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Causes of Seizures in Dogs


April 3, 2012
Peter

Many dog owners experience their dog having some sort of a seizure at some point of their lifetime. Being aware of the possible causes might make all the difference. This guest post from our friends at seizuresindogs.net will help you identify dangerous situations. Canine seizures may be caused by a number of different things. Some [...]

Catgegory: Dog Facts

Kennel Cough


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

Fighting Kennel Cough? Here is a great resource to help! Kennel Cough Help was created to increase knowledge and awareness of identifying, treating, and preventing kennel cough. Made up from personal experiences and extensive research, it serves as the top online resource for kennel cough symptoms, and kennel cough treatment. Every dog is different and [...]

Catgegory: Dog Tips

Water Dogs – Some Intriguing Facts About Dogs and H2O


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

Why do dogs love water so much? Well, scientists have discovered one intriguing possibility. It might be because, unlike humans, dogs can actually taste water. They do so via the receptors at the tip of their tongue, which they use for lapping up liquids. Interestingly, a dog’s ability to taste water increases the more salt [...]

Catgegory: Dog Tips

Swine Flu – How Does It Affect Your Dog?


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

Many dog owners are – understandably – concerned about the fast-developing swine fever emergency. The most common question being asked is – can my dog catch it? The answer is probably not. The fact that no definitive answers are yet available is not surprising given the fast-moving events. The H1N1 strain of flu that has [...]

Catgegory: Dog Tips

Are you overvaccinating your dog?


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

These days, the number of vaccinations given to dogs is enormous. Vaccinations exist for just about every contingency possible. And they’re not restricted to one time pokes. Most of these vaccinations are yearly. But it’s all worth it right? The Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has come to the conclusion that we [...]

Catgegory: Dog Tips

How often I should cut my Dog's Toenails?


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

Many dog owners ask whether or not they should cut their dog’s toenails (or paw nails). It’s true that cutting the nails of dogs is very common though it requires a little bit of judgment as to how much to cut as it is very easy to cut a bit too deep and cause a [...]

Catgegory: Dog Tips

Is your dog in pain?


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

Dogs, just like us can feel pain. Sometimes it’s obvious when they give a little yelp if the pain is sudden. However, when the pain is gradual and constant, like joint pain, or breathing trouble, the poor creatures never express it in any way that immediately alerts the owner. Image Credit: reverbca Nonetheless, owners should [...]

Catgegory: Dog Tips

Don't give your dog chocolate!


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

Did you know that chocolate is toxic to dogs? I wish I knew this when I had my first dog Steffi. She used to love chocolates. And which dog wouldn’t? Dogs have a sweet tooth (unlike cats who don’t have ‘sweet’ taste buds) and any dog would gulp down chocolate immediately given half a chance! [...]

Catgegory: Dog Tips

Dealing with Separation Anxiety


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

One phenomenon that you will be confronted with when you have a dog, is something called separation anxiety. This means that when you leave your dog alone and go out, they engage in unhealthy behavior like biting on furniture, or pushing over garbage cans. Image Credit: Bill in Ash Vegas This is caused by the [...]

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