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Glucosamine for dogs is being offered by many vets as a viable treatment for joint issues such as osteoarthritis.
Using a dog supplement has become a popular choice but what supplements should you use and are they necessary?
Dogs clothes may seem quite frivolous but they range from being just fun and fanciful to being practical and safe.
A good canine diet can mean different things depending on the breed, age, health and activity level of your dog.
Safety dog collars can be the most important investment you make in order to care for and keep your dog safe.
Housebreaking dogs is one thing dog owners wish they could avoid. Here are some tips to help you get through it.
Have questions about puppy teeth? Find out more about teething in dogs, how long it takes, and caring for your pup.
Dog puzzles are a great way to engage your dog's mind, fight boredom and keep them from more destructive behavior.
A dog training career can be extremely rewarding if you have a love of dogs and enthusiasm for working with them.
A dog virus can be extremely distressing and in fact many viruses can be life threatening if not properly treated.
Dog training for beginners is not all that complicated. Fortunately, your dog has a natural instinct to please you.
In dog training barking control is one of the most popular objectives but there is a right way and a wrong way.
Diabetes in dogs is a growing concern. Do you know the signs and what you can do to prevent or manage dog diabetes?
Finding a good family watch dog is important for those who want a four-legged friend who will also be vigilant.
Choosing the best dog names is something every pet owner has to face at some point and it can be a real challenge.
Puppy supplements may sound like a good idea but giving your puppy vitamins might not be as safe as you believe.
Dog food allergy is a more common problem than you might think. If you suspect a food allergy proceed cautiously.
Proper Australian Shepherd grooming is essential. Grooming will help keep them healthier and looking their best.
A dog seat belt harness is an extremely important piece of safety equipment for any dog owner and is well worth it.
Dock diving, or dock jumping, is a sport that combines speed and power, making it suited to high energy breeds.
Fancy dog harnesses add some style and flair and can be a fun and functional alternative to traditional collars.
A reflective dog harness can be the perfect solution for making evening and nighttime walks safer for you and your dog.
Can a dog have more than one pack leader? Should they listen to everyone in the home or should one person be alpha?
Thinking of taking dog agility training classes? Come along with Marcia and Tex as they give this dog sport a try.
Diarrhea in dogs can indicate a wide range of problems. It's important to determine the cause as soon as possible.
Kidney disease in dogs is quite common as dogs come into contact with toxins that can lead to kidney malfunction.
A dog dental cleaning can be one of the most important steps you can take to help maintain the health of your pet.
A dog chewing paws is actually quite common and has several causes, but here are many you should be aware of.
When dealing with your dog chewing training to get them to stop should start as soon as possible for best results.
A dog tooth infection is a very common and very painful condition. What are the signs and what can you do about it?
Dog flatulence is common, but what exactly causes it and is there anything you can do to reduce the dog farts?
In this dog training myth article we will take a look at the myth that training a dog will take lots of time.
Treibball is one of the newer canine sports but is quickly catching on, particularly with owners of herding breeds.
Dog frisbee, officially known as disc dog, is one of the oldest and most widely accepted of the canine sports.
Kuranda dog beds are popular in shelters and are becoming the bed of choice for home use with dog owners worldwide.
There is a wide range of dog pet supplies you can use to keep your dog happy and healthy without breaking the bank.
A dog cooling vest can literally be a lifesaver when the weather heats up, especially if you've got an active dog.
Flyball is one of the more exciting sports for dogs and it's fast paced, making it perfect for high-energy breeds.
Heatstroke in dogs can be a real concern as they don't have the same built in cooling system that humans do.
A dog chewing gum is never good. It can be deadly for dogs due to toxicity in shockingly small amounts of xylitol.
Dog sports are one of the best ways to have fun with your dog, promote good health, and build a stronger bond.
Using a dog car harness is a subject of much debate among dog owners but could help you avoid a tragedy.
A dog cooling collar is not just a summer toy; it can be a lifesaving device, particularly on the hottest of days.
Using dog nail clippers can be difficult. What are the steps you can take to get your dog used to the process?
House training adult dogs can be a particular challenge but it can be done provided you go about it the right way.
A dog cooling pad may be just the thing your pup needs in hot weather or if he's been exercising or quite active.
Littermate syndrome may not be a concern for most pet owners, but the professionals agree that it is a real issue.
Dog collars and harnesses come in many shapes, sizes and designs and making a purchase can feel overwhelming.
Worms in dogs are parasites that can be very dangerous and it is important to understand the effect they can have.
Dog toothpaste is not just a quirky idea. It's a necessity to keep your four legged friend happy and healthy.
A dog kidney infection can be a very serious issue. Be aware of the signs and symptoms you need to look out for.
A dog treadmill is a good way for your dog work off energy or shed pounds and can be an asset if used correctly.
A dog chewing their tail or the area around the base of the tail is common but it can indicate a serious problem.
A dog shock collar can be a useful training tool to break dogs of bad habits or keep them within a safe boundary.
Looking for cool dog collars? Fortunately, there are tons of options out there for every size, breed and taste.
Wearing a dog backpack be fun for you and your dog provided you go about it the right way and get the right pack.
Canine lymphoma is one of the more serious medical conditions that can plague dogs and affects the immune system.
Dog hip dysplasia is one of the most common conditions that veterinarians see. It is a skeletal disease can occur in any breed.
Are you dog fostering or interested in fostering a dog? You can adopt out a rescue dog with this simple process.
An electronic dog fence is a great option and has benefits that can make them preferable to traditional fencing.
Service dog training can train dogs to help individuals cope with a wide range of physical or mental disabilities.
Professional dog training is a great way to get a solid foundation in obedience or to deal with dog behavior problems.
There's no need to be dealing with the same behavior problems like aggression, leash pulling, barking, jumping up, and biting, year, after year...
Dog skin allergy is more common than you might think. Dogs can suffer from allergies just as humans do.
Diabetic dog food is one of the tools for helping control diabetes in dogs, but which is best to manage symptoms?
Hair loss in dogs, or alopecia, is a relatively common complaint and, unfortunately, is difficult to prevent.
Dog bad breath is something almost every dog owner has experienced but can be a symptom of other health issues.
A homemade dog treat may not seem necessary, but it is just better to make treats for your dog, for many reasons.
A dog wheel chair may not have been something you considered purchasing, but unfortunately, it can become necessary.
Physical therapy for dogs is a relatively new approach that has gained a great deal of popularity in recent years.
Cancer in dogs is very real and all too common. Nearly half of deaths in dogs over age 10 are caused by cancer.
Dog skin disease is an extremely common occurrence given that there are over 160 skin disorders that affect dogs.
The ThunderShirt has become a very popular option in the treatment of anxiety in dogs since it came on the market.
Is your dog treat recipe safe? Remember to use caution when including certain ingredients to avoid any problems.
Puppy vitamins are a subject of much controversy, but are vitamins for puppies likely to do more harm than good?
Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) is a serious condition that affects many breeds including the Australian Shepherd.
Homeopathic remedies for dogs are becoming more popular but could homeopathy for dogs actually be dangerous?
When dog training, commands should be clear, consistent, and concise. You and your dog need to be on the same page.
Getting started in agility doesn't have to be expensive. Make your own dog agility equipment out of things you can find in and around your house.
What does your body language tell your dog? How to use body language and controlling space when dog training.
What to do if your dog has become afraid or aggressive with strangers or suddenly behaves oddly when greeting you.
When communicating with your dog there are plenty of opportunities for misunderstandings. Are you confusing your dog?
When starting agility training with your Australian Shepherd it's hard to know where to begin. Here are some of the first steps to help get you going.
Is your dog biting and nipping due to herding instinct? How to successfully stop this unwanted behavior in your dog.
Does your dog need a dog vitamin or a dog supplement to stay healthy or slow the progress of degenerative disease?
It's easy to make healthy homemade dog treats, but not all ingredients are safe. Learn more and create your own healthy dog treat recipes.
Why Lyme Disease in dogs is something you need to stay vigilant about. What should you do if you find a tick on your dog or tick bite site?
Looking for medium size dog breeds? There are many things to consider when deciding on what size dog to get. There is no "best dog breed." There is only the dog breed that best suits you.
There is a range of dog arthritis medication and treatment available that can improve the quality of life for your dog.
Dog dental health is essential to overall health and the sooner you make it part of your dog's overall health plan the better.
URGENT WARNING FOR AUSSIE OWNERS—Ivermectin for dogs, Trifexis and a host of other drugs can be deadly for dogs with the MDR1 gene mutation.
Pain meds for dogs can provide relief but should never be taken lightly. So what types of pain medications for dogs are there and what do you need to watch out for?
Your Aussie is counting on you to keep them healthy. What are the risks associated with giving your puppy or dog vaccinations?
What is a titer test for dogs and should you skip dog vaccinations based on the results?
A puppy feeding schedule Is an essential element in raising a healthy dog. Find out more about when, what and how long to feed your puppy before switching to an adult dog feeding schedule.
Let's take a look at Von Willebrand's Disease; what it is, what the signs and symptoms are, and what to do if you think your dog has Von Willebrand Disease.
Counter Surfing and Food Stealing can be very frustrating. Find out the best way to stop your dog from taking food off the counter or table.
The first step to stop dog chewing is to find out why. There can be very serious reasons that you need to know about. Explore practical ways to stop dog chewing. Chewing inappropriate things is expensive for you and potentially dangerous for your dog.
Dog farts can be more than just a smelly annoyance. They can indicate serious medical conditions. What can you do to help reduce your dog's flatulence?
Do you have a first aid dog kit ready? And what should you keep in one? Would you know what to do when every second counts?
Your children may feel safe and comfortable around your dogs, but do they know the precautions they need to take with strange dogs?