Diagnosis, Causes and Treatment for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs
If you find that your aging dog is limping or is having difficulty getting up from a lying down or sitting position then it may be due to an onset of arthritis caused from Hip Dysplasia. Hip Dysplasia is the most common cause of arthritis in the hips. Especially, with larger breeds. It is caused by both genetic and environmental factors. It usually affects the hind legs.
Basic Dog Care Tips: Heart Worms in Domestic Dogs
Heart worms in Dogs – What They Are and What to Do? Heart worms are parasitic worms that happen to be well-known in dogs. Like their specific name implies, they can reside in the dog’s heart, normally free-floating inside the right ventricle and nearby blood vessels. So how do you know if your dog has them and what can you do to prevent heart worms.
Does Motor Oil Really Help Against Demodectic Mange?
You’ve probably heard that motor oil cures demodectic mange, but how true is that? Read this article to learn the shocking answer to this question.
Is My Dog Suffering From Asthma?
Just like humans, your dog can also suffer from asthma. This happens when the air passage way constricts and is filled with mucous, which makes it hard for your dog to breath. Read this report to learn how to properly diagnose and treat your dog’s asthma.
Uncovering The Better Dog Food For Skin Allergies
Uncovering the better dog food for skin allergies can be a mystery. How do you know what the dog food ingredients really are? Important news for itchy dogs.
Tips on Feeding Giant Breed Pups
Giant breed dogs are those that have an adult average weight of about over 90 pounds. Borzoi, Kuvasz, and Bullmastiff are just three of the recognized extra-large dog breeds. If you’ve got a pet from this category, you need to make sure that it gets the proper nutrition – no more, no less – since it’s already naturally big in size. Whether you’re buying its dog food online or in brick-and-mortar shops, you should buy one with a recipe that’s made for giant breeds.
The Major Benefits of Dog Boarding
If you own a dog, or have ever owned a dog you know how difficult it can be to leave your best friend in order to take a vacation, or go on a business trip. In the past you would have had to leave your dog in the care of someone else, usually a family member, or trust someone to come to your home daily to care for your dog. This would mean that you would have to give someone a key to your home and then trust them to care for you dog while you were gone.
Not Every Bully Breed Is Vicious – Good Care and Love Is All You Need
It is not fair to stereo type all Bully breeds just because of a few bad owners. Good dogs and good owners should not be penalized because of the negligence of others.
What Causes Dog Shedding
Dogs shed hair. We can’t get away from it; it’s a natural process whereby your dog is getting rid of his old coat and dead hair to allow his new coat to grow properly. Most dogs have a seasonal shedding time, usually in spring to get rid of the winter coat.
Is It Normal for My Dog to Have Dark Tear Stains?
There are many factors that can cause tear staining in your dog. Read further to find out these causes and the proper treatments.
When Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Pet?
As a pet owner I knew the day would come when I would have to choose life or death for my beloved pet. In this case it was my wonderful little dog Coco, who after 14 years began to slip away before my eyes. I would like to start off by saying that Coco was put to sleep only one week ago from the date of this article.
How Much Water Does Your Dog Need in the Summer Months?
How much water should you be giving your dog to ensure he is properly hydrated? The answer lies in the weight of your dog, and there are signs that you need to be aware of that will show dehydration, which means you will need to take action.