— My dog has the Puppy Stupids; this is why I had to comb through her poop in the dead of night.
— Changes in light, temperature, and food present health hazards inside and outside the home.
— Spina bifida causes incontinence and back-leg disorders, but it hasn't stopped this rowdy bunch.
— It's Food Safety Month; here are health and safety tips on how you can protect your dog.
— Taming the fur forest isn't always easy. We asked an expert how owners can avoid common grooming gaffes.
— Microchips should be backup ID for lost dogs, but some dog owners don't use them properly.
— Certain types of peanuts and peanut butter are generally safe for dogs to eat on special occasions.
— Annie sits in what's called a Bailey chair because she has megaesophagus; the chair and the condition are more common that one might think.
— My dog doesn't like to swim, and it might be my fault -- I took him to a river his first time out.
— Voice change in dogs has many causes, but one is the deadliest known disease to dogs and humans.
— The chain will pay vet bills for a woman who suspects drying caused the death of her dog shortly after a grooming. Should it do more?
— My dogs seek the sun multiple times in a single day. Are your dogs the same way?
— My wife and I opened Peaceful Pets Aquamation because cremation is bad for the environment -- and it's an idea that's stuck in the past.
— Albinism in dogs is caused by a lack of melanin and pigmentation; albino dogs are pretty rare.
— The EPA has put restrictions on certain types of rodenticide, which dogs and other animals frequently consume; some have no antidotes.
— As kids go back to school, daycare can help stem separation anxiety; here's what you need to know.
— More dog owners are including acupuncture as part of a larger health strategy.
— Late summer is peak canine allergy season; here are the causes and treatments of allergies in dogs.
— Among the benefits of canine massage are stress relief for people and dogs, and strengthening the bond between humans and animals.
— 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.
— In a thunderstorm, Tucker scrambled onto our roof, then jumped off and ran across town before collapsing. Has your dog been scared like that?
— We round up our best Dogster posts on why adding a microchip to your dog's ID is a good idea.
— Vaccines are remarkable medical developments, but there can be too much of a good thing.
— The first time I took Sasha to a dog park, she immediately ran up to another dog parent and sat on the bench next to her.
— The average lifespan of a dog depends on several factors, most importantly weight and size.
— The tender flesh of a ripe peach is safe for dogs in limited quantities, but peach pits or peaches in heavy syrup should be avoided.
— It scares me to death when one of my dogs has a seizure, and I've worked hard to find the causes. Does your dog have seizures, too?
— A well-known vet worries that revealing expensive treatment options might move society in the wrong direction -- I think that's absurd.
— Having opinions and thoughtful discussion is great, but endless debates over proper dog care can suck the joy out of being a dog owner.
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