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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.

Dog Peeing Blood: What Is Haematuria, Causes & How To Treat

Let’s face it, our canine friends spend many of their walks peeing up every tree, bush, and lamppost possible, and we rarely pay much attention to what they are passing. However, if you notice blood in your dog’s urine (haematuria), it can be both alarming and worrisome for any pet owner. So, what does it mean when a dog pees blood? What causes it? And when should you worry?

Vet looking at an x-ray of dog (Caption: Intervertebral Disc Disease In Dogs)

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) in dogs is a condition in which the cushioning discs between the  spinal column bones (vertebrae) move or bulge into the spinal canal. The discs then push on the spinal cord or the nerves around it and cause pain, nerve damage, and can even lead to paralysis. Intervertebral disc disease, also referred to as a slipped or herniated disc, is caused by degenerative disc disease. Here is what you need to know about IVDD and how you can help your dog.

Hand close-up applies a cream on the dog's skin with allergies (Caption: Dog Allergy Treatment)

Dog Allergy Treatment: What’s The Best Allergy Relief For Dogs?

Unfortunately, allergies are quite common in dogs, and they can be allergic to a variety of things. The most common culprits are environmental allergens, fleas, and food. If you think your dog has an allergy, you’re likely wondering what veterinary treatment is available. Or if your pup’s symptoms are mild, what are your best options for at-home allergy relief for dogs? We’ll help you navigate the complicated and worrisome problem of how to treat dog allergies.

Sick dog in bed with ice pack on head and thermometer in mouth

Dog Flu Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, And Prevention

If you haven’t heard, a canine flu outbreak is spreading across the nation leaving plenty of pups feeling down in the dumps. But what is all the bark about, what are the symptoms and can you catch it from your dog? Learn more about this contagious outbreak.

Dog vomit or throw up of grass after eating it

My Dog Is Throwing Up White Foam: Do I Need To Worry?

Periodic dog puke is practically a given when you’re a pet parent. Aside from the hassle of having to clean it up, should you be concerned when your dog spits up white foam? Find out what a dog coughing up white foam means, seven possible causes, treatment options, and how to prevent it.

Small wire hair dog coughing (Caption: What Is Kennel Cough?)

What Is Kennel Cough? Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Is your dog coughing more than usual? Is he making a hacking sound (like he has a hairball stuck in his throat)? Has he recently spent time around other pups? If so, he could have kennel cough — also called canine infectious tracheobronchitis. In most cases, kennel cough isn’t serious and will clear up without treatment. However, in some dogs, the disease can be more severe. Learn more about the symptoms, when you should seek veterinary care, and how you can reduce your dog’s risk of contracting this highly contagious illness.

Doberman Pinscher in field (Caption: Doberman Pinscher Health Issues)

Doberman Pinscher Health Issues: Know What To Look For

The average lifespan of a Doberman Pinscher is 10 to 13 years. While we’d like to see every Doberman Pinscher live 13 years (or beyond), that’s not always the case. Our dogs experience illnesses just like we do and while some are curable, others can decrease their quality of life or even shorten it…

Bassett Hound in bed under blankets (Caption: Hot To Diagnose And Treat Dog Diarrhea)

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

Since ancient times, physicians have looked to stool samples as a reference point for the health of their patients. For dogs, referencing stool samples is a more viable option than ever because of the rising costs of vet care. Concerned pet parents and vets can learn a lot by looking at a pet’s stool samples. And when it comes to puppies, what you learn might even save their lives.

Parvo In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention & More

Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that’s particularly prevalent in puppies. Parvo can cause severe symptoms that often lead to death if left untreated. Read on to learn more about this disease, its symptoms, how to treat it and prevent it from spreading to others.

Dog in wheelchair on beach (caption: Canine Hip Dysplasia)

Canine Hip Dysplasia: Signs, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment, End Stage & More

Is your pup showing symptoms of discomfort in his lower body or a reduction in mobility? He could be suffering from early signs of canine hip dysplasia. Fortunately, your dog doesn’t have to suffer. There are several treatment options available. Learn how to spot symptoms and see what treatments could help your pup regain strength to live a longer, happier life.

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