Day: January 17, 2018

A golden dog sleeping on a couch.

Hypothyroidism in Dogs — Why Does It Happen and Can You Treat It?

When we think of a dog’s metabolism, the immediate association tends to be with words like “slow” or “fast,” and linked with weight gain or loss. Metabolism concerns much more than weight, though; it is fundamentally involved in the operations of every major organ in the body. A small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck, called the …

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An embarrassed dog covering his face.

Is Your Dog’s Lipstick ‘Stuck’? Could It Be Dog Paraphimosis?

If you have a male dog, you’ve likely seen your dog’s “lipstick,” also referred to as a “red rocket” or “third eye” (the last one is a common phrase among dog photographers). These are the polite code terms we’ve adopted to refer to that canine oddity that is the dog penis protruding from the prepuce, …

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