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Dog Staph Infection Treatment

If your dog has a recurring skin infection, a home remedy may not be enough.
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Critical Signs of Stress in a Dog

Learn the signs of dog anxiety so you can avoid having your dog shut down.
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How to Get Skunk Smell Off a Dog

What to do when your dog gets sprayed by a skunk.
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Melatonin Is Safe for Dogs

Melatonin dosage charts are on supplement packs made for dogs, but we caution you to check with your veterinarian before using melatonin.
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To Dock or Not? All About Docked Tails

Many dog breeds have their tails docked when they are puppies. We discuss why and how this is done and detail the potential adverse side effects of the procedure.
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How Much Water Should Your Dog Drink?

Healthy dogs need to drink about an ounce per pound of their body weight daily – but many factors can affect their consumption.
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Broken or Split Dog Nails

A broken or split nail is painful for your dog, but not all of them require a trip to your veterinarian. You may be able to treat it yourself; here’s how.
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Benadryl for Dogs

Know your dog’s weight and how to recognize a mild allergic reaction before giving Benadryl to dogs.
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DIY Gifts for Dogs: Homemade Dog Shampoo

These easy DIY dog gifts are worth making for yourself as well as dog-loving friends. Natural food stores and online retailers sell a variety...
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Do Dogs Sweat?

Dogs do sweat through sweat glands in their paws.
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Home Remedies for Dry Skin on Dogs

Dry skin in dogs contributes to dull coats, dander, hair loss, skin odor, itching, scratching, and irritation. Relieve your dog’s dry skin discomfort with simple home remedies that work.
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Why Are My Dog’s Eyes Red?

The severity of red eyes in a dog depends in part on where the dog’s eye is red.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

This Thanksgiving, I’m grateful that my dogs are all still present and that we’re all healthy enough to enjoy our traditional Thanksgiving day hike...