Category Archives: Dog Health

Fever in Dogs: What is a normal Body Temperature?

Fever In Dogs: How to treat it

You just got a dog and want to know its normal body temperature. Dogs with fevers have temperatures over 102 °F. Hypothermia may occur if it’s below 100. Rectal thermometers can measure your dog’s temperature. Ear and temporal artery thermometers are also available. For accurate results, use the same method. Normal temperature vs. fever A […]

Why Do Dogs Shed Hair and How to Reduce It

Understanding the Dog Shedding Cycle All dogs shed hair as part of their natural growth cycle. Dogs typically go through four phases of hair growth: Anagen Phase This is when new hair starts growing. This phase can last several months. Catagen Phase The hair stops growing during this transitional phase, which lasts 1-2 weeks. Telogen […]

10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds

This post objectively examines dog breeds that statistically cause the most human injuries and fatalities. The goal is to educate current or potential dog owners on how to properly train, socialize and care for their pets. With the right precautions, even breeds with higher incidents of aggression can become valued family members. Dogs have been […]