Canine Coughing

Canine Coughing

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 coughing is a...

More info

Puppy Vomiting

Puppy Vomiting

It is rather common for puppies to vomit, and there is a wide range of possible causes – some more serious than others. How can you tell if your puppy is going to throw up? There are some telltale signs when your puppy feels nauseous and is...

More info

Sneezing in Dogs

Sneezing in Dogs

Like us, dogs sneeze from time to time. Occasional sneezing in dogs is normal and is no cause for worry. But of course if a dog is sneezing a lot and repeatedly, it’s another story. Repeated sneezing is a symptom and not an illness by...

More info

Weight Loss in Dogs

Weight Loss in Dogs

A dog losing weight, either suddenly or over a period of time, is a sign indicating that there is some underlying health problem. Significant weight loss of over 10 percent of the normal body weight is considered serious enough for veterinary...

More info

Canine Bowel Incontinence

Canine Bowel Incontinence

Bowel incontinence in dogs, aka canine fecal incontinence, is the inability of a dog to control his bowel movement. As a result, the dog has “accidents” and poops in inappropriate places. The feces may be loose, watery, or solid. This...

More info

Blood in Dog Urine

Blood in Dog Urine

Canine hematuria (blood in dog urine) very often is a symptom of some form of urinary tract problems, in which case the dog will show other accompanying symptoms such as frequent urination, urination incontinence, and painful urination. If you...

More info

Bad Breath in Dogs

Bad Breath in Dogs

Dog bad breath (halitosis) is not just what some people consider as “doggie breath”. It is offensive and foul-smelling and is an indication of some kind of health problems. If your dog suddenly has really offensive bad breath, do not...

More info

Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs

Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs

Cancer rates, both in humans and pets, have shot up in the past few decades in many developed countries. Dogs get cancer at roughly the same rate as humans. Older dogs are more susceptible to the disease. In fact, cancer accounts for almost half...

More info

Sick Dog Symptoms

Sick Dog Symptoms

Healthy dogs are usually playful, active, and alert. Once in a while, your dog may seem to be dull or lethargic, and you may wonder if your dog is sick. There are some common sick dog symptoms that can help you to determine if your dog is indeed...

More info

Canine Itching

Canine Itching

If your dog feels itchy, you will notice that he is constantly and incessantly scratching, licking, chewing and biting at the skin. He will most probably also rub his face against objects such as furniture in order to bring about relief. As you...

More info

Dog Diseases and Symptoms

Dog Diseases and Symptoms

Dogs cannot tell us when they are not feeling well, but their body language speaks louder than words. By learning to recognize some canine illness symptoms and signals, you will come to notice quite quickly what is wrong with your dog and what...

More info