Dog Health Care

Best vaccination schedule Bringing home a new puppy is exciting for everyone in the family. In addition to having a new playmate to bond with, there is a ...

Healthy diet for your dog Is your dog overweight, lethargic, or plagued by persistent medical conditions? If so, your dog’s health problems likely have a ...

Canine Addison’s disease, or hypoadrenocorticism This happens when a dog’s adrenal glands do not produce enough corticosteroids, the hormones that allow ...

Types of mange It’s kind of the ultimate insult for a dog: mangy mutt. We all know what a mutt is, but what, exactly, is mange anyway? Actually, there are ...

Inflammation of the skin Pyotraumatic dermatitis, more commonly known as “hot spots,” moist dermatitis, and acute moist dermatitis, is characterized by ...

Enormous anxiety The crackling starts slowly, then builds. The fire-driven gusts push through branches as they break and crash to the ground. Sirens. Big ...

With the winter weather watering down both our gardens and our coats, the sniffles and coughs aren’t too far behind. While humans battle those pesky viruses ...

Colitis is best described as the inflammation of the lower intestines and colon. The result can be any number of visible symptoms, including diarrhea, ...

Bloat Bodie the Bassett Hound, the jolly Am-basset-dor for the Bassett Rescue Network, Inc. (BaRNi) in Acton, California, found himself in an awful state of ...

Because it is easily transmitted between infected animals, distemper can be a frightening disease for pet parents who own a puppy, or that are unsure of their ...

Keep good observations of your dog No matter how much howling, barking, singing or whining your dog may do, the chances of him actually uttering any words in ...

Flea and tick medications Chihuahua scratchingRecently we reported on the controversy surrounding spot-on liquid flea and tick medications. These ...