Puppy Health Articles

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Why Does My Puppy Have Diarrhea?
Why Does My Puppy Have Diarrhea?
Diarrhea is never a pleasant condition, but when your puppy is dealing with it, it's not a fun situation for anyone. If you're working on training your pup to go outside, diarrhea can also be a challenge to your house-training, as your furry friend may not be able to physically make it outdoors before he goes. Find out more about puppy diarrhea below, including what might cause it and when it's a serious situation to speak to your vet about.
Puppy Teething: How to Care for Your Puppy's Teeth
Puppy Teething: How to Care for Your Puppy's Teeth
You may call your new puppy your fur baby, and in many ways, your new puppy is like a baby, especially when it comes to puppy teething.
When Do Puppies Open Their Eyes?
When Do Puppies Open Their Eyes?
Everyone loves puppies. The soft coat, big eyes, little squeaks and that special puppy smell seem perfectly designed to make you want to scoop up and cuddle puppies forever. Because most people get puppies when they are 8 to 10 weeks old and ready to leave their mother, you may be surprised to find out that puppies are actually very helpless when they're first born. They're born without a sense of hearing and with their eyes closed, and these senses continue to develop after the puppy is born. So, when do puppies open their eyes? We've got the answers right here.
What is Parvo and What are Common Parvo Symptoms?
What is Parvo and What are Common Parvo Symptoms?
Parvo in puppies is extremely serious. It is a deadly disease that is easily preventable in your puppy. Read on to learn more about what parvo is and how to recognize parvo symptoms in your puppy.
Puppy Development Stages
Puppy Development Stages
As puppies grow and mature, their energy levels and behaviour change. Read on to learn more about puppy development stages and what you can expect from your puppy as he progresses through different phases of his life. 
How to Prevent and Treat Fleas, Ticks, and Mites
How to Prevent and Treat Fleas, Ticks, and Mites
It's only natural that your puppy will become exposed to fleas, ticks, and mites during his outdoor adventures or romps with new friends. Find out how to spot pesky parasites and what to do next.
Grooming Checklist for Dogs
Grooming Checklist for Dogs
We all want our dogs to look as cute as they did they day we brought them home. Learn how to groom your dog using grooming supplies that work best for his coat.
How to Help a Gassy Puppy?
How to Help a Gassy Puppy?
There are some things a puppy will avoid doing, but the discreet release of gas isn’t one of them. While it is a normal part of digestion, these tips can reduce puppy’s discomfort – and the finger pointing.
Symptoms of Illness
Symptoms of Illness
Even the best cared-for puppy may become ill or injured, so it’s a good idea to be aware of the following signs of illness. If your puppy exhibits these or other unusual symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Spaying and Neutering Explained
Spaying and Neutering Explained
As the owner of an adorable new puppy, you may have concerns about spaying and neutering. Is it safe? Necessary? Will my puppy’s personality change? Find answers to your questions here.
Veterinary Care and Vaccinations
Veterinary Care and Vaccinations
Your puppy should meet your veterinarian as soon as possible after you bring him home. Here is a list of core vaccinations your puppy needs and some tips on how to choose a veterinarian.
How to Prevent and Treat Puppy Dehydration
How to Prevent and Treat Puppy Dehydration
Puppies are constantly on the move – playing, exploring and learning. Because their activity levels are typically high, puppies need to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Learn more.