems in your dog unless identified and treated at the early stage.   The Underactive Thyroid …

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