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Anxiety in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and How to Help

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth We all love to see our pup’s tail wag. But did you know tail wagging can also be a sign of anxiety? There is no arguing that dogs feel emotions – anxiety included. While we wish our fur babies could be happy all […]

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Where, oh where have your socks gone?

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Have you come home from a long day at work to find evidence of chewed up socks? Or do you feel like your socks keep disappearing? Socks are among the many items that dogs love to chew on, and it can be frustrating […]

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Dog Anal Glands: Problems and Everything You Need to Know

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth It is safe to say that we all love our dogs, yet still we all probably want to run in the opposite direction when we think of anal glands. What exactly are anal glands and why do dog’s have them? Keep reading to […]

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Why Is My Dog Breathing Fast While Sleeping?

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth For most of us, our dogs are our best friends and companions. So it’s only natural to pick up on their likes, dislikes, habits, and patterns. While it’s helpful to be familiar with the details of your dog’s daily habits, noticing a lapse […]

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Claritin for Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth If your dog has experienced an allergic reaction in the past or suffers from allergies, you may have wondered whether there are any over-the-counter medications that could help. While many over-the-counter human medications are unsafe for your dog, several antihistamines such as claritin, […]

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Dog Snorting Like A Pig

Written By: Tiffany Ruiz Dasilva, VMD, cVMA | Professional Services Veterinarian, Wild Earth Dogs aren’t pigs, so it can be alarming when they snort like one. There are many causes of snorting in dogs, ranging from mild allergies to something more severe such as congestive heart failure. In this article we will discuss some of the […]

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Common Golden Retriever Skin Issues (and How to Alleviate Them!)

Golden Retrievers are susceptible to common certain skin allergies and irritations. With proper care and knowing what to watch for you can keep your Golden more comfortable.

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How Long Does a Dog Stay in Heat? What Pet Parents Should Know

Here’s what you need to know about the female dog’s reproductive cycle, what to do during her first time in heat, and how long a dog stays in heat.

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How Long Are Dogs Pregnant? Week-By-Week Dog Gestation Period

Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about canine pregnancy, including how to tell if your dog is expecting and how long dogs are pregnant.

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How to Tell If Your Dog Is Pregnant: Signs of Puppies on the Way

If your dog is showing certain physical and behavioral signs, she could be expecting a litter of puppies. Here’s how to tell if your dog is pregnant.

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Can Dogs Eat Onions? Are They Bad For Dogs?

Are onions bad for dogs or are they no big deal? Learn what to do if your dog licks up food containing onions or onion powder.

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Dog Coughing: Reasons Your Dog Is Coughing

You’ve probably heard your dog cough before. It’s a part of life for our canine friends, just like it is for you. But not all coughs are created equal. Depending on what your dog’s cough sounds like and what is causing it, coughing could be nothing to worry about, or it could be something serious.

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