Category: Dog Health + Care

How to Help a Dog With Arthritis at Home
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How to Help a Dog With Arthritis at Home

Seeing your dog getting old isn’t easy. Many problems come with age and arthritis in dogs and humans is probably one of the most common diseases. Arthritis usually affects the joints of the elbows, knees, and hips making any movement less smooth and painful. You are probably asking yourself “How can I help my dog […]

Do Dogs Toenails Grow Back
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Do Dogs Toenails Grow Back? Care + Recovery

Injuries to the dog’s nails are more common than you might think. When the toenails grow too long, they might get stuck in a hole or break during a game of chase. While this might leave smaller or bigger fractures, serious injuries can lead to a torn nail that has been ripped out by the […]

Everything You Need to Know About Dog Jowls
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Everything You Need to Know About Dog Jowls

Jowls are defined as loose flesh on the cheeks and throat. Every dog has this skin around his mouth but certain breeds are specifically bred to have floppy and unique looking jowls. But their purpose is not serving a cute wrinkly face, they are actually very important for dogs. The jowl protects the whole area […]

how to treat puppy diarrhea
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How to Treat Puppy Diarrhea

Puppies are a whole lot of work and we want them to have the best start in life possible. When I took my first puppy home, stress caused her very bad diarrhea. And she had a few problems with it afterwards because she puts everything in her mouth. Gladly, I could treat it at home […]

why is my puppy limping
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Why Is My Puppy Limping?

One week ago my puppy suddenly started limping in her right front leg which is definitely not a good sign as Rottweilers tend to have so many joint diseases. So we took her to the vet and got pain killers and the order to give her as much rest as possible for 10 days. We […]

Why Is My Dog Chewing on His Paws?
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Why Is My Dog Chewing on His Paws?

A dog that is chewing and licking on his paws is normal behavior and you have probably seen your dog doing this at least once. But if your dog is excessively chewing on his paws even when they are not dirty then there is probably something wrong. You will have to differentiate normal grooming from […]

8 alarming signs your dog may be sick
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8 Alarming Signs Your Dog May Be Sick

It is not always easy to determine if your dog is feeling sick or in pain. They are magicians when it comes to hiding any illness until it’s too late. The reason for that developed from their roots as wolves. Just like many groups, packs or herds, sick and weak animals have a high risk […]

why is my dog sneezing
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Why Is My Dog Sneezing?

A sneezing dog is a normal encounter and can have many causes of which most are healthy behaviors. Dogs do not sneeze as often as humans do and allergies are the least possible cause. They would rather cough or have irritated skin. Common Causes of Dog Sneezing Sneezing in dogs can occur from different causes […]

how to bond with your dog
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How to Bond With Your Dog

There is no stronger bond between humans and animals than the relationship with man’s best friend. Dogs and humans have been living together for over 20,000 years. We may descend mostly from apes but our emotional connection with canines is that much closer. How did the human/dog bond establish and how do we improve the […]