— After their beloved Sashi died, the boys founded PAWSitively Curing Cancer to raise funds for dog cancer research.
— Alopecia, or hair loss, in dogs has a range of causes, from environment to genetics. Let's examine the four most common.
— Everybody knows cats get hairballs, but can dogs? It turns out dogs do get hairballs -- here's what you need to know.
— As medical marijuana becomes more common, some vendors are starting to recommend it for dogs. Do their products promise too much?
— The hands-on class covered everything from severe vomiting to serious trauma, such as being hit by a car. I share what I learned.
— Chicago has an outbreak of the rare but highly infectious disease. Authorities are recommending vaccinations and that pet owners avoid dog parks.
— Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through tick bites. Here are symptoms, treatment options, and prevention tips.
— Rockster's resident vet answers some of the most common questions he gets about rocks -- sort of.
— When it comes to seizures in dogs, there are no easy answers. Epilepsy in dogs can be as difficult to diagnose as it is to treat effectively.
— Neodymium magnets are common in households around the world, but they can cause disastrous injuries in dogs who swallow them.
— Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) is a common condition in dogs, but what causes it is a bit of a mystery.
— I recently learned my dog had advanced tooth decay. Here's how you can prevent it.
— February offers no shortage of opportunities to imbibe, but under no circumstances should you share alcohol with your dog.
— February is full of tubers -- it's Potato Lover's Month and National Sweet Potato Month -- but is it safe to enjoy these staple veggies with our dogs?
— February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness month, so let's talk about the best ways to educate others.
— January 21 is National Granola Bar Day. Are these healthy snacks and their ingredients safe to share with your dog?
— 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.
— Canine influenza virus, which affects only dogs, is highly contagious, but usually runs its course within a few weeks.
— While skin tags and fatty tumors are common as dogs grow older, no skin growth should be dismissed without veterinary attention!
— All dogs have dewclaws on their front paws, some on their hind legs, and a select few even have double dewclaws! Learn all about them here.
— Rattlesnake bites are dangerous to dogs and expensive to treat. Learn how you can prevent snakebites and what to do if your dog gets bitten.
— A reader wonders whether consumption years ago is contributing to erratic behavior in her dog.
— Leading insurer reports it as the fastest-growing voluntary employee benefit.
— Collapsing trachea is a very common cause of coughing in dogs, and serious consequences are possible.
— Is the dog park the right place for your pooch?
— Measuring the trend depends on who you ask, but obesity does cause real problems for dogs.
— A pet hospice devised the Quality of Life Scale, which adds some objectivity into the highly emotional situation of considering euthanasia.
— Independence Day is one of the most stressful and potentially dangerous times of the year for pets.
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