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Dog Health

Why Do Dogs Sniff Butts

Jason Homan
It’s a perplexing habit and a little embarrassing.  You’re out enjoying your daily dog walk when Fido spots your neighbour’s dog Fifi and pulls on the lead to greet her...

The Fear of Thunder and Dogs

David
It is not uncommon for dogs to be frightened of thunder, firecrackers or other loud sounds. These types of fears may develop even though your dog has had no traumatic...

Dog Bite Statistics

David
A survey by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta (“CDC”) concluded that dogs bite nearly 2% of the U.S. population — more than 4.7 million people...

Alternative Solutions for Fleas

David
I don’t think there is an area in a dog’s life that takes so much attention as flea control. These tough, little, relentless survivors called fleas will actually even eat...

Plants Poisonous to Dogs & Cats

David
Plants that are ‘Non’ Poisonous to Dogs and Cats Below is a list of plants that are not poisonious to dogs and cats. This list was put together by the...

My Old Dog Is Getting Warts

David
As dogs age, a variety of conditions develop. Their gait slows down, their eyes may cloud over, their hearing becomes less and less acute, and lumps begin to develop. The...

Living with a Blind Dog

David
Is your dog bumping into the things they would normally avoid? Do they seem lost or unwilling to move even in their own house at times if the lights are...