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Can my dog and I share shampoo?

You’ll want to read this article before using your shampoo to bathe your pup.

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Can dogs have asthma?

Dogs don’t experience asthma the way humans or cats do. Here’s what may be behind your dog’s coughing.

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Can dogs get pink eye?

Dogs are every bit as susceptible to pink eye as you are — here's what you need to know about treating the uncomfortable ailment.

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Your dog may need eye drops if they have these ailments

Here are the ailments that require dogs to use eye drops.

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Dogs can get dandruff, too — here's how to help

The easy way to treat dandruff in dogs

Can dogs eat bacon?

Here’s why this popular human food — yes, bacon — may not be the best treat for your pup to eat.

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When it comes to dog hiccups, what's normal?

If your dog's hiccups don't resolve within minutes, try these home remedies.

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What to do if your dog or cat has a bloody nose

If your pet gets hurt, they may suffer a brief bloody nose. But if your pet’s nose bleeds frequently, you may want to contact your vet.

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Why are my dog’s eyes red?

When your dog’s eyes are red, swollen or have abnormal discharge, they need at-home care or a trip to the vet for prescription eye drops. From eye infections to pink eye in dogs, red eyes need your immediate care.

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There’s a heat wave — how do I protect my pet?

A heat wave is coming to the U.S. Here’s how you can ensure your pet stays cool and safe.

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Can dogs eat corn?

Dogs can eat corn in small amounts as long as you ditch the seasonings.

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Why do dogs get runny noses?

Runny noses are usually no cause for concern, but there are moments when they can signal a larger health issue.

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What is acral lick dermatitis in dogs?

Acral lick dermatitis usually signals a bigger problem. Learn more about this common dog skin condition here.

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Can dogs eat grass?

It’s common for dogs to eat grass, but is it actually safe? It turns out it depends on how much grass a dog ingests.

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The basics of blood work for pets

Your vet may want to run blood work for a variety of reasons — here’s what pet parents should know.

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What is anisocoria in dogs?

If your dog’s pupils seem to be different sizes, they may have anisocoria. Here’s everything you need to know about this condition.

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Can dogs eat cauliflower?

Cauliflower is a great, nutrition-packed treat for dogs, but too much can leave their digestive systems upset.

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How to prevent periodontal disease in cats

Your cat’s breath may be signaling periodontal disease. Here’s how to know if your cat’s teeth and gums are healthy, and when to contact a vet.

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Urinary obstructions in dogs and cats

If your dog or cat can’t urinate, it may be due to an obstruction, so you should contact your vet right away.

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How to know when your pet’s in pain

Pets can show their pain through body language or even whimpering for help. Here are some common signs that your dog or cat may be hurt.

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Hypoglycemia in dogs: How to know if your dog has low blood sugar

No. Tomatoes are off-limits (especially unripe tomatoes, stems and seeds).

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How to tell if your dog has a yeast infection

Yeast infections affect dogs’ skin and ears, but they each show different symptoms.

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How to spot metabolic diseases in cats

Many metabolic diseases can affect your cat’s way of life, here are some common diseases and how to spot them.

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How to prevent periodontal disease in dogs

Your dog’s morning breath may be signaling periodontal disease. Here’s how to know when to contact your vet.

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