Unhealthy and dangerous dog food you should avoid

It’s hard to resist sharing food with a dog, but while some human foods are safe in small doses, others are absolutely dangerous to dogs. Keep closets and counter tops empty, get help taking care of your dog if you’re going to be away for long periods of...

Could It Be Canine Dementia?

Symptoms Dog owners are usually the first to notice that something is wrong or different with their dogs. Common symptoms to watch for include pacing, turning in circles, staring into space, or seeming lost and confused. In many cases, the dog’s temperament...

What Is Addison’s Disease?

Addison’s disease is the common name for hypoadrenocorticism, or adrenal insufficiency. The adrenal glands do not produce enough, if any, of a number of hormones, including aldosterone, which maintains sodium and potassium levels to regulate blood pressure (among...

USDA confirms first case of COVID-19 in US dog

Earlier reports of infection in a pet dog, a Pug named Winston, proved to be incorrect. On June 2, the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) publicly confirmed the first case of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection in a...