Hopefully, this article assists you in deciding if your dog’s injury needs medical attention or just a little tender, love and care. Tail injuries can be severe and serious but most of the time, if you just step on your dog’s tail, your pup will be fine. You may just need to give him a little more loving.
Dogs and Allergies May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month for pets. There are so many things to keep track of when it comes to keeping our animals well. Shots, preventatives, foods, etc … no wonder a pill can be missed here or there! So what are some of the most common symptoms of allergies in dogs? Sneezing Increased scratching or constant licking Itchy, runny eyes Itchy ears and ear infections ...read the full article.
INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DISEASE — IVDD I have enclosed two photos of Sadie. Read below to see what she has been through and what she has accomplished. We tried many therapies. Sadie was completely paralyzed from the mid-spine back. No bladder control, no intestinal control, no tail wagging, and no walking. She was at the Animal Specialty Hospital in Naples for three weeks. No surgery recommended. She may or may not ...read the full article.
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When Dogs Itch As we begin to wrap up our Summer fun, it’s important to remember that our pups aren’t out of the red zone just yet when it comes to fleas, ticks, and other creepy crawlers. Skin irritants and hot spots are a real pain to your pup. Did you know a hot spot starts simply because something irritates, itches, or causes inflammation of the dog’s skin? Your little ...read the full article.
What Is A First Aid Kit For Dogs? Good pet parents are in tune with their pet’s health and wellbeing but even if you provide your pup with the appropriate diet, checks ups, grooming and lots of TLC—accidents and emergencies can still happen! Be Prepared! Just as you would create a go-to emergency kit for your family, it is a good idea to have one on hand for your pets ...read the full article.
IVDD In Dogs Treatment The Loop Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a challenging and heartbreaking issue to deal with in your dog. Long and short dogs (like dachshunds, basset hounds, corgis, and other dwarfed breeds) are most susceptible to IVDD due to inordinate stress on their spine, but any breed of dog can develop disc disease due to poor genetics, trauma, or just plain bad luck. IVDD occurs when spinal ...read the full article.