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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


Dog Bladder Infection: 7 Tips To Help Your Dog

A dog bladder infection can be hard for owners to identify and confusing for your dog, who feels a constant need to toilet. Learn how to identify a bladder infection in your dog and what to do to help your four-legged companion. A dog bladder infection is fairly common. What... more


My Dog Won't Eat: 5 Things to Help Even the Pickiest Pooch Love His Food

Wondering what to do when your dog won't eat? Try these tips from vets. It may be your most simpatico relationship, but despite you and your pooch's uncanny ability to understand each other, there's no comprehending why he's gone off his food. It can be troubling... more


Dog Seizures: 10 Ways to Prevent and Treat Them

If your dog is having seizures it can be scary for you and those who care for your dog. Read on to learn the best ways to handle them. Dog seizures are scary and unsettling. Seizures are complex and can't always be prevented. In most cases, the underlying cause... more


Sarcoma in Dogs: What You Need to Know

Sarcoma in dogs is rare, but can be very aggressive. Learn what to look for and hear from owners who've been there. It's hard to keep track of everything that could harm your beloved dog. Even when something is uncommon and almost unheard of, like sarcoma in dogs... more


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


Blood in dog urine: What you need to know and do

Don’t panic — when you see blood in your dog’s urine, repeat those words. It can be a scary thing when you see a pink or reddish tinge to your dog’s pee, but now isn’t the time to freak out, it’s the time to take action. There are some important... more


Dog losing hair? Here are potential causes — and how to treat it

Your dog’s hair is falling out. And not just a little bit — we’re talking tufts of hair rolling down your hallway like tumbleweed in the Wild West. But before you start freaking out, here’s some information about dog hair loss that you need to know. “Some breeds are naturally... more