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How Long Is a Dog's Gestation Period?

22nd July 2011
Gestation, or the term of a pregnancy in dogs starts from the first time they are bred, or fertilized, and lasts until the puppies are born. This period can vary based on the breed or size of the dog, but usually is about 9 weeks. Unlike humans, female do... Read >

Does Your Dog Have a Licking Problem? Discover Why and How to Help

20th July 2011
It can be calming to come home from a long day at work and have your best friend lick you kindly on the hand. What happens though when you have guests over and they are not as welcoming of the doggie kisses? Not everyone likes licking, and your dog needs ... Read >

My Dog Is Trembling - Is This a Symptom of an Illness?

02nd June 2011
Sometimes dogs seem to shiver and shake all over, worrying their owners. Here are a few reasons why your dog may be trembling. Dogs get cold and shiver just like we do, especially those with very short hair. That's why you see so many Chihuahuas in s... Read >

Pyometra and Your Dog

10th May 2011
Pyometra comes from the Latin language and is defined as a pus-filled uterus. The condition is usually seen in female dogs over five years of age, and the risk of the condition goes up with age. Unless the uterus is removed, which is a surgical procedure,... Read >