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Our goal is to spread knowledge, not hype. Our pet health articles are backed by the latest scientific research to help you care for your four-legged friends. You’ll find good reads with digestible bits, written by our experts.
Has Your Dog Been Prescribed Metronidazole? Important Information All Owners Should Know
What is metronidazole, and why is it used? Is it safe for my dog? How can I protect my dog’s important gut bacteria while they take metronidazole? We answer these questions and more. Keep reading to learn what the latest scientific research says about metronidazole and how to best discuss its use with your veterinarian.
Dog Diabetes: What Dog Owners Need to Know about Successful Management
There is no cure for diabetes, but diabetic dogs can live normal, happy lives with the right care. Learn about canine diabetes, how to effectively manage the condition, and why good gut health is so important.
Effective Ways for Pet Parents to Manage Dog Skin Yeast Infections
Have you noticed your dog itching more, or have you noticed that they have a funny smell? A skin yeast infection, an extremely common skin disease in dogs, could be the culprit. Learn about what causes canine skin infections and what you can do to get rid of them for good.
What Dog Owners Should Know About Dog Farts And How To Stop Them
Dog farts are a normal part of pet ownership. However, sudden changes in your pup’s flatulence could be a sign of a more serious condition. Learn about why dogs fart and when to seek help from a veterinarian.
State of the Gut Report: News Dog Parents Can Use
News dog parents can use from AnimalBiome’s first annual 2022 State of the Gut™ report! Learn valuable insights about your dog’s gut health.
Dog Diarrhea: How To Help Your Dog Feel Better
Figuring out the cause of dog diarrhea can be tricky. Learn about the common causes, how to stop diarrhea with at home treatments, and when to seek help from a veterinarian.
Pet Insurance: Can It Help You Cover the High Cost of Emergency Care?￼
Pet insurance has grown quickly in both popularity and availability as more dog parents realize how much it can help with emergency expenses. According to the latest industry data from the North American Pet Health Insurance Association, about 2.6 million dogs in the U.S. had insurance coverage in 2020; that total represents a 22.5% increase…
Dog Poop 101: Find Out How Healthy Your Dog Really Is￼
Every dog is an individual, and what’s “normal” varies with an animal’s diet, age, and other factors. Any change in your dog’s poop can be a clue that something’s going on with their health.
Why Is My Dog Vomiting? Helpful Information For Pet Parents
We totally get that your dog vomiting on the floor (or worse!) is one of the yuckier parts of being a dog parent. While your dog can’t tell you how they are feeling, they can still give you a lot of clues as to why they got sick.
IBD in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments￼
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in dogs, is a chronic condition that occurs when the lining of the gastrointestinal tract becomes inflamed. Common symptoms of IBD in dogs include diarrhea, vomiting, loss of appetite, nausea, and weight loss.