Dr. Mahaney’s Top 5 Safety Tips For Pet Parents On The 4th Of July

    Yes, the 4th of July holiday looms, as does the possibility your pet will suffer stress, trauma, or illness associated with the festivities. How can your pet catch a break and stay healthy? You, the responsible caretaker, must educate yourself on the holiday’s hazards and proactively prepare!

    by DogTime
    July 1st

    Noise Anxiety In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & 5 Ways To Treat It

    Noise anxiety in dogs is a phobia or strong feeling of fear around loud noises, like sounds from fireworks or thunderstorms. It can result in many anxious behaviors or even cause dogs to bolt out of fear and get lost. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.

    by DogTime
    July 1st

    Do’s And Don’ts Of ‘Take Your Dog To Work Day’

    Business goes to the dogs on the Friday after Father’s Day each year as workplaces across the country celebrate Take Your Dog To Work Day. But before you put a tie around your pup’s neck and print out an employee badge for Fido, take some common-sense steps to help the workday go smoothly for all involved.

    by Kim Campbell Thornton
    June 24th

    Summer Safety: Tips From The Vet For Preventing Heat Stroke In Dogs

    Heat stroke occurs when your pet’s internal temperature becomes dangerously high, generally about 106 degrees F. Veterinarian Dr. Phil Zeltzman has some tips about the signs of heat stroke, the treatment, and how to prevent it from happening in your dog.

    by Dr. Phil Zeltzman
    June 18th

    How To Housetrain Your Puppy: Steps To Take & Mistakes To Avoid

    Perhaps one of the most daunting tasks for first-time puppy adopters is housetraining. But by taking the right steps, you can make housetraining your puppy simple and straightforward, and your rewards will be a cleaner home and a happier dog. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    June 16th

    Puppy Socialization: How To Raise A Friendly Dog

    Do you want a dog who’s friendly and trustworthy around both people and other dogs? How you care for your canine — and socialization training in particular — plays a big role in how they respond to people and other pooches, especially if you’ve adopted a puppy.

    by DogTime
    June 15th

    Adolescent Dogs: What To Expect & Tips To Manage Behavior

    Like human teens, adolescent dogs explore their world and test their own abilities in ways you won’t always like. But if you keep up with the guidelines that got you through puppyhood, as well some new ones just for adolescents, you can keep enjoying your dog and lay the foundation for a happy life together.

    by DogTime
    June 14th

    Keep The Peace: 8 Tips For Being A Good Dog Neighbor

    If you’re a dog parent and lover of all things canine, the burden is on you to keep peace in the neighborhood — or at least keep your dog from becoming a burden on others. You can avoid ill feelings and confrontations with these tips for being a good dog neighbor!

    by Jasmine Patel
    June 14th

    Dog Car Sickness: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention

    If your dog feels nauseous and ill or even vomits when they travel, then they may suffer from car sickness. Most dogs eventually outgrow it, and there are steps you and your vet can take to reduce symptoms and make your dog more comfortable. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    June 14th

    5 Key Steps To Safely Introduce Your Dog To A Bearded Dragon

    Dogs are humans’ best friends. But, can a dog be best friends with a bearded dragon too? Fortunately, if you’re planning to introduce your dog to a bearded dragon, there are steps you can take to promote a lasting friendship while keeping both animals safe.

    by Johnathan David
    June 11th

    Top 32 Small Breeds That Make Good Apartment Dogs

    Are you wondering what the best small dog breeds for an apartment are? Since small dogs take up less space, many apartment dwellers prefer the smaller dog breeds. Here are 32 small dogs who make great companions for those who live in apartments or condos.

    by DogTime
    June 10th

    Mange In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Mange is a skin disease in dogs that can be caused by several different species of mites that burrow into the skin and cause severe itchiness and other problems. Mange can even cause lesions, scales, and problems with the immune system. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    June 7th

    Dog Mom: Can You Love Your Dog Too Much?

    My name is Leslie Smith, and I think I might be addicted to my dog. It’s not a feeling I understand, honestly, and its raw power can be unsettling. After all, this special someone in my life is mesmerized by houseflies and loves rolling in bird poop. I try to keep this mind — most of the time.

    by Leslie Smith
    May 26th

    Prostate Cancer In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Prostate cancer in dogs is a rare but deadly form of cancer that can easily metastasize and spread to other organs and areas of the body, including the lungs, bones, and lymph nodes. Most prostate cancer is known as adenocarcinoma, which is highly aggressive. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    May 12th
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