Category: Dog Health Care

How To Treat Your Dog’s Abscessed Tooth

How To Treat Your Dog’s Abscessed Tooth

If your dog has noticeable swelling below his eye and he’s been pawing at his nose, you might think he’s been stung by a bee or other insect. While that’s possible, these also happen to be two common symptoms of an abscessed tooth. Like humans, dogs can suffer from abscesses, which are painful pus formations in the ...

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How to Treat Your Dog’s Tonsillitis

How to Treat Your Dog’s Tonsillitis

If your dog is coughing, has difficulty swallowing and seems to be hungry but won’t eat, he may have something more serious than a sore throat. If his tonsils are inflamed, he could have tonsillitis. This condition is more common in small dogs, according to the Merck Veterinary Manual, as well as short-nosed ...

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How To Help Your Obese Dog Get In Shape

How To Help Your Obese Dog Get In Shape

An estimated 52 percent of dogs and cats in the U.S. are obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), which was founded by Ernie Ward, DVM. Among them is 45 percent of the dog population. That’s right: Nearly half of the U.S. dog population is overweight. In the 2009 National Pet Obesity ...

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Seven important facts to diagnose diseases on dogs.

Seven important facts to diagnose diseases on dogs.

The National Canine Cancer Foundation blog lists the following seven important facts every dog parent should be aware of about this disease. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), cancer is the cause of nearly half the deaths of dogs 10 years and older. Early detection is critical. ...

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HOW TO Treat Your Dog for Rat Poison Ingestion

HOW TO Treat Your Dog for Rat Poison Ingestion

The tragic case of Cruz, a 2018 Westminster Kennel  show dog who died a few days after ingesting rat poison, illustrates how deadly this type of poison can be for dogs, as well as the scary fact that in many cases, the symptoms don’t appear until a few days after a dog ingests it. There are various types of rat ...

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How To Treat Your Dog’s Mange Naturally

How To Treat Your Dog’s Mange Naturally

Stray dogs and dogs that roam with no supervision are very prone to get infected with mange. One solution is to know exactly where your dog is even if he is without lease by using invisible dog fences. If your dog has been diagnosed with mange – an inflammatory disease in which large numbers of mites attack dogs and ...

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How to treat your dog’s Glaucoma

How to treat your dog’s Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition caused by abnormally high intraocular pressure (IOP) in a dog’s eye. When left untreated, a dog can potentially lose some or all of his vision. “Inside the normal eye there is constant production and drainage of a watery fluid called aqueous humor,” reports Petplace. “When there is a problem ...

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How to treat your dog’s Seizure

How to treat your dog’s Seizure

Ideopathic epilepsy Your dog Fido is dozing at your feet when suddenly he begins shaking violently, his glazed eyes wildly darting back and forth and his paws scratching at the air. You think he must be dreaming about chasing a squirrel, so you gently try to nudge him awake. But his convulsions get even stronger. He ...

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How to treat your dog’s Pneumonia

How to treat your dog’s Pneumonia

You finally find the perfect pound pup, but then the staff tells you she has kennel cough. No worries, you think – it’s no worse than a human cold. Antibiotics will take care of it and she’ll be better in no time. In most cases, you’re right. But what if her kennel cough worsens and becomes pneumonia? With proper ...

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How to treat your dog’s Anemia

How to treat your dog’s Anemia

What is anemia? Simply stated, anemia means the body has experienced a loss of red blood cells or hemoglobin or both. (In ancient Greek anemia means “lack of blood.”) The causes of anemia in dogs are numerous and the condition signifies an underlying, usually larger, problem. In fact, anemia isn’t a disease in and of ...

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