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This Page was Updated: July 11, 2020

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Index

 

Acupuncture/Accupressure  Addisons  Allergies (in dogs)  Alzheimer’s (CDS) and Dementia (CCD) | CBD Oil |   Anal Care | Arthritis | Breathing| Bloat | Body-Bones and Muscle | Cachexia | Cancer | Chagas  | Coat and Skin | Common Disorders | Constipation | Coprophagia -Eating Poop | Cushing’s Disease | Dental Care | Diabetes | Distemper | Dehydration | Ears| Ebola | Epilepsy | Eyes | First Aid | General Health Articles Heart | Liver | Lyme Disease | Medications | Natural Remedies | Noses | Nutrition | Obesity | Older Dogs | Pain Management | Pancreatitis | Parasites | Parvovirus | Pet Insurance | Poisons | Preventatives and Treatments | Rabies | Seizures | Spay and Neuter | Stomach | Stroke | Supplements | Symptoms Checker | Teeth | Thyroid |Urinary Tract | Vaccinations | Veterinarians | Virus | Vomiting

Acupuncture/Accupressure

 

Accupressure/Accupuncture   Dog Anxiety & Acupressure  (02-23-18)

Acupuncture:  Alternative Medicine: Dog Acupuncture (01-06-18)

Alternative Care:  Alternative Treatments to Improve Your Pet’s Health  (10-29-19)

 

Addisons

 

Addisons:  Hormonal Disorders: Addisons Disease  (03-18-18)

 

Allergies (in Dogs)

Allergic Skin Disease:  Understanding Itchy Skin in Dogs  (01-11-17)

Allergy Center:  PetMd Dog Allergy Center (06-10-16)

Signs of Reaction:  6 Signs Your Dog is Having an Allergic Reaction (02-20-20)

Typical Food Allergies:  Typical Food Allergies in Dogs and How to Tackle Them (2-7-19)

 

Alzheimer’s (CDS)and Dementia (CCD)

Canine cognitive dysfunction and vitamin D (03-16-20)

CANINE COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME (01-22-20)

Dementia Nourishment:  Doggy Dementia: The Nourishing Guide  (11-13-16)

Mental Illness:  Dogs Can Have Mental Illness Too (03-31-19)

Older State of Mind:  CCD or Just A State of Mind?  (07-24-15)

Anal Care

Bad Breath:  May Be From Anal Gland Discharge   (06-17-17)

 

Arthritis

 

Arthritis:  What Is Arthritis In Dogs? (03-04-17)

Causes in Dogs:   Causes of Canine Arthritis  (05-23-17)

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

Early Signs:  The Early Signs Of Arthritis In Dogs & How To Treat Canine Arthritis  (04-24-17)

Exercise:  Should Dogs With Arthritis Exercise?  (06-15-17)

Hip Dysplasia:  What is Canine Hip Dysplasia  (07-27-17)

Holistic Treatment:  Six Natural and Holistic Remedies For Treating Arthritis In Your Dog (06-07-17)

Home Preparation:  7 Easy Things You Can Do Around The House To Help Ease Your Dog’s Arthritis Pain  (06-11-17)

Hunting Dogs:  Types Of Hunting Dogs Prone To Arthritis  (03-27-17)

Joint Pain:  6 Signs of Dog Joint Pain & How to Naturally Treat the Problem  (04-02-18)

Laser Treatment:  Keeping Seniors Pain Free  (07-21-17)

Medical Marajuana:  Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs  (05-08-18)

Questions About:  Arthritis In Dogs: 9 Commonly Asked Questions  (07-08-17)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Slow Progression:  How to Slow Down the Progression of Arthritis in Dogs  (09-06-17)

Supplements:   How To Use Supplements To Naturally Treat Your Dog’s Arthritis (07-02-17)

Treatment Stages:  Three Different Stages Of Arthritis Treatment For Your Dog  (06-26-17)

 

Bloat

 

Bloat In Dogs: Canine Gastric dilatation and volvulus (Bloat)  (07-10-16)

 

Body-Bones and Muscle

Bone Care:   Top 5 Ways To Care For Your Dog’s Bone Health  (02-07-18)

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

First Aid Kit:  Pet First Aid Kit (02-22-20)

Hip Dysplasia:  What is Canine Hip Dysplasia  (07-27-17)

Knee/Stifle Joint:  Anatomy of the Canine Knee (Stifle Joint)  (09-28-16)

Limping:  Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Lumps and Bumps:  Lumps, Bumps, Cysts & Growths on Dogs  (10-18-16)

Medical Marajuana:  Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs  (05-08-18)

Paw Sprain:  Dog Bone, Joint & Muscle: Paw Sprain  (11-06-18)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Stem Cell Treatment:  Stem cell treatment of Osteoarthritis  (01-26-17)

Breathing

 

Breathing Problems:  3 Reasons Why Your Puppy Is Breathing Fast  (04-29-18)

Coughing:  Kennel Cough Symptoms and Treatment  (04-05-18)

Cancer

Dog Cancer News (10-22-17)

Affecting Dogs: The Pet Factor: How Cancer Impacts Your Furry Friends  (12-21-17)

Biopsies:  Do Biopsies Cause Cancer to Spread?  (02-03-15)

Bone Cancer:  Canine Bone Cancer  (04-07-17)

Brain Cancer: Occur with fair frequency in both cats and dogs  (03-17-16)

Breast Cancer:  Canine Breast Cancer  (07-31-17)

Chemo, Oral:   Oral Chemotherapy for Pets is Not a Reliable Substitute for Traditional Chemo (12-07-16)

Chemo Okay?:    Is Chemotherapy Right for Your Pet?   (11-01-16)

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

Cure Hopes:  Caners Treatment Choices  (08-05-18)

Fatty Tumors:    Fatty Tumors  (10-17-16)

FDA Warning: FDA Warns of Illnesses and Deaths in Pets Exposed to Prescription topical (human) cancer treatment: Fluorouracil (01-20-17)

Hemangiosarcoma:  On the Horizon: Hemangiosarcoma Studies (11-04-19)

Intestinal:  Intestinal Cancer (08-21-17)

Leukemia:  Canine Leukemia  (06-05-17)

Lumps and Bumps:  Lumps, Bumps, Cysts & Growths on Dogs  (10-18-16)

Lung:  Canine Lunk Cancer  (11-19-17)

Lymphoma:   5 Tips for Treating and Beating Canine Lymphoma  (03-19-18)

Mast Cell:     Mast Cell Tumors  (07-05-17)

Medical Marajuana:  Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs  (05-08-18)

Natural Treatment:  Early Treatment by Natural Primalix C-Care (01-15-18)

Oral (Mouth):  Canine Oral Cancer  (04-17-17)

Predisposition To Cancer:   Taking Steps to Prevent Cancer  (10-29-15)

Prognostic factors:  Use in Treating Cancers  (04-07-16)

Quality of Life:  Pursue treatment versus comfort care versus euthanasia  (03-04-16)

Quality of Life:  ‘Quality of Life’ Supersedes ‘Life At All Costs’  (10-17-15)

Radiation Therapy:   How Effective is Radiation Therapy?  (03-25-16)

Second hand Smoke:  Dangers to Pets, Children and Other Living Things  (12-31-17)

Second/Third Hand Smoke:  Your Pet – Second and Third Hand Smoke  (09-10-16)

Snake Oil Cure?  Are Alternative Medicines for Cancer Modern Day Snake Oils?  (06-30-16)

 

CBD Oil

CBD Oil:  Cbd oil for your dogs or cats (02-08-20)

CBD Oil:  CBD Oil and Your Dog (02-21-20)

Separation Anxiety:  Dog Separation Anxiety (07-11-20)

Coat and Skin

First Aid Kit:  Pet First Aid Kit (02-22-20)

Fish Oil:  Omega Oils for Dogs  (07-05-16)

Fleas and Ticks: How to Prevent Flea and Tick Infestations on Your Dog  (03-24-17)

Global Warming:  Fleas, Ticks and Global Warming  (03-25-17)

Hairloss:  Dog Losing Hair – Its Causes and How to Deal With It  (05-17-19)

Hematomas:  Hematomas In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments  (08-05-17)

Hot Spots:    Make Your Dog’s Hot Spots Cool  (10-03-16)

Licking Excessively:  Acral Lick Dermatitis in Dogs  (06-08-16)

Lumps and Bumps:  Lumps, Bumps, Cysts & Growths on Dogs  (10-18-16)

Mange:    What is Mange in Dogs?  (03-20-17)

Penis:  “Petmd”:Dog Penis Health Guide: Everything You Need to Know (02-25-20)

 

Common Disorders

 

Anxiety and Calming Herbs :  Herbs that Can Help Calm Your Dog (07-31-16)

Common Diseases:    5 Common Diseases and Treatments (08-31-19)

Common Health Issues:  5 Common Health Issues that Cat and Dog Owners Need to Look Out For  (09-28-19)

Common Puppy Diseases:  6 Common Illnesses to Watch for in Puppies  (04-22-17)

Contagious Diseases:  Some of the More Common Contagious Canine Diseases  (08-08-16)

Diarrhea:  Diarrhea Overview and Treatment  (07-30-18)

Diarrhea:    Dog Diarrhea – Small and Large Intestines (06-17-16)

Energy, Lack of:  Why Does My Dog Have Low Energy?  (04-16-15)

Flu:  The Dog Flu  (01-25-18)

Headaches:  Discover 13 Reasons Why Do Dogs Get Headaches  (05-08-17)

Heart worm:   “FDA”:FDA Approves Simparica Trio, a Combination Drug for Heartworm and Other Parasites (03-02-20)

Hematomas:  Hematomas In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments  (08-05-17)

Penis:  “Petmd”:Dog Penis Health Guide: Everything You Need to Know (02-25-20)

Pseudocoprostasis: How to Clean Dried Poop Off Your Dog  (02-11-18)

Pregnancy;Unexpected:  Pooch Pregnancy Questions  (08-10-17)

Stress:  Pets Feel More Than Physical Stress  (09-09-16)

Worms:  Worming Your Dog  (03-12-18)

Constipation

Constipation Symptoms:  Canine Constipation  (11-19-16)

Pooping:  Your Dog and Its Poop (02-01-20)

 

Cushing’s Disease

 

Cushing’s Disease:  Symptoms and Treatment (10-26-15)

Hairloss:  Dog Losing Hair – Its Causes and How to Deal With It  (05-17-19)

Dental Care

Dental Care Guide: Complete Guide to Pet Dental Care (06-21-19)

Dental Care  Dental Hygiene is Just as Important for Pets  (05-20-19)

Diabetes

 

Caring For:  6 Tips for Taking Great Care of Your Diabetic Pet  (03-14-17)

Feeding:  Best Food for A Diabetic Dog  (11-25-16)

Website: Information for owners of Canine’s with Diabetes Mellitus (07-02-17)

 

Distemper

 

Distemper  Canine Distemper  (06-22-18)

Vaccine:  Modified Live Vaccine (MLV) for Distemper (06-26-16)

 

Dehydration

 

Dogs and Dehydration    (06-25-13)

Ears

Cleaning:  How to Clean Dog Ears with Hydrogen Peroxide  (02-10-18)

Hematomas:  Hematomas In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments  (08-05-17)

Living With  Help For Living With A Deaf Dog  (01-19-15)

Preventing Infections:  Things To Do Now To Prevent Ear Infections In Dogs (01-27-17)

Warnings:  Eye Injuries Reported with the Use of Certain Ear Medications for Dogs  (12-06-17)

 

Ebola

 Ebola  Ebola and Pets  (10-21-14)

 

Epilepsy

Treatment:   A Breakthrough in Epilepsy Treatment for Dogs  (12-18-17)

 

Eyes

 

Blind Dog:  Living With A Blind Dog  (02-23-15)

Blind DogLiving With One and Helping Other Blind Dogs (04-07-15)

Eye Goop:  Normal or Symptom? (11-10-17)

Medications:  Formulations and Routes of Administration for Eye Medicines  (02-08-18)

Service Dogs:  Organization Provides Free Eye Exams To Service Animals Every May (05-04-17)

Sleeping:  Can Dogs Sleep With Their Eyes Open?  (03-24-18)

 

First Aid

 

AVAM:  First Aid Basics (09-11-16)

Chocking:  Your Dog is Choking – What to Do Next!  (10-31-16)

CPR:  CPR Illustrated (04-03-16)

First Aid Kit:  Pet First Aid Kit (02-22-20)

Kit, Holistic:  An Holistic First Aid Kit  (09-11-15)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Wounds:  PetMed: How to Clean and Treat Dog Wounds at Home (04-21-20)

General Health Articles

Alternative Care:  Alternative Treatments to Improve Your Pet’s Health  (10-29-19)

Autism:  Can Dogs Have Autism  (03-23-18)

Basic Dog CareHow to Avoid Costly Vet Visits  (11-23-15)

Clinical Trials for Pets: Policy Lab Pet Clinical Trials (09-20-19)

Colds:  Can My Dog Catch A Cold?  (02-17-16)

Common Illness:  Most Common and Most Expensive Dog Illness  (12-10-17)

Coffee and Caffeine:  Dogs and Cats and Caffeine (Coffee) (04-30-20)

Covid-19:  Covid-19 and Your Pets (06-07-20)

Coronavirus: CORONAVIRUS: SHOULD WE BE WORRIED ABOUT OUR DOGS AND CATS? (05-15-20)

Coronavirus:  What Pet Parents Need to Know About the New Coronavirus (02-18-20)

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

Emergency Vet Costs:  Emergency Medical Care  (08-08-17)

First Aid Kit:  Pet First Aid Kit (02-22-20)

Food Not For Dogs:  Over 47 Toxic Foods and Poisonous Plants for Dogs  (03-13-17)

FDA Improper Dosage:  Labeling Changes for Human Critical Care Medications also Used on Pets  (07-28-17)

Flu:  The Dog Flu  (11-07-17)

Health Guide:  Your Pet Health Guide  (08-01-16)

Health Signs:  Health Signals from Your Dog  (02-28-17)

Health Improvement:  Improve Your Pet’s Health (03-04-20)

Healthy Pets: 5 Ways to Keep Your Pets Healthy All Year Long  (05-07-19)

Healthy Dogs:  Steps To A Health Dog (03-30-20)

Heart worm:   “FDA”:FDA Approves Simparica Trio, a Combination Drug for Heartworm and Other Parasites (03-02-20)

Herbs, Calming:  Herbs that Can Help Calm Your Dog (07-29-15)

Home Remedies:  Some Simple Remedies for Common Ailments  (09-06-15)

Human Bond:  The Human-Animal Bond in Health Care (10-26-16)

illness:  Knowing what to do when your Dog is Sick  (06-09-19)

Medical Marajuana:   Medical Marijuana and Your Dog (05-04-20)

Medical Marajuana:  Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs  (05-08-18)

Medical Payments:  7 Ways to Budget For a Pet’s Unexpected Medical Needs  (10-09-19)

Myths:  6 Dog Health Myths You Need to Stop Believing (12-11-16)

Pandemics:  Your Dog and Pandemics (06-03-20)

Penis:  “Petmd”:Dog Penis Health Guide: Everything You Need to Know (02-25-20)

Pet Care:  5 Best Pet Care Tips  (11-06-19)

Poisons, Rat:  Tell EPA to Ban Rodenticides  (01-23-18)

Pregnancy;Unexpected:  Pooch Pregnancy Questions  (08-10-17)

Prosthetics:  3D Prosthetics for Dogs and Vets  (01-23-16)

Puppy, New Born:  Rearing of a newborn orphan puppy  (08-31-15)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Second Hand Smoke:  Second Hand Smoke Hurts Pets  (07-27-16)

Sharing Microbes:  Can Your Dog Improve Your Biome?  (12-14-16)

Sugar Free?:  May Not Be Safe for Dogs  (07-01-15)

Treats:  Do we “over-treat” our dogs?  (03-08-15)

Vitamin D:  Vitamin D Toxicity in Dogs  (02-15-19)

 

Heart

 

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

Diet> FDA Provides Third Status Report on Investigation into Potential Connection Between Certain Diets and Cases of Canine Heart Disease (06-27-19)

Diet:  Update on July 12, 2018 report on Canine Diet and Heart Disease  (02-26-19)

Diet:  FDA Investigating Potential Connection Between Diet and Cases of Canine Heart Disease  (07-12-18)

Grain in Diet:  FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine’s Investigation into a Possible Connection Between Diet and Canine Heart Disease  (08-10-18)

Heart Diseases: Top Ten Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs (05-06-15)

Heartworm:  Heartworm Disease in Dogs (02-12-20)

Heartworm: FDA Approves ProHeart 12 (moxidectin) for Prevention of Heartworm Disease in Dogs (07-02-19)

Heartworm:  FDA Approves Diroban, the First Generic Drug to Treat Heartworm Disease in Dogs (02-17-17)

 

Liver

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

Liver Diseases:   Liver Disease in Dogs: Causes, Complications and Treatments (11-16-19)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Lyme Disease

Tick Season 2018:  TICKS, DOGS, AND US  (07-04-18)

Ticks and Lyme Disease:  Ticks and Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention (08-24-17)

 

Medications

Alternative Care:  Alternative Treatments to Improve Your Pet’s Health  (10-29-19)

CBDWhen Is It Okay to Give Your Pet CBD?  (04-08-19)

Dangerous Mixes:  Dangerous Pet Medication Mixes to Avoid  (03-29-18)

FDA Improper Dosage:  Labeling Changes for Human Critical Care Medicat ions also Used on Pets  (07-28-17)

First Aid Kit:  Pet First Aid Kit (02-22-20)

Fish Oil:  Omega Oils for Dogs  (07-05-16)

Giving Medications:  How to give medications to your pet (04-03-15)

Heart worm:   “FDA”:FDA Approves Simparica Trio, a Combination Drug for Heartworm and Other Parasites (03-02-20)

Home Remedies:  Some Simple Remedies for Common Ailments  (09-06-15)

Medical Marajuana:  CBD Oil for Dogs: Benefits, Dosage Guidelines and Products (01-11-19)

Medical Marajuana:  Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs  (05-08-18)

Medical Marijuana:  Is Medical Marijuana Approved for Pets?  (03-27-15)

Medical Marijuana:  How Much Do We Know About Medical Marijuana for Pets?  (08-27-15)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Tick Season 2018:  TICKS, DOGS, AND US  (07-04-18)

Using Old Medications:  Dangers of Using Old Pet Prescriptions  (02-17-15)

Warnings:  Eye Injuries Reported with the Use of Certain Ear Medications for Dogs  (12-06-17)

Natural Remedies

Aromatherapy: Aromatherapy & Essential Oils  (06-13-17)

Essential Oils:  Great oils for the canine companion  (05-14-19)

Home Remedies:  Some Simple Remedies for Common Ailments  (09-06-15)

Ozone:  How Ozone Therapy Can Help Pets Suffering From Infections and More  (03-12-17)

Noses

 

Sneezing:  Is Your Dog Sneezing Too Much?  (08-04-13)

 

Nutrition

 

Guidelines:  Nutritional Guidelines (11-4-11)

Obesity

 

Determine Condition:  How to Find Your Dog’s Body Condition Score  (03-19-17)

Fat Dogs:  Tons of Fun  (06-04-17)

Obesity and Vets:  6 Reasons Why It’s Hard for Veterinarians to Talk About Overweight Pets  (04-27-18)

Weight:  Is My Dog or Cat a Healthy Weight? Important Questions to Ask the Vet  (03-02-17)

Older Dogs

Behavior:  Behavior Changes in Senior Dogs  (06-23-17)

Dementia:  Canine Dementia in Your Aging Dog, or Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (05-01-17)

Good Health:  General Care: Senior Dog Care  (01-03-17)

Head-Tilt:   Idiopathic Vestibular Disease  (11-20-15)

Heat Stroke:  Heat Stroke in Older Dogs  (07-20-16)

Incontinence:  Urinary / fecal incontinence  (09-09-18)

Laser Treatment:  Keeping Seniors Pain Free  (07-21-17)

Pain Management

 

Gabapentin:  Gabapentin for Dogs: What You Need to Know (06-25-17)

Pain: Signs A Dog Is In Pain (10-17-18)

Pain:  See and Hear Your Pet’s Pain  (03-29-15)

Medical Marajuana:  Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs  (05-08-18)

NSAIDs:  NSAIDs: FDA’S Warning  (08-01-17)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Pancreatitis

 

Pancreatitis:  Canine Pancreatitis  (03-06-13)

Urine Testing at Home:    Pet – Home Urine Testing    (09-17-13)

 

Parasites

 

Heartworm:  Heartworm Disease in Dogs (02-12-20)

Heartworm:  FDA Approves Diroban, the First Generic Drug to Treat Heartworm Disease in Dogs (02-17-17)

Worms:  Worming Your Dog  (03-12-18)

Worms:    How do Dog Get Worms?  (01-03-15)

 

Parvovirus

 

Parvo:  Why You Must Vaccinate Against Parvo  (01-16-17)

 

Pet Insurance

 

Definitions:  Why Do We Need It and What Is It All About  (07-12-16)

Recommendations:  The Best Dog Insurance for Sick Dogs  (12-18-16)

 

Poisons

 

Chocolate:  How Much Chocolate Can Poison Your Dog  (02-18-15)

Electronic Cigarettes:  Electronic Cigarette Warning  (04-04-14)

Lawn Care Dangers  Lawn Care and Its Threat To Your Dog  (05-19-13)

Poisons, Control Center:ASPCA Poison Control Center (09-18-15)

Poison Control: Pet Poison Helpline®

Poisons:  Poisons (Swallowed)  (09-18-11)

Poisons:  What To Do if Your Dog’s Been Poisoned  (06-10-11)

Poisons, Antifreeze:  Antifreeze Just Got Safer (But Not Safe)  (02-14-13)

Poisons, Aspirin:   Aspirin toxicity in dogs.

Poisons, Household:  Pet Health and Household Cleaning Agents  (02-07-10)

Poisons, Plants:  20 Common House Plants: Are They Dangerous to Your Dog?  (11/03/10)

Poisons, Prescriptions:  Protect Your Dog from Human Prescriptions (09-19-12)

Poisons, Rat:  EPA Changes the Rules on Anti-coagulant Rodenticide and  Changes May Actually Endanger More Pets  (03-16-13)

Salmonella:  Salmonella Poisoning and Your Dog  (08-12-13)

Signs of Poisoning: How to spot signs of poisoning in dogs and how to react! (07-11-19)

Spiders:  Black Widow Spider Bites  (08-31-14)

Spiders:  Brown Recluse Spider Bites   (09-19-14)

Xylitol: Paws Off Xylitol; It’s Dangerous for Dogs (07-09-19)

 

Preventatives and Treatments

 

Antioxidants:   Antioxidants for Cats and Dogs    (10-08-13)

Aspirin:  Aspirin Toxicity in Dogs  (12-09-11)

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

Diarrhea:  How To Treat Pet Diarrhea At Home  (06-10-13)

Ear Mites:  Ear Mites In Dogs And Cats: Top 5 Sure Fire Remedies That Work (03-10-12)

Elizabethan Collar:  The Elizabethan Collar — The Cone of Shame, Not!  (02-22-13)

FDA Improper Dosage:  Labeling Changes for Human Critical Care Medications also Used on Pets  (07-28-17)

First Aid Kit:  Pet First Aid Kit (02-22-20)

Flea Control:  Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Fleas On Your Pet  (02-24-17)

Fleas and Ticks:  FDA advice for safe use of treatments  (06-25-14)

Foot (Paw) Care:  Your Dog’s Foot Care    (10-19-13)

Generic:  Generic Pet Drugs…Good or Bad for Your Pets?  (06-06-12)

Heart worm:   “FDA”:FDA Approves Simparica Trio, a Combination Drug for Heartworm and Other Parasites (03-02-20)

Heat Stroke, Treatment:  Heat Brutality – Heatstroke  (09-15-09)

Hydro Therapy:    Hydrotherapy Can Make A Big Splash In Your Dog’s Health  (02-21-18)

Intestinal Bacteria:  You Are What You Eat  (04-09-15)

Ivermectin:  Ivermectin and the Importance of the Dosage Size in Dogs  (01-13-13)

Licking Wounds:  Does Dog Licking Help?    (09-04-13)

Medications:  Understanding Pet Medication  (07-29-12)

Meds, On-Line:  Pet meds On-line  (04-16-12)

Natural Remedies:  Handle Fleas and Ticks the Natural Way  (05-12-13)

Pain, NSAIDS:  Canine Pain and NSAIDs (02-17-12)

Probiotic:  21st Century Probiotic Restores Digestive Balance Quickly and Safely  (06/22/09)

Rimadyl:    Rimadyl Risks Liver Failure (06-10-17)

Skunks:    After Your Dog Meets the Skunk  (02-12-13)

Stress:  Canine Stress Therapies  (08-08-12)

Surgery:  Pet Surgery – Pre-Anesthetic Lab Work  (07-31-12)

Symptom Checker:  Download the petMD Symptom Checker App for Free  (10-19-12)

Tick Season 2018:  TICKS, DOGS, AND US  (07-04-18)

Urine Testing at Home:    Pet – Home Urine Testing    (09-17-13)

 

Rabies

 

Rabies:  Exposure to Rabies  (04-08-12)

Vaccinations, how often:  Rabies Vaccinations – How Often?  (05-15-13)

Vaccinations Necessary:  Are Rabies Vaccinations Necessary?  (09-08-14)

 

Seizures

 

Canine Seizures (09-13-12)

 

Spay and Neuter

 

Health: Early Surgery:  Health Implications in Early Spay and Neuter in Dogs  (03-14-13)

Best Time:   What Is the Best Age to Spay or Neuter Your Dog or Cat?    (10-26-13)

Explained:  Spaying and Castration – (Neutering) Dogs and Cats (01-09-11)

Male Neutering:  When and Why To Neuter Your Male Dog  (05-10-13)

Need To:  Spay and/or Neuter Your Pet (03-17-12)

 

Stomach

 

Digestive System:  Upset Stomach (02-18-17)

Dog Stomach Problems  (08-16-12)

 

Stroke

 

Canine Stroke  (07-22-12)

 

Supplements

 

What To Know:  Five Things to Know About Pet Supplements  (05-22-13)

Symptoms Checker

 

Download the petMD Symptom Checker App for Free  (10-19-12)

 

Teeth

 

Bad Breath:  Does Your Dog Have Bad Breath?  (07-10-13)

Brushing:  How to Brush a Dog’s Teeth  (03-23-17)

Cleaning:  The Natural Way to Avoid Costly Cleanings  (08-06-17)

Teething, puppy:  Puppy Teething Symptoms & What to Do for a Teething Puppy  (06-19-17)

Tooth Care:  Dental Hygiene  (03-30-18)

Thyroid

Hypothyroidism:  HYPOTHYROIDISM IN DOGS  (12-26-16)

New Treatment Drug:  FDA-New Hypothyroidism Drug (02-21-16)

 

Urinary Tract

Bladder:  Dog bladder infections  (05-03-18)

Complicated Infections:  Complicated Urinary Tract Infections  (09-24-12)

CT scans:  CT Scans in Pets: Everything You Need to Know  (07-12-17)

Incontinence:  Urinary: Incontinence  (03-21-17)

Kidney Stones:  Many dogs with kidney stones have no apparent signs…  (05-05-16)

Treatment:  Unconventional Treatment Methods for Canine Urinary Tract Infections  (09-24-12)

Uncomplicated Infections:  Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections  (09-24-12)

Urinary Tract Infections:  Your Dog Needs to Urinate on a Regular Basis  (12-12-14)

Urine Testing at Home:    Pet – Home Urine Testing    (09-17-13)

 

Vaccinations

 

Defining:    Dog Vaccinations  (05-04-13)

Fear:  Dogs Fear of Vets    (05-02-14)

Illness:  Can My Pet be Affected by Vaccinosis – Part 1 and Part 2  (10-12-14)

Importance:  Vaccinations are Important To Your Dogs’ Health  (06-13-14)

Kennel Cough:  Bordetella…The Misunderstood Vaccine (Kennel Cough)   (01-03-14)

Puppies:  Puppy Vaccines: Why Your Puppy Needs So Many Shots (03-03-20)

Rabies:  Rabies Vaccinations – How Often?  (05-15-13)

Reactions:  Reactions to vaccinations  (03-01-12)

Vaccination and Immune Systems:  WHAT’S IN THAT VACCINE  (10-06-16)

 

Veterinarians

Appointments:  4 Things Pet Parents Do at Vet Appointments That Drive the Staff Nuts (03-10-20)

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Budgeting:  Healthy Pets on a Dime  (05-14-14)

Choosing a Vet:  7 Vital Vet Tips  (10-25-15)

Common Illness:  Most Common and Most Expensive Dog Illness  (12-10-17)

Cost:  Why Are Vet Visits So Costly?  (11-11-17)

Costs:  Medical Care for Dogs  (08-13-17)

Costs, low:Low Cost Vet Care Options You Should Know  (10-07-16)

Cost Mitigation:Pet Health Care On A Budget  (03-29-13)

Communications: How To Communicate with your Vet  (03-03-12)

Emergency Vet Costs:  Emergency Medical Care  (08-08-17)

Finding A Vet:Finding the right veterinarian  (01-05-12)

First Visit:Your New Puppy’s Visit To The Vet  (06-21-13)

Go To The Vet:  How to know when it’s time to see the Vet  (05-13-17)

Healing:Vets Help The Healing Process  (06-08-14)

Health Checks:  Check Your Pet’s Heath (02-07-20)

Home Exam:Give Your Dog A Periodic Home Exam  (07-19-13)

Medical Trials:  Should You Enroll Your Pet in a Clinical Trial?  (09-23-18)

Medications:Understanding Pet Medication  (07-29-12)

Mistakes By Vets?  Missed Diagnoses: What to Do When You Think Your Vet Is Missing Something  (05-04-18)

New Vet; Finding:  Tips for Finding a New Veterinarian  (02-22-18)

Overnight Stays:  What Your Pet’s Overnight Vet Visit Is Like  (06-03-17)

Puppies: Puppy’s First Visit  (09-12-14)

Treatment VisibilityYou Be There!!!  (03-27-18)

Second Opinions:When to Get a Second Opinion (11-22-16)

Surgery:Pet Surgery – Pre-Anesthetic Lab Work  (07-31-12)

VetsAdvice Online:Veterinary Medicine Online – What Sites Can You Trust?    (09-15-13)

 

Virus

Corona Virus: TheDogPlace:Your Dog, Your Health and the 2020 Virus (03-14-20)

Swine Flu:  Update on Swine Flu In Dogs  (12-28-16)

 

Vomiting

Home Remedies Home Remedies for Vomiting Dogs (10-22-17)

Reasons:  Why Is Your Dog Throwing Up? Symptoms and Treatment (05-25-18)