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Dog health

Dog health is your top priority as a dog owner. To enjoy your companion as long as possible, you need to keep your dog healthy and happy. But doing that can be tough. is here to help.

We offer advice on:

Choosing a vet. Start by asking for recommendations.

Common dog health problems: Range from fleas and ticks to ear infections and from arthritis to obesity and diabetes.

Know when to take your dog to the vet. Dealing with a sick dog is scary. Recognize when you need help.

What to feed your dog? Raw? No grain? It’s hard to sort it all out. Use our feeding guide to help make the decision.

How much sleep does your dog need? What can you do to help him sleep all night? And what do dog sleep positions mean?

Your dog’s health needs change dramatically as he ages. What’s right for a puppy isn’t right for an older dog. We offer advice on helping your dog age gracefully.

And we offer information about common dog health issues including arthritis removing dewclaws, and whether your dog might benefit from plastic surgery.