Julie Fritz

Can Dogs Eat Pineapple? A Safe Or Dangerous Snack?

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You’ve likely thought about giving your dog human food at some point in his life. But you may not be sure if everything you want to offer will be okay. You may have heard you can give your dog pineapple, but how much do you know about giving it to him safely? We can help you get the information you need about this sweet treat…

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Does My Dog Have Gum Disease?

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Did you know that gum disease is the most common disease affecting pet dogs? Estimates show that more than two-thirds of dogs over three years old have some form of periodontal disease. This disease can be silently destructive, eating away the supporting structures around the teeth without apparent signs and symptoms until it’s gone past the point for reversing its effects. If it goes too far, perfectly healthy teeth can be lost because nothing will hold them in place. Do you know how to protect your dog from gum disease?

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Pyoderma In Dogs: Skin Disease Causes & Treatments

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It can be unnerving to see your pup with patches of irritated skin and bumps. If you don’t know what you’re looking at, you definitely won’t know how to deal with it. Pyoderma could be the culprit, so you may want to familiarize yourself with this condition. Understanding the causes and symptoms may help you make the right decisions for your dog’s health…

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Does My Dog Have A Tooth Infection?

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Teeth are an essential part of your dog’s body and play a significant role in their health. When dogs have healthy teeth, they can get the nutrients their bodies need to stay healthy and strong. When their teeth aren’t healthy, it affects total body health and can cause discomfort. Do you know how to check your dog’s teeth for an infection?

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How Do I Deal With My Dog When She’s In Heat?

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Heat, or estrus, is the time in the canine reproductive cycle when a female dog is ready to mate. Though this is a normal part of a female dog’s life, it may not be straightforward for you to navigate. It’s essential to get the information you need so you and your dog can get through this time together…

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Bladder Stones In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More

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It can be a terrifying moment when you realize your dog has blood in his urine. But did you know that bladder stones might be the culprit? They’re more common than you may think, and luckily, there are lots of treatment options you and your vet can discuss. Learn what you can do to help your pup get rid of them and keep them from coming back…

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How Many Teeth Do Dogs Have?

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Who doesn’t love a sweet doggie smile? But how much do you know about what’s going on inside your dog’s mouth? To care for your dog in every way, it makes sense to learn more about your dog’s teeth so you know how they should look and how to care for them. Let’s get back to basics, starting with asking yourself if you know how many teeth dogs have?

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How To Deal With Dog Aggression Towards Other Dogs

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Having an aggressive dog can cause a lot of concerns for owners. Often, it can be challenging to take your dog on walks or into any public setting when you’re always concerned about approaching other dogs. This scenario puts stress on you and your dog and makes it feel like an impossible situation. There is hope. Lots of dogs respond positively to different training techniques and programs. Get informed and start working toward what might work for your furry friend…

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