Dog Drooling

Dog Drooling

Dogs drool when they see food, and some dogs also drool when they are excited, scared, or nervous. Dogs with heavy lips such as St. Bernards tend to drool more than other breeds of dogs because the loose skin around their mouths acts like a...

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Dog Allergy Symptoms

Dog Allergy Symptoms

If you suffer from allergies such as hay fever, you no doubt will know the symptoms – itchy, runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, and so on. Many people also assume that dogs suffering from canine allergies show the same symptoms. Actually...

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Puppy Constipation

Puppy Constipation

Puppies usually go “poo-poo” 2 to 3 times a day, a short while after eating. Constipation refers to infrequent or no bowel movements, or the puppy is straining and having difficulty pooping. Constipation in puppies is not particularly...

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Puppy Coughing

Puppy Coughing

A coughing puppy is a sick puppy, but some causes of coughing in dogs and puppies are more serious than others. It is useful for dog parents to learn more about the different possible causes that can lead to coughing in puppies. Also, there are...

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Puppy Diarrhea

Puppy Diarrhea

Diarrhea in puppies and dogs is a common illness symptom which can be the result of various health problems, some more serious than others. Diarrhea can come on suddenly and go away within 24 to 48 hours (acute diarrhea). Or, it can occur and...

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Dehydration in Dogs

Dehydration in Dogs

Dehydration occurs when a dog loses more fluid in his body then he can replace it. It usually involves a loss of both water and electrolytes, such as sodium, chloride and potassium. About ninety percent of a dog’s body weight is that of...

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Constipation in Dogs

Constipation in Dogs

Depending on the type of diet, a healthy dog usually has one to two bowel movements a day. Occasionally, a dog may go without having to poop for one day or even two. This is no cause for worry provided that when the dog does pass stool, he is not...

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Canine Liver Failure

Canine Liver Failure

The liver performs a lot of important and vital functions, and the health of a dog depends a lot on the health of the liver. There are a lot of causes of liver problems and the eventual liver failure in dogs. Some such causes can be avoided if we...

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Canine Diarrhea

Canine Diarrhea

Depending on the diet of an individual dog, most healthy dogs go “poo-poo” once or twice a day. Understandably, a normal stool does not contain any mucus, blood, or undigested food. Diarrhea refers to the passing of loose and unformed...

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Canine Dandruff

Canine Dandruff

Dandruff is commonly seen in many of our canine friends. The dog skin is in a constant process of growing new skin cells and shedding off old ones. Dandruff is an accumulation of the dried, dead skin cells during this growing-shedding cycle...

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Canine Coughing

Canine Coughing

Canine coughing is a symptom. It is a reflex caused by an irritation in the throat, airways, or the lungs. It is one of the body’s ways to try to get rid of foreign irritants and infectious bacteria from the respiratory tract. Since...

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