Health Care

Veterinarians’ prescriptions for what ails your pooch. Plus, a healthy dose of prevention advice.

woman gives dog pill
Plus try these eight best foods to give with a pill.
Canine Influenza
What is canine influenza, and what you can do to reduce your dog’s exposure.
Lyme disease in dogs
It is peak tick season and experts are warning that this could be an especially risky year.
dogs are weird
Chasing their tails, eating grass and rolling in garbage—should you worry?
dog Doberman / should dog get gastropexy?
The risks and benefits of gastropexy in dogs.
vet care in home
Senior dogs benefit from in-home vet care.
valley fever in dogs - southwest
The symptoms of this fungal disease are not always easy to recognize
Recovering from Happy Tail Syndrome in dogs
Better understand the condition in dogs nicknamed happy tail syndrome.
Does science back the use of CBD for seizures in dogs?
bad breath in dogs
A dog’s bad breath may not be a sign of dental disease.
dog scooting
The 411 on your dog’s anal glands and how to stop that dog scooting.
snake bite on dog
The dos, the don’ts, and the myths of snake bites in dogs.
"Nontoxic" Toxins for dogs include glow sticks, birth control pills, steroid creams in small quantities
From silica gel packets to poinsettias, dogs ingesting these toxins may not need a trip to the vet