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Can dogs eat oatmeal?

Is your pup staring at your bowl of oatmeal? Well, with our instructions, you can feel good about serving up a bite to your dog.

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A dog has contracted monkeypox — here’s what you should know

A case of monkeypox in dogs was confirmed in France. While there aren’t any cases in the U.S. or Canada, it’s still important to know how to keep your pet safe.

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Can dogs eat pecans?

While pecans themselves aren't toxic to dogs, they can become harmful or toxic in certain situations. Here's what you need to know.

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Can dogs eat almonds?

Before feeding your dog almonds, it's smart to do a bit of research. These small bites aren't the best snack option for your pup.

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Can dogs eat raisins?

Raisins can lead to severe health complications.

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Taking care of dry skin on dogs

Dealing with dry skin on dogs isn’t always easy, but it’s important to take care of the issue before it leads to more irritation.

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My dog was bitten by a mosquito. Now what?

When a mosquito bites your pup, it’s usually not a big deal. However, some dogs can experience severe allergic reactions to these bites.

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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?

Red eyes, or even pink eye in dogs, need at-home care or prescription eye drops. Learn more about common dog eye infections and treatment.

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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, or excessive licking, in dogs?

Acral lick dermatitis in dogs is a skin condition that could signal a larger problem. Learn what to do if you notice your dog is licking excessively.

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The dangers of salt poisoning in pets

Eating salt can be toxic to pets, so it’s important for parents to know what their dog or cat is eating or drinking, and when to contact a vet if something doesn't seem right.

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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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