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Dog Health, Wellness & Safety
Your dog's overall health and wellness depends 100% on you. Our dog health articles are filled with insanely helpful tips and unique ways to keep your dog safe, healthy, and happy on a daily basis -- especially during chaotic times, like holidays. Heed these important warnings and avoid these pet predicaments. Not sure where to begin? Start here --> Dog Health & Safety 101.
There are lots of times when you might want to try dog aromatherapy — for example, if you have a nervous dog or an anxious dog. With dog aromatherapy, there are lots of ways to use fun scents — that come in sprays or essential oils — around the house. It’s these unique scents that have beneficial effects on dogs.
Have you ever wondered if your dog is actually watching TV with you? The fact is dog eyesight is different from human eyesight, so dogs see images on television differently than we do.
Most people are not aware of the fact that tennis balls can actually be dangerous to dogs. The danger is that when playing fetch with your dog, the ball could get stuck in your dog’s throat when he catches it.
When around a loud noise that is bother some to you keep in mind of your dogs hearing. Dogs hearing can also be seriously affected by repetitive loud noises. Here’s what you need to know to protect your dog’s ears.
If your dog is about to give birth, here are the items you need to have ready before she goes into labor. Plus, an idea of what to expect at each of the 3 stages of your dog giving birth.
Can’t make it to the vet clinic? Try calling a mobile vet! Mobile vet services range from basic services like vaccinations to advanced services like surgeries and euthanasia.
Do you have a dog garbage can invader? Are you tired of coming home to dog trash strewn all over your house? Here are some tips, plus advice for where to hide your trash cans.
There is safe medicine for dogs currently in your medicine cabinet. When using people medicine for you dog you, have to make sure that you give the correct dosage based on your dog’s weight. Use this list of safe medicine for dogs.
The flea and tick control products you get from your vet are the most effective and safest ones for your dog. They all control fleas, but a few of them control other pests as well. Five flea and tick control products are reviewed here.
Does your dog have diarrhea? If so, there is a great dog diarrhea treatment you can try at home that will help. It simply involves giving your dog a bland diet and some human anti-diarrhea medicines that are safe for dogs.
Got doggy dry skin? Try an at home dog dry skin remedy! Here are a few simple things you can try. The one that seems to work best: olive oil.
This video shows how to check your dog’s vital signs — gum color, temperature, and heartbeat — in order to determine whether you have a sick dog on your hands or not. Did you know that you may be able to get a vet’s diagnosis over the phone?
Avoid having to take your dog to the vet on Christmas Day by following these holiday safety tips for dog owners. There are some holiday precautions that you may not have thought of!
You need to know that a retractable dog leash was simply not designed to work properly 100% of the time when you need it to. So, if you do use a retractable leash, then you need to know how to use it safely — and correctly. Here are some retractable dog leash safety tips.
Finding a tick on your dog can be cause for concern. If your dog contracted Lyme Disease from a tick there may be a chance you have it also. Have your dog tested during his annual check up with a blood test that also detects Lyme Disease.
This video provides tips for keeping your dog safe during the holidays and winter months. Plus some specific holiday safety tips for dog owners and some winter dog hazards that you should be aware of.
Having your family over this holiday season and not sure how to keep your dog safe? Here are some ideas. Plus some specific Thanksgiving day tips for dog owners. For example, do you know if dogs can eat turkey or not?
Trying to find a reason why your dog is itching and scratching lately? Here are some ideas. Plus some treatments and symptoms for dog allergies.
Here’s what you should know about dog flu — also known as the H3N8 flu virus in dogs.
Not sure of what symptoms can be considered life threatening to your dog? Here are some symptoms to watch out for. Also looking for a mobile vet.
Simple tips for keeping your dog warm — and SAFE — this winter. Plus dog hazards to watch for and fun dog boots worth trying!
If you’re a dog owner, then you should do everything in your power to learn dog CPR, so you will be prepared in the event of an emergency. Here’s how to do pet CPR in an attempt to save your dog’s life if he starts choking or stops breathing.
Are you prepared to save your dog’s life if he were involved in an accident or became incapacitated due to some other type of health problem or sudden emergency? Here are some of the most common situations that could result in you having to perform CPR on your dog. Plus, see how to do dog CPR.
If you’ve got a dog, then you NEED a pet first aid kit. You don’t have to buy one though. You can make your own! Here’s what should go in a first aid kit for your dog.