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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,…

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…

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…
Can’t Adopt Or Foster? Here’s What You Can Do To Help Animal Shelters During The Pandemic

Can’t Adopt Or Foster? Here’s What You Can Do To Help Animal Shelters During...

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(Picture Credit: Pekic/Getty Images) It’s probably safe to say we’re all experiencing a sense of restlessness and anxiety right now during our nation’s various stages of shelter-in-place to stay safe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Beyond that, we’re feeling the urge to do something to help. Animal lovers are likely feeling a little helpless because their…
5 Of The Best Items To Give Your Dog More Personal Space

5 Of The Best Items To Give Your Dog More Personal Space

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(Picture Credit: Cavan Images/Getty Images) Dogs are wonderfully social creatures. There’s nothing like having your beloved pooch accompany you on a long walk, a trip to run errands, or lounging and relaxing together in the garden. But it’s also vital that you grant your resident canine a little personal space from time to time. Adding…
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…
7 Signs Your Dog Is Having A Seizure

7 Signs Your Dog Is Having A Seizure

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(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) There’s nothing worse than the feeling of knowing something is wrong with your dog and not being sure what’s going on. It’s even more anxiety-inducing when the symptoms have a wide, vague range, like muscle spasms and drooling. If your dog is acting “off” and suddenly falls to the ground with…
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…
Rottweiler Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

Rottweiler Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

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Initiate Gallery Rottweiler puppies sure are cute, as you already know if you’ve seen the pictures above. Unfortunately, Rottweilers, like Pit Bulls, have an unfair reputation that precedes them. Like any breed, Rottweilers can be aggressive and territorial if not properly trained or socialized. Luckily for you, aggression is not a trait this breed is known…
Is Your Dog Afraid To Let You Out Of Their Sight? Here’s What You Should Know

Is Your Dog Afraid To Let You Out Of Their Sight? Here’s What You...

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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Do you have a velcro dog? Dogs are pack animals, and you are your pack’s leader. It’s natural for your dog to want to follow you. While some dogs follow their owners everywhere they go out of sheer love, sometimes the reason why dogs stick to their owners like velcro is…