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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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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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Beagle dog laying on sofa with upset stomach.

What To Give A Dog For Upset Stomach: Remedies To Settle A Sick Tummy

Does your dog have an upset stomach? Dogs normally eat grass to clean out their system. This is a natural method of soothing your dog’s sick tummy.

However, this won’t always do the trick. In fact, your dog may not even feel like eating grass. I’ve got some additional tips to share to help cure your dog’s upset tummy. I also cover some common causes of an upset stomach in dogs and when it’s time to call the vet.

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Dog Vomit Color Guide: What Does Your Dog’s Vomit Says About Their Health?

What do your dog’s vomiting habits say about their overall health? Find out what color your dog’s vomit should be and why the color and consistency matter.

Our canine friends vomit from time to time – it’s practically a given when you’re a pet parent that, at some point, you will be cleaning up after them. There are endless reasons why our dogs may get sick, and it’s not surprising when we see what habits they have at times. But is it possible to tell why they’re vomiting from the color of their vomit? A dog vomit color guide may be helpful for you to know when you need to worry about your furry best friend.

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Eye Cancer In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, Treatment & More

If you’ve noticed a growth on your dog’s eye, it’s natural to immediately rush to the conclusion that your furry family member has cancer. Try to keep in mind that most dog eye tumors end up being benign (non-cancerous). But unfortunately, our canine counterparts can get eye cancer. We explore the various types of eye cancer in dogs and associated symptoms to help you understand what your pup may be experiencing. However, you should always contact your veterinarian about any eye changes you notice in your dog.

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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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12 Common French Bulldog Health Issues

French Bulldogs top the AKC list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S., and for many good reasons. Who can resist those adorable bat ears and smushy faces? These spunky, fun-loving little pups are full of affection and loyalty for their family members. If you’re considering adopting a Frenchie, you may be wondering, are French Bulldogs healthy? Or do French Bulldogs have health issues? Unfortunately, Frenchies are predisposed to an extraordinarily high number of health issues compared to many dog breeds. These medical problems can end up costing you thousands of dollars in veterinary bills — and potential heartache dealing with an unhealthy furry friend. If you already own a Frenchie, keep in mind that early diagnosis is key for many health issues. I’ll share the most common ones that affect Frenchies along with symptoms to watch for so you can get veterinary care as early as possible. If you’re considering adopting a Frenchie, all of my information can also help you understand the potential problems you may face.

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Owner giving medicine in a pill or tablet to his sick dog

Prednisone For Dogs: What To Use It For And When + Side Effects

Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid used to treat a variety of conditions in pets. It is a prescription-only medication that can only be prescribed by a veterinarian. If your vet has been prescribed prednisone for your dog, you may have a lot of questions about what the medication is, why it has been prescribed, and what the potential side effects are. Let’s find out more about this common canine medication, what prednisone does, and how to support your dog while he or she is receiving this medication.

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Lymphoma In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, Treatment, Life Expectancy & More

You’re likely familiar with the term lymphoma, a fairly well-known type of cancer that affects many people, especially at younger ages. Unfortunately, our canine companions are also susceptible to this life-threatening cancer. In fact, it’s one of the most common types of cancer in dogs. In our furry friends, lymphoma can develop with minimal or no initial symptoms of illness, yet some forms can spread aggressively if not caught early. We’ll help you learn how to spot early signs, most commonly enlarged lymph nodes, and everything else you should know about this serious disease.

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My Dog Is Throwing Up Yellow Foam: What Should I Do?

Throwing up, as unpleasant as it is, seems to happen to everyone from time to time, and our dogs are unfortunately no exception. Sometimes, the vomit can be white and gloopy. Sometimes, it’s the whole dinner that just seems to come right back up, nearly intact. And sometimes, the dog vomit is a mustard-yellow color liquid. Dogs vomiting yellow foam can be significant, so read on to find out more.

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