Category: Dog health

Essential Dog Health Information

Dog health problems

Dogs are the most popular household pet in the country, although more cats are owned as pets, a greater number of U.S. households owns dogs. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are approximately 69.9 million dogs in the United States, while there are about 74 million cats. On the other hand, 36.5% of U.S. households own dogs, as opposed to 30.4 percent that own cats.

Regardless of which pet is the most popular, all pet owners want their pets to live long, happy, healthy lives. When it comes to minimizing the risks for dog health problems, nutritious food, daily exercise, and annual veterinary visits are as crucial for St. Bernard health as for pug health.

Although all dog owners want the best for their pets, it is interesting that so many are either ignorant about preventing d

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What Problems do Pug Owners Have to Deal with? Three Common Pug Health Issues

Pug health

Did you know that pugs can be traced back to 400 BCE in China? They were originally the preferred pet of Tibetan monks. Today, pugs are ranked in the top 10 favorite dog breeds of America. When you own a pug, you want to take care of it as best as you possibly can. For this reason, potential pug owners should be aware of health problems that pugs often struggle with. Here are three common pug dog health problems, as well as how owners help their dogs deal with them.

1. Breathing Problems

Pugs, like all dogs with short snouts, have very compact breathing passageways and elongated palates. To help your pug out if they are experiencing breathing problems, you should avoid bringing them out during the hottest part of the day, use a leash that attaches to a harness rather than a collar, and exercis

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