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Do you have a question about your dog? Our Vets and Pet Care Experts help answer all those burning questions you have about your canine companion.

Dog's paw with skin infection

Why Does My Dog Lick His Paws?

The hands-down, most common reason for dogs licking paws or chewing their paws is skin disease. Anything that causes the skin to become itchy and inflamed will generally do the trick, and the paws are an easy target for your dog to lick.
Sad dog

How to Express Dog’s Anal Glands

Full or impacted anal glands are no joke. A dog will drag his rear across the ground to relieve the unbearable itch, which is where you step in to help out.

Are You Prepared to Have A Dog?

So, you’re thinking about getting a dog? According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, over 37% of US households have dogs, so why not own a dog yourself?
Dog lying down

Why Does My Dog Fart Constantly?

There can be several reasons for flatulence in dogs and most of these are not serious.
Dog on the laptop

What is in a Dog DNA Test?

DNA analysis has revolutionized many things from forensic medicine to pup-ternity tests (see what we did there!) so DNA testing has to be a good thing. Right?
Dog in headphones

Do Pets Like Music?

Do our pets like music? And if so, what styles do they prefer and in what situations can music help them?
Dog with a compress on the head

Does My Dog Have a Cold?

If your dog is coughing, has a runny nose, or is slightly off-colour, you may be inclined to think they have a cold. However, the human cold is not contagious to dogs. So the short answer is no, your dog doesn't have a cold.
Dog scratching

Why Does My Dog Still Have Fleas?

Unlike many parasites, most fleas live in the environment, not on your pet. And there are always plenty of new fleas waiting in the wings, ready to replace those that are killed.
Puppy running outside with a toy

How Big Will My Puppy Get? A Puppy Growth Calculator

To answer the question of how big your pup will get, here is an overview of how long puppies grow for, how breed affects size, and to predict the pup’s adult weight from his current one.
Dog hugged by a woman

How Do I Know My Dog Loves Me?

Luckily for us, dogs brains are very similar to humans and the part of the brain that controls the experience of emotions is certainly present in dogs.

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