Dog Wellbeing

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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to read your dog’s blood work

Reading your dog's blood work Blood work? Yes, blood work. Bet you thought a visit to the vet was just for emergencies or vaccinations? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, a vast majority of dog parents rarely know when or how often their pooch should ...

Beat the incoming summertime heat with these activities.

Pleasant activites when it is hot for you and your dog Is your pup like an otterhound, and has webbed paws ideal for swimming? Personally, my basset hound Lucy can’t stand water, but I know she’d enjoy a stroll on the beach. In fact, I know a lot ...

How to treat your dog’s throat cancer

Fortunately, throat cancer is very rare in dogs. But unfortunately, some types of tumors in the throat can grow very quickly, and the prognosis is poor if they are not caught early.“The throat cancer symptoms are important to spot from the ...

How to Manage Your Dog’s Diabetes

Managing your dog's diabetes Diabetes is a growing epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),“As of 2007, 23.6 million people—7.8% of the population—have diabetes.”You may be surprised ...

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