Levothyroxine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

Levothyroxine is the active ingredient in many medications for dogs that treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid does not produce enough thyroxine. This drug is a synthetic version of the hormone that dogs’ bodies produce naturally in the thyroid gland.

by Mike Clark
August 23rd

Hug Your Hound Day: How To Teach Your Dog To Give Hugs

Hug Your Hound Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in September each year. In 2019, the holiday falls on September 15th, so get ready to give your dog a hug! But only if they enjoy it, of course. Here’s how you can teach your dog to give hugs and what you should consider before you begin.

by Mike Clark
August 22nd

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Phenobarbital For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Phenobarbital is one of the most commonly used drugs to treat epilepsy and other seizure disorders in dogs. It is also known by the brand names Luminal and Barbita. It can also lead to some unintended side effects, such as lethargy and sedation. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 22nd

Labor Day: 5 Fun Ways To Celebrate With Your Best Dog Friend

Labor Day is coming up on September 2nd in 2019! For many of us, Labor Day is the last real summer hurrah. So of course we want to celebrate it with our family members, including the furry ones! If you’re not sure where to get started, here are five ways to celebrate Labor Day with your best friend.

by Beth Meadows
August 21st

Can I Give My Dog Advil? Is Advil Safe For Dogs?

The answer to that question is no, you cannot give Advil to your dog unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so. Advil is highly toxic to dogs, and veterinarians rarely recommend it due to the high potential for disastrous side effects.

by Mike Clark
August 21st

Hypothyroidism In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Hypothyroidism in dogs is a disorder where the thyroid gland in the neck doesn’t secrete enough thyroxine, a hormone that controls metabolism. This means that a dog’s body is no longer able to convert food into fuel at an appropriate rate. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 21st
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