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Dog health is critical to their happiness and being a great friend to you and your family. We've answered some dog questions about conditions you may have, because education is important when you bring your beautiful dog to the vet.

GoodPooch also brings dog lovers together, so they can share their own stories on social media through our Enter My Pet submissions, enter dog giveaways and find valuable information for a certain type of issue your dog might be experiencing. Our team of researchers provide information that will help educate our readers who can then contact their local veterinarian so they are able to ask great questions and get the help their dog needs.

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Benadryl for Dogs

What is Benadryl? One of the most well-known over-the-counter medicines available at the drug store is diphenhydramine, which is more commonly known as Benadryl. It is an antihistamine that has…

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Canine Coronavirus

What is Canine Coronavirus? One extremely infectious disease that is known to occur strictly in dogs is the enteric canine coronavirus disease (CCoV for short). Even though dogs of any…

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Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

What is Cushing’s Disease in Dogs? Cushing’s disease in dogs affects the endocrine system, which is one of the most important parts of the body in both humans and animals.…

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Diarrhea

Dog Diarrhea Treatment What is Diarrhea in Dogs? Just like humans, diarrhea in dogs can be as minor as a one-time occurrence from eating spoiled food, or as serious as…

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Ear Infection

Symptoms and Remedies Whether it be the violent shaking of the head or the ruddy discharge clinging to the ear canal, the signs of a canine ear infection are often…

Ear Mites

Ear Mites Treatment How Do Dogs Get Ear Mites? Dogs can become infected with ear mites through several ways, but the most common is through direct contact with other dogs,…

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Fleas on Dogs

How Do Dogs Get Fleas? Overview of Fleas in Dogs When it comes to fleas on dogs, the domestic cat flea is the species that afflicts dogs and cats alike.…

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Heartworm in Dogs

Heartworm Treatment Heartworm in dogs is an issue for pet owners throughout the United States. After the devastating event of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, a mass exodus of over 250,000…

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Hot Spots on Dogs

Dog Hot Spot Treatment What Does a Hot Spot on a Dog Look Like? Manifesting as painfully raw and reddened blisters on the body, hot spots on dogs are common…

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Can Dogs Get Lyme Disease? Canines can and do get Lyme borreliosis, which is the scientific name for Lyme disease. In fact, Lyme disease can be contracted not only by…

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Parvo in Dogs

What Is Parvo? In cases of type 2 canine parvovirus (CPV), or parvo, a puppy that is rambunctious and energetic can quickly become very sick and weak in a matter…

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Pyoderma

Skin Infection in Dogs In debating what may be one of the most frequent issues that come into a vet’s office, pyoderma (skin infections) takes the cake. Because of the…

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