According to holistic vet, Dr Andrew Jones, DVM, one of the worst things you can do for your older pet is to agree to the ubiquitous annual vaccinations. If you’ve been following my information for any length of time, you will know that I am against pet owner complying with annual vaccinations for adult dogs without at least first informing… Read more »
Fleas are perhaps one of nature’s worst enemies to man’s best friend. Alright so maybe that seems a bit of an exaggeration, after all, fleas aren’t fatal aren’t they? Yes and no. Fleas in and out of themselves do not cause death. They can contaminate the bloodstream of their victim which in turn, can lead to serious ailments when not cared… Read more »
Diabetes in Dogs . We dread the thought of our beloved pet suffering from any sort of disease but unfortunately, Diabetes in dogs is becoming more and more common. It is said that 1 out of 500 dogs suffer from diabetes mellitus. While diabetes in dogs may of itself not be quite as serious as some other diseases, if it… Read more »
Walking The Dog – Exercise and Bonding for the Benefit of Both The special bond between people and dogs goes back to prehistory – probably more than 14,000 years. There is no other species with so strong and beneficial a link to humanity, perhaps because dogs give us so many different kinds of support and pleasure. For centuries they worked… Read more »
Fleas are perhaps one of nature’s worst enemies to man’s best friend. Alright, so maybe that seems a bit of an exaggeration, after all, fleas aren’t fatal aren’t they? Yes and no. Fleas in and out of themselves do not cause death. They do contaminate the bloodstream of their victim which in turn, can lead to serious ailments when not… Read more »
There is no other event which electrifies our darling pet dogs other than that significant time of day where we show our desire to feed them their favorite dog food. We must be very careful, however, with what we feed and prepare for our dogs. In the history of dog food, there have been multiple recalls due to contamination. This… Read more »
Our dogs mean more to us than anything – save our own family of course. That is why when we learn about serious ailments that they may be suffering, we suffer alongside with them. One of the more worrying conditions is congestive heart failure in dogs. What exactly is canine congestive heart failure? This is a condition resulting from a… Read more »
If your dog has a congenital heart murmur, surgery may be a viable solution to eliminate the problems it creates. On the other hand, specific types of medication may be necessary because non congenital heart murmurs are often an underlying symptom of congestive heart failure in dogs.
You cannot be sure about which treatment is going to be the right path to proceed with until you have consulted the right veterinarian and received advice regarding the health of your dog. Natural alternatives also exist that can be very helpful.