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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Kimberly LeMasterKimberly LeMaster   October 03, 2013   1079   0   0   0   0   0
Adding a puppy to your life can be the most rewarding thing you do. It can also be the most frustrating thing if you are not prepared! Everything from potty accidents to typically puppy nipping can become major problems in your life if you do not rectify them now, the...
David BlockDavid Block   July 18, 2013   1365   0   0   0   0   0
No two dogs are alike, not only in looks, but in personality. While my dog may be lazy and loving, your dog may be excitable and temperamental. Regardless, there are a few basic tenets of ownership you absolutely need to know. The following article provides a great deal of...
Geraldine DimarcoGeraldine Dimarco   January 21, 2013   2429   0   0   0   0   0
How many of you have dogs in a middle of some canine crisis? Your beloved pet listless and whining cannot be an easy thing to witness I'm sure. Perhaps you've asked many of your experienced dog owner friends-what can I give my dog for pain? There must be something...
Geraldine DimarcoGeraldine Dimarco   December 27, 2012   2382   0   0   0   0   0
Owning a small dog really isn't that much different to owning a large one. Having said that, there will be some things that will need to be changed for it to be a success. Illustrated below are some points you will need to consider for the daily requirements for...
Geraldine DimarcoGeraldine Dimarco   December 25, 2012   2022   0   0   0   0   0
No matter how strong the bond we may feel for our pet - barks still do not translate to intelligible words for the well-meaning but clueless human being. Because animals are not able to express their pain and discomfort adequately, it is up to the responsible pet owner to...
Geraldine DimarcoGeraldine Dimarco   December 25, 2012   4354   0   0   0   0   0
Urinary tract infection in animals is not a lethal condition that you should worry about. However, it does pose a problem to those whose budgets are as tight as the collar you fasten around Fido's neck. An effective dog urinary tract infection home remedy is a good alternative treatment...
Chloe GibChloe Gib   September 16, 2012   3384   0   0   0   0   0
Just like people, dogs can do damage to the ligaments in their knees. The most commonly hurt and crucial ligament in the knee of either a human or a canine is the Anterior or Cranial Cruciate Ligament. The ACL/CCL is the ligament that stabilizes the joint, preventing motion in...
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