Not only do dog allergies refer to our allergies to dog hair and dander, but also to dog’s allergies to things in their environment, such as chemicals, pollution and food. Dog allergies can manifest themselves in skin problems, like itching and hair loss, and in more advanced cases, loose bowel movements and vomiting.
Ever heard the phrase “he doesn’t know he is a dog”? Dogs aren’t just “dogs” anymore. They are celebrating their own birthday’s, have Christmas presents, have their own chair to sit in, go where we go, and are considered just as big a part of the family as the kids, grandparents, or crazy Aunt Buhela. Along with their status of… Read more »
Here is some quite comprehensive information about pet vaccinations – and whether or not you should vaccinate your dog (or cat). The author is Dr. Jean Hofve, DVM – one of the relatively few vets who pulls no punches, and will tell you that annual vaccinations are NOT needed! Read on … Vaccination Overview by Dr. Jean Hofve, DVM You… 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 »
Dalmatians are easy to spot because of their spots! They are a beautiful dog breed, but they are also prone to some specific health concerns. If you are considering adopting a Dalmatian, you should be aware of certain signs so that you can be alert for any health issues concerning your future pet.
Fleas can carry disease and other parasites, including tapeworm. And fleas are extremely irritating for your dog. They often cause intense itching, which in turn can cause your dog to damage his/her skin by vigorous scratching.
Dogs can suffer from allergies just as readily as humans can.
And there can be a variety of causes of dog allergies, just as there can with human allergies.
One thing your dog can’t tell you, though, is what he or she has come into contact with that could be causing the dog allergy.
Dog skin allergies are common incidents that experienced dog owners have learned to handle. While they are not terminal in most cases, they can be extremely painful as the dog will try to itch and chew his own skin to relieve himself of persistent itchiness. This self-mutilation can lead to further infections as open wounds become a breeding ground for… Read more »
If you are like me, you are always on the lookout for a good dog allergy treatment that will make your allergic dog’s life a little easier. Sure allergies aren’t as life threatening as far as dog diseases go, but when left untreated, they can make your dog’s life a pain and we do not wish this for our beloved… Read more »
Allergies are not one you wish on your worst enemies- OK fine, it is but not on your beloved pooch. It is super uncomfortable and a real pain for the dogs that are suffering from allergies. You need to look for reliable dog allergy remedies that you can keep on hand in case your dog break out and have an… Read more »