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. Read More
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. Read More
DOG NUTRITIONWe all know that many human food scraps are toxic for dogs, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a special Thanksgiving feast that will allow your dog to celebrate with you. Read More
NUTRITIONOkay, so the acronym for this diet is pretty disgusting, but the BARF diet is actually the healthiest way to feed your dog because you are totally in control of what goes into the food. Read More
NUTRITIONSeems like we generally have more time in the winter to spend with our dogs while the cold weather keeps us indoors more often than not. One way to combat cabin fever and provide your dog with a special treat is to make some cookies to fill the treat jar. Read More
DOG TREATSHave you started your Christmas baking yet? Don't leave your dog out! Carob makes a good substitution for chocolate, and your dog will always appreciate cheese or peanut butter-flavored treats. Read More
NUTRITIONThis last article in our canine nutrition series focuses on homemade dog food. Read More
NUTRITIONThe third article in our nutrition series explains the different categories of dog food. Read More
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. Read More
NUTRITIONThe second article in our series explains the essentials of dog nutrition and will help you evaluate your dog's food so you can provide him the nutrients he needs Read More
NUTRITIONIn the first article of our series on dog nutrition, we cover the basics of commercial dog food. Read More
NUTRITIONThere are many options when it comes to selecting an appropriate food for your dog, and it is in your dog's best interest to choose healthy foods with quality ingredients. Good food enhances health, and in the long run can save you money in future vet bills. Read More
NUTRITIONCalorie-laden junk food and table scraps may not be the best treat for your dog. Avoid some of the health problems obesity can lead to--contribute to your dog's healthy weight by serving up healthy snacks. Read More
NUTRITIONSpecial dog foods have entered the market for pets over the last few decades. Several varieties exist. Each of these falls into a category for healthy dogs, sickly dogs, or puppies. Read More
NUTRITIONYour dog has specific nutritional needs that are different than a human's. 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.