After recently adjusting my own diet to eat healthier, I began to wonder what types of human healthy foods could also be eaten by my Great Dane. Is it ok …
We’ve all been there at one time or another. We get home from a long day at work and realize our beloved Dane hasn’t eaten their meal. We might be …
Heartworms are both one of the most serious and preventable diseases affecting our canine friends. Learn how to prevent, identify, & treat them.
Specific to Great Danes, the OFA partnered with the Great Dane Club of America to create a specialized set of CHIC health testing requirements. The Great Dane screening requirements include: hip dysplasia, eye, thyroid, and cardiac evaluation.
Cherry eye occurs when the nictitans gland starts to protrude onto the eyeball, giving a bright red, cherry-like appearance. Common treatment options include massage and surgery.
If you notice that your Dane’s eyes are starting to droop or turn red, it could be a normal effect of aging. However, red eyes can also signal that your dog is experiencing irritation, developing an infection, or is suffering from a condition like entropion, ectropion, glaucoma, or cataracts.
Happy Tail Syndrome often affects larger dog breeds who also have thin coats, such as Great Danes. Luckily, there is an easy way to treat it when it does occur!
A Great Dane may experience their first heat anytime between six months and two years of age. Learn how to recognize when she goes into heat, what to expect, and how to handle it.
According to a study sponsored by the National Canine Cancer Foundation, one in three dogs will develop some type of cancer during their lifetime. Great Danes are sadly considered a high-risk breed when it comes to canine cancer.
Fortunately, dog’s chances of surviving canine cancer are increased if the disease is caught early.
Some pet parents are trading in old-fashioned dry kibble for what they feel is a more natural dog diet. This popular, though sometimes controversial diet is known as a “raw diet” or BARF. Developed by an Australian veterinarian named Ian Billinghurst, BARF stands for both Bones and Raw Food and Biologically Appropriate Food.
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