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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Noticing Dog UTI Symptoms? It Could Be Something More . . .
You and your dog might not agree about how many biscuits he should get a day, but you can certainly agree that urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a pain. Urinary tract infections are uncomfortable, to say the least, and downright dangerous at the worst. In most cases, these infections resolve with treatment and do not […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/noticing-dog-uti-symptoms-could-be-something-more/ | September 1, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Rash on Belly
Rashes on dog bellies may look alarming and uncomfortable, but they are quite common. These rashes can have a variety of causes, from a simple bacterial skin infection to a more serious underlying condition, such as Cushing’s disease. If left untreated, your dog's rash could develop into an unpleasant skin infection that will require veterinary […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-rash-on-belly/ | August 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment
Have you heard someone tell you that her dog has allergies? Has your veterinarian suggested that allergies could be a problem for your dog? Do you suspect that your dog has allergies? If so, then you’ve probably realized that allergies in dogs are not quite as simple as we might wish. For starters, there […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-allergies-symptoms-treatment/ | August 24, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Can Dogs Get Colds?
Rarely life threatening, but always irritating, the common cold is just a fact of life. But what about dogs? Do they get colds? Dogs can get infections that make them sneeze and sniffle, just like we do. However, your dog's cold symptoms could also be the result of a more serious disease. What […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-dogs-get-colds/ | August 23, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Anemia in Dogs
As humans, we tend to find blood, and anything related to blood, a little scary. This makes perfect sense on a psychological level, but it can sometimes mean that our brains shut down when we are confronted with anything to do with our dogs’ blood. If your veterinarian has diagnosed your dog with anemia, […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/anemia-in-dogs/ | August 21, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Cloudy Eyes in Dogs
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then it is no wonder we get worried when our dog's eyes start getting cloudy. After all, we don't want our dogs to lose their vision or be uncomfortable. As with people, when dogs have cloudy eyes it may be a natural part of the […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cloudy-eyes-in-dogs/ | August 18, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 16 of the Greatest Pug Memes on the Internet
The phrase "multum in parvo," meaning a great deal in a small space, is often used to described the charming, loving, and mischievous Pug. Don't let their size fool you; any Pug owner will confirm that you're getting tons of personality with this dog. And that's why Pugs make the perfect meme subjects. A […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/greatest-pug-memes-on-internet/ | August 10, 2017
Expert Advice: Senior Dog Health Strategies to Help Manage Cognitive Decline in Senior Dogs
Senior dogs look and behave differently than they did in their younger years. They might become gray around the muzzle, be slower to get up and lie down, or sleep more than they used to. Some of these changes are due to symptoms of physical conditions, but there may be cognitive issues, as well. For […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/manage-cognitive-decline-in-senior-dogs/ | August 1, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions A Dog Having Trouble Urinating Could Be a Cancer Symptom — Get Him Checked
You and your dog might not agree about how many biscuits he should get a day, but you can certainly agree that urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a pain. Urinary tract infections are uncomfortable, to say the least, and downright dangerous at the worst. In most cases, these infections resolve with treatment and do not […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-having-trouble-urinating/ | July 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Macadamia Nuts?
Macadamia nuts, although not usually an everyday food, are often found in baked goods, including cakes, cookies, muffins, and even trail mix. Are they safe for dogs? Absolutely not! In fact, macadamia nuts are often listed as among the top human foods to avoid giving your dog. The consequences of eating macadamia nuts include […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-macadamia-nuts/ | July 28, 2017