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Mike Clark

Head Editor at DogTime.com and CatTime.com. Has a side hustle as a joke writer. Former professional dog walker and pet sitter at Windy City Paws.

    Sinus Bradycardia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Sinus bradycardia in dogs is an unusually low heart rate caused by impulses in the sinus node firing slower than normal. It’s most often a harmless or even beneficial in athletic dogs. However, it can also be dangerous and can cause a loss of consciousness. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    20 Hours Ago

    9 Myths About Dogs That Need To Be Busted

    Myths can cause miscommunication between dog owners and their pups, harm canines’ health, and leave dogs in potentially dangerous situations. We have to know what’s true and what’s false, and sometimes even conventional wisdom and common sense need to be questioned.

    by Mike Clark
    February 24th

    Pyelonephritis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Pyelonephritis in dogs is a bacterial infection of the ureter in the kidney, which is part of the upper urinary tract. It’s generally caused by a lower urinary tract infection (UTI) that migrates upward toward the kidney, though it can have other causes, as well. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    February 24th

    Ascites In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Ascites in dogs is an abnormal build up of fluid in the abdomen. It’s also called abdominal effusion. Though it’s usually a secondary symptom of another possibly serious issue, it can bring symptoms of its own. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    February 21st

    7 Of The Weirdest Jobs Dogs Can Do With Their Noses

    There are tons of ways dogs can put their noses to good use. From tracking endangered species feces, to solving internet crimes, to finding mushrooms, people have come up with some pretty odd jobs for pups to do with their superhero-like sense of smell.

    by Mike Clark
    February 20th

    Can Dogs Eat Avocados? Are Avocados Safe For Dogs?

    Can dogs eat avocados? There isn’t a short yes or no answer. Avocados can be dangerous for dogs, or they can be safe depending on how they are prepared. Ask your veterinarian before sharing avos with your dog. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    February 20th

    6 Puppy Games To Play With Your New Puppy

    Puppy games are fun ways to tire out your newly adopted fur baby while building the skills they’ll need to become socialized, obedient, friendly adult dogs in the future. Here are six puppy games that will help your new pup learn how to play.

    by Mike Clark
    February 19th

    Dog Growling: What It Means And What You Should Do

    Growling is one of the many ways dogs communicate, and it’s important for humans who interact with dogs to understand what it means and the proper way to react. Here are what the different types of growls mean and ways you can react once you understand them.

    by Mike Clark
    February 12th

    Gingivitis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    Gingivitis in dogs is an inflammation of the gums and is the early stage of a gum disease called periodontal disease. It’s one of the most common issues adult dogs face. If left untreated, it can lead to teeth loss. Here’s what you should know.

    by Mike Clark
    February 10th

    9 Tips To Protect Your Dog From Dognappers

    Pet Theft Awareness day is February 14th, and it’s a perfect time to go over tips to help dog lovers keep their pups safe. Every dog owner should follow some basic safety precautions to protect their pooches from one of dog parents’ biggest fears–dognappers.

    by Mike Clark
    February 7th
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