Month: December 2022

How much dog urine is needed for a sample? Not that much! Believe it or not, a teaspoon (5 milliliters) is enough to run a urinalysis. So even if it looks like you didn’t get much, bring it in to see if your veterinarian says it’s enough. How to get a urine sample? Start by
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Dealing with your Beagle’s food allergies can be beyond frustrating! We asked our 800,000 members of Beagle community on facebook the following question: “Those of you with Beagles who have allergies…. what food do you use and why?” We received hundreds of replies, and summarized the top 20 responses here. As always, be sure to consult
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iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. If your dog doesn’t take their pills without a fuss, our list of the best pill pockets for dogs will save you and your pup a heap of trouble. After all, dogs
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Dealing with your Jack Russell’s food allergies can be beyond frustrating! We asked our 800,000 members of Jack Russell community on facebook the following question: “Those of you with Jack Russells who have allergies…. what food do you use and why?” We received hundreds of replies, and summarized the top 20 responses here. As always, be
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iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. Many Akita parents are turning to the best raw dog food brands for Akitas for their pet’s dietary needs. Kibble might be the convenient option, but it often lacks the protein and
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Not all dogs chatter their teeth, and the ones that do tend to do it infrequently and unpredictably, so finding a photograph of a dog chattering away proved impossible for us! Perhaps the most consistent occurrence of the behavior happens (sometimes) when a dog sniffs the urine of another dog. Illustration by Lili Chin, doggiedrawings.net
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Several pup parents were shocked when they noticed a different consistency in their dogs’ canned food. A few customers reported the issue to the company, who discovered that some of their products were mislabeled. The company is the popular dog food brand Purina, which quickly resolved the issue. Purina recalled the products affected by the
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Ear cropping is the surgical removal of most or all of a dog’s ear pinna – the flexible part of a dog’s outer ear. The procedure is often followed by several weeks of splinting and bandaging to ensure that the remaining ear pinna stands erect as it grows. This is a purely cosmetic procedure, done
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Allergies can cause a great deal of discomfort for dogs and can be difficult to deal with. Finding the right treatment for your pet is essential, and understanding the cause of the allergies is the first step. In this article, we will discuss the cause of allergies in dogs, the best supplements and shampoos for
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iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. Many pet parents are turning to the best raw dog food brands for their pets’ dietary needs. Kibble might be the convenient option, but it often lacks the protein and nutrients that
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Does your dog get to run off leash? I suspect it’s every dog’s fantasy to race full speed across an open meadow unrestrained by a leash, wind ruffling fur as they dart into the woods, hot on the heels of fresh bunny scent. Sadly, far too many dogs don’t get this opportunity because their humans
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