Some human antibiotics are safe for dogs. However, antibiotics prescribed to the dog are the only medications that they should be given, according to Fun Times Guide. More »

It is important to ensure the chosen antibiotic is safe for the particular breed of dog as all breeds are affected differently, explains Pets Haven. Safe antibiotics for dogs inlcude cephalexin, penicillin, amoxicillin, ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Many antibiotics are safe for use during pregnancy, according to Mayo Clinic. Some of the antibiotics that are generally safe for use during pregnancy include amoxicillin, erythromycin, ampicillin, penicillin, clindamyci... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy

A dog can become infected with Clostridium difficile bacteria after taking antibiotics or immunosuppressants. The infection causes inflammation of the large bowel and can cause damage to the colon. More »

In dogs, mange is a skin disease caused by external parasites called mites that are found on the dog's skin and hair follicles. Dogs typically play host to a number of mites, although mange occurs when the number of mite... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Plants that are poisonous to dogs include American holly, amaryllis, castor bean plants, garlic and other members of the allium family, and tomato plants, says the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

The only way dogs can get heartworm is by being bitten by a mosquito that is carrying heartworm larvae. If an animal is infected with both a male and female, they can breed to produce tiny organisms known as microfilaria... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health