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Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Brussels Sprouts?
  Brussels sprouts seem to be one of those foods that people either love or hate. If you’re in the former camp, you may be tempted to share some sprouts with your dog. But is it safe? The answer is yes, with a few precautions.   The Upside to Feeding Your Dog Brussels Sprouts This […] | June 23, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Pork Bones?
When you finish up your pork chop, is it okay to give your dog the bone? The answer is no. A pork bone might seem like a nice treat for Fido, but it could actually be dangerous. Why Aren't Pork Bones Safe for Dogs? Pork bones, whether raw or cooked, are likely to splinter and […] | June 22, 2017
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Expert Advice: General Health What to Do if Your Dog Eats a Chicken Bone
Despite our best efforts, accidents happen, and our dogs are likely to eat something they shouldn’t at some point in their lives. Usually, our dogs will steal a yummy piece of people food off the counter or off of the plate of an unsuspecting guest, even if we’re doing the best we can to prevent […] | June 22, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Anorexia in Dogs: 6 Reasons ​Why Your Dog Isn’t Eating
  Few things are as concerning as a dog that won’t eat. Whether you're a new owner or a seasoned enthusiast, changes in your dog's appetite may cause you to fear a dire diagnosis and hefty veterinary bills. These are reasonable fears, considering that appetite loss is listed as a common symptom for lots of […] | June 22, 2017
Expert Advice: Senior Dog Health Recognizing Behavioral Changes in Senior Dogs
  Just like the humans who care for them, dogs are susceptible to numerous age-related issues, which can result in a decline in function. Things like memory, awareness, sight, and hearing can deteriorate as a result of aging. But unlike their owners, dogs can’t easily express what’s going on inside their bodies; they need an […] | June 12, 2017
Expert Advice: Senior Dog Health Monitoring Your Senior Dog’s Health — When Aging Is More Than Aging
  Just like people, as dogs get older their bodies, brains, and behavior change. Some of these changes are easy to spot, like sleeping more, but others, like hearing loss, might easily be overlooked. Owners sometimes write off these changes as normal signs of old age, but there is a difference between normal aging and […] | June 12, 2017
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Expert Advice: General Health The Real Reason Your Dog Smells Like Fish
Dogs can smell like many things, depending on what they have most recently rolled in, but one of the more unpleasant aromas dogs commonly develop is one of fish. If your dog smells like fish, it is probably not because he figured out how to spray himself with Eau de Sardine. A fishy odor is […] | June 7, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Whipworms in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
  The last things most dog owners want to think about are parasites, especially parasites with creepy names like whipworms. As a result, we tend to avoid learning the necessary information about internal dog parasites until it is too late. Luckily, whipworms are treatable parasites that owners can prevent. Here is what you need to […] | June 7, 2017
Expert Advice: Flea & Tick 6 Places to Look for Ticks on Your Dog
  Tick season is upon us, and these bloodsucking pests are showing up all over the place. Tick prevention should be taken seriously, and not just because these arachnids make many people squeamish — ticks actually carry quite a few deadly diseases. Some of these diseases are lifelong, with no cure, so being diligent in […] | June 7, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Boom! Crash! Pow! The Scary Sounds of Summer
document.write(''); Fireworks signal celebrations for Independence Day, a win at the baseball stadium or the grand finale at the community festival. While you “oooh” and “ahhh,” your dog may be experiencing fear and anxiety due to the sounds of summer celebrations. This fear and anxiety can be a progressive medical condition called canine noise aversion — […] | June 5, 2017

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