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Dog Bite Prevention

Dog Bite Prevention

National Dog Bite Prevention Week ® takes place during the second full week of April each year, and emphasizes teaching people about helping prevent dog bites. The days in 2018 are April 8-14. With an estimated population of 70 million dogs living in U.S. homes, millions of people– most of them children– are bitten by canines annually. Most of these bites, if not all, are avoidab...

Why Is My Dog Itching So Much?

Why Is My Dog Itching So Much?

Dog Itching : What Are The Reasons? There are three main reasons for any normal skin healthy pet to be itchy: Dry skin Coat in grooming need Fleas (Defiantly) How to deal with these reasons? Please continue reading to know. How to Treat With Dry Skin? Another common cause of abnormal dog itching is dry skin. It is often accompanied by excess “dandruff” or flaky skin. To help your d...

Dog Ear Care

Dog Ear Care

Tips for Proper Dog Ear Care   Dog ear care is just as crucial as any other element of dog healthcare. Ear infections in dogs is a common issue, but by setting aside a couple of more minutes after each grooming session you might be able to minimize the chances of your dog having this condition. Some types of dogs are a lot more vulnerable to ear issues than others. Those with dangling ears s...

Dog Swimming Safety Tips

Dog Swimming Safety Tips

Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Water – Dog Swimming Safety When summer rolls around, it seems as though our dogs love the water just as much as we do (well…some dogs). However, there is always a concern for dog swimming safety and it has us worrying for the whole day. Therefore, we’ve compiled some simple tips to keep your pet safe whether they’re in the pool, lake, beach, or anywhe...

Brief Guide to Leptospirosis

Brief Guide to Leptospirosis

With our furry little friends, there are some infections and diseases that can cause a real problem. As far as life-threatening issues go, leptospirosis is right up there and it comes from bacteria and therefore an infection. Although it can affect many different animals, it is seen most commonly in cats and dogs and can actually spread to humans through bite wounds, exposure to urine, contact wit...

Caring for Dogs – Flea Allergy Dermatitis

Caring for Dogs – Flea Allergy Dermatitis

For dogs, the most frequently seen skin disease is flea allergy dermatitis (FAD) – sometimes called flea bite hypersensitivity – and it is a huge problem. Sadly, it leads to many allergies and a reaction will see the immune system react and the antibodies will attempt to fight the infection or be sent in to deal with something that could normally be tolerated. For many years, we have k...

Symptoms, Causes, and Solutions to Seizures in Dogs

Symptoms, Causes, and Solutions to Seizures in Dogs

When our pets are happy, they make us feel exactly the same and can easily brighten our day within seconds. Unfortunately, dogs also have bad days and some even experience seizures and this leaves many owners confused and not really knowing what to do. For this reason, today we have compiled some information you may find useful including symptoms, causes, and what you should do if you witness the ...

Puppy Care in Naples

Puppy Care in Naples

Just bring home a new puppy?  Your puppy is going to need a lot of special attention and puppy care.  The sooner you see the veterinarian in Naples, the better. Young puppies ought to be immunized at an early age. Your vet will begin your puppy on a vaccination schedule and will encourage you when boosters are required. See to it your animal gets a regular veterinary checkup every six mo...

Dog Kidney Disease – Dog Diseases – Naples FL

Dog Kidney Disease – Dog Diseases – Naples FL

Just like our own, your dog’s kidneys are imperative to their well-being. This organ helps to maintain a natural balance of minerals and fluids in your dog’s body by removing any waste substances from their blood. When your dogs is suffering from kidney disease, they may show early warning signs of dog kidney disease, but this is relatively rare. In most cases, symptoms will not begin to show ...

Dogs Health – What are Hot Spots?

Dogs Health – What are Hot Spots?

Sometimes known as acute moist dermatitis, hot spots will normally show as red, hot irritations on the head of a dog. Furthermore, they will sometimes be moist and can also be found in the hip or chest area. Typically, dog owners become alarmed because they can appear and spread quickly because the skin becomes irritated even further by licking and chewing. In most cases, hotspots will cause a lit...