There are a number of reasons your dog can become sick. While taking good care of your dog can decrease their risk of problems, there are still some health issues that can occur
Ear infections often cause dogs to shake their heads and scratch their ears. Often, there is ear discharge or debris, and the ears can have a bad odor. Ear infections may be itchy or even painful. When left untreated, they can cause serious damage.
Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary issues are common in dogs. It's so frustrating to deal with a dog who is peeing in the house. Many owners chalk it up to behavioral issues or lack of training. However, your dog may have a urinary tract infection,
There are so many reasons a dog can develop vomiting. While you don't need to rush to the vet every time your dog throws up, it's also not something to ignore. Vomiting can be a sign of toxicity,
Diarrhea may accompany vomiting or simply occur on its own. The potential causes of diarrhea are similar to those of vomiting.
Parasites are everywhere in your dog's world. They may be external parasites, like fleas and ticks, or internal parasites like heartworms and intestinal worms.
Dental disease (in particular, periodontal disease, a disease of the gums and tooth attachments), is a serious and often overlooked health concern for dogs.
Obesity is a common health problem seen in dogs.7 It's also one of the most preventable. Obesity can lead to serious health issues like diabetes, heart disease, and orthopedic problems.
Arthritis is defined as inflammation of a joint or multiple joints in the body. In dogs, the most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, also called Degenerative Joint Disease.
Dogs are curious and often food-driven. So, it comes as no surprise that they are susceptible to poisoning or toxicity. Toxins come in many forms and are often (but not always) ingested. Plants, medications,