Dog Health

Everything that has to do with your dog’s health – from stomach aches to nutrition to broken bones. Let Canine Journal assist you with your pet health needs, but remember to take them to the Vet in emergencies!

Dog Health

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Healthcare for humans has been a hot topic in the news recently. But just because dogs are sitting backseat in cars doesn’t mean we should put their well-being behind our own. It is commonly believed that a dog ages about seven human years for every one year perhaps because dogs age seven times faster than we do. That means it is that much more important to take care of them to ensure they live a full and healthy life…

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Dog Allergy Symptoms: Watch For Scratching

Dog Itching Outside

If you have ever suffered from allergy symptoms, you know how miserable they can make you feel. The world is foggy, your brain is dull, your eyes and skin itch incessantly, your sinuses are like a dripping faucet and you are tired and lethargic. In a word, allergies make you feel miserable. Dog allergy symptoms are very similar, and they can feel miserable too…

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Lemonade Pet Insurance Review: A Promising New Provider?

Dog laying in grass with water bowl (caption: Lemonade Pet Insurance Review)

Lemonade hit the pet insurance market in July 2020 with a unique AI-driven claims process and four solid years of providing reputable homeowners and renters insurance. For pet insurance, they offer affordable premiums, customizable policies, a wellness plan add-on, and a fast claims process they handle through their smartphone apps. But does Lemonade provide all the coverage you’ll need for your pet? And how do they stack up against their competitors?

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Can Dog Paws Freeze?

White poodle in snow (caption: Can Dog Paws Freeze?)

If you are an obsessed or overprotective dog owner then you have likely browsed the dog apparel aisle in your local pet store and paused briefly to contemplate “winter booties” for your dog’s paws. A recent discovery by researchers in Japan, however, finds that dog paws may not need “winter booties” after all thanks to a specialized circulation system in their paws…

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Pet Insurance Comparison: Compare Plans And Benefits

Male & Female Vet with Dog (caption: Best Pet Insurance Comparison)

As dog owners ourselves, we understand that the day to day expenses can add up and the cost of pet insurance is one that may appear unnecessary at first. Much like our health insurance, however, pet insurance is there when the moment comes that you need to fall back on the financial support an insurance plan can offer. And if you don’t have the plan already in place, you will likely find yourself in a tight spot…

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Best Pet Insurance For Dogs In 2020: Find The Right Coverage

Dog and cat rubbing each other (caption: Best Pet Insurance)

There are many unknowns in owning a pet. Will Fido be diagnosed with a chronic condition? Will he tear his ACL during one of your games of fetch? Will he develop an appetite for eating shoes, wood chips, and other foreign objects? All of these can result in unplanned trips to the vet, which means unexpected costs for you. To help you select the best pet insurance for your pet, our experts have ranked companies based on policy coverage, customer service and reputation, timeliness of claim payment, and price of policy.

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Pyoderma In Dogs: Skin Disease Causes & Treatments

Dog scratching in grass (caption: Pyoderma In Dogs)

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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Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?

Dog with box of popcorn (caption: Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?)

It’s time to snuggle up on the couch to watch your favorite movie. Your precious pup loves the smell of the popcorn you’ve made, but should you give your dog popcorn? Maybe you are looking for a new treat to spice things up a bit with your companion, or perhaps you’re just feeling a little curious. Regardless, the answer isn’t so simple. At first glance, it might seem okay. After all, isn’t popcorn just like any other snack? As it turns out, it’s not the best option, but it’s not terrible either…

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