Out of all dog breeds, perhaps the Doberman Pinscher is most suited for the role of guard dog. However behind the Doberman Pinscher’s tough exterior comes a myriad of health issues to be dealt with as well. What diseases should we look out for in Doberman Pinschers? As with other dog breeds, the “Dobie” or […]
By By Kathy Salzberg | Posted: May 12, 2012, 9 a.m. EDT A visit to the groomer can be at most risky and at least stressful for geriatric dogs. It is not uncommon for senior dogs to have health issues that make grooming more of a challenge. Arthritis, back and hip problems might make it difficult […]
by haley7 The Irish Setter dog is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Irish Setters are a beautiful and magnificent breed of dog but like most large breeds they have several health issues that will challenge them throughout their lives. Some of the health issues may be hereditary or issues […]
A reader asked.. I know teacup dogs have all those health issues and are sickly runts, but what about “toy” size dogs? Do they also have a large chance of getting illness’s and can you get them from animal shelters to? And is there size dangerous for them also like teacups since they are like […]
There is always a reason for aggressive behavior in dogs. If you can discover the reason for the aggression, you can usually correct or at least control a dog’s aggression. Some breeds of dogs have gotten a really bad reputation of late; pit bulls, rottweilers, and chows, for example. Some breeds are even forbidden in […]
The long term impacts of stress have long been overlooked when it comes to our pets. In a human being, stress can result in health issues, it can interfere in our relationships with others, and we may become unbalanced, irritable and aggressive towards those around us. What makes us think that dogs don’t feel the […]
Before you welcome any dog into your home, regardless of what dog you get, a rescue dog from a shelter or a pedigree from a breeder, you must be aware of dog health issues. You should realize that any pet, even pure breeds, can develop a serious illness and all pets require vaccinations.