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So your pup is sick? We’ve got lots of tips to help him heal and start back to his tail wagging self in no time. And if your dog is truly ill, please do not hesitate to consult your vet. They are trained to help keep your pet healthy.

Our experts have researched hundreds of conditions. We bring you the latest as soon as we can confirm the validity of the research.

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Exercise-Induced Collapse In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Genetic Testing & More

Have you noticed your dog suddenly becoming weak and collapsing while exercising vigorously? There could be several causes of these symptoms. One possibility is Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC) in dogs, a hereditary condition found in certain breeds. How can you find out if your dog is at risk for this potentially fatal disease? And what should you do if he exhibits the symptoms?

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Dog Skin Infections: How To Spot The Signs & When To Seek Treatment

Is your dog’s irritated skin giving you cause for concern? You’re not alone. Dogs are extremely prone to skin problems. In fact, skin conditions are the second most common ailment that dog parents face when seeking veterinary care. If your dog is itching or licking incessantly or he has patches of skin that don’t look normal, your dog could have a skin infection. We’ll tell you what to look out for, when it’s time to see your vet, and other need-to-know information about skin infections…

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10 Best Calming Treats For Dogs: Chews, Gummies, Peanut Butter & More

If your dog becomes a hot mess when you leave him alone or during thunderstorms or car rides, you’re certainly not alone. Nearly two-thirds of all dogs have some form of anxiety, and it’s so disconcerting as a pup parent to see our furry friend frightened. Fortunately, the market is full of dog anxiety supplements to give your pup relief. We’ve researched dozens of products and narrowed down some options to help you find the best calming aid for your dog.

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Best Allergy Medicine For Dogs (Over The Counter And Prescription): Are Benadryl, Zyrtec & Claritin Safe For Dogs?

Whether your dog is suffering from digestive issues or skin problems, allergies can wreak havoc on a dog’s body. How can you relieve your dog’s suffering? You’re likely wondering, what can I give my dog for allergies? Our experts tell you all of the safe allergy medications, supplements, and other products that can help your pup.

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How To Treat A UTI In Female And Male Dogs: Signs And Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Prevention, And More

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in dogs are caused by bacteria that make their way into the bladder (and sometimes travel up to the kidneys). If your dog is prone to UTIs, you probably feel helpless at times. What can you give a dog for a urinary tract infection? Is there a dog UTI treatment over the counter? How can you help prevent your dog from getting UTIs? We’ll answer these questions and more.

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Hyperkeratosis In Dogs: Does Your Dog Have Hairy Feet?

My dog, Sally, has had sporadic hyperkeratosis episodes. Hyperkeratosis is also known as hairy dog feet. This is probably self-explanatory, but it’s called this because it looks like your dog is growing abnormal hairs on his skin. This can be a painful experience, which is why it’s important to take your dog to the vet. There may be an underlying cause as to why your dog has hyperkeratosis. Sally will go months without any change on her paw pads and then suddenly we’ll notice thickening again, so we begin treatment. I’ll share what I’ve learned throughout Sally’s diagnosis and how we treat it for her.

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What To Give A Dog With Diarrhea: Home Remedies, Best Food Options & More

If your pup has come down with the “runs,” you’re in the right place to help resolve this messy condition. Unfortunately, diarrhea is a common occurrence in dogs, with many different causes and levels of severity. The good news is that most cases of diarrhea in dogs can be cleared up fairly quickly with home treatment. But what can you give a dog with diarrhea? See our suggestions for home remedies, including pumpkin, probiotics, and over-the-counter remedies. We also give you feeding guidelines and other tips to help you get through this sticky situation. However, be sure to see our recommendations about when it’s time to skip home treatment and contact your vet.

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Dog Diarrhea: What To Give, Treatment, Causes, Home Remedies & More

Any person who has experienced the runs knows the runs are no fun for anyone. When it comes to dogs, diarrhea can be a messy situation for you and your dog. There are a number of different causes. From a minor upset stomach and eating something they shouldn’t have to something more serious like parvo that could be a cause for concern. We’ll go over the various types of doggy diarrhea and various treatment options (depending on diagnosis). It’s important to identify the root problem before properly treating your dog’s poo problems.

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Dog Limping: Causes, Veterinary And At-Home Treatment & More

Has your dog started limping, but you don’t know why? Just like humans, dogs can begin limping for a wide variety of reasons. Although dog limping is pretty common, it’s still worrisome for pet parents because it means your pup is either injured or has an underlying health condition. I’ll give you some tips on how to tell why your dog is limping, when to see your veterinarian, and how you can help your pup at home.

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