What Do I Do If My Dog Can’t Poop?

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If constipation is, knowing that your dog is uncomfortable makes for a bummer of a day. So, what can you do if your best friend is struggling or unable to go to the bathroom? While there’s no magic cure to make your pup poop, here are a few tips to . . . → Read More: What Do I Do If My Dog Can’t Poop?

The Importance of Grooming Your Pet

Sure, brushing your pet’s hair and cleaning his teeth regularly will help him look his best, but it’s also important for his health. Here, a guide to help you get started. A good brushing and teeth cleaning can do your pet a world of good! Grooming provides you a chance to go over your . . . → Read More: The Importance of Grooming Your Pet

Foreign Body Surgery

A foreign body surgery is a procedure to remove an object from a pet’s digestive tract that will not pass through on its own. Diagnosis of a foreign body is usually made by physical examination and radiographs (X-rays). This is typically an emergency procedure that must be performed before injury occurs to the esophagus, . . . → Read More: Foreign Body Surgery

Is Your Dog Stressed? Watch for These Signs

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Is your dog feeling anxious? Stressed? Worried? You may think he can’t tell you if he is, but he often will, in nonverbal ways. Your dog communicates his emotional state through his body language and behavior. Decoding these cues is mostly a matter of knowing what to look for.

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Helping Your Itchy Pet

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If your pet is forever scratching himself, he’s may be dealing with fleas, allergies or another medical problem. Here’s what you can do to help.

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6 Things in Your House That Could Be Triggering Your Pet’s Allergies

Did you know that your pet could be allergic to everything from their own beds to your other pets? Unfortunately, figuring out what could be causing allergies in your dog or cat can be a lengthy process—and a particularly hard one when dealing with household allergens.

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Coping With Cancer in Pets

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Cancer is extremely common in pets. Cancer can be successfully managed in many cases. Most pets tolerate treatment extremely well. An accurate diagnosis and proper staging of a pet’s cancer are essential in order to pursue the best treatment and achieve the best possible outcome. Cancer treatment in pets is . . . → Read More: Coping With Cancer in Pets

What is Coccidiosis?

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The microscopic organism called coccidia lives in the intestines of a dog or cat and causes a disease referred to as coccidiosis. Signs include diarrhea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and lethargy. Puppies and kittens can become dehydrated and even die from an infection, though some pets never show any signs . . . → Read More: What is Coccidiosis?

Sick Sinus Syndrome - A Heart Condition in Dogs

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Sick sinus syndrome has nothing to do with the respiratory system, as one might think. It is a serious cardiac condition that causes abnormal heart rhythms in dogs. It is unclear what is behind the disease, but signs are weakness, fainting, seizures, and even death. There are drugs to help . . . → Read More: Sick Sinus Syndrome – A Heart Condition in Dogs

My Pet Won’t Stop Eating Grass. What’s Going On?

Who hasn’t wondered, “Why does my pet eat grass?” The truth is there isn’t one clear reason. What we do know is that eating small amounts of grass can be a harmless, albeit curious, thing for a perfectly healthy dog or cat to do. But when nibbling turns into gulping great hunks of the . . . → Read More: My Pet Won’t Stop Eating Grass. What’s Going On?