Category Archives: Total Health

Hydrotherapy Helps Dogs Get in Shape for Adoption

Emma, a golden retriever, clearly loves her hydrotherapy sessions at Doggie Paddle in Portland, Oregon. The two and a half-year-old swims for 45 minutes with the water jets blasted on high. And then there’s two-year-old Labrador retriever Seamus. “He won’t get out of the pool unless he’s retrieved four rubber chickens. Not two or three, […]

The Main Causes and Treatments of Depression in Dogs

While depression is not recognized as a medical condition in dogs, that doesn’t mean that your dog cannot have depressive symptoms. In fact, symptoms of dog depression may indicate a larger medical condition, and therefore should be monitored carefully. What Are The Symptoms of Depression in Dogs? The main things that usually alerts owners to […]

How to tell if your dog is healthy

Since your dog hasn’t mastered speaking in words yet, you may wonder how you can tell if your dog is feeling okay. It turns out, many of the clues can come from just looking at your dog and reading his body language. Dog Health Checklist Dr. Louise Murray, vice president of the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial […]

Dog Allergies and the Hypoallergenic Dog

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hypoallergenic dog, because [the thing that] causes the allergic reaction is common to all dogs. All dogs shed skin cells — or dander — even if they don’t shed fur.” The allergens are also present in these skin cells, as well as in saliva and urine. People with pet allergies react when these allergens are inhaled. […]