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Dog health and behavior problems? is here to help you provide the best care for your dog. We here at Dog Health want to provide you information on how you can help prevent disease, deal with problem behaviors, learn how to positively train your dog, and most important, help you give your dog a healthy, happy life.

Covering issues such as dog diseases, arthritis, dog care, dog training, dog grooming, dog behavior, and just plain how to have fun and play with your dog, will help you answer your dog questions.

Important: if your dog is sick, do not hesitate to contact your veterinarian immediately! Your vet is skilled at properly caring for your dog. is not a replacement for care by a veterinarian. It is only a resource for you to learn more about your dog's health.

Thanksgiving Safety for Dogs


The annual Thanksgiving banquet, complete with last-minute preparations, a variety of guests, and too much rich food, can be stressful and dangerous for dogs. However, you can greatly reduce your canine's risks and stress level with some simple precautions, and knowledge.

Some Tips and Facts:

If you cannot easily feel your dogs ribs (or feel them at all) while petting your dog then he or she may be overweight.

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