A dog coughing should get your attention and not be ignored. Mild coughing can be treated at home, but in more severe cases cough symptoms may progress toward pneumonia and include lethargy, fever, and a loss of appetite.
The Whole Dog Journal staff and contributors provide their top picks for the best dog gear to take care of your canine companion this year.
Many flowers and house plants are toxic for dogs. Calla lilies, jade plants, poinsettia, and mistletoe are just a few. Most toxic plants cause vomiting, diarrhea, and/or lethargy, but some can even be fatal when eaten in large quantities.
The biggest risk for dogs from chewing on antlers is broken teeth. Antlers can also splinter and damage a dogs digestive track, or block it.
While we all know that the death of an old dog is inevitable, and we may have even told our friends that we’re prepared for it, when death comes, our loss isn’t any less painful or easier to accept.
Research on canine-to-human and canine-to-canine transmission of COVID strains is inconclusive and data is frequently conflicting. Dog and other pet owners should be cautious and look for signs of COVID infection in their pets, and limit contact if they themselves test positive.
Dogs rolling on their backs is adorable. Repeated rolling though can be a sign of excessive itchiness that might need veterinary care. Dogs also have a habit of rolling in things their owner's might not care to smell or wash out of their fur.
Supplements are a big buzzword for dog owners right now. You name the problem, and you can find a nutritional supplement for it. But...
Cushing’s disease in dogs, also known as hyperadrenocorticism (HAC), is a syndrome that occurs when the dog’s body is under the influence of too...
Oatmeal shampoos formulated for dogs are a great option.
Home remedies for ear mites in dogs might leave you scratching your head.
Get water out of your dog’s ear at home with a cotton ball.