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DOG SYMPTOMS: WHEN IS IT AN EMERGENCY?

Does your dog's injury or illness call for an emergency veterinary visit? Dogs pant. They pant when they exercise, when they are hot,...

 
 
 

SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR IN YOUR DOG: EXCESSIVE PANTING - UPDATED

Why is my dog panting so much? Dogs pant. They pant when they exercise, when they are hot, they pant when they are excited. Panting...

Symptoms to Watch for in Your Dog: Excessive Drinking - updated

SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR IN YOUR DOG: EXCESSIVE DRINKING - UPDATED

Why is my dog drinking so much? Since you're asking that question, the issue isn't really how much your dog drinks but that they are...

 
 
 
We Are Moving! Bookmark Our New Location

WE ARE MOVING! BOOKMARK OUR NEW LOCATION

We have exciting news. After staying put for many years, we decided it is time to move on to a WordPress blog. We are in the process...

Phoenix's Lethargy and Loss of Appetite

PHOENIX'S LETHARGY AND LOSS OF APPETITE

How seriously do you take your dog's loss of appetite and lethargy? How does it fit with your dog's normal? How does it fit in the...

 
 
 
What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog: R.G. Hind End Lameness and Paralysis

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF IT WAS YOUR DOG: R.G. HIND END LAMENESS AND PARALYSIS

R.G. German Shepherd spayed female R.G. was a happy, active girl, until one day she suddenly became lame on her rear end. She could...

Symptoms: Recognition, Acknowledgement And Denial

SYMPTOMS: RECOGNITION, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND DENIAL

Symptom n. an abnormality caused by a disease that is observable in a sick animal The above definition points out two important things....

 
 
 
Have You Heard About Kinesiology/Physio Taping for Dogs?

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT KINESIOLOGY/PHYSIO TAPING FOR DOGS?

I came across the term of kinesiology taping once-there isn't much talk about it. Is it a new technique, a well-kept secret, or something...

Zaida's Potty Accidents

ZAIDA'S POTTY ACCIDENTS

A house-broken dog won't start urinating in the house without a good reason. Any change in your dog's behavior or habits is an essential...

 
 
 
What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog: What Is Wrong with Suki?

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF IT WAS YOUR DOG: WHAT IS WRONG WITH SUKI?

Suki 7 years old at the time Labrador/Beagle Mix spayed female The first thing that stood out about Suki when she was adopted at the...

Symptoms to Watch for in Your Dog: Eye Discharge

SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR IN YOUR DOG: EYE DISCHARGE

To remain healthy and functional, the eyes are continuously lubricated by tear liquid. The job of this liquid is to prevent dryness,...

 
 
 
Arthritis or a Knee Injury? Oscar's Story

ARTHRITIS OR A KNEE INJURY? OSCAR'S STORY

Collies are like furry rockets. They have endless energy stores and are the happiest in motion. Oscar is no exception. At one time,...

What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog: Tosha's Hind Leg Limp

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF IT WAS YOUR DOG: TOSHA'S HIND LEG LIMP

Tosha Australian Shepherd 5 years old at the time spayed female The worst thing you can make when your dog is showing a symptom of...

 
 
 
Symptoms to Watch for in Your Dog: Skin Pigmentation Changes

SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR IN YOUR DOG: SKIN PIGMENTATION CHANGES

Dog skin color is determined by cells that produce pigment, melanin. Different breeds come with different skin color. What does it...

Wordless Wednesday Throwback: Cookie Seeing a Mirror for the First Time

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY THROWBACK: COOKIE SEEING A MIRROR FOR THE FIRST TIME

 
 
 
Holly's Bulging Eye

HOLLY'S BULGING EYE

How fast a problem crops up can provide an important indication about its root. The speed of onset is one of the essential clues to...

What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog: Viva's Elevated Liver Values

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF IT WAS YOUR DOG: VIVA'S ELEVATED LIVER VALUES

Viva Hovawart 6 years old spayed female Viva was adopted when she was 5 years old. She has battled with several health issues over...

 
 
 
Veterinary Highlights: New Strain of Canine Distemper Virus

VETERINARY HIGHLIGHTS: NEW STRAIN OF CANINE DISTEMPER VIRUS

A new strain of canine distemper virus-Asia-1 strain of canine distemper virus -has emerged in North America. It was brought in with...

Top Veterinary Articles of the Week:

TOP VETERINARY ARTICLES OF THE WEEK:

Colitis in Dogs and Cats - An Angry Large Intestine! Dr. Christopher Byers/CriticalCareDVM Colitis is a familiar term. Do you know...

 
 
 



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DogMag has great information about dogs care and training, not to mention the best stories ever about dogs. The Designer Breed Registry looks forward to checking DogMag out... Read more ...

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Idaho

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Idaho

Often overshadowed by its mountainous neighbors Washington and Oregon and its more Rocky Mountain partners Colorado and Wyoming, Idaho boasts a vast network of blissful... Read more ...

Together Forever: Woman Laid to Rest Alongside Beloved Dog

Together Forever: Woman Laid to Rest Alongside Beloved Dog

Hilary Hughes lost her beloved dog Patsy earlier this year. Patsy's remains were laid to rest at Brynford Pet Cemetery, and she was memorialized with a sweet memorial... Read more ...

Abandoned Puppy Waits In Owner's Discarded Armchair Until Rescued

Abandoned Puppy Waits In Owner's Discarded Armchair Until Rescued

Sharon Norton is an Animal Control officer in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Despite the nature of her job, she is still shocked by some of the heartless acts she witnesses. Her... Read more ...

After Horrible Car Crash, Missing Terrier Found 78 Miles from Accident

After Horrible Car Crash, Missing Terrier Found 78 Miles from Accident

Imagine this: you endure a horrific car crash. Thankfully, you manage to survive the disaster. But something is not right. Your beloved dog went missing in the chaotic... Read more ...

New Study Finds Dogs Can Sniff Out Lung Cancer with 97% Accuracy

New Study Finds Dogs Can Sniff Out Lung Cancer with 97% Accuracy

A cancer diagnosis requires tests. Lots of tests. Oncologists use highly-expensive methods to diagnose lung cancer in humans. Now, there might be a way to detect the disease by... Read more ...

RIP Maui: Ashley Tisdale Shares The Heartbreaking Loss Of Her Pup

RIP Maui: Ashley Tisdale Shares The Heartbreaking Loss Of Her Pup

Losing a dog is incredibly painful. It launches a difficult journey of grief. One celebrity is traveling through this loss in a very public way. Ashely Tisdale's dog, Maui... Read more ...

Popular Dog Walking Service Wag! Accused of Neglect and Tragic Death

Popular Dog Walking Service Wag! Accused of Neglect and Tragic Death

When a pup goes missing, it's a terrifying experience. Is your pup safe? Scared? This is your baby. Each moment away is filled with the fear and worry of the unknown. What... Read more ...

Country Superstar Luke Bryan and Family Foster Another Dog in Need

Country Superstar Luke Bryan and Family Foster Another Dog in Need

Luke Bryan and his family have once again opened up their home and their hearts to a dog in need. A while back we shared their experience with an 18 year old name Poochie , who... Read more ...

Clinical Trials Are Underway For A Canine Cancer Vaccine

Clinical Trials Are Underway For A Canine Cancer Vaccine

This year an estimated 6 million dogs will be diagnosed with cancer. According to the Veterinary Cancer Society , it is the leading cause of death in canines, especially those... Read more ...

Stolen Pomeranian Puppy Sold on Craigslist Reunited with Her Mom

Stolen Pomeranian Puppy Sold on Craigslist Reunited with Her Mom

Sometimes breakups end with hurtful words and the division of assets. This story takes the tale of a split up to a new extreme. When a California woman broke up with her... Read more ...