My Dog Ate Charcoal! What do I do?

If your dog ate charcoal, contact your veterinarian. This is necessary if your dog ate any charcoal with fire accelerants or if they ate a large amount of charcoal. Your dog will need urgent care in these cases.

How to treat Alopecia in Dogs

Alopecia, commonly known as hair loss, is a common condition in dogs. While all dogs may be at risk of developing varying degrees of alopecia, there are contributing factors that may predispose your dog to this condition.

My dog has eaten Gum What Should I Do?

Many gums — especially those that are sugar-free — contain the sweetener xylitol. Xylitol is a sweetener most commonly found in food products but can be found in other consumer goods, like toothpaste, as well. 

Dog Cognitive Dysfunction in Canines

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS) is estimated to affect 14% to 35% of all dogs, although it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact prevalence due to the difficulty in diagnosing and lack of centralized reporting

My Dog Ate An Silica Package: What Do I Do?

Many packaged products — from shoes and electronics to food — come with a little packet designed to keep them dry called a silica packet. And, they often are labeled with a “do not eat.”

How To Care For Blind Dog

The idea of caring for a blind dog can be intimidating: What special care needs to be taken? Is it possible to treat him as a normal dog? Are there extra financial stresses with the care of a blind dog

Cut My Dog? Is That Ok?

It’s a common misconception that shaving a dog’s coat will make her cooler in the hot summer months. However, a dog’s coat helps regulate body temperature.

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