Dog Health

Articles and general material, guides on dog's health: dog supplements, vitamins, diet, symptoms, conditions, and care.

14 Proven Pain Relief Options for Dogs With Arthritis (Backed by Science)

14 Proven Pain Relief Options for Dogs With Arthritis (Backed by Science)

There is more than one approach towards pain relief for dogs that are suffering from arthritis. You know about pain medication and NSAIDs, but how many other options have you considered? Millions of research dollars are...
10 Most Common Veterinary Questions Answered

10 Most Common Veterinary Questions Answered

As a veterinarian, I often hear the exact same questions over and over. In the interest of owners and their dogs, here are the ten most common questions and my evidence-based responses to them. 1....
Canine Bloat Science

Canine Bloat: A Science-Based Guide

Canine Gastric Dilatation Volvulus or bloat is a devastating, life-threatening condition that happens acutely, sometimes without warning. The pathogenesis of the disease is poorly understood but new research has shed light on possible causes...
How to Use Dog Body Weight Chart

How to Use Dog Body Weight Chart

Studies routinely indicate that keeping dogs at an ideal lean body weight is one of the biggest contributing factors to longevity and health (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Dogs kept at an ideal body weight...
Demodectic Mange in Dogs - A Scientific Look

Demodectic Mange in Dogs: A Science-Based Guide

Demodectic mange in dogs is a very serious skin disorder that can be fatal if not treated in time. There are two known types of mange in dogs: demodectic and sarcoptic mange. Demodectic mange is the most common and a...
How to Cure IBD in Dogs (Backed by Science)

How to Cure IBD in Dogs (Backed by Science)

IBD in dogs is not the same as IBS. The two are related but different conditions. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a broad term and a more serious health issue than a well-known, stress-induced Irritable Bowel...
Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs: A Science-Based Guide

Lyme disease in dogs is very common in the United States. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with it. Unlike many other canine diseases, Lyme disease is also prevalent among humans, thus making it a...
Pancreatitis in Dogs

Pancreatitis in Dogs: A Science-Based Guide

Research shows that pancreatitis in dogs is one of the most common illnesses owners face. Pancreatitis is a painful, potentially deadly inflammation and swelling of a dog’s pancreas. A healthy pancreas produces insulin for a dog’s body, as well as unique...