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Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog

Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog

  We commonly worry when we uncover new lumps or bumps on our dog and we should be concerned. Any type of growth on your dog’s body is entitled to attention, particularly one that wasn’t there the last time you checked your animal. It is very easy to jump to horrible conclusions and sometimes the very fear of what it might be delays us in getting the information needed. Here is w...

Otitis In Dogs

Otitis In Dogs

What Is Otitis? Otitis is an inflammation of the ear caused by an infection.  It has two main types.  Otitis externa and otitis media. Otitis externa or outer ear infection is an inflammation of the external ear canal.  It is one of the most common issues vets deal with on a daily basis.  Clinical signs may include odor, pain upon manipulation of the ear, itching, redness, and ...

Dog Urinalysis: Your Dog Needs  This Simple Test Every Year

Dog Urinalysis: Your Dog Needs This Simple Test Every Year

When your dog is looking all fine, it does not necessarily mean that he is fine. We should understand that taking a simple test only once a year can prove to be very helpful for your dog’s health. Dog Urinalysis is a test which can sometimes help your doctor to find and cure an illness which has not even started to develop inside your dog. What Is a Canine Urinalysis? When food and liquids are i...

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 ...