Dog health issues

Dog bladder infection: 7 tips to help your pup

Bladder infections in dogs are fairly common, but because dogs can't tell you what they're feeling, it can be a challenge to figure out what is happening with your furry friend. "Your dog will not complain or tell you if it burns to urinate," shares Dr. Lori Pasternak... more

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My dog’s stomach is gurgling! Causes, concerns and when to see a vet

At its most severe, it can sound like a freight train moving through your living room. When it’s mild, it chugs more like a small model train. We’re referring to that gurgling noise coming from your dog’s tummy, and, just FYI, it actually has a name. It’s called borborygmi, and... more

Is your dog pregnant? 6 signs she could be expecting

Do you have babies on the brain? We’re referring to the fluffy, cuddly, puppy kind that squeak when hungry and make your cold heart melt in an instant.  If you think your dog may be with child, or, er, multiple canines, there are signs to look out for much... more

Yeast infections in dogs — and what you can do about them

Swimming, extra long walks, BBQs and plenty of playtime with your dog are just some of the things you both savor about summer — but there’s one warm weather activity neither of you want any part of. “Double the number of dogs come in for yeast problems in the summer... more

Kidney failure in dogs: What owners need to know

Your dog is peeing more than usual, drinking copious amounts of water and seems to be sending you a signal that something just isn’t right. If you suspect kidney disease, a vet visit is needed, stat.  "The sooner the signs of kidney failure in dogs are recognized, the earlier... more

Arthritis in pets: signs, treatment and prevention

Your best friend just doesn’t get around like he used to — and your usual, “C’mon Buddy,” isn’t helping in the least. If you’re noticing your pet has decreased mobility or signs of pain, it’s possible he or she could be facing an arthritis diagnosis. If so, what does... more

Worms in dogs: What are the types, symptoms and treatments

Your dog hasn't been behaving normally over the past few weeks. You talk to your dog walker or doggy day care about it, and they say that they've noticed a change in your dog's bathroom habits. You check in with your dog sitter after you get back from a trip, and... more

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America’s 10 most popular dog breeds — and what you need to know about them

America’s love of Labs runs deep. For the 28th consecutive year, the Labrador retriever has been named the most popular dog breed in the U.S. by the American Kennel Club. With registrations for this breed expanding in 2018 for the sixth consecutive year, clearly these barking beauties continue to... more