Dog’s Health

Can Dogs Eat Shrimp? Cooked or Raw? With or Without Tails?

If you’re a dedicated seafood enthusiast, it would be impious to stroll along the shoreline without indulging in a platter of shrimps. Freshly captured shrimp is juicy and tender in flavor, and whether you like it cold and covered with a cocktail sauce or boiled and sprinkled with citrus juice, this is a light dish ideal for any time. And most likely you will be tempted to share the treat you love so much with your four-legged friend. But will it be a good idea?

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Glucosamine for Dogs: Why, How Much and When to Take It?

Just like humans, many dogs are suffering from arthritis, mainly as they grow old. This painful disease happens when the cartilage, the cushioning between the bones, starts to shrink and wear away and the tops of the bones begin to press against each other. It can be triggered by injury, illness, or wear off with age. While there is no remedy for arthritis, some medications may reduce suffering and enhance mobility. Glucosamine is one of the most popular treatments. Glucosamine and other joint supplements for dogs Glucosamine, a naturally occurring compound, is one of the most common over-the-counter medications used...

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Dogs That Don’t Shed: Your Ultimate Guide to Hair Free Couches

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Dog’s hair… probably one of a few downsides of owning a pup… It’s getting everywhere! Not only does it get messy, but for many people, allergies are also a factor. What’s the potential solution? A dog that doesn’t shed. Or shed less, at least. This post features a list of dog breeds that don’t shed to come to rescue you and your couches and more information you have to learn about shedding (or not).

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Can Dogs Eat Jell-O?

The method includes boiling cattle and pigs’ skins and bones. When it cools down, it creates a jiggly cake. Jell-O appears to be a dessert more suited to dogs rather than humans. But this is not the complete story. Typically, this treat is loaded with sugar and artificial substances, and these are not dog-friendly components. But let’s learn more.

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Can Dogs Eat Ketchup?

We love ketchup and put it practically everywhere. So it’s natural to curious if your dog be fine after eating some too.  What’s odd about ketchup is that we don’t know what’s actually in it. Obviously, ketchup is mostly produced from tomatoes. But that’s not the biggest problem here, there are way more dangerous ingredients in this sauce too.  Learn more about it for the sake of your dog’s well being. What’s in the ketchup? Mass produced ketchup contains about 112 calories per 100 g on average, including 907 mg of sodium (too much!) and 22 g of sugar (even...

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Can Dogs Eat Whipped Cream? and What Will Happen If They Will?

Although it may seem reasonable not to give your dog a slice of cake while serving dessert, it is something we often share without thinking about it a dollop of whipped cream or whip cream. Although it may appear common sense not to give your pup a piece of cake, we may share a rose of whipped cream with our pet without thinking much about it. As a matter of fact sweets, including whipped cream, are amongst the most controversial foods we share with our animals. So, can dogs have whipped cream? In one word, yes. The small amount of...

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Claritin Dosage for Dogs (+Handy Chart Included)

Just like any other animal, over several thousands of years dogs have developed a sophisticated immune system that keeps their bodies healthy and free of disease. Through being inhaled or eaten, or through the skin or mucous membrane millions of particles enter our bodies daily. It is the task of the immune system to sort these particles, remove the bad ones and release the safe ones. But this process can go wrong sometimes, and it perceives a non-harmful particle as a danger. An allergic reaction occurs when this happens. Ever seen your dog scrap too much, bite feet and legs,...

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