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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.

Why Does My Dog Eat Cat Poo?

The technical term for eating feces is ‘Coprophagia’ which sounds about as unpleasant as the act itself can be. This rather undesirable behavior can be normal in puppies.
Sign 'Pick up after your pets'

Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

The technical term for eating poo is ‘Coprophagia’. It's a fairly normal behavior in dogs that you should be able to stop.
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 lying down

Why Does My Dog Fart Constantly?

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

Do Dogs and Cats Enjoy TV?

With the recent changes to television and the switch to digital TV, pets are now able to ‘see’ TV much better. But do they actually enjoy it?
Dog sticking tongue out

Why Does My Dog Lick the Air?

If your dog has always been, for lack of better words, a ‘licky dog’ then it may just be a normal behavior for your dog. If it is a new behavior, there can be underlying medical or behavioral issues to address.
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 food bowl with food

How Much Should My Dog Eat?

As with humans, the individual requirement for your pet will depend on the type of diet fed, the amount of exercise your pet gets and your pet’s individual metabolism.
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?

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