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Signs of Old Age in Dogs

Canines generally earn "senior" status when they're between 7 and 10 years old, depending on their specific breed. Common indications of old age in dogs include changes in weight, vision loss, graying muzzles and increased irritability.…

Canine Cancer & Arginine

There are many approaches to treating canine cancer. Some involve holistic methods, while others involve supplements combined with conventional treatments, such as chemotherapy. The results of extensive research support another treatment…

Sarcoptic Mange in Dogs

Sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious skin disorder that causes extreme skin irritation, itchiness and hair loss in dogs. The disease is caused by microscopic mites, called Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis, that depend on dogs for sustenance…

Ringworm in Bulldogs

Bulldogs must contend with a variety of possible health conditions, and skin issues are a primary problem. One of the skin problems that commonly plagues bulldogs is ringworm. Ringworm commonly appears as circular lesions of hair loss and…

Cures for Dog Lymphoma

Canine lymphoma is a common form of cancer that may occur in dogs. Some breeds that are often affected by lymphoma are Scottish terriers, bull mastiffs, cocker spaniels, German shepherds, poodles, boxers and golden retrievers. Dogs that…

Eye Watering in Dogs

A little wetness in your dog's eyes is a good thing. A lot of wetness and runny tears, could mean trouble. If you rule out sudden changes in temperature that can make anyone's eyes run or notice your dog has consistently watery eyes, it's…

Grain Mites in Dogs

Grain mites are commonly found in dog food and might have an effect on your pet's health. These mites are extremely hard to detect because they are microscopic. Preventative methods can be taken to ensure your dog doesn't get irritated by…

Ear Infection in English Bulldogs

Ear infections also known as otitis externa, may affect dogs as well as humans. According to petplace.com, ear infections are one of the top 10 reasons that dogs visit the veterinarian. Ear infections may affect as many as 20 percent of…

Intermittent Diarrhea in Dogs

Dogs may suffer from intermittent bouts of diarrhea the same as humans. Diarrhea can range from "loose" stools to explosive episodes of diarrhea. If diarrhea persists it may be necessary to consult a veterinarian for a proper diagnosis and…