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  1. Healthy and nutrious diet plan

    Dog Health
    Why should you prepare food for your pets? It’s simple. The pet food industry has let you down. You have depended on them to provide wholesome nutrition to keep your pets healthy. They advertise ingredients as holistic, natural, and human grade; in reality, ingredients are often waste products...
  2. Growth on my Dog

    Dog Health
    I have a Bird Dog Cross with not sure. She is 17 years old (in people years). She had a growth come up on her side. Has anyone seen this type growth before and if so can I treat it at home?
  3. Funny lumps on paws

    Dog Health
    I noticed these funny lumps on my dogs paws the other day. He has them on both the front paws, but not the back ones. He isn't limping and he doesn't seem too agitated by them, but they do seem to be getting worse. The vet said they look like ingrown hairs and to do an epsom salt soak. We will...
  4. Bump appeared above dog's eye

    Dog Health
    Hi, I woke up yesterday and found a small red bump above my dog's eye. It doesn't seem to bother him at all or when I touch it, and it's not hard like there's something inside. The area seems to also have lost some hair. He couldn't have gotten bit by a tick or anything. I was told that my...
  5. Itchy and red area on my dog's neck?

    Dog Health
    So, for the past few weeks, my dog has been itching her neck really often. I checked her neck when she first started doing it and it seemed redder then normal. When I showed my mom she didn't see anything so it went nowhere. As time has gone by I stop my dog from itching her neck when I catch...
  6. Dog Grooming Market Research

    General Dog Discussion
    *CALLING ALL DOG OWNERS! Chance to win £50 Pets At Home voucher - 3 minute market research survey into your dog grooming habits* Please take no more than 3 minutes to help us understand your dog grooming habits! Results will be anonymous and used to help frame market research into the dog...
  7. My Dog Has Weird Spots On Her Legs?

    Dog Health
    About a year and a half ago, I noticed these spots on my pitbull's legs. They don't hurt her, but I know those are hair follicles. I've asked the vet multiple times and she has not given me a direct answer. I don't think they're life threatening, but they keep popping up all the time, and...
  8. Is it a scab or a tick bite?

    Dog Health
    Hello, I just found this on my dogs head and I don´t know if it´s just a scab or a tick bite.Any help is appreciated,thank you in advance!!! Sincerely Elizabeth
  9. How do I help a mourning, obese dog get better?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I know the title sounds crazy, but the whole situation is such a mess I don't even know where to start, so I'll try to be as clear as possible... A relative recently passed away and in their will they left their house and dog to their son. However, the son did not want the dog and asked us to...
  10. What Kind of Diseases it is!!!

    Dog Health
    I'm a university student. I saw that dog several times on street around my house. sometimes here or there.and today I took some snap of that red things. I don't know what the hell is that.But I really feel bad when I saw that dog was running with that little thing. for me, it's difficult to...
  11. Growth On Bottom of Dog's Paw

    Dog Health
    Hello, I recently noticed that on the bottom of my sister's dog's paw, he has some type of growth or callous on one of his pads. At first I thought it was a callous, but then i researched and figured it could possibly be what is called a Corn. I'm worried and I am wondering if anyone here knew...
  12. To fix a dog or not to? If so, when to?

    Dog Health
    Hello guys, So I know this topic can get heated, but I will ask the members of this community their thoughts on this as I'm wondering what I'll do with my next dog. I am not sure whether, when I get my next dog, if I will want to keep it intact for life, fix the dog later in life, or fix the...
  13. Zika Virus

    Dog Health
    I am very concerned about the prospect of my dear dog contracting the Zika Virus, both because of his health, but also possible transmission of the virus to me and others in our household. I have read that dogs are much more likely to be bitten by mosquitos, and I can see that when walking...
  14. Dog has red in white of eye.

    Dog Health
    Hi all, Newbie to the forum here. I'm just seeking some advice if anyone has any experience with redness in the whites of the dogs eye, I only noticed it due to the direction he was looking and it's unnoticeable normally. He's a 6 year old chihuahua crossed with something like a pug or a...
  15. New to the Forum

    Hey all, I'm new to the forum. I have a 2 1/2 year old german shepherd. she loves doing tricks and chasing squirrels. check out some of her tricks on youtube
  16. Dog hydration/nutrition survey for university project

    Dog Health
    Hi All, I'm looking to improve either a dogs hydration or nutrition in a final year project at university. I've seen there are currently things out like the pedigree app that supposedly ensures your dogs health etc, but after reading many of the reviews it seems that it's not all it's made out...
  17. My dog keeps randomly yelping in pain HELP!

    Dog Health
    My German shepherd has randomly started yelping in pain. It happened first when I was giving him a tablet before feeding him (he's been having some bowl problems) and as I was leaning over him to give it to him he yelped in pain, I thought I must have stepped on his foot or something but was...
  18. Dog constipation and bloating

    Dog Health
    I have a 9 year old little chihuahua/terrier mix. Yesterday I noticed his stomach was bloated and hard as a rock. I took him to the vet to get him checked out. The vet took X-rays and said he was constipated. He told me to give my dog miralax in some food and that should help him have a bowel...
  19. Dog Training Harness

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    I wasn't sure if I should put this under dog training or dog gear and supplies or possibly even dog health so I'd figure I'd post here first. (: I recently bought Potter a new harness for Christmas. It's the Sense-ible front clip harness. I've heard that the Sense-ation and Sense-ible front...
  20. Happy Thanksgiving! Keep Your Pooch Safe! :)

    General Dog Discussion
    Several animal clinics may be closed, which is all the more reason why you shouldn’t share the family feast with your pet. But do have an emergency number on hand in case you need it. Make sure that no foods are left on the tables and counters which your dog can get to. When you’re done...