Dental Health in Dogs: Talking Teeth

Dental Health in Dogs: Talking Teeth

Is your dog’s bad breath sabotaging your cuddle time? Is your kitty drooling while nibbling her kibble? If so, your four-legged family member likely has dental disease. Banfield Pet Hospital’s 770-hospital network study identified dental disease as the most common malady among pets. It affects 68% of cats and 78% of dogs over three years of age. What causes dental…

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Change in Drinking Habits in Dogs: Pixie’s Excessive Thirst

Change in Drinking Habits in Dogs: Pixie’s Excessive Thirst

Do you know what can cause excessive drinking and urination in your dog? Should you be concerned? Excessive drinking and urinary accidents in dogs often go hand-in-hand. So it is only natural that all that fluid has to make its way back out. The causes of increased drinking and urination include: urinary tract infections (UTI) uterine infections diabetes Cushing’s disease…

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Treating Dog Constipation at Home: Can You Help Your Constipated Dog?

Treating Dog Constipation at Home: Can You Help Your Constipated Dog?

Before looking for remedies to help your dog’s constipation, make sure you don’t do more harm than good. Constipation can be chronic or acute, and it describes the incomplete or infrequent passing of hardened stools. That is the key—if you don’t observe your dog pooping hard—usually small—poops, constipation might not be it. Pooping such hard material is painful. Your dog…

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