Ear Infections in Dogs

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Ear infections in dogs, medically referred to as otitis externa, are a common health issue that can cause significant discomfort and pain for our canine friends. These infections involve the external part of the ear canal and can range from mild to severe. Recognizing the signs and understanding the causes, types, and treatments is crucial… Continue reading Ear Infections in Dogs

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Allergies in Dogs: Types, Signs, Causes and Treatment

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Allergies in dogs are more common than you might think – and understanding the signs can help you make sure that your furry friend is enjoying a comfortable, allergy-free life. We’ve put together an in-depth guide that covers everything from common allergens to treatment options, so you can have all the information you need to… Continue reading Allergies in Dogs: Types, Signs, Causes and Treatment

Hot Spots on Dogs: Causes, Treatments and Prevention

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Hot spots are a common and often painful condition in dogs, causing distress not only to the pets but also to their owners. Understanding what hot spots are, their causes, symptoms, and treatments, is crucial for every responsible pet owner. This guide delves into the important topic of hot spots on dogs, offering insights into… Continue reading Hot Spots on Dogs: Causes, Treatments and Prevention

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Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Dogs

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Every pet owner wants the best for their furry friend, and part of that is understanding the health issues they might face. One common health issue that you might encounter is a urinary tract infection in dogs, often called a UTI. Although many dog owners don’t realize that their canine companions can get UTIs, learning… Continue reading Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Dogs

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Conjunctivitis in Dogs – Dog Eye Infections

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Ask any dog owner, and they’ll tell you that one of the most expressive parts of their furry friend is their eyes. But when those eyes are red, swollen, or constantly tearing up, it’s a cause for concern. Conjunctivitis, commonly known as “pink eye” in dogs, is a common issue but one that can be… Continue reading Conjunctivitis in Dogs – Dog Eye Infections

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My Dog Broke Its Dewclaw

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What to “Dew” if Your Dog Breaks a Dewclaw One minute your dog is running and playing and the next, they’re holding up a blood-tinged paw. Your heart leaps into your throat. What happened? If your dog is like many others, they may have broken or torn their dewclaw. If your dog exhibits this visibly… Continue reading My Dog Broke Its Dewclaw

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French Bulldog Summer Safety

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Are you part of the French [bulldog] Revolution? This bat-eared breed has captivated American hearts and soared to the top of the American Kennel Club’s 2022 registration list, ending the Labrador retriever’s 31-year reign as America’s most popular dog. However, these wrinkled wonders should come with a warning label. The French bulldog’s unique features put… Continue reading French Bulldog Summer Safety

Why Is My Pet Scratching Their Ears?

Scratch, scratch, scratch. Itchy ears can be a chronic and frustrating problem for pets and their owners alike. Inflamed or infected ears cause pets obvious discomfort that can leave owners feeling helpless and concerned. In addition, a pet’s various attempts at relieving the itch in the ears (e.g., scratching, face rubbing, head shaking) can disrupt… Continue reading Why Is My Pet Scratching Their Ears?

Top 5 Most Common Small Dog Injuries and Health Conditions

Their portable size, moderate energy levels, and adaptable personality make small-breed dogs the most popular dogs in the United States. From the urban jungle, to the dog park, to the runway, little paws have left a permanent impression in our hearts. Unfortunately, the diverse group of little dogs comes with unique health problems. Here are… Continue reading Top 5 Most Common Small Dog Injuries and Health Conditions

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Do I Need to Give My Pet a Bath? How Often? How Do I Do It?

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Rub-a-Dub DIY—Top Tips for Bathing Your Pet Pet parents sometimes ask us about bathing their dog or cat. For some, this is a regular and easy task. For others, it can present a challenge. Here are a few ideas and tips to help make this process as stress-free and efficient for everyone involved.  Why do… Continue reading Do I Need to Give My Pet a Bath? How Often? How Do I Do It?