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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There are two main causes for persistently itchy skin in dogs: allergies or improper skin/ fur care.  Observation is the first step to cure itchy skin in dogs. Before you begin a regimen for addressing itchy skin in your pet, watch and consider carefully to determine if environmental issues...
Kimberly LeMasterKimberly LeMaster   1699   0   0   0   0   0
Your new puppy or adopted dog will arrive home with little to no idea what is expected of him. You will have great expectations out of your new furry family member, but since he is a dog he cannot understand your language! The following tips will help you get started...
Kimberly LeMasterKimberly LeMaster   1207   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,...
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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   2542   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   2473   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   2086   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...
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