Most dogs receive a complete and balanced diet including necessary vitamins and minerals from commercially processed dog food.
Is Your Dog Overweight? To tell if your pet could shed a few, feel around his ribs and spine. You should be able to locate both, with only a thin layer of fat separating the skin from the bones. If you can't find the ribcage, you have an overweight dog.
A persistent cough is a good enough reason to take your pet to the vet. Chronic coughing may signal heart disease, heartworms, or lung diseases. Or it could be kennel cough, an infectious tracheobronchitis that causes a harsh hacking cough.
Dogs and cats can stop eating for a lot of reasons, including fever, pain, or stress. If your notice your pet's appetite has decreased or been absent for more than 24 hours, you should take it to see a vet.
If you think that giving your pet human medication might work, think again. A lot of medication meant for humans are very toxic to animals.
The consequences of not getting preventive care for your pet.
What it means when your dog or cat vomits or experiences diarrhea.
Neglecting your dog's dental care is common but detrimental.
Quick Question #2: Why do dogs have wet noses?
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