— Finding little white flakes around the house? Dog dandruff can be caused by multiple factors, including diet, grooming, and parasites.
— Congestive heart failure in dogs is a cumulative problem normally caused by an enlarged heart or a heart-valve malfunction.
— Dogs do have sweat glands, but panting is their main source of stress and heat relief.
— The mouth is a primary means for a puppy to interact with the world, but training is needed when puppy biting turns from playful to harmful.
— A dog's estrous cycle is different from the human menstrual cycle -- here's how.
— A fire can instantly turn your home into chaos; make sure you and your dog are ready for danger.
— My dog Buster and I were victims of a midnight attack -- here's what I did to remove the smell.
— A person's business card might say "professional," but you could be dealing with a fool -- or worse. Here are some bad example I've encountered.
— When the right guy comes along, I'll know it -- and so will my dogs Bella, DiDi, and Toby.
— Brain activity during sleep suggests dogs do dream, but what dogs dream about is less certain.
— I discovered a brilliant way to clean even the nastiest dog accidents -- behold, the humble wet-vac.
— Don't wait until the first firework explodes before you think to check on your dog. Here are six tips to keep her comfortable and safe.
— Allergies lead to foot-licking, scratching, ear infections, hair loss, anal gland problems, and inflamed skin -- here's what you can do about it.
— 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.
— When you add a service dog to your family, it's up to you to protect yourself from scammers.
— Some dog breeds need swimming lessons; here's how to make the training safe and easy.
— Lice are uncommon for dogs, and infestations must be severe before the worst symptoms arise.
— I call my dispute resolution plan CuReD, and it has worked to manage cranky neighbors -- or at least make dog owners feel better ignoring them.
— The plastic bag may be king, but there are other ways to get the job done; here are some of those.
— The dog has one of the best scenting noses in the natural world -- let's go inside and find out why.
— If you're out of commission due to an illness or injury, a walk isn't always possible. Here's how to keep your dog exercised.
— As the only campground in the U.S. dedicated to dogs, North Carolina's Four Paws Kingdom offers an unparalleled canine camping experience.
— So what if you can foster only one dog in your entire lifetime? It still means the world to that dog.
— Thousands of pets die annually by drowning; here's what to know at the beach or at the pool.
— If a tornado strike is a common occurrence in your area, don't be caught off guard when it hits.
— We know dogs make life worth living; here are 5 ways they are literally good for our health.
— Tooth brushing isn't the only thing you can do -- here are some other tricks to help maintain good oral hygiene.
— If your dog becomes lost, she stands a dramatically better chance of being returned if she has a microchip and the information is current.
— The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that every year, more than 4.5 million people in the United States are victims of dog bites.
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