Dog Health

Dog health advice from K9 Magazine’s trusted experts. Keep your dog happy & healthy with our detailed canine health guides.

What Is A Titer Test For Dogs?

If you have a dog, you need to know what a titer test is. Some dog owners use the titer test to help determine if their dog’s vaccinations are up-to-date but there is some dispute as to the effectiveness of…

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Dog Owner Trends In 2021 (What To Watch)

As 2021 kicks into gear we thought we’d offer some predictions for dog owner trends in 2021 related to dog health, dog adoption, dog nutrition and buying habits. Cost-cutting, private label products Due to the financial implications of Covid-19 on…

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Can Dogs Really Die in Cold Weather?

Most dogs love a good romp in the snow or long walk on a frosty day. And for the most part, they’re naturally equipped to tolerate cold temperatures to an impressive degree — especially dense or double-coated breeds like Siberian…

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Why Does My Dog Have Flaky Skin?

Winter can bring many challenges for dogs and, just like us, dry skin is one of the more common ailments the cold weather can inflict. It’s not just Winter or a change in weather that can be the underlying cause…

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How Do Online Veterinary Consultations Work?

Online veterinary consultations have become more popular since the outbreak of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. In this guide we explain how online veterinary consultations work for dog owners who are worried about their pet’s health and want peace of mind…

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Are Conkers Poisonous To Dogs?

My dog ate a conker, should I be worried? Are conkers poisonous to dogs? Conkers are poisonous to dogs if chewed and eaten due to the presence of gallotannins, a harmful mix of acids. If swallowed whole by dogs conkers…

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Can My Dog Get Fleas in Winter?

Dogs can get fleas in winter and cold weather because fleas are resilient little critters and because most modern homes have central heating, so even if it’s cold outside fleas can thrive inside a house just as effectively as if…

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Can Dogs Have Tourette’s Syndrome?

Readers of the K9 Magazine Dogosaurus may well be benefiting from being able to label the odd behaviours that our dogs present. We like to apply names to the often funny and sometimes strange behaviours our dog’s exhibit. It certainly…

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