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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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   2380   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   2371   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   2009   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   3826   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   3229   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...
Jerry WelshJerry Welsh   3644   0   0   0   0   0
The harmless looking grapes are one of the human foods that must not be given to dogs. People commonly love to share whatever they are eating with the pet but because of the supposed harmful effects pet owners would not dare give the pet a single grape. Studies conducted...
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