Tag Archives: Medication

The price of your dog’s medication can be pretty expensive. Find out if it’s ok to look online and what medications you should be giving your dog.

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Wounds?

Dog being licked on the ground (caption: Why Do Dogs Lick Their Wounds?)

We’ve all heard the expression “licking one’s wounds” (meaning to recover after defeat or embarrassment). It’s believed that this saying originated hundreds of years ago from people observing animals licking their injuries after a predator’s attack. Have you ever wondered why dogs and other animals lick wounds in the first place? And is it beneficial or harmful to their healing?…

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Dog Farting: Causes And Ways To Remedy Too Much Gas

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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How Does CBD Affect A Dog’s Endocannabinoid System?

CBD bottle next to bowl of dog food (caption: CBD's Affect On A Dog's Endocannabinoid System)

Pet owners are no longer forced to settle for mediocre supplements and treats. More and more pet owners are opting for healthier options for their pets with the hopes of allowing them to experience a better life and better health. One of the most exciting treats to come along for pet owners in recent years is CBD (cannabidiol). As CBD grows in popularity, many pet owners are getting more curious about the potential benefits of CBD for dogs and cats…

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What Are The Best Pain Meds For Dogs? Avoid Your Medicine Cabinet

Bottle of medicine

Our family dog, Tiny, is a fanatic runner when he’s off-leash. He loves to bolt at full speed, but his aging body isn’t keeping up with his youthful energy (sound familiar?!). Often the next day, he’s sluggish and is so sore he won’t even jump up on the couch with me. We all hate to see our dogs in pain and want to give them relief. Fortunately, there are some very effective pain medications for dogs available. Before you pop them a pill, however, it’s crucial to know what’s safe and what’s not — and what pain med side effects to watch for…

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How Much Does Cruciate Ligament Dog Surgery Cost?

Dog in cast laying down

Unfortunately, we don’t know why dogs experience cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) injuries so often, especially certain breeds. We do know that it happens when the knee joint breaks down (or tears) or in some cases, completely ruptures. This can occur with a sudden movement, like when a dog is playing fetch and does a quick turn to catch the ball, or it can be a slow degeneration of the ligament over time. Read our article below to find out if your dog is at risk for a CCL tear and how much it could set you back…

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