Dog Worms Did you know that most puppies are born into this world with dog worms? If their moms had a worm infestation problem that was not properly addressed, it is almost a sure thing that these worms will be transmitted to the baby still in the womb. I know that doesn’t seem fair, right? There are some things you… Read more »
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.
There is a strange, little known fact about pet nutrition that many pet owners are not aware of. It is that your vet may not be the best source of dog information particularly for nutrition. Veterinary schools’ nutrition courses tend to be rather short and incomplete, and pet food companies tend to push their products on vets and patients rather aggresively.
Wouldn’t you like your dog to remain healthy and active? One thing you can do to ensure his health is feed him natural dog food. In addition to feeding your dog the proper kinds and amounts of dog feed, it is important that you take him for walks and runs. You will feel a sense of satisfaction knowing that you… Read more »
Your dog is just like a member of the family. He is your best friend, companion, and guardian. For the times when he is feeling less than himself, the last thing you want to do is worry that there is something seriously wrong. Consequently, you need to go to the veterinarian for a dog health diagnosis. Truth be told, instead… Read more »
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 »
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 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 »
There are many homemade dog treats which we can give our pets. There are those which we can buy from the market or alternatively, we can opt to create them ourselves. Whenever we personally prepare our dog food, it bears many built in advantages. The biggest advantage is that we are able to monitor what our dogs are actually taking…. Read more »