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Dog Family Tree Reveals How Canine Breeds Came To Be

After 20 years of collecting DNA samples from dogs all over the world, geneticists at the National Human Genome Research Institute in Bethesda, Maryland finally have enough data to determine how the more than 350 modern breeds emerged around the world. The r...

Why Pet Parents Are Giving Their Dogs This Powerful Spice

You’ve likely heard about the recent popularity in feeding dogs turmeric, toting numerous health benefits that sound too good to be true. But is this Indian spice really what it’s said to be? Studies are answering that question with a big “Yes.” Turme...

5 Natural Ways To Help Relieve Your Dog’s Allergies

Allergies are a common problem among dogs and owners and veterinarians alike are constantly fightin...

URGENT RECALL: Phenobarbital Recalled By Manufacturer After Mislabeling Issue

Phenobarbital manufacturer C.O. Truxton, Inc. has voluntarily recalled a certain lot of its medicat...

My Dog Is Already on Joint Supplement. What Else Can Help?

When it comes to joint pain in dogs, there are many different ways to help decrease the level of di...

Have You Noticed Your Dog Is Slower To Rise? Try Giving This Daily

Is your dog less active or having trouble with everyday activities like rising after sleeping, climb...

3 Vet-Recommended Supplements For Senior Dogs

Although dietary supplements can be beneficial at any stage of life, many people don’t start t...

Ask A Vet: Can My Dog Get Zika Virus?

Recent headlines about the threat of Zika virus have hit the news and social media. Scary stories ab...

What’s The Big Deal With Krill Oil And Why Are So Many People Giving It To Their Dogs?

Have you heard the buzz about krill oil? You’re probably familiar with many of the benefits of fis...

Outbreak Of Asian Dog Flu Hits Los Angeles County

Veterinarians across Los Angeles County are staying vigilant and warning dog parents to take precau...

5 Causes For Lameness In Dogs

Almost all dog owners have had a dog start limping at one time or another. Although alarming at fir...

5 Ways To Moisturize Your Dog’s Dry Skin

Itchy skin in dogs is often caused by simple dryness. Lack of moisture is an especially big problem ...

7 Dog Breeds That Don’t Do Well In The Heat

With summer approaching, it’s time to talk about heat stroke. Since dogs can’t sweat, the only w...

4 Ways To Feed Your Dog’s Brain

A healthy mind promotes a healthy body, so feeding your dog’s brain is essential in reaching opti...

8 Ways To Keep Your Dog’s Heart Healthy

Heart disease affects dogs differently than humans. For example, coronary artery disease is quite c...

6 Solutions For Your Dog’s Dry Coat & Skin

The skin is the largest organ of the body and the very first sign of health you see when you look at...

Ask A Vet: Why Is My Dog SO Itchy?

Thump, thump, thump. Jingle, jingle, jingle. These are not the sounds of Santa Claus and his reindee...

Boy With Rare Skin Disease Makes An Unexpected Canine Friend

Carter Blanchard is an 8-year-old boy from Arkansas. Three years ago, he and his mother, Stephanie...

If Your Breed Is On This List, Consider Giving a Joint Supplement As Early as 1 Year Old

Many dog owners have witnessed the benefit of giving their dog a joint care supplement such as glu...

At What Age Should I Begin Giving My Dog a Joint Care Supplement?

Many pet owners have witnessed the benefit of giving their dog a joint supplement such as glucosami...

Dog Food Companies Are Lying To Us About A Vital Nutrient Our Dogs Desperately Need

With the never-ending stream of dog food recalls we’ve had this year, it’s no wonder tha...

From A Groomer: 3 Reasons Not To Shave Your Double-Coated Dog

If your dog sheds a lot, you’ve probably thought about shaving them to reduce the amount of hair ...

Ask A Groomer: Why Does My Dog’s Face Stink?

Have you ever noticed a foul odor coming from some part of your dog’s face and wondered what ...

Ask A Vet: Is It Safe To Give My Dog Cheese?

Cheese is a favorite of a lot of humans. We love it and many of us keep it in our refrigerators almo...

Weight Matters – The Serious Risks Of Canine Obesity

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 54% of dogs in the United Sta...

Vet Mistakenly Euthanizes Dog, But She Fights To Survive Against All Odds

Brittany Turnbill took her 8-year-old Shih Tzu, Sugar – whom she lovingly refers to as her &#...

Blood Donor Dogs: These Unsung Heroes Could Save Your Pup’s Life

Accidents, illnesses and complicated surgeries can leave patients desperately in need of blood tran...

Why You Should Carefully Consider The Practice Of Docking & Cropping

Since 2008, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has encouraged “the elimination of ...

Half of Adult Dogs Have This Problem, And It Will Chop 2 Years Off Their Life

What if I told you that an easily preventable condition was going to steal  years of your beloved ...

80% of Dogs Older Than 8 Suffer From This Excruciating Condition, But Hide It From Their Owners

Just the thought our dogs suffering silently from hidden pain breaks the heart of any dog parent. S...