— Rockster's resident vet answers some of the most common questions he gets about rocks -- sort of.
— Neodymium magnets are common in households around the world, but they can cause disastrous injuries in dogs who swallow them.
— For years, conventional wisdom held that most seizures in older dogs were caused by brain tumors, but a new study challenges that.
— Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) is a common condition in dogs, but what causes it is a bit of a mystery.
— Puppy mange sounds scary, but it is actually quite common and usually not dangerous -- and some of the most effective treatments are very simple.
— A Beagle came to me with mysterious symptoms. It turned out he had eaten one of the most dangerous -- and common -- items to dogs in the U.S.
— A reader wonders whether her dog might have died after eating a THC edible. Our vet has a one-word answer.
— Most Thanksgiving foods are okay in moderation, but it's the extras in some foods -- and excessive consumption -- that cause dogs problems.
— The furry masked bandits might be cute, but the scavengers also can be dogs' worst enemies.
— A reader wonders whether consumption years ago is contributing to erratic behavior in her dog.
— Collapsing trachea is a very common cause of coughing in dogs, and serious consequences are possible.
— October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month; here are questions to ask the shelter -- and yourself.
— Spanish authorities euthanized a dog owned by an Ebola patient. Was their action justified?
— Measuring the trend depends on who you ask, but obesity does cause real problems for dogs.
— Microchips should be backup ID for lost dogs, but some dog owners don't use them properly.
— Voice change in dogs has many causes, but one is the deadliest known disease to dogs and humans.
— The EPA has put restrictions on certain types of rodenticide, which dogs and other animals frequently consume; some have no antidotes.
— Late summer is peak canine allergy season; here are the causes and treatments of allergies in dogs.
— A puppy came to the emergency vet with frightening symptoms. Were they caused by a vaccine or was something more serious going on?
— Let's be clear. "Dog lipstick" is a euphemism for penis, and most people don't like seeing it.
— Vaccines are remarkable medical developments, but there can be too much of a good thing.
— A well-known vet worries that revealing expensive treatment options might move society in the wrong direction -- I think that's absurd.
— Dogs sometimes jump through windows; here are the most common injures that result from it.
— Some people and companies claim their diet is ideal for dogs, but there might not be such a thing.
— My dog Buster and I were victims of a midnight attack -- here's what I did to remove the smell.
— Foxtails hurt dogs all over. These stories illustrate the dangers of canine public enemy No. 1.
— It has been right in front of me all along. How could I not have seen it until now?
— Because of breathing issues, some dog breeds are on no-fly lists, but that doesn't stop some sneaky owners when they travel by air.
— First of all, you won't need to bring him to the vet -- you might not even be allowed to!
— Most of these medications also protect dogs -- and people -- from other potentially serious diseases.
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