Dog Farting: Do Dogs Fart? Yes! Why So Much And Why Does It Smell So Bad? Gas Relief And Remedies

Terrier tail in air while farting (caption: Dog Farting: Causes & Cures)

Help, my dog is farting a lot! Although typically not a big health concern, gas in dogs can be a real nuisance to live with (not to mention embarrassing when you have company over). Whether your dog is silent but deadly or has flatulence like a foghorn, we’re here to help you get to the bottom of this all-too-common occurrence.

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Are Bully Sticks Good For Dogs? (The Tough Truth)

Bully sticks: Are Bully Sticks Good for Dogs?

Do you have a champion chewer in your house? Always finding your shoes and other items you leave on the floor mauled when you get home? As dog owners, we know our pups love to chew (some much more than others!) — and they need to keep themselves occupied when they’re not getting attention. It’s tough to find sturdy chew toys for dogs who make it their life’s mission to gnaw on anything they can get their paws on. There are a lot of chew treats, bones, and rawhide products on the market. But does your dog seem to rip right through them and gobble them up quickly? And what’s really in those products, anyway? Bully sticks for dogs are a safer, more nutritional alternative to a lot of the “junk” on the market. But what exactly are bully sticks, and what are they made from? Are they truly safer for dogs? Keep reading to find answers to these common questions and more.

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Can Dogs Eat Cicadas? Are They Poisonous Or Dangerous?

Dog sniffing Cicada (caption: Can Dogs Eat Cicadas?)

Warm weather brings a host of adventures for your pup, and one of the many mysteries your dog may find too enticing to ignore are the emergence of cicadas. These loud, buzzing insects don’t sting or bite, so you might think they’re harmless to your pup. But what if your dog develops a taste for these hard-shelled insects? Can dogs eat cicadas safely, or do they pose a health hazard if ingested?

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Homemade Flea And Tick Prevention For Dogs

Izzy and dog mom in water (caption: Homemade flea & tick prevention)

Izzee, my loyal and trusted sidekick and licensed therapy dog, and I go everywhere together. Her unconditional love is astounding. In return, I want to give her the best life possible including top-notch food and chemical-free products. There are so many ill-fated side effects from the chemical-based flea and tick prevention medicines. So, I don’t want to take that risk with Izzee. This led me to research and create a homemade flea spray and homemade tick repellent for dogs that anyone can make at home…

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DNA Testing For Dogs: What You Can Learn, Cost, Accuracy, How They Work, & More

Dog with DNA (Caption: DNA Testing For Dogs)

We love our dogs regardless of the breed, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to know who Fido’s mom and dad were (and what breed your pup is). With the advent of DNA testing for dogs, finding out your pup’s lineage and breed(s) is now a reality. World DNA Day takes place on April 25 and National DNA Day is an official proclamation in the United States since 2003. A dog DNA test is a fun way to celebrate the holiday while helping to understand your pet better.

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Dog Vomiting: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

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Longtime dog parents know that our furry friends will eat almost anything under the sun, even if it makes them throw up immediately. Other times, our pups puke for no apparent reason. While occasional vomiting may not be a cause for concern, frequent or severe vomiting can be a sign of a serious condition. Here, we’ll help you figure out why your dog is vomiting, other symptoms to look out for, what you can do to help your pup, and when it’s time to seek veterinary care.

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JustAnswer Vet Reviews: Legit Dog Advice Or Scam?

Girl holding dog while on the phone (caption: JustAnswer Review)

Are you considering using an online veterinarian to get advice for your pup? Several websites like JustAnswer give you 24/7 access to licensed vets to help you with medical and behavioral issues from the comfort of your home. JustAnswer, a popular Q&A site, promises quality veterinary advice and fast response times. But you may wonder, is JustAnswer legit? Are their vet experts really qualified to offer the best advice for your pup’s concerns? We’ve got the lowdown on what you can expect with their vet service.

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

Dog peeing on a tree (Caption: how to treat a dog UTI)

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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Parvo Treatment Cost And Success Rate For Dogs And Puppies: From Home To Yard To Vet

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Canine parvovirus (also called ‘parvo’) is a severe, highly contagious virus that mostly affects puppies and can be deadly. As with any medical concern you may face with your pup, you may have questions about the cost. Our experts take a look at what you need to know when it comes to the costs of diagnosing, treating, and preventing parvovirus in dogs.

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Pet Wellness Plans: Manage Your Preventative Vet Bills

Dog with barbell in mouth (Caption: Pet Wellness Plans)

Many pet parents don’t realize that pet insurance differs from human health insurance in that most veterinary pet insurance plans don’t cover routine wellness visits and other preventative services. Instead, pet insurance is designed to help you manage your budget for unplanned emergencies or illnesses that could break the bank. If you’re looking for a plan to cover routine pet visits, you still have options to cover pet wellness (aka preventative) visits.

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