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Why Dogs Are Man’s Best Friend

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There are a ton of reasons why people say why dogs are man's best friend. In the behavior of a dog, we can learn many things from them, such as their...
Dog Dreams

Does Your dog dreams

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Beautiful dreams and nightmares There is a lot of solid evidence to suggest that dog dreams. After a long day of living a dog’s life, the family pet stretched out on the...
Gabapentin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

Gabapentin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

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(Picture Credit: Auscape/UIG via Getty Images) Gabapentin is a drug that can be used as a treatment for seizures or chronic pain in dogs. Some know this medication by the brand name Neurontin. It’s not FDA-approved for canine use; however veterinarians commonly prescribe it and find it safe for dogs, so long as dog owners obtain veterinary…

Mange In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Mange is a skin disease in dogs that can be caused by several different species of mites. “You mangy cur!” is a time-honored insult, but if you could experience itchy scratch-til-you-go-bonkers mange the way dogs do, you wouldn’t wish it on anyone. Highly contagious mites burrow into the skin, causing rashes,…
Hyperparathyroidism In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Hyperparathyroidism In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Hyperparathyroidism in dogs is a condition that happens when the parathyroid glands produce unusually high levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH), which results in an increase in blood calcium levels. Normally, the parathyroid glands maintain calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood. When calcium levels drop, PTH levels increase, and the blood…

5 Of The Best Indoor Dog Toys To Keep Cooped Up Pups Busy

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(Picture Credit: Sally Anscombe/Getty Images) Many of the world’s dog parents are apartment dwellers, which can present a few challenges when it comes to exercise and play sessions. With shelter in place orders, dog park closures, and more limited outdoor activity options lately, even dogs in big homes may feel cooped up. Thankfully, there are…

Is Your Anxiety Contagious To Your Dog? Here’s What You Can Do

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Dogs are good at picking up on human emotions. That’s one of the things we love about them. They always seem to know when we need a cuddle to cheer us up, when we need a partner to share in our joy, and when we need a friend to act silly…
10 Tips To Help Prevent Flea Bites On Dogs

10 Tips To Help Prevent Flea Bites On Dogs

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Fleas aren’t just gross. They’re a nuisance for dogs that can cause itching, injuries, and secondary skin conditions. If left untreated, dogs can hurt themselves with all the scratching, which leaves them open to infections and other issues. Of course, the best way to treat a flea infestation is to prevent…

5 Positive Stereotypes About Dog People That Are Totally True

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(Picture Credit: Allison Michael Orenstein/Getty Images) Let’s start by saying this: stereotyping and cataloging people based on surface observations is hardly a way to get to know someone. Having said that, there are sometimes shared traits among groups of people. Fortunately for dog people, pretty much all of those clichés are nothing but awesome. Here are…
The Iditarod Dog Race And The Bigger Conversation It Leads To

The Iditarod Dog Race And The Bigger Conversation It Leads To

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) The Iditarod, Alaska’s most famous sled dog race, begins on March 7th, 2020 outside Anchorage. Each year, the event stirs up controversy among those most passionate about man and woman’s best friend. Iditarod opponents contend the race is nothing less than abuse, that the dogs are driven to exhaustion, forced to…