Dog Health

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

Canine Osteoarthritis – What Is It?

The word osteoarthritis is derived from three terms: ‘osteo’ meaning bone, ‘artho’ meaning joint and ‘itis’ meaning inflammation and so osteoarthritis essentially means inflammation of the joint, which has been caused by an underlying issue with the bone. There are…

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Bloat in dogs is a killer

Bloat in Dogs: An Owner’s Guide

Dog Bloat aka Gastric Torsion in Dogs: An Owner’s Guide Bloat in dogs is a fast, silent killer. Too many dog owners only learn about dog bloat once they’re in that devastating position of having a vet explain to them…

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How to Stop a Dog Shedding

Dog shedding is a real problem in my home. Up until last year, I had a dark-furred dog and a light-furred dog, and cream carpets. Now, I have three dark furred dogs, and cream carpets. For as many years as…

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The Importance of Dog Grooming

Keeping our pets looking pretty (and handsome) can be a point of pride for many a dog owner and dog grooming tauranga can make it happen. Whether it is making regular appointments at your local dog groomers or implementing a…

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parvovirus in dogs

Canine Parvovirus Warning to Dog Owners

Preventable dog disease claiming too many lives, and it’s something more dog owners should be concerned about than ever before, according to experts. Vets from the UK’s leading veterinary charity, PDSA, are warning that the deadly dog infection parvovirus is…

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