How Long Can Dogs Go Without Water?

how long can dogs go without water

How long can dogs go without water?  Ultimately, there is not one right answer to this question because all dogs are unique. And I want to start this guide about the importance of keeping our dogs hydrated by telling an epic story about a dog with dehydration.  About an incredible dog, who went on a …

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Can Worms In Dogs Cause Diarrhea?

Can worms in dogs cause diarrhea

As a pet parent, canine diarrhea is always a cause for concern as it’s a sign that something isn’t right. Dog diarrhea is a fairly common problem because it’s usually one of the first symptoms of many dog diseases including intestinal parasites.  Intestinal parasites such as roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, tapeworms can all infect dogs and …

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Can I Use Baking Soda For Dog Bloat?

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If you are anything like me, then you are a sucker for a home remedy with your dog. Home remedies really appeal to me because they avoid the trauma of taking my dog to the vet, avoid the cost of a visit to the vet and they use more natural products than the medications that …

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How Long Can Parvo Live On Clothes?

How long can parvo live on clothes

Parvo is a serious illness that is highly contagious and often lethal for puppies—kind of like a deadlier version of Covid-19, but for dogs. Luckily, if you get your pup to the vet in time, his chances of survival are good. The survival rate for parvo cases treated by vets are between 68 and 92 …

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Does Peanut Butter Help Dogs With Diarrhea?

Does peanut butter help dogs with diarrhea

Dog diarrhea is a fairly common cause of distress in dogs and every dog owner knows how unpleasant an episode can be. The intensity, frequency and severity of the illness is largely  dependent on the cause and will also vary from dog to dog. In most cases, an episode of dog diarrhea will be due …

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Does wet dog food cause soft stool?

A stack of four cans of wet dog food on a supermarket shelf

Diarrhea is one of the most common problems that make concerned pet owners take their dogs to the vet. According to a 2010 study, 28.6% of the dogs visiting their vet had diarrhea as their main symptom or had experienced such GI problems in the past month.  Besides the strain of dealing with the terrible …

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How Long Does Puppy Poop Stay Soft?

How long does puppy poo stay soft

For most puppy owners, poop is the last thing that they want to deal with or take a closer look at. It’s messy, it’s smelly, and it’s just downright yucky. But the truth is, we can learn a lot from our dog’s poop, especially for puppies who are at that tender age of development.  Just …

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How To Prevent Dog Poop From Smelling?

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If only dogs could speak, then we wouldn’t have to obsess about their poop, its consistency, its color and its smell. Dog poop is admittedly a hot topic among dog owners, because the truth is their poop does speak volumes about the state of their health. And because cute little Cooper can’t just speak up …

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Can you flea and worm a dog at the same time?

Dealing with fleas and nasty worms is part and parcel of being a proud pet parent. However, many dog owners are quite confused about how they should go about it.  On the one hand, giving your dog a flea and worm treatment at the same time saves you a lot of hassle. You just set …

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Can I Give My Dog Baking Soda For Upset Stomach?

baking soda upset stomach

I’m quite interested in the variety of ways that baking soda can be used with our dogs. I have written articles about whether baking soda can be sprinkled on dogs, what to do if your dog ingests too much of it and whether it can be used to cure your dog’s bad breath.  But in …

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