Health

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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Healthy sleep for dogs: all you need to know
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Dogs are important members of the home. A healthy night’s sleep is important for them, just as it is important for you. Here are some tips for ensuring your dog gets a good night's rest every night.
Is your dog's food toxic!
Amber KingsleyAmber Kingsley   1250   0   0   0   0   0
How to Avoid Foods that May Be Toxic for Pets Anyone who has owned a dog for any length of time quickly has learned that dogs are smart and resourceful. If you inadvertently leave the dog treat container in a room with the dog overnight, chances...
What do you know about your dog's sleep!
Amber KingsleyAmber Kingsley   1823   0   0   0   0   0
Sleeping Dogs Even though it can be difficult for many people to fit sleep into their busy schedules, getting enough sleep each night is important for both short-term vitality and long-term health. For dogs it’s the same story: getting enough sleep every...
How to Prevent and Treat Fleas and Ticks
Allison RatherAllison Rather   1650   0   1   0   0   0
Flea and tick preventative for animals is an important part of being a diligent pet owner. As a carrier and victim of these parasites, dogs and cats can easily face multiple problems, whether infested or simply bitten by one. Fortunately, quality flea and tick preventative for animals is readily available...
Top Tips for Preventing Diseases in Your Pet Dog
kcantorkcantor   1353   0   0   0   0   0
Having a pet is an expensive affair. A visit to the vet can cost you a bomb and that coupled with hefty medical bills may just burn a large hole in your pocket. Of course, your pooch deserves nothing but the best treatment, so you wouldn’t want to leave...
All You Need to Know about Exercising Your Dog
Millie RainerMillie Rainer   1592   0   1   0   0   0
Dogs make the best pets! They are adorable, fun, loving, and above all, reciprocate our feelings like no other animal. They keep you company day and night, miss you while you’re away and welcome you with so much love when you are back. Who wouldn’t want...
A dachshund stands alert with folded tail
Nola Erus Nola Erus    51190   0   1   0   0   0
Like many pet owners and lovers, I grew up misunderstanding dog tail positions and what they mean.  As a child, I presumed a dog’s wagging tail indicated a friendly, playful, and engaged animal.  As soon as any dog in the neighborhood came up to me with a sweet, ol’...
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