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Bloat in Dogs

Bloat in Dogs

What is bloat in dogs? Gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) is also known as “bloat,” “stomach torsion,” or “twisted stomach.” Bloat is an extremely serious condition, and should be considered a life-threatening emergency when it occurs. There are no home remedies for bloat, therefore dog owners must contact their veterinarians immediately if they suspect that the...

Demodectic Mange in Dogs

Demodectic Mange in Dogs

Demodectic mange (also known as red mange, follicular mange, or puppy mange) is a skin disease, generally of young dogs, caused by the mite, Demodex canis. It may surprise you to know that demodectic mites of various species live on the bodies of virtually every adult dog and most human beings, without causing any harm or irritation. These small (0.25 mm) mites that look like microscopic alligator...

Dog Health: How to Be Your Dog’s Healthcare Advocate

Dog Health: How to Be Your Dog’s Healthcare Advocate

Guest Post:  Dwight Healer The modern canine diet is improving along with the available supplements needed to fill in the nutrient gaps where needed.  As the humanization of the family dog progresses, the progression of the canine diet including nutritional supplements has vastly improved.  Dog health is the biggest beneficiary from these progressions; increased quality of dog food, health ca...

Dogs, Disease and Ticks in Naples FL

Dogs, Disease and Ticks in Naples FL

What is the big deal about ticks in Naples? Dogs have a major problem with ticks in Naples and for a good reason. Ticks in Naples transmit a number of very bad diseases caused by organisms that are classified as bacteria and reketsia which are organisms too large to be classed as a virus and too small to be classed as a bacteria. There are many different diseases caused by these organisms, but he...

What Pet Vaccinations Does My Dog Need?

What Pet Vaccinations Does My Dog Need?

As a responsible pet owner you realize keeping your dog healthy is extremely important. In order to keep your dog healthy you need to vaccinate your dog against common diseases.  These pet vaccinations are provided by your local Naples animal hospital. Most all dog owners understand that their dog needs to be vaccinated against rabies, and are also aware that there are state and county laws rega...

Naples Pet Tips – Keep Your Dog Healthy This Spring

Naples Pet Tips – Keep Your Dog Healthy This Spring

  Spring is here and a good time for your dog to see his Naples veterinarian.  Both you and your pets will want to be outside more enjoying the Naples weather.  It is a great time to play or go on walks with your dog, but it also means fleas, ticks, allergies, and more potential for cuts, scrapes, and injuries.   Tips for a Dog Healthy Spring    Water Your dog needs plenty of w...

Protect Your Dog From These Parasites – Heartworms

Protect Your Dog From These Parasites – Heartworms

Mosquitoes are an outdoor nuisance that can rapidly end up being an indoor issue. However it isn’t really just the biting from the female mosquitoes one need’s to fret about. Heartworms, which are spread  through mosquitoes that transmit the larvae, are a much more alarming concern for your dog. Heartworm larvae travel from the place of the bite through the dog’s body up until t...

It’s National Puppy Day Naples

It’s National Puppy Day Naples

  It’s National Puppy Day Naples!  We love puppies and so do you.  Please enjoy our special page for today. Ways to Celebrate! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 1. Adopt a puppy from your local shelter or pure breed rescue organization. 2. Are you prepared for  parenting? Start off on the right paw! Hire a professional that can help you. 3. Donate money, f...

Town & Country Animal Hospital – Dog Boarding Naples FL

Town & Country Animal Hospital – Dog Boarding Naples FL

Animal owners planning a trip or vacation have a crucial choice to make: whether to take their pets along, or leave them behind in your home. What are your alternatives? It’s tempting to wish to bring your dog with you, however you need to think about that some animals aren’t matched to travel due to personality, ailment, car sickness or physical disability. Putting their interests fir...

Show-Winning Dog Semen Is a Bargain at $2,000

Show-Winning Dog Semen Is a Bargain at $2,000

Decades-old sperm from prize-winning dogs is being used to breed a new generation of Westminster Dog Show hopefuls by Claire Suddath Yoshi, an Old English Sheep Dog owned by Jere Marder, was cheerful and friendly and so fluffy that when he was groomed, you couldn’t see his eyes. Under his registered name, Lambluv Desert Dancer, Yoshi won 64 Best in Show awards—more than any other...