Dog Urinary Problems

Dog Urinary Problems

The urinary tract system consists of the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. In males, it also include the prostate. Dog urinary problems are rather common. Many of such problems cause a disruption in the normal pattern of voiding. How can...

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Dog Stomach Problems

Dog Stomach Problems

The stomach of a dog is a sac-like structure that can hold large volumes of food. The digestive process starts in the stomach. Once eaten, most food leaves the stomach within twelve hours after entering. There are a number of “gastric...

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Dog Eye Problems

Dog Eye Problems

How can you tell if your dog has an eye problem? There are some telltale signs. For example, your dog’s eyes may be red and/or watering, he may squint, blink frequently, and paw at the eye. If you notice any of the above signs, you should...

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Dog Ear Problems

Dog Ear Problems

Ear problems in dogs are very common – they range from “swimmer’s ear” to something more serious such as middle or inner ear infections which may result in hearing loss. To prevent dog ear problems, keep your dog’s...

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Common Dog Allergies

Common Dog Allergies

Recent years have seen more and more dogs suffering from allergies. It is estimated that one out of seven dogs has some form of canine allergies. Although some breeds of dogs may be more prone to allergies, almost all dogs, regardless of breed...

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Types of Dog Worms

Types of Dog Worms

Dogs are unfortunately susceptible to several types of dog worms. In fact, even many healthy adult dogs may carry a small number of relatively harmless intestinal parasites. They don’t seem to be bothered by the parasites as they are...

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Dog Cancer Treatment

Dog Cancer Treatment

Being told that your dog has cancer can be gut wrenching, but remember that it is not necessarily a death sentence for your dog. Depending on the type, the size, the location, and the stage of the cancer, your dog may still be able to enjoy a...

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Puppy Health Concerns

Puppy Health Concerns

Taking care of a puppy involves, among other things, paying close attention to the puppy’s health conditions and taking quick action to resolve any puppy health concerns. It is so important for puppy owners to learn more about common puppy...

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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...

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Home Remedies for Dogs

Home Remedies for Dogs

While it cannot be stressed more that professional veterinary care is absolutely necessary for the health and wellbeing of our dogs, sometimes for the occasional diarrhea or minor dog illness symptoms, it may be possible to treat our dogs at home...

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Canine Cancer Diet

Canine Cancer Diet

Dogs with cancer need all the nutrients they can get to fight cancer. Also, some foods are not suitable for dogs with cancer because such foods can promote cancer cell growth. A healthy suitable canine cancer diet is therefore an integral part of...

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Osteoarthritis in Dogs

Osteoarthritis in Dogs

Before we look at osteoarthritis in dogs which is a degenerative joint disease, let’s take a quick look at a normal joint. A joint is made up of: Soft tissues Soft tissues are made up of ligaments, the muscle-tendon units (where muscle...

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