Essential to identifying dog health problems before they become major issues, is your dog’s annual checkup with your vet.
Dogs are truly man’s best friend. Dog owners speak highly of their pets saying that their dogs offer them unconditional love and there are many famous quotations and sayings expressing how loyal dogs are to man. Unfortunately, dogs sometimes suffer from health issues that we aren’t aware of that may cause them great discomfort and even death. Sometimes these issues… Read more »
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.
If you have a dog, then undoubtedly at some time your dog will experience a dog health problem of some description. If you look after your dog’s health in a holistic way and focus on natural dog foods and natural dog remedies including non-chemical natural flea treatments, natural worm prevention including natural heartworm prevention, then you’re likely to come across far fewer dog health problems than if you’re feeding your dog a commercial dog food, applying chemical flea treatments and worm treatments, and so on.
Despite the nasty clean-up that follows it, diarrhea is not necessarily a bad thing. It is actually the dog’s internal defense to eliminate harmful substances from his body. As such, do not be alarmed when his increased stool movement is accompanied with some vomiting. As long as the canines do not show signs of lethargy, bloating, extremely high-fever and have… Read more »
Knowing what to do for your dog in various emergency situations is always useful – in fact, on occasion it could actually be life saving.
Here are some useful tips on what to do if your dog has injured himself and has a bleeding wound.
There is a high correlation between dog food and dog health. Yes, the food you feed your dog impacts significantly on dog health in general. While there are many ways to show our love for our dogs, nothing is more extraordinary than taking care of their health and well-being. In doing so, we have to be mindful of the food… Read more »
Dogs are one of the best animals to have around – it makes sense that the most popular pet people choose to have are this happy and furry breed. They’re not called man’s best friend for nothing. Because of their popularity, there are more studies done on dog health problems that can help pet owners understand and help these animals… Read more »
Some vets, such as the eminent Dr Jean Dodds, who I have been fortunate to hear speak in person, actively spread the word that annual vaccinations are not required. But the vast majority of vets continue to advise pet owners that ongoing vaccinations are essential, even though the evidence is clearly to the contrary.
Sometimes a dog may seem to be the picture of health one day, but suddenly go off their food, and the next thing you know, a terminal illness is diagnosed and your dog has only weeks, or even days, to live.
There are several steps you can take to both prevent dog health problems from arising in the first place, and to help identify dog health issues at a time when successful treatment is still possible.