Can Dogs See Color?

Can Dogs See Color?

Credit: Zoetis Melody R. Conklin, VMD, MBA Have you ever wondered how a dog sees the world? Not only do they see everything from a much lower perspective, but they also have a different field of view than we do. Because their eyes are set a bit wider than our forward-facing eyes, they can see 250 degrees around themselves, compared to a human’s 190-degree field […]

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Common Reasons For Panting

Common Reasons For Panting

Panting is a typical doggie behavior, but you may wonder why it occurs, or whether your pet’s panting is excessive or unusual. Researchers have looked at dog panting to determine its causes; what they discovered may surprise you. What Is Panting in Dogs? Moderate to rapid open-mouthed respiration is a normal dog and puppy behavior that lowers body temperature and also gets oxygen into the dog’s bloodstream. […]

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November: National Pet Diabetes Month

  by:  Dr. Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC     November is National Diabetes Month, and while this month was originally designed to increase awareness of this common endocrine disease in humans, we need to be aware of the growing prevalence of DM in dogs and cats also. Untreated, diabetes mellitus can be fatal in dogs and cats. In veterinary medicine, there are two types of diabetes […]

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