DCM In Dogs: Here’s What You Need To Know, According To A Vet Expert – DodoWell

Just like us, dogs can suffer from heart issues, too. One heart problem pups can get is called DCM, or dilated cardiomyopathy. This disease happens in a dog’s heart muscle and can result in an enlarged heart and, in more serious cases, congestive heart failure. Luckily, though, this disease can be managed (and sometimes reversed!) … Read more

Can Dogs And Cats Get Monkeypox? What Pet Owners Should Know, According To Vets – DodoWell

With news of the monkeypox virus currently making headlines, pet owners want to know: Can dogs get monkeypox? And what about cats? Declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) in June, there are currently over 11,000 confirmed monkeypox cases in the US according to the Centers for Disease … Read more

3 Common Ways People Misunderstand Their Dogs, According To Experts – DodoWell

Ever think you have your dog all figured out? You may want to think again. Because we love our dogs so much (they’re members of the family, after all), sometimes we think we know just what they’re thinking and feeling, and why they’re acting a certain way. There’s even a word for it — anthropomorphism, … Read more

Kennel Cough Vaccine: Here’s Why You Should Consider The Bordetella Vaccine For Your Dog – DodoWell

It’s pretty likely that kennel cough has crossed your mind when you’ve dropped your dog off at doggie day care, for overnight boarding or at the groomer — and for good reason! Kennel cough, aka Bordetella, is an infection that causes similar symptoms in dogs as bronchitis does in humans. It spreads through respiratory secretions … Read more

Dog Years To Human Years: The “Multiply By 7” Ratio Has Been Updated – DodoWell

Have you ever wondered how to calculate dog years to human years? It’s a fun exercise that explores a deeper topic — the lifespan of your dog. And while it’s not the most uplifting topic, it’s still important to consider when bringing a new dog into your family. So, exactly what kind of math do … Read more

Heart Murmur In Dogs: A Vet Expert Explains What You Need To Know – DodoWell

If you find out that your dog has a heart murmur, it’s totally natural to be worried. But don’t freak out — heart murmur in dogs isn’t necessarily a life-threatening situation, but will require you to keep close tabs on your pup’s condition. To find out what a heart murmur might mean for your dog’s … Read more

Here’s The Monthly Budget Of A Dog Photographer In Austin Making $80,000 A Year With Two Rescue Dogs – DodoWell

How much does taking care of a pet cost? It depends. Pet parents across the country with varying income levels tell us exactly what they spend on their pets each month in our new series “Pet Parent Budget Diaries.” We spoke with a dog photographer living in Austin, Texas, who makes an income of $80,000 … Read more

Pancreatitis In Cats: Here’s What You Need To Know, According To A Vet Expert – DodoWell

Pancreatitis in cats can actually be pretty common. So as cat parents, it’s good to know the symptoms so you can seek treatment for your cat as soon as you notice them. Although small, the pancreas is an important organ that plays a big role in the health of your cat. If you think he’s … Read more