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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.

My dog ate something it shouldn’t have! What should I do?

Dogs can be extremely stealthy and fast when they find something that looks enticing to eat. Sometimes you can get to them fast...
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?
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.
garbage-dog

Foreign Bodies: I Think My Pet Ate Something It Shouldn’t!

Many of us have heard stories about pets who have ingested things outside of their regular diets. Maybe you’ve heard of a dog who ate someone’s socks and underwear, or maybe you have first-hand experience dealing with your cat who ate a piece from a plastic plant. In any case, foreign body ingestion in pets can be very concerning. It is important to recognize the signs and know what to do if your pet eats something that they shouldn’t!  
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.

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 in front of a scale

How Much Should My Dog Weigh?

How much your dog should weigh depends on several factors, for example breed, sex, height and general stature.
Dog scratching

Does My Dog Have Fleas?

It can certainly be the case that your dog has fleas without you being able to find one of these tiny, sneaky critters.
Dog eating grass

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Many dogs love to channel their inner cow and graze on grass. Some are even particular about what type of grass they eat. Is this behavior a sign of a nutritional deficiency or illness and is it safe?
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.

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