Dog Vomiting

Dog Vomiting

Vomiting occurs in dogs rather frequently because the area that controls and activates vomiting in a dog’s brain is well developed. How can you tell if your dog is going to throw up? There are telltale signs… For example, your dog...

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Dog Head Tilt

Dog Head Tilt

A dog may look cute if he tilts his head slightly when he is curious or when he wants something, but a permanent head tilt is an illness symptom that calls for attention and appropriate treatment of the underlying health problem. A dog head tilt...

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Symptoms of Dog Worms

Symptoms of Dog Worms

Dogs are susceptible to several types of worms. The most common types of worms in dogs are the four intestinal worms (roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms, whipworms), as well as heartworms that live in the dog’s heart. So how can we tell if...

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Fever in Dogs

Fever in Dogs

When a dog has a body temperature that is higher than normal, he is having a fever. Normal dog temperature is between 100°F and 102.5°F (37.7°C and 39.2°C) for adult dogs. Newborn puppies has a lower temperature (94°F to 97°F, or 34.4°C to...

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Excessive Panting in Dogs

Excessive Panting in Dogs

A healthy dog, when resting, takes about 10 to 30 breaths per minute. Dogs pant when they need to lower their body temperature – dogs do not have sweat glands on their skin, and in order to cool themselves down, they stick out their tongues...

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Dog Wheezing

Dog Wheezing

When a dog wheezes, you can hear a whistling sound when the dog breathes in and/or out. In a healthy dog, the airways expand and contract rhythmically so that the right amount of oxygen is delivered to the lungs. Normal breathing is usually quiet...

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Dog Weight Loss Program

Dog Weight Loss Program

It has been estimated that up to 40% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight! Canine obesity can cause a lot of health problems to dogs; it is therefore very important to control the weight of our dogs to keep them healthy. So how can you tell if your...

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Why Does My Dog Stink ?

Why Does My Dog Stink ?

We all want our dogs to smell heavenly all the time, but the reality is, sometimes they smell bad. Most dogs have the occasional “doggie smell”, especially when the weather is hot and humid, and that is quite normal. But some dogs...

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Dog Shaking Head

Dog Shaking Head

Very often, dogs shake their head when something is irritating or tickling their face or ears causing them to feel itchy. Sometimes an insect bite or sting can also cause them to shake their head in order to bring relief from the irritation. But...

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Flatulence in Dogs

Flatulence in Dogs

It could be embarrassing if your dog passes gas when you are having a dinner party, but all dogs get a little gassy once in a while and we just have to put up with it perhaps with a good sense of humor. After all, flatulence is a normal part of...

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Dog Runny Nose

Dog Runny Nose

A dog’s nose is usually moist and cool, but not dripping wet. Dog runny nose is a symptom indicating that there is an irritant in the nasal passages. The irritant can be a foreign object, an allergen, or an infection caused by...

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