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Dogs are color blind, and can not distinguish between red and green. In other words, if you throw a red ball in a green field, dogs have trouble finding them.

People sometimes tend to think lightly on deworming, but it deserves more attention. The sad story of Loulou proves this point. Her owner gave us the permission to share her story.

Recently a publication came online about problems of which the researchers assumed they might occur in short muzzled breeds more often then known.

Many owners spay or neuter their dogs, an euphemism for a castration.

Since the moment it was available Bravecto has stirred things up, and it wasn’t always in a good way. The product is being associated more and more with many and often severe side effects.

Many dog breeds have to deal  with epilepsy, a disease which is genetically  passed.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has asked Merck to do further investigation to adverse reactions of the chewable flea treatment product Bravecto.

Pure breeds are looked upon very critically these days.

The United Kingdom is currently being rocked by the outbreak of the mysterious disease: Alabama Rot. This disease is named after the US state where it was first diagnosed.

How can owners of dachshunds lower chances for IVDD, the typical type of paralysis in the breed, as much as possible?

Hundreds of dogs will soon be visiting the vet. Why? Because they are in the dark days before Christmas and have found somewhere  a bowl of chocolate and eaten the whole.

In the Netherlands, the undersecretary of economy mr Van Dam has no intentions whatsoever to get the anti-flee pills from Bravecto out of the vet’s shops.

Anxious, stressed dogs. For many owners, and the dog self, a big problem. Barking, jumping, restless behavior, even aggressive behavior.  No pleasure for both dogs and owners.

Utrecht University started a very specific research project on epilepsy in dogs: it concentrates on the quality of life for affected dogs.