Yeast infections in dogs are most commonly observed when a dog is rubbing his ear or tilting his head excessively, and they can be identified by excessive wax buildup and scabbing, states WebMD. Yeast infections appear o... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

When a dog's ears smell, it is usually a sign that an infection is present, according to Jon Geller, D.V.M. Bacteria and yeast are the most common causes of ear infections in dogs, notes WebMD. Ear mites, allergies, exce... More »

The best ear infection treatment for a dog is to take him or her to the veterinarian. The veterinarian is able to run tests to determine what type of ear infection the dog has and can then recommend an appropriate treatm... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

If a dog is consistently shaking its head back and forth, then the dog most likely has a type of ear infection from bacteria, yeast or other allergens, such as ear mites, notes WebMD. If the shaking is violent, then the ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Although symptoms vary slightly depending on the type of mange, the most common symptoms of mange in dogs are hair loss and scabbing. Itchiness is another common symptom, but it is not always present with demodectic mang... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Aside from typical dog food, dogs are safely able to munch on flax seed, yogurt, green beans, sweet potatoes, salmon, pumpkin, apples, oatmeal, eggs and brewer's yeast. Some other human foods that dogs can enjoy occasion... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The best way to pet a dog is to let the dog make first contact, and then slowly rub the dog's chest and under his head. Many dogs respond poorly to fast movements and pats on top of the head. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs