Anyone who has spent enough time around dogs understands the compatibility between the canine and human species. To paraphrase Forrest Gump, we “goes together like peas and carrots.” What makes the human-dog partnership so perfect is our unique combination of similarities and … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Have Down Syndrome ?
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Service Dog Dog lovers know the benefits of a canine companion are too numerous to mention. On top of this, some dogs provide professional service to folks who need it. Thanks to the ADA’s ruling in 1990, these service dogs are more than … [Read more...] about How to Make My Dog a Service Dog
Histiocytoma in Dogs A histiocytoma is a benign skin tumor that originates in the Langerhans cells, immune cells that function to provide protective immunity to the tissues that are in contact with the outer environment -- the nose, stomach, intestines and lungs, but mainly … [Read more...] about Skin Tumor (Histiocytoma) in Dogs
5 main reasons dogs bite 1. Dog possessiveness can cause dog bites. Protection of property is a common issue and “property” in this case can be anything from toy, food, territory or even a human being. Guard dogs and herding breeds tend to be the worst offenders but this … [Read more...] about Why dog bites happen and how to stop dog biting
Diabetes in dogs is a complex disease caused by either a lack of the hormone insulin or an inadequate response to insulin. After a dog eats, his digestive system breaks food into various components, including glucose-which is carried into his cells by insulin, a hormone … [Read more...] about Diabetes in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment