The Many Benefits of Foot Soaks for Dogs

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Did you know about 50 percent of foot licking and chewing can be alleviated by mechanically removing (rinsing off) allergens and other irritants collected on your dog’s paws?
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The Simple Home Remedy that Cures Most Canine Skin Issues – No Drugs Needed

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Between Rosco and the other members of our pack, I deal with a lot of minor skin abrasions, cuts, infections and hot spots.
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Canine Wobbler Syndrome

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Wobbler syndrome is a disease of the cervical spine in the area of the neck, in which the spinal cord and spinal cord nerve roots are compressed.
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Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?


Although the thought of this activity is nauseating, there is actually one stage in a pet’s life when coprophagia is expected.
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Ancient Dog Lovingly Buried with His Bone


In a recent paper submitted to the Journal of Archaeological Science, paleontologists at Predmostí announced the discovery of the remains of three dogs from the Paleolithic era.

Better than Tomato Juice as a Skunk Rinse…


Today I want to give you my skunk rinse recipe, and here’s hoping you never have to use it!

What to Do If Your Dog Gets the Flu


The canine influenza virus (CIV) is a relatively new virus and is part of the canine infectious respiratory disease complex, also known as ‘kennel cough.’

The Latest Recalled Dog Foods All Contain This Ingredient


In early December, three pet food recalls were initiated due to aflatoxin levels above the ‘acceptable’ limit.

Does Your Dog Get Along with Other Dogs?


Many dog owners one day realize their pet no longer seems interested in being with other canines. Their formerly social dog has grown standoffish when other dogs are around.

How Safe is Your Child Around Dogs?


According to the CDC, 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. One in five bites requires medical attention. And in 2006, over 30,000 people required reconstructive surgery to repair damage done by a dog bite.