Dog Health

Check out the latest tips on maintaining your dog’s health. Educate yourself on the best ways to handle common dog health problems. If you are ever in doubt, please contact the vet right away!

Dogs Can Eat Watermelon but Only Certain Parts

Most dogs won’t have a problem eating watermelon as long as you discard the parts that are unsafe for them.

Dogs Can Eat Strawberries in Moderation

It’s safe for most dogs to eat strawberries as long as they are only given in small amounts.

What to Do if Your Old Dog is Eating Dirt

Has your old dog suddenly started to eat dirt when playing or walking outside? Here are the reasons they engage in this behavior.

Why Your Dog Scratches His Neck Until it Bleeds

Here are the reasons why your dog might be scratching his neck until the skin gets raw and starts bleeding.

Dogs Do have Feeling in their Tails

Yes, there are nerves and pain receptors along the dog’s tail. They would feel pain if you were to accidentally step on it.

Can Unvaccinated Puppies Be Around Vaccinated Dogs?

Generally speaking, it should be fine for unvaccinated puppies to be around vaccinated dogs but there are other considerations to take note of.

Don’t Use Human Lotion on a Dog’s Paw

Here are the reasons why you shouldn’t use a human lotion on a dog’s paw.

Dogs Can Die from a Broken Leg if You Aren’t Careful

The risk of death will depend on the severity of the injury and how well you take care of your pet.

Here’s What Happens if You Don’t Neuter Your Dog

There are pros and cons to both neutering and not neutering your dog. Here are things to consider if you decide to not neuter your dog.

Dog Seems Fine After Getting Hit by a Car

Does your dog seem fine after getting hit by a car? Don’t assume. Take your dog to the vet for proper diagnosis.

What a Clear Urine Means About Your Dog’s Health

Clear urine is not always a sign of a healthy dog. Here are few health considerations for dogs that pee clear urine.

Don’t Let Your Dog Eat Boba or Tapioca Pearls

For health reasons, it’s important to not let your dog eat boba or tapioca pearls.

Can Dogs Die from the Leptospirosis Vaccine?

Like any other vaccine and medication, there is a risk to using the leptospirosis vaccine but that doesn’t necessarily mean your dog will die from it.

What to Do if Your Dog Gets Bit by a Raccoon

Visit the vet as soon as possible if your dog gets bit by a wild raccoon. Bites by wild animals can be dangerous to pets.

Dogs Can Eat Cat Grass in Moderation

Yes, it’s fine for dogs to nibble at the cat grass as long as they aren’t eating too much of it at once.

Sevin Dust isn’t Safe for Dogs

Trying to get rid of pests from the vegetable garden bed? Find out if it’s safe to use Sevin dust around pets.

Dogs Can Eat Ribeye Bones in Moderation

Dogs can be given ribeye bones as long as the dog owner remembers a couple of safety conditions.

It Can Take Several Days to Weeks for Dog Paw Pad Injuries to Heal

The healing time of a dog paw pad injury will depend on the severity of the injury and the care you take throughout the healing process.

Avoid Letting Your Dog Eat or Chew Sugar Cane

Here are the reasons why we would avoid letting your dog eat or chew sugar cane.

Never Brushed Your Dog’s Teeth? Start Now

It’s never too late to start brushing your dog’s teeth. Here are the reasons why you should start now.