Dog Health

Statistics show that more than 50% of domestic dogs are classified as overweight or obese and it's talked about often HOWEVER you rarely hear anyone talk about underweight dogs but that's a big problem too. Most of the time, weight loss in dogs is connected to health conditions but sometimes... Just like human

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Dogs, just like people, can suffer from fungal infections. Some are caused by the dog’s body yeast others are started by parasitic fungi.  Sometimes these infections can be found in the ears and this is especially common in dogs with long floppy ears.  Some dogs are also prone to fungal

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Have you ever turned the light off and suddenly your dog gets anxious or scared? Can dogs be afraid of the dark? We totally understand that darkness can be quite unnerving for children and even some adults. We can thank horror movies for that. But what about dogs they haven't

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Can a spayed dog go into heat? Obviously common sense tells us "no" because spaying means the ovaries have been removed which removes the "heat cycle". But life and science just aren't always that clear cut so there's a few technicalities to the question. Let's go over the different situations...

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If your curiosity has gotten the better of you or you are concerned about the paternal father of your dog’s litter, then you might be wondering whether or not a dog can become pregnant by more than one other dog. So, can a dog get pregnant by more than one

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Can a dog get parvo more than once? You're right to be worried about it because "parvo" is a word that is feared by many dog owners as it is incredibly contagious and can be deadly if left untreated. Parvo is a canine disease also known as parvovirus. And the

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If you're sick  and worried about whether you dog can catch a stomach virus from a human that's understandable because you obviously don't want to infect your pet.  You may even think that your dog is suffering from the same symptoms and be sure you have passed on your stomach

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If you're worried about whether your dog can catch a cold from your cat or that it already has that's understandable as no one wants to see their pets sick. When your feline friend lets out a dramatic sneeze, you probably don’t think much of it. You may even laugh at

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Have you noticed that your dog is only interested in mounting other males? Or that your bitch is very, very interested in other lady dogs? Perhaps you're wondering, is my dog gay? Well, the answer to that question is a little more difficult than it seems. First, we need to

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You may be wondering whether your dog can be declawed.  You may be wondering this because your dog has scratched your new sofa to pieces. Or perhaps they have dug up your new carpet? Maybe your dog gets a bit too excited and accidentally claws you and others when it

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Everyone can suffer from a little gas problem from time to time.Sometimes, we even blame the dog for the stink in the room, instead of owning up ourselves, right? However, what happens if it really is your dog that is the one guilty of gas and stinking up your house? Are

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If your dog is sick then you're right to consider what the best dog food is for Hypothyroidism because you certainly don't want to make your dog more ill by feeding the wrong foods.  As with any change to a dog, it is important to consult with a veterinarian before

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Dislocated joints are painful and awkward for dogs and they will require medical attention but they aren’t usually the end of the world. Dislocated joints are usually pretty simple fixes but they will need treatment of some sort. PetMD suggest there are 3 different treatments options and VCA lists various options

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