Dog health issues

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

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

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

Dog bladder infection: 7 tips to help your pup

A dog bladder infection is fairly common. What's tough is that dogs can't tell you what they're feeling, so 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... 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

12 common dog cancer symptoms

Christina, a mom from Suffolk County, New York, who preferred her last name not to be used, instantly fell for her dachshund, Pickles. Her three kids were equally smitten, clamoring to hold and walk their pet every chance they got. But when Pickles started to lose weight and seemed tired... 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