The domestic dog's health is possibly one of the best-studied areas in veterinary medicine, since the dog has had such a long and close relationship with humans. Infectious diseases are prevalent in dogs and are important not just from a veterinary standpoint but also because of the risk to public health. The most wellknown example of this is rabies. Genetic diseases are common in dogs due to the selective breeding necessary to produce individual dog breeds. Due to the popularity of both commercial and homemade dog foods, nutrition is also a heavily studied subject.

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Finding the perfect Halloween treat!
MurphyMurphy   120   0   1   0   0   0
Murphy's review of the Planet Dog Orbee-tuff balls! We received our Planet Dog “Halloween” special dog toys over the weekend and boy Murphy was not disappointed!  The balls are well made and have a wonderful bounce and spring when thrown in the air or directly on...
Things Every Pet Owner Should Know about Heartworms in Dogs
Diana SmithDiana Smith   174   0   1   0   0   0
Heartworm disease in dogs is very dangerous and is often overlooked. This condition starts with a simple mosquito bite and requires a long and expensive treatment. In some cases, this disease, unfortunately, ends in death. So, if you want to protect your pooch from this parasite, here are some...
Treat Your Dog To A Pawtastic Time While You're On A Vacation.jpg
LeilaDorariLeilaDorari   88   0   1   0   0   0
As much as we want to share moments of joy with our beloved dogs, sometimes it's just not possible to take them with us on a vacation. Whether it's too long of a journey for them or there is no place for them to where we're going, our furry...
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LeilaDorariLeilaDorari   129   0   1   0   0   0
Moving from an apartment to a big family house is a great experience. You’ll finally be able to relax in your backyard, enjoying the sun and fresh air. There are so many possibilities for setting it up. You can plant some trees and get beautiful shade during summer days....
Why do dogs sneeze?
Dr. Stephanie Flansburg-CruzDr. Stephanie Flansburg-Cruz   117   0   1   0   0   0
Sneezing is a common event in our daily lives. We usually sneeze when we have allergies, a cold, flu, sinus problems, among others. But, why do dogs sneeze? And, is sneezing in dogs dangerous? There are various causes of sneezing in dogs, which are somehow different...
How to Keep Your Dog Cool During the Summer
Diana SmithDiana Smith   774   0   1   0   0   0
Summer heat could be pretty stressful for dogs. They can’t sweat the ways humans do, which makes high temperatures a real danger. When the body temperature becomes too high, there’s even a chance of heat stroke. That’s why dog owners need to plan ahead and find ways to make...
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Owning pets involves a lot of different responsibilities, but not all of them are troublesome. If you enjoy working with your hands, the need to provide your dogs with shelter can be a positive pleasure. Building your own doghouse is a great do-it-yourself project that doesn't require a lot...
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