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Written by David Reich — Fact checked by Piet Hellemans, DVM In short: Yes, dogs do get colds, but these are not the same as human colds. Dog colds may go away on their own if your dog’s immune system is strong enough. However, it is advised to take care of…

Written by David Reich — Fact checked by Piet Hellemans, DVM In short: Colitis is an irritation or inflammation of the colon or large intestines. This results in a host of issues, like diarrhea, pain, difficulty defecating, and a lot of discomforts. With proper treatment, after determining the exact cause of…

Written by David Reich  — Fact checked by Piet Hellemans, DVM In a nutshell:While there are numerous reasons why your dog is shaking, it is vital to pay close attention to the symptoms and behavior of your canine friend. If the trembling is accompanied by vomiting, diarrhea, and high fever, it could be…

Written by David Reich  — Fact checked by Piet Hellemans, DVM In a nutshell: Dogs can get high from accidental ingestion, experimental administration, a contact high from exposure to marijuana or eating cannabis edibles.Seek immediate medical support if your dog ingests marijuana, as most pets recover well.Feeding pets with edibles made for human…

This article in short: Dogs over the age of 10 and breeds such as Golden Retrievers, Boxers, Bernese Mountain Dogs, and Rottweilers stand a chance to develop cancer. Signs of cancer in dogs could be Loss of appetite and weightAggressionSleeplessnessDisinterest in playing A special diet could help prevent…

In short: Bad breath in dogs can be a sign of a tooth or gum disease or other illness. Preventing bad breath is easier than getting rid of it. You can do this by brushing your dog’s teeth twice a week and treating them with chewy snacks and…

It may be strange to believe but a dog can suffer from hay fever or pollen allergy. While it is not very common, the condition can affect your dog’s health so it is important to stay informed on the topic. What to do if your dogs suffer from…