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Most Common Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs

Most Common Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs

Do you know what plants are poisonous to dogs? When it comes to keeping your dog safe, you’re likely vigilant about chocolate, grapes, and xylitol. But have you looked at your garden? Plants poisonous to dogs are everywhere – English ivy, Oleander, and oak trees, for...

What is Whale Eye and What Does It Mean?

What is Whale Eye and What Does It Mean?

Have you ever heard the term “whale eye” and wondered what the heck it means? Whale eye is that look your dog gives you when they’re looking away with their face and making eye contact with their eyes. It’s kind of like side eye for humans. When a dog is giving you...

What Are Some Possible Causes of Red Eyes in Dogs?

What Are Some Possible Causes of Red Eyes in Dogs?

If your dog has red eyes, should you be concerned? It depends. Sometimes, red eyes will clear up on their own within a few hours. If the redness lasts for more than a day, and your dog is showing other symptoms, like eye discharge, obvious eye irritation, or tear...

Is There Blood in My Dog’s Urine?

Is There Blood in My Dog’s Urine?

If you recently spotted blood in dog urine, you may be wondering if everything is okay with your dog’s health. Bloody urine, scientifically known as hematuria, can be caused by a handful of things. In most dogs, hematuria is probably caused by a urinary tract issue, a...

Dog Eye Infection – Common Questions Answered

Dog Eye Infection – Common Questions Answered

If your fur baby is pawing at one or both eyes and you notice unusual eye discharge, you may be dealing with a dog eye infection. Eye problems are uncomfortable for dogs. They can also hint at a greater underlying health issue, so you’ll want to call your...

Why is my Dog Coughing – Is it Kennel Cough?

Why is my Dog Coughing – Is it Kennel Cough?

Dog coughing is typically nothing to worry about when it happens sporadically. But if your dog’s cough is persistent, or it sounds strange – listen up. It may be a sign of a mild to severe underlying health condition. Types of Coughing in Dogs When your dog is...

What Can I Give My Dog For Anxiety?

What Can I Give My Dog For Anxiety?

“What can I give my dog for anxiety?” is a question that veterinarians get all the time from well-meaning pet parents. It’s common because so many dogs suffer from anxiety. Anxiety in dogs can be tricky to navigate. For one, we humans feel awful when we know our dogs...