Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Great Outdoors
HEALTH & SAFETYWhether your dog roams loose around your country estate or you travel the national parks, there are some special safety concerns for your four-legged companion when he will spend time communing with Mother Nature. Your number one job as a pet parent is to keep your dog safe, so take a look at our tips to make sure your dog will remain healthy and well while you both enjoy the great outdoors. Read More
Overcoming Canine Food Aggression
Dogs are born with several basic, primal drives: prey and food being primary among them. These two drives are somewhat related, as dogs in the wild needed to catch their prey in order to eat. To satisfy these twin drives, dogs will resort to nearly anything to make sure they get their food. What's a dog parent to do when this drive turns to aggression?Read More
How Old is Your Dog?
AGINGThere are at least a couple of ways to look at the question of how old your dog is. For many dogs, like many humans, age is just a number, and it is more relevant to look at quality of life. At other times, it may be important to figure out your dog's chronological age for purposes of health care, breeding, or choosing the proper formulation of food. Read More
Caring for Your Dog’s Teeth2
TOOTH CAREEver wonder why your dog has such nasty breath? Maybe it’s because, like most of us, you haven’t given much thought to his dental care. Read More
Canine Cancer - Part Two: Most Common Cancers in Dogs
CANCERThis article will review the symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of the most common types of cancer. Future articles will review the basics of chemotherapy and home treatment for a terminally-ill dog. Read More
Caring for your Dog - Grooming
Caring for your Dog - GroomingRead More
DISEASEJust as humans experience joint pain as they age, dogs, too, are susceptible to arthritis and degeneration of the joints. Read More
Life With a Bull Mastiff
BREED GUIDEIf you're okay with the idea of sharing your home with a dog as big or even bigger than you are, then the "gentle giant" Bull Mastiff might be the right dog for you! Read More
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Did you ever wonder what your dog was trying to tell you? Is he happy or sad? Scared or confident? Looking for play or ready to rest? Wonder no more! Read More
NUTRITION We all want to include our dogs in our holiday celebrations, but hopefully, you're aware that sharing table scraps with your dog isn't always the best idea.
HEALTH Summer is coming on fast, so itâ€™s time to plan how you will keep your dog safe and healthy through the lazy, carefree, warm days.
DOG HEALTH So you have your new puppy picked out. There are quite a few shots, treatments and examinations that will keep the newest member of your family healthy.
NUTRITION With the wide variety of food at Thanksgiving dinner, chances are you'll want to give your dog something special, too. If you're contemplating what to feed your dog for the holiday, here is a guide to a great Canine Thanksgiving Feast.
DOG FUN Walking your dog is not only crucial to keeping him healthy and happy, it strengthens the bond between your canine friend and his caregiver. There are a lot of obstacles out there. Donâ€™t forget these simple tips to keep your walk fun and safe in the outside world.
HEALTH The same techniques that physiotherapists use to treat a variety of injuries and conditions in humans have been adapted to suit animals with great success. Family pets, show dogs, and working dogs can all benefit greatly from physiotherapy.Â Dogs whose activities involve a lot of agility are especially susceptible to the types of problems that physiotherapy can address.
FIRST TIME OWNERSBringing a dog into your family is a decision where many people donâ€™t realize itâ€™s magnitude until after they have the dog. There are a number of things that you need to research before you decide to purchase a dog, and it starts right in your own home.
HEALTH Many believe that a dog and a new baby cannot happily coexist, so therefore the dog has to go.Â This is not necessarily the case. Â A new baby does not mean you have to abandon your dog.
Dog Pregnancy Symptoms
HEALTHIf you suspect your dog might be pregnant, check out part one in this series on pregnant dogs, where we cover pregnant dog symptoms.
HEALTHIn the third article of our dog pregnancy series, we look at the wonderful, but messy, process of bringing newborn puppies into the world.
Indoor Dog Potties
DOG PRODUCTSIt's been a long day at work. You were so busy, you didn't even take time to eat a sandwich, let alone run home to let your dog out. You're on your way home, knowing the poor dog is crossing his or her legs by now, when your car breaks down, delaying you even further. Can't somebody make this easier?
Your Dogâ€™s Digestive System
PHYSIOLOGYEver wonder why your dog eats so fast? Or why he eats gross things? Or why he gets sick to his stomach? Or why his waste stinks so bad? Some of these things are normal, some are not.
Canine Respiratory System
BREATHINGThe basic function of your dog's respiratory system is to bring oxygen in to and remove carbon dioxide from the body. Knowing the symptoms of respiratory diseases can help you help your stay healthy.
Shelter Dog Adoption Tips for Success
ADOPTION Are you intimidated by the prospect of "rescuing" a dog from a shelter? One reason that you may be wary of adopting a dog from a shelter is not knowing how to choose. Adopting a dog from a shelter can be a rewarding process, if you're prepared to do a reasonable amount of research.
Canine Urinary Tract Infections
SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENTDoes your dog seem to be having trouble relieving his or her bladder? Learn how to recognize the signs of urinary tract infections and how to treat them before they spread.
What to do for Dog Diarrhea
SYMPTOMS AND REMEDIESIf you have dogs in your house for any length of time, you have likely experienced at least one bout of dog diarrhea. Beyond the pain in the tuckus involved in cleaning up the mess, you should know what causes diarrhea, and when it's important to see the vet.
What to do for a Dog Bite
DOG BEHAVIOR Getting bitten by a dog can be scary, and you may be tempted to run around in circles for a while, trying to figure out what to do. Here's our guide to help you manage the situation.
Top Ten Tips for Living with a Senior Dog
DOG HEALTH Bringing home a new puppy is so exciting, but it doesnâ€™t take all that long for your exuberant puppy to grow into a senior dog who may have special needs. Here are the doggies.com top ten tips for taking care of your companion who has been with you through so much.