What Should I Do If My Dog Ate A Small Piece of Onion?

A sliced onion

If your dog eats a small amount of onion there is a chance that your dog won’t get ill. However, there is also a chance that your dog might become seriously ill. Onions contain a sulphuric compound that makes them very toxic to dogs and can be fatal. To work out if your dog has …

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Why Is My Female Dog Leaking Clear Odourless Fluid?

This problem tends to appear right out of the blue. Your dog lies down for a nap and when she wakes up there’s a puddle of clear fluid where she slept. What is that? Is it dangerous?  Such leaks are more frequent than you’d imagine in female dogs and they do not indicate anything more …

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Cerenia Killed My Dog

A label of a pack of Cerenia

First and foremost, please accept our deepest condolences for your loss… Though there’s no way we can bring your furry companion back, there are some things you can take note of on Cerenia (also known as Maropitant Citrate).  Though Cerenia is indeed a legal and medically approved medication, there are a handful of things and …

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Why Is My Dog’s Occiput Getting Bigger?

A Bloodhound with a pronounced occiput

Did you notice that the small bump towards the rear of your dog’s head seems to be getting bigger?  The “smart bump” (officially called an occiput) is a normal part of a dog’s anatomy and seems to be more pronounced in some dog breeds, especially Labradors.  However, a change in size or appearance can be …

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My Dog Is Shaking After Shots

As a loving pet parent you try to do what’s best for your dog. Vets strongly recommend vaccinating your puppy against several infectious diseases, yet your little buddy seems to be quite miserable after his shots. The dog might be lying in his corner, shaking and refusing to be touched. A myriad of questions pop …

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Why Are My Dog’s Balls Black?

As a responsible dog owner it’s your job to keep an eye on your pet’s health, even if this includes keeping an eye on his balls. The moment you discover any change down there you need to make sure there’s nothing to worry about. One of the most common questions pet parents have is why …

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Can Dogs Have Wet Dreams?

There he is, sleeping peacefully in his corner and all of a sudden you see your precious pooch starting to make pretty suggestive thrusting movements. Could it be…? Yes, it most certainly could and there’s no reason not to talk about such things. In fact, many male dogs have wet dreams every now and then …

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How Much Chicken To Feed A Dog Daily?

Did you know that chicken is the most widely consumed meat in the US? On average, each American ate nearly 50 kg of it in 2017.  It is also perhaps the cheapest.  Two reasons that influence why so many people would want their dog to eat as much chicken as they do.  In this article, …

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My Dog Ate Rib Bones And Is Throwing Up

This photo shows rib bones which have had the meat gnawed off!

Dogs love bones. There’s no question about that. But just like anything else, feeding your pooch with bones has its cons, too. If you are not careful, your pet may suffer from broken teeth as well as mouth or tongue injuries. Or worse, the bone or pieces of it may get stuck in the dog’s …

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