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!

Banfield Wellness Plan Review: Is It Worth It?

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Although sometimes referred to as Banfield Pet Insurance, Banfield isn’t pet insurance — it’s a wellness membership plan (whose logo suggests it’s a vet’s office). Despite all this confusion, the primary question we have — is Banfield wellness care worth it? Its plans don’t cover illness or injury, only preventative care…

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How To Have A Dog-Friendly Valentine’s Day

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, you are probably trying to decide on the perfect gift for your dog. But did you know that the traditional tokens of affection — roses, chocolates, and other candies — can be harmful for the four-legged loves of your life? Here’s some tips to ensure a loving and safe Valentine’s Day this year…

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Worms In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

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There are a wide variety of worms that can infect your dog. Although many of the symptoms are similar, each requires a specific type of medication for treatment. When an inappropriate medication is used to treat worms, infestations can return or worsen in severity, causing additional medical complications. Some of the worms that commonly affect dogs include heartworms, roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms and whipworms…

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Can Dog Paws Freeze?

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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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5 Steps To Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth

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After a long day, what dog owner doesn’t love the joyful welcome they receive from their beloved pets when they walk in the door? But when you bend down to greet your happy hound, does their bad doggy breath make you cringe? That halitosis could be more than just a sign that Fido ate something he shouldn’t have. Often bad breath, just as for humans, is a sign that your dog’s dental health is not what it should be. So what does a responsible dog owner do…

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Best Pet Insurance In California: Find The Best Plan & Price

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There is so much to do in California with your pup, from hiking in the mountains to swimming in the ocean. However, that opens up the possibility of your dog having an accident. Stepping on a thorn bush, getting stung by a jellyfish or even having a skin irritation are not out of the realm of possibilities. This doesn’t mean you should keep your dog inside 24/7, though. Instead, you can protect your wallet with pet insurance and still go on all the adventures you can dream of with your best friend beside you. All of our top-ranked pet insurance providers offer coverage in California. The monthly premium is based on your dog’s breed, zip code, pre-existing health conditions, age and more…

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Best Dog Subscription Box 2020: Pet Treater vs BarkBox vs PupBox vs Pupjoy vs Bullymake & More

Best Dog Subscription Box

Struggling to find time in your schedule to run basic errands, let alone keep your dog’s goodie stash supplied? Dog subscription box services are a growing trend and may be the solution to having enough toys, treats, health and grooming items on hand for your pup while also providing a little more fun and variety for everyone to enjoy…

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