Times have changed! Today, dogs enjoy shampoos and conditioners that are on par with the best human shampoos- that don’t have harsh chemicals and that don’t strip the hair of all of its oils. The arguments against washing your dog too often are generally about stripping the … [Read more...] about How often should you bathe your dog ?
While sweat glands are designed to aid with cooling in humans, heat release does not occur in dogs this same way. Dogs lack the normal, predominant sweat glands that humans and other species have. How do dogs cool off ? While dogs have a small amount of sweat glands (which … [Read more...] about Do Dogs Sweat ?
In small doses and in most cases, figs are safe for dogs to eat. However, when a dog eats more than a few of these dried fruits, they often experience stomach upset, diarrhea or vomiting, along with occasional rashes, sores, or inflammation on their mouth or tongue. There are two … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Figs ?
A cancer diagnosis for your dog is heartbreaking and often overwhelming. It can be hard to take in all the information your veterinarian provides, and even harder to fully understand what a diagnosis of liver cancer means for your dog. While your best source of information … [Read more...] about Liver Cancer in Dogs : Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Pustules in Dogs Much like in teenage humans, acne is a benign disorder that typically only lasts a while. It occurs when the hair follicles become irritated. Dogs with short coats such as Boxers, Bulldogs, and Rottweilers are the breeds most likely to have this condition. … [Read more...] about Acne in Dogs